Car Shipping to New Zealand
Services to other ports in New Zealand via a sole use container service are also available.
|Motor vehicles and motor cycles can be shipped from the UK to the following ports by either a shared container service,
sole use container service or the Roll On Roll Off (RORO) car ferry service.
- Wellington (note: no RORO service)
- Christchurch (note: no RORO service)
Please bear in mind that it is always the owner's own responsibility to ensure that the vehicle meets the standards and
regulations that apply, and that all applicable documents are presented to the authorities in New Zealand.
Prior to shipping a motor vehicle the owner must obtain a "Statement of Compliance". For motor cycles manufactured before 1st October 2002, this Statement does not need to be obtained, however proof of ownership will need to be provided.
This Statement of Compliance is obtained from the manufacturer of the vehicle. Please visit the following URL for information on Compliance:-
The Motor Industry Association (MIA) supplies a list of contacts in NZ who are able to complete Statements of Compliance
for particular make of vehicles. The estimated cost for this statement is between NZD500.00 and NZD750.00. This list of
contact is available on the following site;-
Please note regulations may differ for temporary Imports and vehicles, which have already been exported from New Zealand.
Please view the Web site for New Zealand Customs should you have any queries regarding customs charges payable in New
Zealand for importing a motor vehicle or motor cycle.
Please make sure you have read the above and understand the implications of shipping your vehicle to this destination.
All information on this page is given for guidance only, and although we believe it to be correct at the time of writing,
we do not accept any liability for errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misinterpretation. All charges, regulations and
procedures are liable to change without notice. This information does not purport to be provided or sanctioned by the
Customs Authorities of the country concerned.
Request a Quote
If you wish to get an estimate from Excess International Movers for shipping your car to New Zealand, please fill in the form below.
Please note, when filling out the form, check that you have the correct spelling, on your email address as we are unable to process any forms with an incorrect address.