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Please check your country's import regulation
and other useful information.

The Import Regulation

Shipping Destination ports

Auckland, Lyttelton, Nelson, Welington, etc

Steering Handle

Right(only use for private left steerings are allowed)

Age restriction

A light vehicle less than 20 years old cannot generally be registered unless it has been issued with a permit issued by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).
Vehicles must have three model codes i.e. `AAA`, `CBA` etc. from 2005 onwards.

Road worthiness Inspection

NZTA Boarder Inspection and MPI inspections are required to be done in Japan before importing to New Zealand.

Other restrictions

Vehicles with accident history are prohibited.
Vehicles with tampered odometer are prohibited.
Vehicles with rust or rusty body or chassis are prohibited.

Import taxes rates

GST (Goods and Services Tax) : CIF price x 15%(http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/factsheets/44/docs/44-importing-motor-vehicle.pdf)

*This page contents are based on information acquired in July 2015.

Customer Voice in New Zealand

New Zealand New Zealand

Level of Satisfaction 3.0

Tradecarview is the best website that you can get quality cars on the best price than local price. I recommend this website to to everyone who can't afford $10,000

New Zealand New Zealand

Level of Satisfaction 3.0

imported my car from japan to new zealand with safari. the car i bought is the same as the car that was on the picture. although you have to translate the auction sheet by yourself im still satisfied.