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SEVS transition guidelines

SEVS Transition Guidelines provided for 2019 to 2021

Guidelines are now available setting out how SEVS will work (for the import of vehicles NEWER than 25 years) while we transition from the old (MVSA) to the new (RVS) vehicle import regulations. Transition period 10 Dec 2019 –> 1 July 2021. If you fancy a spot of light reading you can download the SEVS Interim Arrangements Guide here Main points: – creation of separate online registe...


December 7, 2019 / Australian Compliance, General News, Import Regulations
25 Year Rule guidelines

Import Approval – How to Apply for 25 Year Old Vehicles

The Aust Govt. has provided this 25 Year Rule Vehicle Import – Guidance (PDF) setting out how the new 25 Year Rule will operate under interim arrangements from 10 December 2019, the type of vehicles that can be imported, and how to apply for an Import Approval. For convenience we have summarised the main points below. – 1988 and older rule This existing rule will continue to apply (u...


December 4, 2019 / Australian Compliance, General News, Import Regulations
Good News new import regulation

Import Regulations 2019 RELEASED

So, the new import regulations 2019 were finally released with some major improvements bound to put a grin on enthusiasts’ faces. YES – We have secure indoor storage available now for anyone wanting to get a jump on the market prior to 10 December 2019, which is only 10 months away and will be on us before we know it. Bear in mind that some classics may take months to source so it̵...


February 27, 2019 / Australian Compliance, Classic cars, General News, Import Regulations

2019 Vehicle Import Regulation Changes – Draft Legislation Announced

Import Regulation Changes will be delayed at least a further 6 months to around mid-2019 according to today’s Media Release from Minister Paul Fletcher: Stakeholder consultation period ending 28 Feb 2018 New legislation then to be passed through both houses of Parliament Reforms to commence 12 months AFTER the passage of legislation as the Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA) The change...


December 13, 2017 / General News, Import Regulations
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Large Car Manufacturers try to stop Direct Import of New Cars to Australia

Proposed Govt. changes to the vehicle import regulations in 2018 would lead to increased competition in the Australian Car market by allowing the direct import of new cars by individuals. The Australian car industry is protected by restrictive import regulations (and taxes) which means all Australians pay much more for cars than they should, in some cases more than double. Not surprisingly, inste...


February 24, 2017 / General News, Import Regulations
Import R35 GTR to Australia

When will it be possible to Import R35 GTR to Australia ?

Sept 2017 Update – 2007 to Feb 2009 R35 GTR eligible for import under SEVS 2019 How to import R35 GTR for road use is perhaps the most common question we receive on a daily basis. OK, let’s start with the current SEVS (Specialist and Enthusiast Scheme) import regulations for Australia. SEVS doesn’t allow import of the R35 GTR to Australia as a secondhand vehicle on the basis tha...


February 15, 2016 / General News, GTR, Import Regulations
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