Tel: (876)704-DEAN

Special Vehicle Orders

Want to purchase your next vehicle direct from overseas?

Don't get your vehicle stuck at the wharf! come to Deans Motor Sales FIRST to handle all your vehicle importation needs.
Deans Motor Sales has made it simple to order your new or pre-owned motor vehicle DIRECT in 4 easy steps:

Quick and Easy Four (4) step process

Buy Your Next Motor Vehicle Direct & Save!

1. Select The Vehicle of Your Choice

Tell us the vehicle that you wish to purchase by completing the request a Quote form (Click Here), call us on 370-8823 or schedule a visit at our office

2. Deposit 50% of CIF Value of Vehicle

Once you identify the vehicle that you wish to purchased, you are then given a Proforma Invoice.
To get the process started you are required to deposit 50% of the C.I.F (Cost, Insurance and Freight) value of the vehicle.

3. Pay Remaining Balance & Collect Bill of Laden

Pay the remaining 50% of the C.I.F value of the vehicle when the ship leaves the port of origin, after which you're given a copy of the Bill of Laden.

4. Pay Wharf & Custom Duties

Make the final payment for Customs duties,Wharf and other charges when the vehicle arrives at the port in Kingston.

N.B 1. Most shipment typically take three to four weeks from country of origin to arrive in the island.
       2. We normally ship from the US, Singapore and Japan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions

  • 1. How do I purchase a vehicle using Importing Services?

    Once you identify the car that you wish to purchase, you are required to deposit 50% of the C.I.F (Cost Insurance and Freight )value for the vehicle, the other 50% after the vessel leave the port thereafter you are given a copy of the Bill of Laden. The final amount is payable when the Vehicle arrive at our port.
    If you are going through your credit union, Bank or any other lending institute, we can still offer assistance by having you pay a deposit then we start the process until the vehicle reaches, call or come in and talk with us for special arrangements. (876)370-8823 or (876)816-9805, email or clicking on our request a quote form and filling out a car locator form if you know exactly what type of vehicle you would like us to attempt to acquire for you.

  • 2. Is there an age limit on the vehicle I can import?

    Yes. typically motor cars over 5 years old and vehicles that don't meet local emissions standards. See the full listof vehicle type and there respective age limitation below:

    Motor cars - Five(5) years

    Motorcycles - Five(5) years

    - Light Commercial Vehicles (Pick-ups, Panel/Window Vans, Trucks with  seating capacity of 9-14, and unladen weight less than 3000 kg or 3 tones) - six (6) years

    - Buses used for the transportation of passengers
      seating capacity 15-29 - twelve (12) years
      seating capacity 30-44 - fourteen (14) years
      seating capacity 45 & over - twenty (20) years

    - Trucks used for the transportation of cargo
       3,000 - 4000 kg - fifteen (15) years
       4001 - 8000 kg -fourteen (14) years
       over 8000 kg - twenty five (25) years

    Please contact Deans Motor Sales for help in identifying whether or not a particular vehicle can be imported. It would be our pleasure to render any assistance.

  • 3. Duty Concessions?

    Concessionary rates of duty on vehicles are usually given in special circumstances, for example, when the importer holds a job or position which entitles him to a concessionary rate of duty on the importation of a motor vehicle. People who qualify include farmers, senior teachers and government travelling officers, public transportation operators, transport operators in the Tourism Sector

  • 4. What payment methods are accepted by Deans Motor Sales?

    1. Wire transfers
    2. Cashiers/managers cheque
    3. Direct Bank deposit
    4. Cash

    NCB - 364288174 (Jamaica Dollars)
    NCB - 364177216 (US Dollars )
    Scotia Bank 10-400479 (Jamaica Dollars)

  • 5. How long will it take to import my vehicle?

    Deans Motor Sales understands our client’s urgency to receive their vehicle, but we ask our clients to please understand that the total process may take 4-6 weeks for imports. This is due to the fact that sometime the ship transporting your vehicle stop at several ports around the world before reaching Jamaica - it's the nature of the shipping business, and it is beyond our control.

    During this period a copy of the Bill of Laden from the shipping company will be given to our customers once all necessary paperwork and arrangements have been completed and the vessel is on its way to Kingston.

  • 6. What types of fees or costs are associated with purchasing\importing a vehicle via Deans Motor Sales?

    Listed below are associated costs that we would like our customers to be aware of with a vehicle purchase and importation:

    * Shipping Fee (If Applicable)
    * Ground transport Fee (If Applicable)
    * Special Consumption Tax (SCT)
    * License Fee (if Applicable)
    * Customs User fees
    * Import Customs Clearance and Port Handling Fees
    * Environmental Levy
    * Deans Motor Sales Service Fee

  • 7. How much will it cost to purchase a vehicle from the US?

    Each purchase is unique therefore we have no way to correctly quote a price until we have gathered all required information and paperwork concerning a probable purchase. Please contact us by Email, phone or fax with ANY purchasing questions that you may have. Once you have selected your vehicle we will give you a quote by way of a pro-forma invoice

  • 8. What is the time frame for a customer to arrange the customs duty when the vehicle reaches Kingston?

    Deans Motor Sales advises our customer to make the necessary arrangement to clear the vehicle as soon as the vessel reaches the port, so as to avoid any minor or major damages that may arise while the vehicle is there for a long while.

    Please note: Deans Motor Sales will not be held responsible for any damages done once the vehicle is on the wharf for more than thirty days.

    For 20% Concession users this will only be applied when clearing the Vehicle, the cost and freight for the unit remains the same.

    Hybrid vehicles that uses flex-fuel, a waiver is applicable for those vehicles but it MUST be manufactured as a hybrid flex-fuel and not by modification, feel free to call for more info.

  • 9. What if I am not sure about the type of vehicle that I would like to purchase?

    If you are not exactly sure about what type of vehicle you are looking for please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding any characteristics that you may be searching for in your next dream car. You may also research our website's “recently sold vehicles” page. When you have decided
    on the desired vehicle you may then visit our “Request a Quote” page and fill out the form or contact us directly . We will then contact you (if needed) in order to confirm, verify and answer any questions that you may have regarding your request and the next steps in the purchasing process.

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Deans Motor Sales
  • Lot 19 West Trade Way
    Portmore Town Center, Portmore
    St. Catherine, Jamaica.
  • (876) 704- DEAN, (876)370-88235
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