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Q: Shipping Used Motorcycle to BRAZIL? ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Shipping Used Motorcycle to BRAZIL?
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: paulsobe-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 19 Sep 2004 06:45 PDT
Expires: 19 Oct 2004 06:45 PDT
Question ID: 403229
I live in the USA and just received my permanent visa for Brazil.  I am shipping my
household goods to Brazil. What is the best way to ship my 1976 750 cc
BMW motorcycle to
Brazil? If is is not possible, should I ship it to Argentina and drive
it to Brazil? Are there any taxes or duties imposed on the motorcycle
value? I have owned it since new.  Thank you.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Shipping Used Motorcycle to BRAZIL?
From: luntes-ga on 27 Sep 2004 17:49 PDT
Just one more thing, you'll have to license the motorcycle with a
Brazilian license plate if you keep riding it in Brazilian's territory
for a long time.
But it won't cost you much and you will have to ask about it in the
state's transit department of the city you're going to live.
Subject: Re: Shipping Used Motorcycle to BRAZIL?
From: luntes-ga on 29 Sep 2004 18:50 PDT
Hello, paulsobe,
Because I made a mistake, my first comment was erased (Sorry, Google
Answers staff. It won't happen anymore).
If you're coming with a permanent visa to Brazil (I'm in Brazil),that
is, you're coming to live here, you have the right to bring all your
personal belongings (furniture, car, motorcycle, whatever) that is of
your use without having to pay taxes because they're not meant to be
commercialized (sold) in Brazil. Of course, if you bring, for example,
dozens of new watches, customs will be "suspicious", but if this is
not the case, customs staff will consider your things as necessary for
you to stablish your new living here.
So, don't worry about your motorcycle and don't send it to Argentina
because, depending on where you're going to stay in Brazil, it might
be very far away. I would suggest that you ship it along with your
other personal goods.
This not an answer for your question because I'm not a GA researcher
and my comment is free.
I'm writing at night and customs telephones are not available in the
moment. I'll call it tomorrow and if there's any information different
from what I tell you now, I'll post a comment.
Have a nice stay in Brazil.

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