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Car Shipping to Malaysia

 

We offer car shipping service to Malaysia using the RORO and Container method. We ship Cars, 4X4s, Vans, Minibuses, Trucks, Tractors, Coaches, Buses, Plant and Agricultural Machinery to Malaysia.


Car ShippingWe ship offer Regular RORO and Container shipping service to / from Malaysia. The RORO Vehicle Shipping Service is a useful money saving way of shipping vehicles as the cost is purely based on the amount of space the vehicle takes on the Vessel. Vehicles will be driven onto the upper or lower decks of the RORO Vessels before being strapped securely for shipping. We also ship Cars in Containers from the UK to Malaysia. We ship both 20ft and 40ft Containers to Malaysia.
 
 

RORO Shipping Service to Malaysia 

 

The RORO method offers a cost effective way of shipping  cars, 4x4's,  vans, minibuses, trucks, buses, plant and agricultural machinery as units are only charged for the space they take on the Vessel. We ship both new and used vehicles and self proppelled machinery to Malaysiafrom the UK. We offer both Port to Port and Door to Port service from the UK. Vehicles can either be driven to the Port or transported on our Door to Port service. We have access to all the Vessels departing from the UK on a weekly basis.
 

Container Shipping to Malaysia


The Container methodoffers a secure and saferway of shipping vehicles toMalaysia. We load and secure vehicles in 20ftand 40ft Containersbefore being shipped to Malaysia. We offer both Door to Port and Port to Port Container Shipping service to Malaysia. We also offerContainer loading and lashing service at all Port, UK alternatively the containers can be delivered to the client's address for loading. We ship containers to Malaysiaon a weekly basis from the UK.
 
 

Malaysia Import Regulation

Import Duties on Motor Vehicles in Malaysia
various duties are levied on all vehicles imported in Completely Built-Up (CBU) form for sale in Malaysia, after which Sales Tax is added on. Basically, there are three categories defined by the Royal Malaysian Customs & Excise Dept and following a rationalisation exercise early in 2000, these are:
A. PASSENGER CARS (INCLUDING STATIONWAGONS)
B. 4X4 VEHICLES (EXCLUDING MODELS LIKE THE SUBARU IMPREZA WHICH ARE CONSIDERED PASSENGER CARS)
C. OTHERS (VANS, MPVS, ETC)
PASSENGER CARS (PETROL ENGINES)
Import Duty:-
Up to 1799 cc 140% of CIF (Cost, Insurance & Freight)
1800 cc - 1999 cc 170% of CIF
2000 cc - 2499 cc 200% of CIF
2500 cc - 2999 cc 250% of CIF
3000 cc and above 300% of CIF
• Import Duty for passenger cars with diesel engines is set at a flat rate of 120% of CIF.
• Sales Tax is calculated based on 10% of (CIF + Import Duty charged)
4X4 VEHICLES & OTHERS
Import Duty:-
Up to 1799 cc 60% of CIF
1800 - 1999 cc 80% of CIF
2000 - 2499 cc 150% of CIF
2500 cc - 2999 cc 180% of CIF
3000 cc and above 200% of CIF
• Sales Tax is calculated based on 10% of (CIF + Import Duty charged)
It should be noted that the declared valued of a vehicle need not necessarily be accepted by the Customs Dept which has its own method of determining the Open Market Value (OMV) for a specific model. If a vehicle's value, as declared by the importer, is considered too low, the OMV can be applied for purposes of determining import duty payable.
 
MUST APPLY FOR AN APPROVAL
To import your car, you must apply for an Approval Permit from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).
1. Documents required for Approval Permit (AP) from Ministry International Trade & Industry (MITI) and owner has to come personally to attend an Interview
  • Original Passport & copies
  • Ownership Certificate or Original & Copy Registration Card
  • Insurance / policy for the car used previous country or prove of minimum 1year old under the same name of applicant for AP.
  • JK 69 - AP Application Form ( UTS Intermovers will provide and assist )
  • Original & copy of receipt / Purchase Invoice for the automobiles
2. Import duties are based on CIF value and / or second hand value as determined by Custom examination and valuation dept.
3. Partial exemption duties are subject to Treasury approval for Malaysian diplomats and government officers. Full exemption may be offered for certified foreign diplomats, subject to application for exemption by respective Embassy.
4. General indication of import duties – where CIF value is less than RM 20,000.00 the Import Duty is 170% to 200% and sales vehicle is subject to tax 10%. For more specific value please fax UTS Intermovers the make, model, year of manufacture and CIF value. Assessment on the vehicle is subject to the discretion of Customs and Excise Department Officer at the time of clearance.
5. Car in excess of 6 years old is subject to verification and approval by Ministry of International Trade & Industry.
All these documents must be presented to the officer in charge at the MITI offices, who will also conduct a short interview. Processing of your application typically takes seven working days, if all goes well you will be issued an Approval Permit allowing you to import your car. The permit is valid for only 3 months, if you do not import your car by then, you will have to go through the entire process all over again.
Upon the arrival of the car, importer required to collect it from the port and then you will need to apply for a permit from the Malaysian Road Transport Department or "Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan", this entails more registration paperwork which of course will include your proof of ownership and registration documents, a car inspection and the payment of the import duties.
 
OTHER INFORMATION:
1. Custom clearance is always completed at the port of entry and subject to 100% custom examination.
2. OBL, packing list and owner contact in Malaysia at least 5 days before vessel arrival at port of entry in order to expedite normal customs clearance. Clearance will take about 3 – 6 for FCL, and LCL shipments and 2 – 3 working days for air shipment
3. Packing list must have proper description of all contents and must be written in English.
Note

Notation

  • CBU = Complete Built up
  • CKD = Complete knock down
  • MFN = Most Favoured Nation
  • MSP = multi-sourcing parts
  • n/a = not applicable.

