FAQ – CAR IMPORT FROM MEXICO
WHICH VEHICLE TYPES CAN I PURCHASE IN MEXICO?
Particularly attractive are VW estate cars from the 60s and VW Beetle, which were built until 2003. Compared to the German original, the vehicle price here is only a fraction.
But also new and young used vehicles are attractively priced in Mexico, please contact us!
CAN YOU SUPPORT ME WHEN BUYING A VW COMBI, VW BEETLE OR ANY OTHER MEXICO VEHICLE?
Of course! In cooperation with German-speaking, local partners in Puebla and Veracruz, we support you with the vehicle search and the purchase process.
WHAT POSSIBILITIES OF PAYMENT ASSURANCE AND RISK MINIMIZATION ARE THERE IN MEXICO CAR IMPORT?
We always offer a fiduciary service.
But this is not always possible with Mexican sellers and traders. In this case, you should seek our help and that of our local partners.
CAN I SAVE MONEY IN PAYMENT TRANSFER?
Yes, in any case! Especially at higher sums of money, which are transferred abroad, the house bank has enormous fees. You have the opportunity to use our EUR transfer service, through our bank contract, we can offer you an attractive transfer rate for lightning transfers abroad.
DO YOU OFFER INLAND TRANSPORT IN MEXICO?
Yes. We offer inland transports in Mexico on car transporters. Upon request also on its own axis.
WHAT DOES THE EXPORT DECLARATION FOR MEXICO CAR TRANSPORTATION INCLUDE?
The export declaration is essential and the core of an export from Mexico. It takes about 6-8 weeks before the container can finally be loaded onto the ship to Bremerhaven together with the vehicles. It includes among others:
- Notarial verification of commercial documents and registration
- Deregistration at the Tourist Office
- Proof of the current owner for the payment of Tenencia (Tenure Tax) – possibly vehicle tax arrears
- Customs declaration, execution of official instructions
WHICH DOCUMENTS ARE NECESSARY?
Please enclose the commercial invoice and all existing vehicle documents in a copy with the shipment order.
DO I HAVE TO CARRY OUT THE EXPORT DECLARATION AND BE ON SITE PERSONALLY?
No, our expert agents on site take over the entire export process for you.
MAY I LEAVE PERSONAL OBJECTS AND MOVING GOODS IN THE VEHICLE?
No. Unfortunately, in Mexico, it is not possible to ship items other than those belonging to the vehicle.
Of course we can register these separately for you and declare them to the Mexican customs authorities.
WHAT SHIPPING PORT DO YOU USE FOR MEXICO CAR IMPORTS?
Vera Cruz. Due to the geographical location, the favorable handling costs and the safety, we prefer the handling and shipping from Veracruz.
DO YOU ONLY OFFER CONTAINER SHIPMENTS FROM MEXICO OR ALSO RO/RO?
We offer both transport options from Veracruz.
WHAT IF THE VEHICLE IS NOT DRIVEABLE AT THE MOMENT?
No problem, a special handling tool is available to professionally and safely load your vehicle. A container loading is obligatory for non-mobile vehicles.
HOW LONG DOES THE TRANSPORTATION FROM VERACRUZ TO BREMERHAVEN LAST?
Both container ships and Ro/Ro ferries are on the road for about 25 days.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE ARRIVAL OF THE MEXICO IMPORT IN BREMERHAVEN?
You will receive an Advice from us before arrival with all necessary instructions. After arrival at the ship our specialists unload the containers. You receive pictures of the discharge. After verification, we hand over the customs declaration for the purpose of import customs clearance. If the vehicle was handed over by customs, the vehicle is ready for pickup.
The ZUB (clearance certificate) made by the customs office, you will receive including vehicle documents from us by courier.
DO YOU ALSO OFFER GERMANY- AND EUROPE-WIDE CAR TRANSPORTS?
Yes! Through volume contracts we can offer you the most attractive transport offers in Germany and Europe. Contact us!
DO YOU TAKE CARE OF REFITTING AND APPROVAL?
We will gladly arrange for you to contact our regional partners, who have each specialized in the refitting of new and used vehicles or VW estate cars and VW Beetles from Mexico.