How can i take my cars to india? what are the procedure and customs charges any one please help.i am an uae national my cars are merc c63 brabus costing 9.4lakh and a bmw m5 gpwr hurricane costing 7.3lakh
In 2001 India lifted the QR (Quantitative Restrictions) on import of second hand vehicle as part of WTO compliance. In fact the market was opened in 2001 itself.The second hand vehicle should not be older than 3 years from the date of manufacture and should have a minimum road worthiness residual life of 5 years. If the vehicle is second hand, it too should conform to the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and the rules made there under, as applicable, on the date of import. Import of second hand vehicles is allowed only through the customs port at Mumbai. The second hand or used vehicles imported into India ...more
Also, Indian ports aren''t the safest in the world as in u shouldn't b surprised if u see ur car missing a few parts here n ' there. The customs officials themselfs don't steal it I think, but I've heard some pretty narsty stuff about what happens in our ports.
BEST option 4 u is to buy a car for use in India from India, unless u want to stay here for good. We have many buyers from UAE, Arabia, and even European countries who come here on extended stay. Almost all of them narrate some pretty bad stories about importing higher end luxury stuff from foreign countries in general. None of the buyers I deal w/ ev ...more