FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

JapaneseCarTrade (www.japanesecartrade.com) is Japan’s fast emerging B2B and B2C online automobile portal website.

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JCT provide a place where exporters can showcase their new and used cars, trucks, bus, heavy equipment, bikes, parts, tires, forklifts, boats etc. for worldwide importers and individual customers.
Importers and individual customers can check thousands of vehicles of all popular brands from reliable exporters.

JCT does not charge any commission or transaction fee. All deals are direct between buyers & sellers.
Please click here to know more about JCT.

Top 10 Reasons to choose JCT being an individual customer are as follows:
No Commission, No Transaction fee, Safe & Secure.
Free Stock Search.
Multiple Vehicle Inquiry.
Easy to Use with many features.
JUMVEA members.
SLAEAJ member.
JUMVEA Safe Trade to make your Payment Secure.
No limit of your inquiries to Japanese Exporters.
Get best deals from Competition.
Free advice about Japanese Exporters.

JCT is a portal network site for automobiles, whose role is to bridge the gap between buyers and Japanese exporters.
We do not deal directly in buying and selling of automobiles, we just provide a place where all the buyers and dealers may connect to each other.
Buyers can check vehicles and place enquiries on the site, this enquiry will automatically move to the exporter of whose vehicle you have chosen. Exporter will communicate directly with the buyers.

JCT dealers are Japan’s trusted companies which have a good reputation in used car market and most of our dealers have been exporting used vehicles for more than 10 years. Our dealers purchase cars locally or from auctions and sell to overseas importers and individual buyers through our portal website.

You can confirm the vehicle condition by checking inspection Sheet and vehicle pictures or you can ask about the condition of the vehicle from dealer. You can ask for more images or video of the stock to get clear idea of the vehicle condition.

No, we do not provide steering conversion service. You may ask about it to dealers, as some of them provide steering conversion services.

Registration year means the year in which the vehicle was registered by law in Japan.

Seat belt’s Year (Year on the seat belt) means manufactured year of the seat belt itself, and it may differ from the year of manufacture of the car. In some countries seat belt year is checked for importing the vehicle.

Yes, we have some special offers like we have bargain sale stock. We also have vehicles under 500 USD.

First, you have to check your country’s import regulation that accidental vehicles are allowed or not in your country. If accidental cars are allowed in your country than you can easily make inquiry for an accidental vehicle.

It depends on your country’s import regulations whether Left Hand Drive cars are allowed to import or not, so please check our import regulation page.

Every currency has its own exchange rate for other countries so you can check about it from any currency exchange site. For example: 1 USD = 100 JPY.

Yes we have special stock for every country according to country’s regulation you can check special stock for your country on our site home page in Recommended Stock section.

All the inquiries are registered at JCT and then are sent to the specific dealers.

You can confirm the vehicle condition by checking inspection Sheet and vehicle pictures or you can ask about the condition of the vehicle from dealer. You can ask for more images or video of the stock to get clear idea of the vehicle condition.

You can send unlimited inquiries there is no limit for the making inquiries at JCT and it is absolutely free.

You can make inquiry of your required vehicle from our portal website. We will send you email alert whenever the stock matching your requirement is updated on your website.

Multiple Inquiries can be sent for 50 vehicles at a time from the stock list by selecting the vehicles your want to make inquiry and click on Multiple Inquiry button.

FAQ for Purchase Vehicle

Finding your dream car is very easy with JCT, you can search required car at our stock list using the various search option available like:
Search by Japanese Maker
Search by Imported Maker
Search by Vehicle Type
Quick Search by price, year, country etc.

You can choose your desired car and send stock inquiry for the same. If your desired car is not available in our stock list then please fill General inquiry form for your requirement and we will forward your inquiry to hundreds of trustworthy Japanese Exporter’s who will contact you directly for your requirement.

No. The price of the vehicle on the list or detail page does not include shipping cost. Prices appearing on JCT are all free on board (FOB) prices. FOB term does not include shipping charge to the port of destination. Please contact the dealer if you want CIF or C&F (shipping charges inclusive) quotations.

Yes the prices on JCT are negotiable, you can discuss with the dealer for the best price of the vehicle to your country.

Dealer from Japan will contact you by email, phone call, Skype, Whatsapp for your vehicle requirement. You can discuss all your vehicle requirement directly with the dealers and choose among the best offers available.

Check the check boxes of respective vehicles for which the inquiry is to be sent from the vehicle list and click on Multiple Inquiry button. Fill the inquiry form and Submit it to send the inquiry for all checked vehicles.

FOB stands for Free On Board. It is the cost of the vehicle and documentation till port of discharge. It does not include freight, insurance, or any other cost.
CIF means (cost, insurance and freight) it includes all charges for the vehicle till your destination port.

No. The price of the vehicle on the list or detail page does not include shipping cost. Prices appearing on JCT are all free on board (FOB) prices. FOB term does not include shipping charge to the port of destination. Please contact the dealer if you want CIF or C&F (shipping charges inclusive) quotations.

Yes, you can order by fax or phone call. You can also order by email or Skype.

You can place the order with the dealer for the vehicle you want to import, once they contact you with respect to your inquiry on JCT.

Its too easy, just login to your account, click on Edit ID/Password option.

To update ID:

Enter the password of your exisiting account.
Enter new email id that you want to make login id.
Re-type email/login id and click on Update button.

To update Password:

Enter the current password.
Enter new password that you want to keep.
Re-enter the new password and click on Update button.

 

Too easy!! Just click on forgot password, enter your email/login id form which you are registered on JCT and click on Submit button. The password will be sent to you email id.

Click on My Favorite Vehicle option and submit the form with all the details as per your requirement. We will send you the offers related to your Favorite Vehicle by email. In wishlist you can add the vehicles available in the stock for future reference where as in My Favorite vehicle you can submit the form as per your requirement and get the notifications by email for the same.

Finding it time consuming to search vehicle with respective year, color, fuel, transmission etc. each time? Now save your search and next time just choose the vehicle from your Saved Search no need to fill all the search parameters.

All the contacts you have sent in the last 3 month can be checked in your account at JCT. You can resend any of the contacts by just clicking on the Resend button.

FAQ for Security & Reliability

JUMVEA (Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association) is approved by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), presently the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Japan.
JUMVEA certified Member Company is a legally registered company in Japan and have a license to buy, sell the second-hand vehicles and an exporter of the used motor vehicles.

JCT dealers are the Exporters, Auction agents, Traders, Suppliers, Distributors, Brokers, Agents who are trading in new and used automobiles in Japan.
Most of them are the members of reputed organizations such as <strong>JUMVEA, SLAEAJ</strong> etc. which assure safety of your payments.
Though we do not guarantee about the trustworthiness of the members but other members are also verified and have their office in Japan.

SLAAJ (Sri Lanka Automobile Exporters Association in Japan) is a Non Government Social Organization which will help in trade development, between Sri Lanka and Japan.
Their ultimate goal is to emphasis in developing trade link, through launching appropriate program to establish mutual relationship with vehicle dealers and other parties and cooperating to manage and coordinate issues with Sri Lankan government as well as local and international organizations.

No. The price of the vehicle on the list or detail page does not include shipping cost. Prices appearing on JCT are all free on board (FOB) prices. FOB term does not include shipping charge to the port of destination. Please contact the dealer if you want CIF or C&F (shipping charges inclusive) quotations.

No. The price of the vehicle on the list or detail page does not include shipping cost. Prices appearing on JCT are all free on board (FOB) prices. FOB term does not include shipping charge to the port of destination. Please contact the dealer if you want CIF or C&F (shipping charges inclusive) quotations.