The first step to get the process underway is to register on the website of Car Hub Japan. There are no charges for signing up on the website, the users have to provide the information required and provide confirmation via email. Registering on the website will allow the users to use the portal and its functions completely.
To take part in the bidding process, the customers will have to pay a security deposit. The security deposit is refundable, and will be paid back to the in case of unsuccessful bidding. If a bid is successful, the security deposit will be adjusted in the invoice amount of the vehicle won in the auction.
The customer will select the vehicle from our portal and set bidding range. Our agents will then bid for the vehicle in the auctions and win it for the customer. The customer does not have to pay any amount for unsuccessful bids.
The customer will be notified of the auction result through member area on Car Hub Japan’s website and also via email. If the bid is successful, the customer will be provided with the invoice containing the CIF amount of the vehicle and payment methods.
Car Hub Japan provides the most flexible payment options in the market. To proceed forward, you will be required to make the payment as per the invoice sent.
The shipment process will begin as soon as the payment is received and confirmed. The documents required for customs clearance will be sent to the customer through courier services. The documents sent to the customers include:
1. Export Certificate
2. Bill Of Lading
3. Final Invoice
4. Marine Insurance (if required)
5. Inspection Certificate from Japan Auto Appraisal Institute (JAAI) / Japan Vehicle Inspection Association (JEVIC) and other inspections (if required)
The vehicle will be delivered to the port as per the schedule, which will be communicated to the customer. It is suggested that the customers bring all the documents for the clearing process so that the process can be completed smoothly.