Contact a reputable international auto transport company if you wish to have your car shipped to Puerto Rico.
Sending a car to a foreign country without equipment, ships or experience in the industry will prove nearly impossible. It definitely takes the help of professionals to carry out a safe delivery and import.
Fortunately, international auto transport companies provide an assortment of shipping solutions. The experts in the industry understand how difficult it is to squeeze any extra services into your budget, so they make their services available at low rates. You can schedule a ship date easily over the phone or you fill out the online form found on the company’s website.
Documents to Prepare before the Shipping Date.
You can definitely expect delays if you do not have all of your paperwork prepared by the time requested. Customs officials will not release approval for the car until specific documents have been provided. You’ll want to stay up to date on the changes made to the import policy. You can call the Embassy of Puerto Rico to learn more.
The company that you hire to ship your vehicle should provide you with plenty of information. They’re customer service reps are highly trained and educated in the shipping industry. They can deal with various foreign policies. The documents requested by the nation are to prove that your car is in compliance with the laws in place.
- Vehicle Purchase Invoice.
- Passport and License.
- Title and Registration.
- Proof of Ownership.
- Residence Permit.
- Bill of Lading.
Inspection before the Overseas Transport.
Before your car is shipped off it will undergo a short inspection. You’ll need to sign off on the inspection report sheet, but you can request to make changes to it if you find it necessary. It is always smart to conduct your own inspection too. Document the car’s condition by writing down damages and taking pictures of the vehicle’s interior and exterior.
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.