You will need to gather several documents that are required to import a vehicle from Canada into the United States. These documents include:
Proof of Ownership
This can be a bill of sale, registration certificate, or certificate of title from the Canadian province or territory where the vehicle was purchased. Must include the VIN and your name as owner.
US Customs and Border Protection Form 7501
This form is used to declare the vehicle for entry into the United States and to pay any applicable duties and taxes.
Download CBP Form 7501
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Form 3520-1
This form is used to certify that the vehicle meets the EPA’s emission standards for import into the United States.
Download EPA Standard Form 3520-1
Department of Transportation (DOT) Form HS-7
This form is used to certify that the vehicle meets the DOT’s safety standards for import into the United States.
Download Form HS-7
Certificate of Compliance – Recall Letter
Manufacturer’s letter stating your car meets all applicable standards by FMVSS
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