Used Vehicle Import Information | Canada


The most recommended port for Canada is Vancouver on the west coast. Shipping time is about 3 to 4 weeks after loading. The general shipping method is RORO (roll-on, roll-off) although the more expensive shipping method of containers can be arranged on request.

Pre-shipping requirements

Cars and vehicles into North America require cleaning before departure. Provide Cars arranges this at the port. Apart from this no further Japanese inspections are required.

Import Limitations

Canada has a 15 year rule. Any vehicle registered 15 years or older or of a provable manufactured age of 15 years or more is importable into Canada. The vehicles can be RHD (right hand drive) or LHD.

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