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Frequently Asked Questions

About Important information about importing a vehicle to your country

  1. Q1For Zambian and Ugandan clients (What is JEVIC/EAA Inspection?)
  2. Q2For Tanzanian clients (What is EAA Inspection?)
  3. Q3For Central African, Nigerian, Senegalese, Mali and Guinean clients (What is CTN Document?)
  4. Q4For Mozambican clients
  5. Q5For Malawian clients
  6. Q6For Caribbean clients
  7. Q7For Clients importing through Durban port, South Africa
  8. Q8For Congo(DRC) clients (Apply for BIVAC number)
  9. Q9For Kenyan clients (What is QISJ Inspection?)
Q1For Zambian and Ugandan clients (What is JEVIC/EAA Inspection?)
A1

JEVIC/EAA inspection is required to import cars to Zambia and Uganda!

What is JEVIC (Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center) /EAA inspection?

JEVIC/EAA is a Japanese registered company and has been involved in pre-shipment inspections / certification of used vehicles in various forms since 2001(JEVIC)/2007(EAA).

Zambian government, Ugandan government require JEVIC/EAA inspection for the vehicles to be imported to the countries.

Inspection will be arranged by AGASTA before shipment.
This may take up to 10 days depending on how busy the inspectors are.
Booking of your vehicle for shipment will be arranged once the JEVIC/EAA inspection is completed.

Please pay the JEVIC/EAA Inspection arrangement fee of US$250 for Zambia and Uganda at the same time of payment for your vehicle.
Please note that without JEVIC/EAA certificate, 15% of the CIF value will be charged as penalty.

Q2For Tanzanian clients (What is EAA Inspection?)
A2

EAA inspection required to import cars to Tanzania!

What is EAA inspection?

EAA was established in 2007(EAA) under the approval of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Transport in Japan.

Tanzanian government requires EAA inspection for the vehicles to be imported to their countries.

Inspection will be arranged by AGASTA before shipment.
This may take up to 10 days depending on how busy the inspectors are.
shipment of your vehicle will be arranged once the EAA inspection is completed.

Please pay the EAA Inspection fee US$300 at the same time of payment of your vehicle.
Please note, without EAA certificate, 30% of the CIF value will be charged as penalty.

What is minor repairs?

Some of the GRADE 3 vehicles may be needed some additonal services to pass JEVIC/EAA inspection according to their standard, such as repairing dents which are wide and/or deep, fixing electronic components failure, replacing driveshaft boots and so on.

Q3For Central African, Nigerian, Senegalese, Nigerian, Mali and Guinean clients
(What is CTN Document?)
A3

CTN Document required to import cars to the countries!

What is CTN (Cargo Tracking Note) Document?

All of cargo are obligated to issue CTN document.

Central African, Nigerian, Senegalese, Nigerian, Mali and Guinean government requires CTN document for the vehicles to pass the customs clearance.

Please pay the CTN Document fee of your country at the same time of payment of your vehicle.
Please note, without CTN Document, can't receive your car in your country.

CountryCTN Document Fee
Central AFRICA / Douala$300
NIGER/Cotonou$300
SENEGAL/Dakar$250
NIGERIA/Lagos$400
MALI/Abidjan$300
GUINEA/Conakry$200
Q4For Mozambican clients
A4

MOZ number required!
Mozambique clients are required to:
Apply for Intertek Inspection in Japan before shipment.

To apply for Intertek Inspection in Japan

  1. 1.

    Please apply for MOZ number at your Local Intertek office.

    Intertek International Ltd
    Address: Avenida da Namaacha, nr.492, First Floor, Maputo, Mozambique
    TEL: + 258 21 407870/1/2/3
    FAX: + 258 21 407884/5
    Email: info.mozambique.fts@intertek.com

  2. 2.
    To apply for MOZ number you will need the invoice with the Engine number indicated which will be issued from us, AGASTA.
  3. 3.
    Once you have obtained MOZ Number please send to AGASTA by e-mail or FAX
    Email address: pboffer@picknbuy24.com
    FAX: +81-3-4330-9091
  4. 4.

    AGASTA will apply for Intertek inspection in Japan before shipment

    This may take up to 10 days depending on how busy the inspectors are.
    Booking of your vehicle for shipment will be arranged once the Intertek inspection is completed.

    When you remit money
    Please arrange payment with the Engine number indicated Invoice, once it is issued.
    We will reserve your car and proceed inspection upon your payment.

Q5For Malawian clients
A5

For easy and smooth payment transaction, please transfer the fund from:

  • The National Bank of Malawi
  • Stanbic Bank

You may be requested to contact the Malawi Embassy in Tokyo in regards to confirmation of your payment application.
Send a proof of payment to the Embassy as below by email or FAX.

The Malawi Embassy in Tokyo
Email address: malawi@luck.ocn.ne.jp
FAX: +81-3-3449-3220

Send a copy of the bank receipt with the invoice copy to PicknBuy24.com by e-mail or FAX as soon as payment is effected.

PicknBuy24.com
Email address: pboffer@picknbuy24.com
FAX: +81-3-4330-9091

Q6For Caribbean clients
A6

Correct street address required!

Please note that your street address will be required since the U.S. Government's Department of Homeland Security does not allow imports of vehicles for clients with just their P.O. Box address in the Caribbean.

Ensure that your street address is correct when you fill in the order form. And we can book your vehicle for shipment and prepare the shipping documents accordingly.

Q7For clients importing through Durban port, South Africa
A7

Correct street address required!

Please note that your PO Box address alone will not suffice. A street address is required and the South African Government for vehicles being imported via Durban port.

Q8For Congo(DRC) clients (Apply for BIVAC number)
A8

Apply for BIVAC number

CONGO(DRC) clients are required!
If your vehicle(s) total price is higher than $2,500, BIVAC inspection is required.

Please apply for BIVAC number at your Local BIVAC office.
We need BIVAC number to arrange BIVAC inspection.

  1. 1.

    To apply for BIVAC Inspection, please use a proforma invoice.
    And arrange payment for Inspection fee in CONGO(DRC).

    BIVAC RDC SPRL
    Address : Avenue des Etoiles 22 09,gomba,Kinshasa
    TEL : + 243 9900 36 910

  2. 2.

    Please send to AGASTA by e-mail or FAX,Once you have obtained BIVAC Number.

    Email address : pboffer@picknbuy24.com
    FAX : +81-3-4330-9091

  3. 3.

    AGASTA will apply for BIVAC inspection in Japan before shipment.

    Attention
    Congo Government will charge you a penalty without taking BIVAC Inspection. However, if you do not require the inspection, please send e-mail saying "I DO NOT REQUIRE BIVAC INSPECTION" We do not take any responsibility for any penalty occurred due to lack of the inspection.
    * We need the BIVAC number to arrange the inspection.

Q9For Kenyan clients (What is QISJ Inspection?)
A9

QISJ inspection is required to import cars to Kenya!

What is QISJ (Quality Inspection Services Japan Co., Ltd) inspection?

Quality Inspection Services Japan (QISJ) is a company specialized in vehicles inspection.
Established in july 2009, they are commited to quality, customer satisfaction and independency.

Kenyan government requires QISJ inspection for the vehicles to be imported to Kenya.

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