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However, it always helps to have your own transportation so that you are not dependent on the local transportation and commuting within and around Moldova is a breeze. However, there are certain restrictions and regulations that need to be adhered to for a safe import of your personal vehicle. In addition, you will need to take into consideration the weather conditions. For faster shipping, spring and summer season are best as extreme weather conditions can delay the freight shipping carriers.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Tiraspol

New York, NY to (New York port)
to Chișinău
$275$28005+26 days
Los Angeles to (California port)
to Chișinău
$350$35005+38 days
Chișinău to (California port)
to Las Vegas, NV
$450$35005+38 days
Chișinău to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$35006+38 days
Seattle, WA to (California port)
to Chișinău
$550$35006+38 days
Chișinău to (New York port)
to Columbus, OH
$550$28005+26 days
Chișinău to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$28006+26 days
Atlanta, GA to (New York port)
to Chișinău
$700$28006+26 days
Chișinău to (California port)
to Denver, CO
$775$35007+38 days
Chișinău to (New York port)
to Houston, TX
$1,075$28007+26 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.

*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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Important steps before shipping to Tiraspol.

With positive relations with USA and easy navigational ports, importing to Moldova is comparatively easy. After the downfall of Soviet Union, Moldova become an independent country and in recent years, there has been strengthening of the laws relating to shipping and moving to Tiraspol and other cities. International shipping requires comprehensive documentation and some of these include:

  • Title deed from USA.
  • Invoice of vehicle purchase.
  • Passport of the owner.
  • Proof of ownership.
  • Moldova residence permit.
  • Bill of Lading.
  • Car insurance certificate.

You will need to check with the Moldova Customs Department for more information on the regulations and restrictions. Additionally no business transactions happen over the weekend as banks are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Prepping your vehicle for shipping.

It is important to make sure that the vehicle meets the freight shipping requirements. If you intend shipping by RORO, you will need to remove all non-permanent parts of the car which includes air conditioning gas, and personal items. Only the spare set of keys, floor mats, jack and spare tire are needed. Additionally complete cleaning before shipping will ensure quick passage through the customs; else they will quarantine your car for minimum of three weeks. To know in detail about the eligibility of the car’s status for shipping, you may check the Title 19 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations.

Shipping methods.

The most common methods include RORO and container shipping. RORO is the cheaper method as your car is driven on at the domestic US port, secured along with other cars and driven off at Tiraspol. In container shipping, you can safely pack and secure the car along with other household goods within a sealed container. It is best for expensive and high end cars to be transported in container shipping.

On reaching Moldova.

In Tiraspol, before the owner is given the delivery of the vehicle, different procedures need to be completed. This includes:

  • Paying VAT and the custom levies.
  • Applying modifications and getting it tested.
  • Apply for local license and insurance.

Additionally, it is best to know about the driving rules and traffic regulations so that you can drive around with ease. You might want to know more about the condition of the local roads and safety aspects of driving in and around the cities. Carry your identification and International driving license at all times.  For more information, browse U.S. Embassy in Moldova.

Joe Webster

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.

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