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I just went through this, without a customs broker. It really is DEAD simple. You'll probably get an address of a shipping broker broker close to the port, where you need to go first. They make you pay some handling and terminal fees I paid like $125 total, but it probably varies by port/broker (mine came in through Houston). They will let you know in advance. They give you a release form (can't remember exactly off the top of my head what other forms, but they'll let you know and you'll have it ready) that you then take to customs, with your title documents. Customs will release your car (took me 3 minutes, no charges), and stamp/perforate your form. That form you take to the terminal, and you pick up your car. The whole thing took me about 1.5 hours, with 15-20 minute driving distances between the various stops...pm me if you need more detail, I can look it up for you!!Hi Craig,
Roland (Giulia Bianca) has shipped several cars to the U.S. ports so he has that part of it down cold and I just have to figure out what to do once it hits the port in Tacoma. I can send you more information on what shipper he uses if you wish. At the end of this adventure I'll sum up all the costs for everyone too and post them to the board.