Once your car has been purchased at auction the export process can now begin
The vehicle will be transported from the auction to the bonded yard at the nearest Japanese port
For a cars purchased up to 1 Million Yen car cost the export fees is 100,000 Yen = Approx £600.00
The export fee added to the auction car cost makes up the Free on Board price (FOB Price)
This is the total cost loaded on to the ship as it sail from the Japanese port bound for the UK.
Below is a breakdown of what is covered by these Japanese export fees.
1. Vehicles Purchased Between ¥1.000,000 and ¥1.500,000 Japanese Yen Auction Car Cost: EXPORT FEE: ¥130,000
2. Vehicles Purchased Between ¥1.500,000 and ¥2.000,000 Japanese Yen Auction Car Cost: EXPORT FEE: ¥170,000
3. Vehicles Purchased Between ¥2.000,000 and ¥2.500,000 Japanese Yen Auction Car Cost: EXPORT FEE: ¥250,000
4. For Vehicles Over ¥2,500,000 Auction Car Cost, Please contact us for a quote
Your vehicle will now be booked on the first available Ro Ro ship bound for the UK port of your choice.
Ro Ro Bulk Car Carrier Ships sail from the Japanese ports of – Yokohama – Nagoya – Kobe – Osaka
UK Ports of Destination Southampton – Bristol – Liverpool – Newcastle
Shipping is charged by the Sq Cubic meter and calculated on the size of the vehicle.
For example a Mazda MX5 Sports Car = 8.29 Sq Cubic m3 or a Nissan Elgrand 8 Seater MPV = 16.27 Sq Cubic m3
Shipping charges are normally paid on arrival at the UK port direct to the customs clearance agent
There are four shipping lines each have a sailing about once a month
Sailings take around six and a half weeks however please be aware that delays can occur.
Also allow extra time should your vehicle have missed the previous sailing.