Import Cars from Japan to New Zealand:
To import cars from Japan to New Zealand is one of the highest volume destinations for the Japanese Used Car Market. In 2018 there were 116,253 used vehicles shipped by RORO船 と コンテナ船 to import cars from Japan to New Zealand.
Japan to NZ car shipping via a RO/RO vessel is the most common transport method, however, car shipping Japan to NZ via a container is a specialised option usually preferred for luxury vehicles.
大和ロジスティクス株式会社 is a complete service provider of international transport and logistics to import cars from Japan to New Zealand. We have an experienced team that handles the complete process at competitive rates, from pick up at your Auction House of choice in Japan, right through to Compliance and delivery to your Yard throughout New Zealand.
To ensure that when you import cars from Japan to New Zealand it aligns with Vehicle Compliance Regulations, you can refer to the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) or contact our New Zealand Shipping Agent, Dolphin Shipping New Zealand
However, Daiwa can help you to not only direct import cars Japan to NZ but also import vehicles from Japan of any kind. From heavy machinery, motorhomes, motorbikes & more, Daiwa is your one stop shop to import vehicles from Japan. Whether you are a private individual looking at importing a car from Japan or a vehicle dealer that regularly import cars Japan to NZ, look no further.
Import Cars Japan to NZ – Door to Door Shipping Service Explained:
In addition to Daiwa Logistics’ service to import cars Japan to NZ, Dolphin Shipping New Zealand can arrange nationwide transport because we truly believe that car shipping Japan to New Zealand is about providing a completely hassle-free process. Transport bookings can be placed through their transport website.
New Zealand Compliance & On-Road Standards:
New Zealand has very strict compliance and on-road standards, below is some information that you should read before importing a car from Japan or anywhere into New Zealand.
Daiwa is partnered with New Zealand Compliance Center, Fasttrack Compliance. After importing a car from Japan, Fasttrack arranges a mandatory inspection on all “Fresh Imports”. When the vehicle passes its inspection it is given a WOF “Warrant of Fitness”. More Information on Fasttrack Compliance is listed below.
All vehicles are required to have ESC. Therefore, to import cars Japan to NZ you must ensure they meet ESC requirements. Below is some information from the NZ Transport Agency on what ESC looks like for different manufacturers.
Before you import vehicles from Japan, you must ensure that there are no required Takata Airbag Recalls outstanding on the vehicle. Daiwa Logisitcs Export Inspection Company JEVIC, ensures that the required recalls have been carried out before you export car to New Zealand.