If you succeed in purchasing, following is the procedure.
1. We confirm with chassis number and send you invoice by FAX (or Email if you require)
*After we purchase, No Cancelation will be allowed.
We will deduct the amount from deposit money or if shortage you make
payment by Telegraphic Transfer (TT) in 2 working days after we
3. After we confirm your full payment, we make arrangement for shipping.
many car dealers or importers understand exactly what should be done in
Japanese side. Following must be done for shipping out vehicles from
anyebody buys vehicles from auction houses or dealers, full payment
must be done in 3 days in cash. No No check nor credit cards accepted.
This is Japanese auto business custom.
We can pay all costs along with purchasing vehicles at auction houses or dealers or even public for you.
payment includes not only car cost, auction fee, but also VAT (5% of
Car Cost) and Automobile Tax, Recycling Ticket Fee. If registered
licensed companies does right account procedure, they can get refund
VAT & some of Automobile Tax, recycle ticket fee for exportation
This is not exactly what you should know, but you better understand
that Japanese Agent (Exporter) has to pay a lot of extra cost besides
car cost (=Sales Price at auctions).
For example, following is a sample.
Car: 2003 Model TOYOTA ALTEZZA : Sales Price 1,330,000 at auction.
A) Car Cost: 1,330,000 (= Sales Price at auction)
B) VAT: 66,500 (Ax0.05)
C) Auction Fee: 12,600 (12,000 + VAT, depends on auction house, or if you use internet)
D) Automobile Tax: 21,200 (if no Shaken=No registration, zero, The amount depends on engine size, and month of purchase)
E) Recycling Ticket Fee: 13,000 (depends on model)
Total: 1,443,300 JPY
In Japan side, this amount (1,443,300) must be paid in 3 days after
purchasing day. If not paid in this period, the buyer CANNOT attend
this car is exported abroad, the buyer can claim back B), D),E), but it
takes months. D)&E) can not be claimed back 100%.
We can make this payment and very complicated and time comsuming claim procedure for you.
TRANSPORT to Port (in Japan)
car must be carried to nearest Port available. This has time limit,
too. If the car is not taken out from auction houses in 3 days after
purchased, auction will charge fee. So prompt arrangement is important.
We have contract and we have been dealing with Japan's biggest Transport company ZERO CORP.
for more than 10 years. We can get cars delivered anywhere in Japan at
cheaper rate. Of course, the cars are 100% insured in this process, so
you don't have to worry about car accident and get damaged on this
All vehicles must be stored at port.
We contract with yards with 24 hours security, so nobody can get in, nor steal nor get damage to your cars.
Not many foreign buyers know this, but all registered Japanese vehicles
must be deregistered if you want to these to be exported. To deregister
vehicles, you have to remove plates, get all documentation done, and go
to Land Transport Office. This procedure is very complicated and time
consuming, so even Japanese public don't want to do and pay dealers to
You don't have to worry about this, we can take care of this all.
DOCUMENTATION & BOOKING for Custom Clearance & Shipping
vehicles are being shipped automatically. Before shipping, all vehicles
must be cleared by Japanese Custom. There are several kinds of
documentation for this. Then, you have to Book for Shipping companies
and also need to prepare another kind of documentations for shipping,
which will be used for origin of Bill of Lading (B/L). After all
documents procedure is done, finally you can arrange loading.
have been doing this procedure thousands times for more than 10 years.
We also have good relationships with all shipping companies. All you
have to do is to inform us which port you want to deliver to, and
consignee details (name, address, telephone number). And all procedure
is done in professional way. We try to make shipping arrangement in the
better way for you, which is Quicker, Cheaper, Safer, way.
it's FOB deal, there is nothing much we can do after the vessel leaves
Japan, as you know. Of course, we are responsible for conditions of
vehicles we purchase for you. Please read the Claim Policy below for
Just note that it's you who is responsible
for the damage made after the ship leaving from Japan. If you are
worried, you can get Insured by telling us before shipping. In such
case, we make arrangement for insurance for you, and send you Insurance
Policy with other documents. The insurance cost will be from JPY 3,000
for budget cars to JPY10,000 or more for more than 1 million yen to
Upon vehicles are shipped, we get original B/L(Bill of Lading). We fax
you a photo copy first, then we prepare and forward the following
documents by courier.
1. Original B/L(1st and 2nd original, we keep 3rd one)
2. Original Deregistration Paper for vehicles issued by Japanese Land Transport Office.
3. Log Books for vehicles if available. This can be proof of genuine mileage.
4. Other Documents* which we prepare along with your request.
*Some documentation costs you extra. For example, JAAI Certificate.
DELIVERY OF CARS
few weeks, you get your vehicles arriving to your port. Then you do all
importing procedure and this is not what we can take care. After
finishing custom and complying everything, you can sell the vehicles