Any "self-propelled" vehicle including
automobile, truck, tractor, bus, motorcycle, motor home,
self-propelled agricultural machinery, self-propelled
construction equipment, self-propelled special use equipment,
and any other self-propelled vehicle used or designed
for running on land but not rail, must be validated
by U.S. Customs (at port of export) prior to being exported
out of the United States.
For our title validation service or to ship
your vehicle please contact one of our export agents
listed to the left side of this page.
Documentation and Info required for exporting all new
and used self-propelled "titled" vehicles
via the port of Jacksonville, FL to an overseas destination:
1. Orignal Vehicle Title or MSO (All documents
must be under the name of the person
exporting the used vehicle).
2. Value of the vehicle being shipped
3. Name, address and telephone number of both Shipper
For Titles with a Lien-holder:
Where title evidences third-party ownership/claims.
If the used, self-propelled vehicle is leased or a recorded
lien exists in the U.S., the provisional owner must
provide to Customs a separate writing from the third-party-in
interest which expressly provides that the subject vehicle
may be exported. This writing must be on the third-party's
letterhead paper and contain a complete description
of the vehicle including the Vehicle Identification
Number (VIN), the name of the owner or lienholder of
the leased vehicle, and the telephone numbers at which
that owner or lienholder may be contacted and must bear
an original signature of the third-party and state the
date it was signed.
For "non-titled" self-propelled
vehicles such as caterpillars, dozers, off-road, etc:
1. Original Commercial Invoice signed and notarized
by a notary public
2. Original Bona-Fide-Transaction Letter (we will provided
you with a template to be used for your convenience
along with an explanation) must be notarized
and signed by a notary public.
3. Original Bill of Sale
4. Name, address and telephone number of both Shipper
Vehicles issued a junk or scrap certificate:
Vehicles issued a junk or scrap certificate.
For vehicles for which a junk or scrap certificate,
issued by any jurisdiction of the U. S., remains in
force, the owner must provide to Customs the original
certificate or a certified copy of the original document
and two complete copies of the original document or
certified copy of the original.
Vehicles issued a title or certificate
that is not in force or are otherwise not registered
including vehicles that were never titled:
Vehicles issued a title or certificate that
is not in force or are otherwise not registered. For
vehicles that were issued, by any jurisdiction of the
U.S., a title or certificate that is no longer in force,
or that are not required to be titled or registered,
and for which an SO was not issued, THE OWNER MUST ESTABLISH
THAT THE JURISDICTION FROM WHERE THE VEHICLE COMES DOES
NOT HAVE ANY OWNERSHIP DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS REGARDING
SUCH VEHICLES and provide to Customs the original document
that shows the basis for ownership or right of possession,
such as a bill of sale, and two complete copies of that
original document. Further, the owner must certify in
writing to Customs that the procurement of the vehicle
was a "bona fide transaction", and that the
vehicle presented for export is not stolen.
*All documents requiring validation
must be submitted by us to U.S. Customs no later than
5 working days prior to a ship's departure date. Documents
received later than this 5 day cut-off are at risk for
missing a ship's scheduled sailing and therefore at
the sole discretion of the Carrier's roll-over policy.
Note: Some Carriers charge a "roll-over
fee and/or daily storage" for containerized cargo.