CUSTOMS BORDER PROTECTION

VEHICLE EXPORT NOTICE

 

Exportation of a vehicle will be permitted only upon compliance with requirements of Title 19 part 192 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

 

A person/persons or Agent for the Ultimate Purchaser/Owner exporting a used, self-propelled vehicle shall present to CBP, both the vehicle and the required documentation NO LESS THAN 72 HOURS prior to the actual exportation of the vehicle. Documentation and vehicles are processed at World Trade Bridge, 715 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78045.  (956-794-9470)

 

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 8 am – 6 pm

Saturday 8 am – 4pm

Sunday 10 am – 2 pm

 

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION Includes:

 

  • Original Certificate of Title
  • Copy of vehicle’s owners Identification
  • Certified Copy of the Certificate of Title
  • Salvage Title
  • Junk/Scrap Certificate
  • Invoice/Bill of Sale declaring that the state has no titling requirements for vehicle

 

 

 

For those travelers wishing to fax their vehicle titles, the following should be followed:

CBP Fax (956) 729-8409 and (956) 729-8410

 

·         Fax vehicle title (include vehicle identification number (VIN) hand-written in large print and identification of vehicle owner).  ALL IN ONE SHEET.

·         Provide a contact telephone number.

·         CBP will stamp the fax copy to start the 72 hour clock.

·         The ORIGINAL title MUST be presented to CBP to be stamped once it has complied with the 72 hour requirement.

·         The CBP stamp on the ORIGINAL title will be the only valid proof of exportation.

·         This process will begin immediately until December 31,2008

 

** CBP will not be responsible for any faxes that are not received or are not legible.

 

 

 

ADDITIONALLY:

 

          A $500 penalty will be assessed against an exporter who has exported a vehicle without complying with the requirements set fourth in 19 CFR 192.  If the carrier is still in possession of the vehicle, redelivery may be demanded. Also the vehicle may be seized under 22 USC 401 as an attempted exportation contrary to 19 USC 1627a (b) and 19 CFR 192.2.

 

          A penalty not to exceed $10,000 may be assessed against an importer or exporter who knowingly imports, exports, or attempts to import or export: (1) any stolen self-propelled vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or part of a self-propelled vehicle, vessel, or aircraft; (2) any self-propelled vehicle or part of a self-propelled vehicle from which the identification number has been removed, obliterated, tampered with, or altered.