offer-section
offer-section

Car Shipping Documentation

The paperwork needed for your auto transportation doesn't have to be difficult. There are other documents you may need to deal with while exporting your car, but only two are always required: your bill of lading and your insurance terms and conditions. We'll go over the paperwork required to ship a car with you and clarify when you'll need it.

Get an Instant Quote

Call: +1-833-233-4447

Rapid Auto Shipping

300104 people shipped using
Rapid Auto Shipping last week

rapid-auto-shipping rapid-auto-shipping

Thank You

For Getting an Immediate Quote Call
Rapid Auto Shipping now

+1833-233-4447

CAR SHIPPING DOCUMENTS

BILL OF LADING
An old English verb that implies "to load" is "lading." An official receipt or written statement is referred to as a "bill." As a result, the Bill of Lading serves as a record of the loading of your car onto a carrier. The necessity of this paperwork, sometimes known as the "BoL," cannot be overstated while transporting your car. It is evidence that a carrier has your car and that it was in good shape when it was picked up and delivered. Prior to signing this agreement, it is imperative that you make note of any damage to your car. Repairs won't be paid for by insurance carriers unless the damage has been recorded in the Bill of Lading.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF INSURANCE
As a customer, you normally don't need insurance to send your automobile, but your auto shipping company most likely does. You should confirm that the transporters you're considering are sufficiently insured because coverage amounts can vary. Before you sign on the dotted line, always review the terms and conditions of your insurance coverage information.

LIENHOLDER AUTHORIZATION
You may need to obtain formal approval from the lienholder (such as your financial institution) before exporting an automobile if you're still making payments on your vehicle loan. We use the word "sometimes" because a lienholder's consent is only required if the car shipper will be using a sea port. The only state to which this truly applies is Hawaii, but if you're unsure, you can always check with your financial institution.

ABSENCE OF OWNER AUTHORIZATION
Only if your vehicle is being exported through a port will this document be necessary. If you wish to give someone else permission to pick up your car at the destination port instead of you, you will need this.

PROOF OF INSURANCE
Rarely is a customer needed to obtain personal insurance for their vehicle in order to ship their vehicle. However, not every shipping company will have sufficient insurance for the kind of vehicle you have. You might want to investigate additional shipping coverage options from your own insurance provider in these circumstances.

BOTH REGISTRATION AND TITLE
Your vehicle's title attests to your ownership of it, while the registration attests to the fact that it complies with all local and federal laws (the police can identify you when they scan your licence plate). The majority of businesses don't request these documents, but it never hurts to check with your carrier to see if shipping your automobile involves providing a title and registration.

A PHOTO ID
Rarely is a photo ID needed to ship a car. The key question here is whether transportation corporations want the data for their own databases or not. Typically, all you need is a driver's licence when a photo ID is required. Even while the majority of businesses won't need all of the aforementioned documents from you, it's always advisable to ask what papers you might need to gather before shipping. To make sure everything is current and to give yourself enough time to get in touch with your lienholder, if necessary, we advise finding your papers early in the process.

IN SHORT: CAR SHIPMENT DOCUMENTATION
When transporting your car, you must always deal with the following two documents: (1) The bill of lading and (2) the terms and conditions of the insurance. When your car enters a port, additional paperwork such as lienholder and absent owner authorizations are required. While some businesses may request information such as your photo ID, proof of insurance, and title and registration, these documents are not legally necessary to send your automobile.

Ship your car with Rapid Auto Shipping at an affordable price, on-time delivery, and hassle-free service.

Get an Instant Quote

Call: +1-833-233-4447

auto transport blogs

300104 people shipped using
Rapid Auto Shipping last week

review rapid auto shipping

2 million +

Successful Delivery

review rapid auto shipping

190+

Countries Served

review rapid auto shipping

99% +

Happy Customers

What does a shipping note mean?

We can prepare the documentation to allow access to the port of departure for your vehicle once we have booked a reservation for you with the shipping line. A shipping notice is what it is called. The shipping note includes a detailed description of your vehicle to be delivered along with the booking number, vessel information, port of export, and port of arrival. You will be denied entry to the port and your vehicle won't be allowed if you don't bring the shipping note with you when you deliver your vehicle. Your shipping note is a crucial piece of paper. The driver must bring a copy with him if the car is being delivered on your behalf. This will have a port stamp on it, serving as your delivery proof. Any of the additional options stated below in our contact sheet or on our contact page, as well as through phone or email, are ways you can reach us right now. We anticipate hearing from you.

Why choose us?

We are professionals

We are trustworthy professionals who recognise the value of understanding our industry, exceeding expectations, and avoiding politics along the way. Teamwork, honesty, mutual respect, and accountability are the keys to our success. In all we do, we adhere to the highest ethical standards. We earn our clients' trust and share long-term success by treating our coworkers and customers fairly, honestly, and with respect.Every day, everywhere, we are committed to an incident-free workplace. We are regularly working to reduce the environmental impact of our operations.

We are Country wide

We build partnerships that are open and honest.With our employees, customers, drivers, and other business partners, we strive for relationships built on honesty, perseverance, mutual trust, and integrity.Our words, behaviours, decisions, and actions all come together to form a unified whole. We don't make promises we won't be able to keep.It's crucial to keep track of commitments at Rapid Auto Shipping. It all comes down to the fundamentals of business. If you say you'll do something, follow through.

We are reliable

When you adore your vehicle, getting behind the wheel and hitting the open road is the finest way to get it from point A to point B. When you can't see your vehicle until it arrives at its destination, you'll need a dependable transportation firm to deliver it safely and swiftly. We at Rapid Auto Shipping has given great auto transport solutions to hundreds of thousands of consumers, and our 99+ percent customer satisfaction rate reflects our dedication to providing top-notch service.affecting or extending throughout all parts of a States

state to state transport

Customer love us

Don't just take our word for it though! Check out the thousands of five star reviews we've earned by striving to be the best in the auto transportation industry. We will love to get your reviews too .

4.6

state to state transport

Google reviews

5

state to state transport

BBB reviews

4.8

state to state transport

Trustpilot

Ready To Get Started Shipping With The Best?

Get an instant quote now

If you would prefer to speak to one of our experienced Transport Specialists, feel free to give us a call at
+1-833-233-4447

Copyright © 2018-2022, Rapid Auto Shipping - All Rights Reserved.