What vehicles are allowed to be imported into Canada?

Any vehicle with a clean or salvage title may be imported into Canada, assuming it meets the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for it's class. Vehicles with a non-repairable salvage title may only be imported to be used for parts.


  • If the vehicle you're interested in is more than 15 years old, it is exempt from import regulations. Please see the Canada Border Services Agency for more information.
  • If the vehicle you're interested is less than 15 years old, check with Transport Canada or the Registrar of Imported Vehicles
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