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CAR SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA – COSTS ON ARRIVAL
APPROXIMATE CHARGES PAYABLE ON ARRIVAL IN AUSTRALIA

Please note that many but not all charges are subject to GST which in Australia is currently 10%.

  • Port charges and fees (A$700–900) – payable to the shipping line office or the clearance agent
  • Haulage and container unpacking charges (A$800–1,000) – payable to the local shipping line office and / or the unpacking warehouse / the clearance agent
  • Australian ‘as landed’ valuation (if necessary) (A$300–500) – payable to the car valuer
  • Customs and aircon gas exemption fees (A$200–300) – payable to Australian Customs / the clearance agent
  • Customs clearance (A$300–500) – payable to the clearance agent
  • Customs clearance for any personal effects packed inside the car (A$200–300) – payable to the clearance agent
  • Quarantine inspection and fees (A$400–500) – payable to DAFF / the clearance agent
  • Cleaning fees (if ordered by DAFF) (A$400–500) – payable to DAFF / the clearance agent
  • Speedometer change from mph to kph only (if necessary), child safety restraint points (if necessary) wing mirror glass (if necessary), engineer’s report (if necessary) – (A$800–1200) – payable to the workshop / engineer – each state in Australia has it’s own requirements
  • Transportation fees after container unpacking (A$200–300) – payable to the trucking company
  • Roadworthy test (A$200–300) – payable to the registration office
  • Annual registration (A$600–800 per year) – payable to the registration office
  • Stamp Duty (2% to 5% where applicable) – payable at the registration office
  • Driving insurance (for fully comprehensive cover) (A$variable) – payable to an insurance broker.

Full, printable information covering everything on this website and more, including a guide to prices and useful website and contact addresses, can be found in the Australia Info Pack (PDF).

AU | Key FactsAU | Guide to Shipping
AU | Cost CalculatorAU | Rules & Regulations
AU | Customs ValuationAU | Import Approval
AU | Costs on ArrivalAU | Vehicle Tax Rates
AU | Links & ContactsAU | Info Pack (PDF)