Importing vehicle from USA Importing a Car From the United States into Canada
The expense and work required to import a vehicle is substantial. However, if you are making a purchase of a vintage car or another vehicle with sentimental value then keep reading.
Below we describe the steps for importing a personal vehicle less than 15 years old which is purchased in the U.S. and brought into Canada. If you are bringing the vehicle in for resale, commercial use, parts, or salvage, an entirely different set of rules apply and you should review the Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV) website carefully. There are also some differences on the rules for for buses, motorcycles and other types of vehicles. If your vehicle is a vintage car or otherwise exempt from the RIV process you will still need to file [...]