Motor Cars (Including Station Wagons, Sports Cars and Racing Cars)

Import duty Local taxes
CBU CKD MSP CBU & CKD
Engine
Capacity (cc)
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
Excise
Duties
Sales
Tax
< 1,800 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 75% 10%
1,800 - 1,999 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 80% 10%
2,000 - 2,499 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 90% 10%
Above 2,500 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 105% 10%

Source: http://www.maa.org.my/info_duty.htm

Four Wheel Drive Vehicles

Import duty Local taxes
CBU CKD MSP CBU & CKD
Engine
Capacity (cc)
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
Excise
Duties
Sales
Tax
< 1,800 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 60% 10%
1,800 - 1,999 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 75% 10%
2,000 - 2,499 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 90% 10%
Above 2,500 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 105% 10%

Source: http://www.maa.org.my/info_duty.htm

Others (MPV & VAN)

Import duty Local taxes
CBU CKD MSP CBU & CKD
Engine
Capacity (cc)
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
Excise
Duties
Sales
Tax
< 1,500 30% 0% nil 0% nil n/a 60% 10%
1,500 - 1,799 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 65% 10%
1,800 - 1,999 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 75% 10%
2,000 - 2,499 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 90% 10%
Above 2,500 30% 0% 10% 0% 10% n/a 105% 10%

Source: http://www.maa.org.my/info_duty.htm

Commercial Vehicles

Import duty Local taxes
CBU CKD MSP CBU & CKD
Class MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
MFN ASEAN
CEPT
Excise
Duties
Sales
Tax
All 30% 0% nil 0% nil n/a nil 10%

Source: http://www.maa.org.my/info_duty.htm



Customs requirements and documentation for Malaysia is subject to change at any time as directed by the Malaysian government. Contact with the local Malaysian Consulate or Embassy for further information concerning your specific visa, residence and entry situation is strongly recommended prior to planning your move. Seakargo Ltd cannot be responsible for changes in the law, interpretation by immigration or customs enforcement personnel, or non-compliance with the law as it exists at the time your goods enter the country.

 

Tax Free Car Approval Malaysia my Second Home programme, MM2H

 

Application for the exemption of Tax / Duty on one motor car under Malaysia My Second Home programme (MM2H)

Tax Incentives


The MMSH participant may import one motorcar which belongs to him/her from his/her country of citizenship or where he/she last domiciled. He/she will be exempted from paying import duty, excise duty and sales tax on the imported motorcar.

Or

The MMSH participant may purchase one new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia. He/she will be exempted from paying excise duty and sales tax on the new motorcar.

 

Terms and conditions

  • The applicant is a participant of MMSH approved by Immigration Department of Malaysia.

  • An application to Import a motorcar from the participantfs country of citizenship/last domicile must be done within a period of six months from the date the MMSH visa is endorsed on his/her passport. The MMSH participant should be the owner of the motorcar as evidenced in the motorcar registration document prior to obtaining the MMSH visa.

  • An application to Purchase a new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia must be done within a period of one year from the date the MMSH visa is endorsed on his/her passport. Do not make an outright purchase of the motorcar before obtaining approval for tax/duty exemption from the Treasury. However, a booking for a motorcar may be made prior to obtaining approval from the Treasury.

  • Importation or purchase of motorcar must be for personal use only and not for commercial use.

  • The MMSH participant is eligible for tax / duty exemptions for only ONE car.

  • Tax/duty exempted motorcars which are subsequently sold or transferred will be subjected to import duty, excise duty and sales tax according to the prevailing rates.

  • For the purpose of MMSH, a motorcar includes a saloon car, a multipurpose vehicle (MPV), a sports utility vehicle (SUV) and a 4-wheel drive vehicle. It excludes commercial vehicles such as vans, buses and lorries.

The application procedure

  • The following documents will be required for the application:

    For an imported motorcar from the MMSH participantfs country of citizenship/last domicile:

  • A certified copy of the letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia that the applicant is a MMSH participant.

  • A certified copy of the international passport on :-

    • the page with personal particulars; and

    • the page with multiple entry visa as well as the words Malaysia My Second Home Programme.

    • A copy of the motorcar registration card. If not in English, please submit a translation.

For the purchase of new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia;

  • A certified copy of the letter of approval from the Immigration Department of Malaysia that the applicant is a MMSH participant.

  • A certified copy of the international passport on:

    • the page with personal particulars; and

    • the page with multiple entry visa as well as the words Malaysia My Second Home Programme.

  • Quotation for the motorcar

  • Motorcar purchase order/order form [if possible].

  • Note: For the purchase of a motorcar, approval for tax exemption involves 2 stages:

Stage 1:
Approval on the brand and model of motorcar.

Stage 2:
Upon securing approval at Stage 1, the successful applicant has to furnish the Treasury with details of a specific motorcar allocated for him/her, namely the chassis number and the engine number. Subsequently, another approval letter will be given for Customs clearance for that particular motorcar.

  • Completed application form together with the required documents should be submitted to:-

Secretary-General, Treasury
Ministry Of Finance Malaysia
Tax Analysis Division
7th Floor, Central Block Presint 2,
62592 Putrajaya.
(Attention : Mr Yong Bun Fou)
Telephone : 603 - 88823380 Fax : 603 ? 88823885

Further Enquiries: Ms. Norhayati Binti Ujang
Telephone: 603 ? 88823395
E-mail: yatie@treasury.gov.my

  • Duly completed application forms together with relevant documents are normaly processed within 10 working days.

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Disclaimer: This information is intended for general guidance and users are allowed to reproduce this information. Sea Kargo Ltd cannot however take responsibility for any errors, additions, omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. As such it is advisable to contact the relevant customs office for your move to Angola for full and current information before importing