Question: What information do you need from me to export my vehicle to Canada?

Answer: Basic information like the addresses of where its coming from and going to. You will also need to find the VIN/Serial number. You can find this on the vehicle itself or a title, registration, or even an insurance card. We will also need to determine the value of the vehicle which you can find on sites like Kelly Blue Book (kbb) or NADA.

Question: What is an ITN number and why do I need one?

Answer: ITN stands for Internal Transaction Number. Its a way for Customs and Border Protection to track what is being exported to Canada and also determine if a vehicle is stolen or not.

Question: Do I need the Title to my vehicle to export it?

Answer: Yes you will need the original Title. They will not accept photocopies. If you have a Lien on the Title from a bank or credit union you will need to get a permission letter from them on letterhead stating that they are allowing you to export to Canada. Mostly all financial institutions will allow you to do this. (Ask nicely, however!)

Question: Is it just vehicles that require an ITN number to export?

Answer: U.S. Customs defines it as anything that has a motor and you can ride. (Self Propelled). So this would also include go-carts, riding lawnmowers, tractors, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. However, excluded are boats and jet-skis.

Question: Do I need a broker to export my car to Canada?

Answer: No you do not! Brokers can charge enormous fees for their services. We are an exporter and can do it for a fraction of the price!

Question: Will I have to pay anything at U.S. Customs when I arrive to export my vehicle?

Answer: No. Just have your ITN number written down somewhere that we provided for you. They will check the Vin/Serial number that we previously submitted for you to see if it matches what is stamped on the vehicle itself. They then will stamp a paper that you will then bring over to Canadian Customs saying that the vehicle was exported properly.

Question: How long does it take for Express Exporting to obtain my ITN Number for me?

Answer: We will have your ITN Number for you the same day! (Within 24 Hours). We are also available on weekends and every holiday!

Please Contact Us with any other questions you may have.