Importing a Vehicle
Importation and Certification
Show or Display Purposes
Application for Permission to Import a Motor Vehicle for Show and Display 629.73 KB
Application for Determination That a Motor Vehicle Is Eligible for Show or Display 73.82 KB
Application for Permission to Transfer Ownership of a Motor Vehicle Previously Granted a Show or Display Exemption Under 49 U.C.S. 30114 525.24 KB
You may need to contact a Registered Importer to import your vehicle. We have a list of active RIs and info on why an RI might not be listed. We also have resources for people wanting to become a RI and forms for current RIs.
Other Forms and Special Instructions
The following information is provided in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 522a(e)(3) and applies to this form. The information required on this form is required by 49 U.S.C. Chapters 301, 325 and 331. This information is used by the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to monitor the importation of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment to ensure compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, Bumper Standards and Theft Prevention Standards. The records may be routinely used by the cited agencies, the Environmental Protection Agency, and State Divisions of Motor Vehicles. In instances of alleged fraud, records may be used by law enforcement agencies. Failure to provide the required information will result in the refusal of entry of the vehicle(s) or equipment into the United States. Any person knowingly making a false declaration is subject to a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than 5 years or both (18 U.S.C. 1001 ).