Ship Your Car To Or From Taguig, Philippines
Taguig is located southeast of Metro Manila in the Philippines. This urbanized city was a profitable fishing community found on the shores of Laguna de Bay that has developed into the residential, commercial, and industrial center of the country.
If you want to travel within the Philippines, you will most likely be able to find some form of transportation ranging from public buses or taxis. However, you may want to bring your own vehicle over to the Philippines when you move from USA. This will help you travel when you want and where you want at any time.
Foreign Shipment Taxes And Duties
If you are transporting a vehicle from USA, for personal use, you may want to consider the import taxes involved. You will be paying approximately $30.50 per revenue ton. If you want to transport a vehicle, then the port authority has taxes based on per metric or revenue ton. You can pay these fees to A1 Auto Transport and they will make sure that your vehicle is transported. If you plan to transport a car, it will cost you $0.694/ton and the minimum charge will be P$10.00. You will need to have some documents with you in order to get your vehicle shipped. These documents authenticate and verify the shipment a vehicle before it is allowed to be delivered to your new address in Taguig.
Documents For Auto Shipment to Philippines
You will need to have the following documents with you when you transport your vehicle:
- Bill of sale
- Import authority permit
- The engine number
- Owners passport
- Valid visa with arrival/departure dates
- Commercial sale invoice
- Import authority permit
Restrictions on Vehicle Shipment
If you want to ship your vehicle to Taguig, you can contact the Port Authorities for a permit listing the details that would clear your vehicle. You can also contact the Philippine Bureau of Import Service as well. It is essential to ensure that the vehicle that you need shipped is left-hand drive vehicle only.
Vehicle Possession Restrictions
Before you can obtain a permit, you will need to meet some of the standard requirements. This includes that you must not be living in the Philippines for a minimum of 1 year prior to transporting your vehicle. The vehicle you bring over must be 3 years old or less and must be in your name. If your vehicle is more than 3 years, your vehicle must be yours for at least one year before the import. If a vehicle is over five years, is is not eligible to be brought into the country. One car is allowed per family transporting to the Philippines.
There are different ways you can import your vehicle sing sea-faring means. However, it is cheapest if you book a parking spot on the ship and the vehicle is driven on the ramps and secured in place, amidst other vehicles. This is generally termed as Roll-on/Roll-Off. Additionally, another method that is more popular when you need personal possessions to be transported along with the vehicle is Container shipping. Thus, you can discuss your requirements with A1 Auto Transport, during the planning stage so that we can give you the accurate estimate on the cost of shipping.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.