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Get it Right the First Time

CarsIf you plan to purchase a vehicle in Canada and import it into the United States, be prepared to navigate a long list of rules, regulations, processes and costs. Or you simply call Cole International USA – a sure-fire way to make vehicle imports painless and problem-free.

For individual and commercial importers, Cole International USA provides the full range of services to ensure your vehicle import goes exactly as planned.


YOUR VEHICLE IMPORT PARTNER

With offices at strategic points along the U.S. northern border plus National Permit and Remote Location Filing in all commercial ports of entry across the U.S., we provide our customers with the timely, efficient and cost-effective service they expect.

From a customs and logistics company whose track record is second to none, you get:

  • ‘One stop’ service from anywhere in the United States for all your vehicle import needs
  • An experienced representative assigned specifically to your account – your assurance that all your questions and needs will be handled personally by someone intimately familiar with your needs
  • Real-time information at your fingertips through SmartBorder – a powerful application that allows you to track your imports in real time.


OUR VEHICLE IMPORT SERVICES

  • Arrange for vehicle transportation from point of sale to point of delivery (if required)
  • Help you obtain all required documentation: commercial invoice or bill of sale, registration papers, EPA form 3520-1, DOT form HS-7, NAFTA (if applicable), letter of recall conformity from manufacturer (if applicable)
  • Ensure compliance with all current requirements and regulations: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and any other applicable governing bodies
  • Manage payment of all applicable duties and taxes
    • Import duty is 2.5% for passenger vehicles, 25% for trucks, 2.4% for motorcycles with engines >700 cc
    • Certain imported automobiles with a combined EPA fuel-economy rating of less than 22.5 mpg may be subject to a “gas-guzzler” tax
  • Prepare and submit all import-related documents in advance of your vehicle’s arrival at the border


JUST LIKE WORKING WITH US, GETTING STARTED IS EASY…

  • Contact Cole International USA
  • Provide company or personal details
  • Complete the documents you receive from us (e.g., account setup form and credit application/payment options)
  • Advise of any specific requests or unique import needs
  • Relax while we manage your vehicle importation needs from start to finish!

To learn more about how Cole International USA can help you import your vehicle without penalties or delays, Contact Us… and get it right the first time.