With strategic headquarters in Berlin, Germany & Fort Lauderdale, USA Berlin Motors is a leading International Auto Logistics Service Provider. We offer unrivaled car buying and shipping solutions to Germany and many worldwide destinations, providing cost-efficient one-stop services to car buyers, car dealers, parallel importers and traders.
Are you looking to import a vehicle to Germany?
Berlin Motors, in association with global shippers, can arrange for the safe and secure delivery of your vehicle to Germany, and many worldwide destinations.
In addition to arranging for vehicle relocation and importation to Germany, as a licensed car dealer and exporter, Berlin Motors can help you with every step of the car buying process – from negotiating the best dealer price, verifying vehicle and seller information to VIP Car Checks, Homologation Services and much more.
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Read on below for more information on car shipping services to Germany.
Berlin Motors can assist with complete car shipping to Germany, or anywhere worldwide. We coordinate unloading and customs clearance at destination.
We can arrange for delivery of your car to the nearest German port, including:
Berlin Motors, in cooperation with global car shippers, will ship your vehicle from Miami, Jacksonville, New York, Houston, Los Angeles & Oakland, California to Germany or any destination in the world.
We offer complete car shipping and buying services at all our locations, with direct office service to Germany and many worldwide destinations from Berlin, Duisburg, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Dalian, China. We also provide storage service until your car is ready to be shipped.
Our car transport and logistics services include:
We offer the most competitive auto shipping rates to Germany and many worldwide destinations thanks to volume discounts via our shipping partners.
If you’re importing a vehicle to Germany for personal use, you’ll have to comply with any provisions that apply to imports either within or outside the European Union, including the standard consumption tax (Normverbrauchsabgabe or NoVA).
Some of the customs charges applied to imported vehicles in Germany, include:
- 10% duty on the value of the motor vehicle will be assessed up to the duty limit (purchase price plus delivery costs to the EU’s external border).
- 20% import turnover tax will be assessed based on the value of the motor vehicle free to destination (purchase price + delivery costs + customs duty amount).
If you’re importing a car into Germany from another country in the European Union, you won’t have to pay duties on the vehicle, if proof of preferential origin can be supplied. For temporary stays, you’ll need to purchase a short-term insurance policy and transfer license plates.
Berlin Motors can help you gather all necessary documentation and assist with customs processing.
When importing a motor vehicle to Germany from the USA, as a non-EU country, some of the documentation you’ll need includes:
- Proof of value (invoice with payment confirmation, purchase agreement)
- Import declaration
- If needed, proof of preferential origin to secure a preferential customs duty rate
Learn more about importing a vehicle for personal use to Germany at the German Central Customs Authority.
Vehicle imports into Germany from the USA must also be converted to German specifications, including emissions, lights and other vehicle parts that must be updated before exporting the vehicle from the states. Berlin Motors offers professional TÜV conversion and homologation services for vehicle imports into Germany and the rest of Europe. Upon request, Berlin Motors customers enjoy a One Stop complete service, starting from the purchase of the vehicle in the US – land transport – shipping overseas – conversion homologation in Europe and door to door delivery. We offer an individual approval including: Exhaust Emissions Report and an EMC Certificate.
Berlin Motors with our authorized partners, loads vehicle via a modern loading system that uses metal lifts in the container, and cars only get strapped by the wheels. This provides vehicles more space in the container and minimizes the risk of damage. Multiple vehicles are loaded into a single container, ensuring fast delivery times and reduced shipping costs.
We utilize this car loading rack system from the USA to Europe, Dubai, and China. We also use this system for car shipments from Germany to wherever your final destination may be. Berlin Motors assists project customers to select the best shipping solution.
Berlin Motors Logistics has a large network of car dealers to help you find your vehicle. We can then arrange for shipping to Germany or any destination in the world.
Can't find the vehicle your searching for? We also perform world-wide vehicle searches and can even find cars that are coming up to auction.