Move your car from the US and of Canada to Europe
A car can be imported free of duties and VAT into Europe, when part of your household and moving goods. The rule is that the car which you have owned and used * longer than 6 months during a stay of minimum one year abroad, you can import free of import duties and VAT. In most of the countries you will pay cost to get the car registered.
When reselling the car after your immigration / migration to Europe, you can in most cases sell it free of duties after one year.
USACarImport.com can arrange:
- Customs clearance
- Technical modifications incl im many cases navigation and radio conversion
For any questions, please contact us. With a simple question we gladly help you. For more extentise information, we will let you know in advance if there is are cost for out advise involved.
Please make sure that you can well document the fact that you have been living more than one year abroad.
By means of two timelines you can see here if you comply with the moving goods regulations:
Citizen registered and staying abroad, minimum 12 months
Vehicle owned and in use, minimum 6 months
The 6 months timeline has to be within the 12 months
The situation hereunder is not accepted by customs, as the vehicle has not been owned and in use for 6 months during the 12 months of residency abroad.
__________________________________________ 12 months abroad
________________________ 6 months of ownership and usage is in this exemple not within the 12 months timeline