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STEP 3: UK Import and Customs Clearance

We introduce our customers to a customs clearance agents J C SHIPPING SERVICES LIMITED

As the ship carrying your car arrives at the UK port J C Shipping Ltd will start the import process

Below is a list of four document they require to clear UK customs

These documents will be supplied by the Japanese Export Company and the Shipping Line

Copy of the Japanese Vehicle Export Certificate

Copy of the vehicle Invoice in your name issued by the Japanese Export Company

Copy of the shipping charges invoice in your name issued by the Shipping Line

Copy of the surrendered Bill of Laden in your name issued by the Shipping Line

 

The UK import Process

As the Ro Ro ship carrying your car arrives at the UK port JC Shipping Ltd will start the UK customs clearance process.

They will request the amounts required for Duty & VAT direct from HMRC

They will also request the shipping charges direct from the shipping line

You will receive an invoice by email from J C Shipping Ltd for the total amount required including J C Shipping Ltd fees

You make one payment of funds by Bank Transfer or Debit Card direct to J C Shipping Ltd UK Bank account

J C Shipping Ltd will make all payments on your behalf direct to HMRC and the Shipping Line

Once the funds have been paid, HMRC will notify J C Shipping Ltd and your vehicle can now be released to you

This is the final transfer of funds and makes up the total UK landed cost for the vehicle cleared to you at the UK port.

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Now Go to Step 4 “Registration at the DVLA”