Can I import a used car to Australia?

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Can I import a used car to Australia?

Import a used car to Australia: There is no age restriction on used vehicles imported to Australia. Thus, Australians can import used vehicles of any age.” Used vehicles mainly shipped to the ports of Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney. Generally, RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping method used for vehicle shipment, if requested a container shipment can be arranged.

Eligibility for Importing a Vehicle:

  1. Firstly, you have owned and used the vehicle overseas for a period of not less than twelve continuous calendar months.
  2. Secondly, you are of driving age.
  3. Then, you must be an Australian citizen.
  4. You are a migrant holding permanent residency in Australia.
  5. You are allowed to import any vehicle which is 15 or more years old on the date it lands in Australia.
  6. Cars required to be right-hand drives.

There are several steps to import a used vehicle in Australia

  1. Obtain a Vehicle Import Approval (VIA) from the Vehicle Safety Standards Branch of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, and Local Government.
  2. Pay customs duty, Goods and Services Tax (GST), and luxury car tax (LCT) where applicable and obtain customs clearance at the port of entry.

Read more about import regulations for Japan used cars in Australians. And how to import a used car to Australia. For full information, click here:

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