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Importing your car from Jersey to the United Kingdom

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We offer a wide range of services to help you with the process of getting your car imported to the United Kingdom


If your vehicle is not already in the United Kingdom we can assist with getting it here.

Modifications & Testing

Any modifications that are required and testing can be undertaken by My Car Import.


We submit any required paperwork on your behalf to get your vehicle registered and even include number plates.

Why choose My Car Import?

My Car Import can assist with the entire process of importing your car from Jersey to the United Kingdom.

We will take care of the entire process starting with the moment it is collected in Jersey to the moment it is registered and on the roads.

All just need to know all of the details about your car from Jersey so that we can quote you the best route to registration.

All of your questions will be answered in your quote so we recommend filling out a request for a quote before getting started.

What documents do I need to import a car from Jersey?

The necessary documents typically include the car’s registration document, a bill of sale, proof of ownership, a valid passport, and any customs or export documentation required by the UK authorities.

It’s important to check with the Jersey authorities and the UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) for the specific documentation requirements.

However, if you choose to import your car with My Car Import we take care of the entire process.

Do I need to pay import duties or taxes on a car from Jersey?

Importing a car from Jersey to the UK may require payment of import duties and taxes, such as customs duty and value-added tax (VAT).

The amount will depend on factors such as the car’s value and age.

It’s advisable to consult with the UK customs or a professional customs broker to determine the specific costs involved.

How do I transport the car from Jersey to the UK?

You can transport the car from Jersey to the UK by using a ferry service or arranging for a professional car transportation service.

Ferry services operate between Jersey and various ports in the UK, allowing for the transport of cars.

Can I import motorcycles or other types of cars from Jersey as well?

Yes, you can import motorcycles and other types of cars from Jersey to the UK.

The same import procedures and requirements generally apply, although there may be additional considerations specific to the type of car.

How long does it take to transport a car from Jersey to the UK?

The time it takes to transport a car from Jersey to the UK can vary depending on several factors, including the specific route, the mode of transportation chosen, and any logistical considerations. Jersey is one of the Channel Islands, and it is located in close proximity to the UK. Here are some approximate timeframes for different transportation methods:

Ferry: The most common way to transport a car from Jersey to the UK is by ferry. There are regular ferry services that operate between Jersey and various ports in the UK, including Portsmouth, Poole, and St. Helier. The ferry journey from Jersey to the UK typically takes around 4 to 6 hours, depending on the specific route and the destination port in the UK. It’s a relatively quick and convenient option.

Air Freight: If you require faster transportation, you can consider air freight. Shipping a car by air can be considerably quicker, often taking just a few hours in flight time. However, air freight can be significantly more expensive compared to ferry transportation.

Customs and Administrative Processes: Keep in mind that there will be administrative processes and customs clearance on both ends of the journey. These processes can add some time to the overall transportation, so be sure to factor this in when planning the shipment.

Distance to Final Destination: The time it takes to transport the car from the arrival port in the UK to your final destination within the UK will depend on the distance and logistics involved. Be sure to consider this when planning your transportation.

To get a more accurate estimate of the transportation time for your specific situation, it’s advisable to contact ferry companies or transportation service providers that operate between Jersey and the UK. They can provide you with detailed information about their schedules and services, as well as any potential delays or factors that may affect the transportation time.

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