Car shipping services to Spain:
Major ports in Spain:
Major cities in Spain:
Some of the most common types of auto shipping services to Spain are:
- Make note you will need the original title of the vehicle.
- If there is a lien on the vehicle (i.e., the vehicle is financed), you will need the notarized copy of the title and a letter from the lien holder (if applicable), authorizing the exportation of the car. If you purchased a car in US you will need the original title and a Bill of Sale
- Most countries, including Spain, require you to present a bill of lading, showing how, when and by what means of transport the vehicle was shipped (USAC will provide this document).
- Duty-free import may be allowed for limited time (six months); import duties and taxes will be payable upon application for permanent permit
- Customer must have resided outside Spain for at least twelve months (six months for EC countries)
- Vehicle must have been used by customer minimum of six months
- Vehicle modifications that alter original design are prohibited
- Temporary permit can be obtained at Customs (valid for six months),
- Customer must obtain Spanish Vehicle Registration within this time
- Documents required (only originals are accepted):
- Purchase Invoice or Certificate of Ownership o Registration or Title
- Circulation Permit o Tax Receipt o Liability Insurance on auto must be valid and running
- License plates from country of origin o Identification Card (“Documento Nacional de Identidad”)
- Passport or Residence Card o Title issued under the owner’s name o Valid Insurance
- Before the pick up, please make sure the gas tank has less than ¼ of gas.
- Trucker will need 1 set of keys.
- The alarm must be disabled.
- If necessary, winterize your vehicle to protect the radiators and battery from freezing.
- It is advisable not to leave anything of value inside the vehicle.
- Personal belongings or parts are strictly prohibited inside the vehicles for Ro-Ro shipping.
- Make sure the driver goes over all scratches, dents etc and gives you a signed copy of the bill of lading showing all exceptions. This is an important document that insurance company will ask for in case your vehicle arrives damaged
- If shipping a motorhome or RV with LPG (liquid propane gas) tank, the tank must be completely drained by an authorized dealer, and proper certificate must be provided. Another option is to completely remove the tank.
- If shipping a boat to Spain, it is a good idea to shrink-wrap it, to prevent moisture accumulation and unauthorized access. It may also prevent small damages, such as scratches.
*NOTE – Customs regulations in Spain are subject to change at any time. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, USAC International cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. It is a good idea to check with your local embassy prior to shipping auto to Spain.