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Importers Guide

How To Guide

There are 4 easy but very important things that you must arrange before your vehicle arrives into New Zealand

Inner Cargo in Motor Vehicles

NZ Customs require all inner cargo imported into New Zealand in used vehicles to be accounted for.

General Freight

We have developed a worldwide network of Agents who understand the commitment required to service our demanding market.

Boats / Commercials

Small commercial vehicles that are under 25cbm in size are covered under our normal Car import door-to-door service.

Vehicle Shipping

We are specialists in transporting and exporting all types of Vehicles, Commercial trucks, vehicles of Special Interest and other RORO Heavy Cargo & Machinery.


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  • We are specialists in transporting and exporting all types of Vehicles, Commercial trucks, vehicles of Special Interest and other RORO Heavy Cargo & Machinery.
  • Our experienced team offers you our extensive industry knowledge and the personal approach which understands your expectations and delivers your vehicle in the most efficient way through our ONE-STOP-SHOP Package from Japan to New Zealand.
  • Providing you Import and Export services with Australia, UK, Singapore, USA and many other countries.
  • We provide a quotation and have your cargo handled with our assurance that all documentation and care is taken during shipment.

RORO and Container Freight Service

  • Direct RORO sailings from several main Japan ports, fast transit and constant monitoring of each consignment through to final destination.
  • Weekly containerised service to all main NZ Ports.
  • We provide Freight Arrival Notice prior to ship arrival, so that you are assured of vehicle arrival date and information.
  • Jacanna Customs & Freight, work in partnership with Japan Forwarding Agency (JFA), to offer a twice monthly service on Mitsui O.S.K Line (M.O.L). Our service offered, includes the following Terminal Receiving System Service and Benefits for you, the importer in New Zealand.

Japan to New Zealand Vehicle Services:

  • Honda CR-Z Memorial Award EditionCustoms Clearance both in Japan and NZ
  • Free Vehicle Photo Service (VPS)
  • Free Odometer Inspection
  • MPI Biosecurity Inspection & Cleaning
  • NZTA Border Inspection
  • Free Storage in Japan
  • Transportation for Metro Area’s in NZ (for inland area’s please contact us)
  • Compliance Service is available in Auckland only, Optional service.
  • Marine Insurance full cover from place of purchase to first point of rest in NZ

Please note: Inner Cargo is specifically excluded under this policy wording ‘inner cargo’ being defined as any item being placed in the vehicle for the purpose of storage during transit.

Transport from Port of Discharge:

With authorised transport operators through our extensive network of personally selected nationwide transport agents, who ensure timely delivery to customer’s destination i.e. Compliance centre.

Importing Private vehicles to NZ NZCS Fact Sheet

Private Import NZCS fact sheet


We can arrange the collection and shipping of your vehicle to main city destinations, worldwide. Shipment is via Roll On-Roll Off or Container Shipping. Ask us to quote on your vehicle.