How to Import Cars from Japan into Canada

by : Davionw

There are a lot of reasons why people import cars from Japan into Canada. Aside from high maintenance and quality of units and discounted prices, there are also plenty of options to choose from. Before making a purchase, make sure you have covered all the bases and you have done your homework.

In as much as you would like to deal to be done and over it, always be vigilant in making any purchase. Just a like saying goes, 'Caveat Emptor' which means 'let the buyer beware. To prevent hassles in your car purchase, do research to save your hard earned cash.

There is a lot of real estate to cover to deliver you vehicle. And there are also a lot of documents to be filed since there are two countries involved.

In Canada, imported cars should be no less than 15 years old aside from a very few exceptions; although you can still be guaranteed of a good buy when you import cars from Japan into Canada. In fact, it is one of the best in the world. Check all the agencies involve in your transaction to hasten the whole process.

Along with going through the government, do not forget your file folder composed of the car's registration, license, bill of sale, which are all identification of your new vehicle. These documents are needed for verification and formality.

Importing cars from Japan into Canada is very tempting. A buyer can save as much 30 percent compared to buying locally. The downside is that insurance companies may double and sometimes triple your premium simply because it is an imported car. However, more and more companies are now offering competitive rates for Japan imports. Look around for the best offers on Japanese imported vehicles.

And in making payments, the most recommended way to import a car from Japan into Canada is through credit cards. Banks will protect you from scams and other troubles in your purchase. Other services to pay include shipments, inspection and tests, and brokerage if present.

To find out more information about importing cars from Japan into Canada, visit my blog and for customs details, check out To shop for accredited auto dealers in Japan, search for The Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association.