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Ship Car To Sapporo

Published by Joe Webster.

Japan (JPN)

Ship Car To Sapporo

Car Shipping Sapporo

Sapporo is the fourth biggest city of Japan, as determined by population. It is also the biggest city of the Japanese Island of Hokkaido. Sapporo is the capital and administrative hub of Hokkaido Prefecture. Sapporo is filled with employment opportunities and has been home to many who come seeking better possibilities.

While there is public transportation available, many who come to live or stay in Sapporo find it easier to bring their own personal vehicle with them. Shipping your vehicle to Sapporo, Japan is the best option for anyone looking to send over their vehicle. A1 Auto Transport Company can assist you in shipping your vehicle to Japan.

Whether you need to commute a short distance or if you want to travel to different cities in order to work, having your own vehicle in Sapporo is the quickest way to get around. A1 Auto Transport Company knows the rules and regulations for shipping to this part of the world and can assist you every step of the way. They are familiar with the customs authorities at the Japanese ports and departure ports in the United States. They have the experience you need in a company to transport your vehicle following all the rules and regulations.

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Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Sapporo

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
San Jose, CA to (California port)
to Sapporo
$200$33005+25 days
Sapporo to (California port)
to Las Vegas, NV
$450$33005+25 days
Sapporo to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$33006+25 days
Sapporo to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$33006+25 days
Sapporo to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$41006+33 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Sapporo
$675$41006+33 days
Sapporo to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$41006+33 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Sapporo
$775$33007+25 days
Sapporo to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$800$41006+33 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Sapporo
$1,075$41007+33 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

Ship Your Car Sapporo

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

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Shipping Methods

There are two different shipping options to choose from when shipping your vehicle to Japan. The first shipping option is the container shipping method. This type of shipping is more expensive but it does allow you to ship personal/household items over with your vehicle. The container secures your vehicle and all your belongings during transport.

The second shipping option to choose from is the Roll On/ Roll Off shipping method. This way of shipping involves the vehicle being placed onto the deck of the ship where it is safely harnessed for freight transportation. You will only be able to leave floor mats, a spare tire, and your car jack inside the car during transit. This method of shipping is the cheapest way to send your vehicle over.

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Importing Procedures

Japanese regulations and requirements are different depending on whether you choose to import short term or long term. If you want to bring your vehicle over short terms, you will need to plan on staying less than one year and fill out a CPD form or Carnet de Passage en Douane. This is an ownership identification document that you will need to keep in your vehicle at all times. The Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) requires that you bring this form with you when you register your vehicle in Sapporo. If you plan to stay in Sapporo for more than one year, you will need to file for permanent import and fill out the necessary paperwork. Documents you will need include:

  • Proof of ownership.
  • Bill of Lading.
  • Vehicle Registration.
  • Any other document that pertains to your vehicle ownership.

You will need to pay any customs duties once your vehicle arrives at Sapporo port. Your vehicle will need to pass all emissions tests in order to gain clearance into Sapporo. If you want more information on shipping to Japan, you can contact the Japanese Embassy.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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