- 1 How do I get a import license for Mexico?
- 2 What year vehicles can be imported to Mexico?
- 3 How much does it cost to legalize a truck in Mexico?
- 4 How do I import a truck into Mexico?
- 5 What documents do I need to import goods from Mexico?
- 6 What is the import tax in Mexico?
- 7 Can I sell my car to a Mexican?
- 8 Can you buy a vehicle in Mexico and bring it to the US?
- 9 How much does it cost to ship a car to Mexico?
- 10 How can I legally transport a truck from USA to Mexico?
- 11 Who can drive my US plated car in Mexico?
- 12 Can I import a classic car to Mexico?
- 13 Do you need a passport to drive to Mexico?
How do I get a import license for Mexico?
In order to import into Mexico, you must present an importation document, known in Mexico as the Pedimento de Importacion. This form must be filled using a Mexican customs agent and then presented and approved by the Secretary of Finance and Public Finance.
What year vehicles can be imported to Mexico?
In accordance with the current NAFTA rules, since 2009, any used vehicle older than 10 years could be imported into Mexico from the United States duty-free.
How much does it cost to legalize a truck in Mexico?
Fees and Taxes to Import into Mexico: When you see the Mexican customs broker, then you will need to pay an import tax between $50 to $300, a document validation fee, new vehicle tax if applicable and the Mexican value added tax.
How do I import a truck into Mexico?
Mexican law states that you have to hire a customs agent (agente aduanal) to facilitate importing a car to Mexico permanently. You must go to customs agent when crossing the border, to get the import request and pay all fees and taxes.
What documents do I need to import goods from Mexico?
Gather Your Documents A commercial invoice containing information about your shipment. A Packing List including shipment weight. A NAFTA Certificate of Origin (if applicable) Speak with your customs broker to ensure you understand the Mexican customs agents’ export handling costs.
What is the import tax in Mexico?
The IVA rate is 16 percent for all of Mexico. Basic products, such as food and drugs and some services, are exempt from the IVA. A special tax on production and services ( IEPS ) is assessed on the importation of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and cigars.
Can I sell my car to a Mexican?
It is not legal to sell or leave a vehicle in Mexico. When you brought it in under your FMM(Tourist Card), the documentation you paid for received, and signed with your window sticker says you agree not to sell or leave the said vehicle in Mexico.
Can you buy a vehicle in Mexico and bring it to the US?
Re: Is it legal to buy a new car in Mexico and bring it back to the US? The answer is NO. The car doesn’t meet US safety and emission standards.
How much does it cost to ship a car to Mexico?
Transport costs for a vehicle going to Mexico from the U.S. can be as little as a few hundred dollars to as much as $3,000 or more.
How can I legally transport a truck from USA to Mexico?
By law, you have to hire a custom’s agent (called an agente aduanal) to handle the whole process for you. You should contact the agent 7-15 days prior to the date that you want to import the vehicle. Just to be very clear: the only way that you can legally nationalize your car is through an agente aduanal.
Who can drive my US plated car in Mexico?
Tourists & Temporary Residents. As a tourist or temporary resident you can bring your US plated car into Mexico without obtaining Mexican license plates. In this case, with a TIP (Temporary Import Permit) the car will have permission in the country for as long as your visa.
Can I import a classic car to Mexico?
New and classic vehicles can be imported without a permit issued by the Secretariat of Economy, but must pay high duties, ofapproximately 75% of their value. TEMPORARY IMPORT means automobiles enter Mexico for a specific purpose and a specific period of time, and afterwards will return to a foreign country.
Do you need a passport to drive to Mexico?
U.S. citizens must present a valid U.S. passport book or card, in addition to an entry permit (Forma Migratoria Multiple or FMM) issued by Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM). Travelers should be sure to enter Mexico with valid proof of automobile registration, even if remaining in the border zone.