Car Shipping to Hong Kong from USA

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Car Shipping to Hong Kong from USA

Shipping Cars to Hong Kong from the USA

Our goal is to make the complicated situation of relocating overseas with a vehicle as convenient for you as possible. Our ability to store vehicles at our warehouses and use our loading crews combined with our vast network of ocean freight contracts all work in our customer’s favor.

We offer:

  • Pick up services with an open or enclosed carrier
  • Sole use container services go to Hong Kong & other ports in China
  • Direct service as well as transshipment service options
  • Dedicated and experienced members at our warehouse location in Hong Kong
  • Marine insurance coverage with multiple deduction options

Major cites in Hong Kong:

  • Kowloon
  • Sok Kwu Wan
  • Yung Shue Wan

* Services are also available to other cites in Hong Kong.

Importing and Registering Vehicles in Hong Kong

When importing and registering a vehicle in Hong Kong, there are essentially three government departments you will be dealing with. They are the Customs and Excise Department, Environmental Protection Department and the Transport Department.

The next steps briefly outline the required procedural process.

Step 1: Must meet the exhaust and noise emissions standard

  • Anyone considering shipping their automobile to Hong Kong will need proof and documentation that your vehicle is up to standards with its emissions either from a testing laboratory, similar to performing a smog test, or from the auto manufacturer.

Step 2 : Importation

  • Cars imported into Hong Kong do not require a customs tax but it is mandatory to declare a full and accurate list of the vehicle and its contents within 14 days. Next you must submit an import return form within 30 days to avoid fines or jail time.

Step 3 : Taking a Vehicle Examination

  • To get your vehicle inspected, you need to visit the To Kwa Wan Vehicle Examination Center. Show up with the original certificate of exemption regarding the emissions. After passing, there will be an exam fee and then you will be issued a certificate of roadworthiness

Step 4 : Vehicle Registration and Licensing

  • First, submit a finished application form with the requested documents to the Hong Kong Licensing Office of Transport Department. After your documents are verified, you then will need to pay for the initial registration tax and fee.
  • This amount is based upon the value of the vehicle times the applicable tax rate. There is also a license fee and levy for Traffic Accident Victim Assistance Fund for.

For further information or to find out how much it costs to ship your vehicle to Hong Kong, Contact us or Ask a Car Quote


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