If you are planning on transporting your car between New Zealand and Australia, there are certain requirements you need to meet and things you need to do to prepare your vehicle before your car can be imported from New Zealand to Australia. This guide will help you prepare for your international vehicle transport, for a stress-free moving experience.
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First you need to find out if your vehicle is eligible to enter Australia, the you should look into the following:
To move and import a car from New Zealand to Australia it costs approximately $3,000-$4,500. You will need to consider costs of importation such as:
The next logical step is to apply for Vehicle Import Approval (VIA). Your vehicle must be issued with a valid VIA to enter Australia. It is an offence to ship a road vehicle before obtaining a VIA. If you do not have a VIA, your vehicle will be exported or destroyed at your cost. This document is issued by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. If your vehicle is shipped to Australia before you receive your VIA, you may have to pay additional storage costs and other charges before your vehicle is cleared.
Next you need to organise vehicle transportation and WridgWays can help you import a car from New Zealand to Australia. We work closely with a specialist vehicle transportation team to ensure your vehicle meets all requirements for import into Australia, and all paperwork is complete for a stress-free process.
We don't just move cars, we can transport a diverse range of vehicles including motorbikes, boats, caravans and jet skis. Speak to a member of our team to obtain a quote.
Once your vehicle arrives in Australia there are a few steps that you will need to go through to obtain clearance for your car.
Note: While we make every effort to provide correct information at time of publish, please use as a guide only. We recommend you discuss your exact needs with a member of our team. They will be able to provide you with the latest information.
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