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How To Export a Salvaged Car to Uzbekistan?

By Mike Richards Updated: 04/07/2020 Posted: 10/15/2015

Many residents of Uzbekistan have considered the idea of buying a vehicle from out of the country and then importing it. One of the main reasons that this has become a popular option for people is the simple fact that buying from another country and exporting a salvaged car to Uzbekistan can provide them with far more options when it comes to types of vehicles.

Buy Salvaged at Auction

If you want to have a number of different options when it comes to foreign cars, and you want to get those vehicles as cheaply as possible, an online auction could be your best bet.

These auctions that take place in the United States are easy for foreign buyers to participate in thanks to the Internet. You can check out the various vehicles that are up for auction and get a better idea of what made them salvage vehicles in the first place. This will let you know what you will need to do to get the vehicle back in operating shape so you can register it after exporting it to Uzbekistan.

While you may be able to find some auctions on your own, it could be helpful to work with a third party dealer that can help you get access to auctions that are usually dealer only. This provides you with access to more vehicles and options. Many of these companies can also help you with things such as customs and shipping.

Find a Company for Shipping

When exporting salvaged cars to Uzbekistan, you need to consider how you will get it into the country. You have to find a shipper that can take the vehicle from the site of the auction, to the ports in the US, and then ship them overseas to a location near you.

When looking for a shipping company, make sure that they have a good reputation when it comes to moving vehicles internationally. Reviews should give you an idea of how they care for the vehicles while in transit, as well as the type of help they can provide when the vehicle reaches the customs office in Uzbekistan.

What Do You Need to Do When Exporting a Salvaged Car to Uzbekistan?

If you are exporting a salvaged car to Uzbekistan from the US, you need to make sure you are doing it according to the law, which has changed since January 2010. The import rules in the country are actually rather strict right now, so it is important that you pay attention to what you need to do.

Currently, you will need to register yourself as an importer if you are exporting a salvaged car to Uzbekistan. After registering as an importer, you will need to supply plenty of documents to the customs department for your vehicle.

This includes a passport copy, shipping documents, Certificate of Policy, Certificate of Origin, complete details on the vehicle, the invoice for the vehicle, power of attorney, and custom letters. Once you have the paperwork in order, you will need to determine where you want to ship the vehicle.

Most of the people who are exporting a salvaged car to Uzbekistan choose a port that’s relatively close to them so they can pick it up. Otherwise, you may need to find someone to act as a proxy for you to pick up the vehicle. You may also need to hire a shipper from within the country to ship the vehicle from the port to your home if you are too far away. Choosing a port that’s close to you can help you save some money and time in this regard.

You will need to pay import duties when bringing the vehicle into the country. The charge you pay when taking the delivery will vary based on the car’s engine capacity.

If the vehicle’s engine capacity is less than 1000CC, you will pay 20% along with an added $1.8 for every CC. If the capacity is between 1000CC and 1500CC, you will pay 30% and an additional $2 per CC. Engines with a capacity of 1500CC to 3000CC will pay 30% and an additional $2.5 per CC. Vehicles with an engine capacity of more than 3000CC will pay 40% and an additional $3 per CC.

As you can see, it’s not cheap to export a salvaged car to Uzbekistan, so you need to consider your overall budget to make sure you have enough money. Since you are buying salvaged though, you can save a substantial amount of money on the price of the actual vehicle.

You need to remember that with one of these types of vehicles though you will have to get repairs before you can take the vehicle out onto the road. Buying from an online auction helps you save money on the cost of the vehicle, which can help to reduce the overall price of exporting a salvaged car to Uzbekistan.

Get Insurance for the Vehicle

Once you have your vehicle in the country, you need to make sure it is in working condition and ready for the road. Once you do, it will be possible to get the plates needed, as well as registration.

Finally, you need to think about insurance for the vehicle. Getting insurance on a salvaged vehicle is not possible, but once you rebuild the car or truck, you should be able to get basic insurance without much of a problem.

Speak with the insurance companies in your area to see what type of coverage they are able to offer. One of the largest and most popular companies in the country is INGO-Uzbekistan, but that’s just one of the many options available. Find the insurer that can give you a good deal.

Although it can be somewhat costly to get the vehicle into the country, many residents feel that importing the salvaged car to Uzbekistan is well worth it.

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