When you are considering shipping services to transport your car overseas, your first concern is probably the cost. Transporting is a common service that many people take advantage of regularly.
Auto transport services are particularly useful to dealerships and manufacturers who are constantly trading and selling inventory. However, these services aren’t just favored by those within the auto industry. Professional auto shipping is available to everyone and the low costs make it appealing to most budgets.
So, if you wish to ship a car to Colombia from the U.S., finding out the cost of the shipping services is essential. It’s hard to say how much your services will cost in comparison to another customer’s. Everyone’s transport is different and a lot of details help determine the final cost of the transport.
Details That Will Determine the Cost of Your Shipping Services.
- Vehicle type.
- Shipping services needed.
- Delivery distance.
To receive a quote before you choose to hire a company to carry out your transport, provide the requested information and within minutes you will have received an estimate.
About Colombia’s Import Duties.
- An import tariff of 35% is applied to cars.
- An import tax of 15% is applied to trucks.
- VAT is typically 16% with few restrictions.
- Consumption tax is 8% for a vehicle that is valued at $30,000 or less.
- Consumption tax is 16% for vehicles over $30,000 in value.
These tax rates will change periodically. Call the Embassy of Colombia to gather the accurate information. They will even provide you with information in regards to the restrictions on vehicles permitted to be imported.
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.