HOW TO BUY A CAR FROM
In order to import a car from Japan, you need to be
familiar with Japanese used car import procedures, import
regulations, money transfer methods and common trade
terms.Having a good understanding of the procedure will
make your business more pleasure with Japanese car
To ensure smooth import process, you
need to understand the import procedures and custom
regulations in your country.
Most Japanese used car dealers
prefer wire transfer (telegraphic transfer) as payment
For countries where Government policy is
letter of credit as money transfer method, some
exporters accept L/C and some may not. Please confirm
Most of car exporters in Japan do not
accept credit cards.
Once the vehicle is exported from
Japan and arrives at your port, it is your
responsibility to take it from the port and perform
custom clearance. If you are not in a position to clear
the vehicle personally, you can hire a customs clearing
& forwarding agent to perform custom clearance.
yourself against internet fraud
If you plan to buy a car, machinery, or anything from an
exporter in Japan now or in the future, it is strongly
recommend for your own safety to check any Japanese
website or company's status under the "Japan Company
Trust Organization" which is an anti-fraud organization
in Japan. This Organization has close connection with
Japanese police, and all fraud-attempts are immediately reported to
Japanese Police Department.
JCTO (Japan Company Trust Organization) make sure that any Japanese company
that passes their scrutiny will not victimize any customer. They verify
the company’s profile including registration, license, physical address
confirmation, and company's previous record. The JIO warns you to DO NOT remit money to any so-called Japanese company before verification at "Japan
Company Trust Organization - http://www.japancompanytrust.org.