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Yes, we sell pre-owned Harleys to Canadians!

Are you interested in purchasing a previously owned Harley-Davidson in the USA and bringing it into Canada?  It’s super easy, the sale is duty free,  and we will process the customs paperwork and help you out every step of the way!  

Importing a Motorcycle into Canada from Washington State

On purchase of vehicle:
We will prepare a Bill of Sale. This will include the date, VIN, vehicle description, and seller’s signature. Skagit Harley-Davidson will supply you with a Recall Clearance Letter. North Cascades Harley-Davidson will also arrange for a US 3 day Trip Permit (Washington State requires this when transporting any vehicle). Vehicle must remain in Washington until U.S. Customs completes its export checks. This wait period is 72 hours.

U.S. Customs – initial contact
We will contact the border for you, this includes e-mailing all necessary paperwork for vehicle importation. After a 72 hour waiting period, you will be contacted by the dealership and given the go ahead to import your motorcycle.

Contact an ICBC agent about insurance for the day you intend to move the vehicle.
Note the restricted hours of operations of U.S. Customs for vehicle exports. M-F 8:30AM to 3:00PM. Closed on statutory holidays. If holidays fall on a weekend, they may be closed Friday or Monday

Take the vehicle to U.S. Customs and present them with the Vehicle Certificate of Ownership and Bill of Sale. They may inspect the vehicle. They will stamp the Certificate of Ownership.

Retrieving the vehicle – Canada Customs
Present your Vehicle Certificate of Ownership and Bill of Sale. You will be required to complete a Vehicle Import Form - Form 1 Keep this with the vehicle until licensed in Canada. HST will be paid at the border. You will also need to purchase a Canadian trip permit.

After arriving home
Within 10 days, the Registrar of Imported Vehicles will send you Federal Inspection form – Form 2. Do not do any modifications before receiving this form. RIV will now email the Form 2 to you. The subject line looks like spam so be careful. Complete the necessary modifications within 45 days. Keep all receipts as they will be required at the inspection along with Form 1 and Form 2, and the Recall Clearance Letter.Present the vehicle to any Canadian Tire location for inspection along with the above documents.

Upon completion of the inspection, Form 1 will be stamped. This must be presented when registering the vehicle in Canada. Within 7 days of the inspection, RIV will send a new Canadian Certification label which is to be affixed to the vehicle.

In BC, take your bike and all of the above documentation to an ICBC insurance agent who will check the bike's serial number and prepare all of the documents to register and insure the bike. In other provinces, presumably you must present the bike to your local motor vehicle office for this.

Come on in and take a ride on one of our demos!

Our inventory includes not only a large selection of new bikes, but we also have in stock select used Harley-Davidson® motorcycles.  Come on in and take a ride on one of our demos!  North Cascades Harley-Davidson maintains a demonstrator fleet of the various models for our customers to try out. We invite you to take a free no obligation test-ride that will help you towards finding the Harley that fits you best.  Demo bikes range from Sportster®, Dyna®, Softail®, and Roadking® models, to the 120 horsepower V-rod® with 240mm rear tire. Along with a complete selection of Harley-Davidson motorcycles to choose from, we also have great finance rates and protection plans to make sure you and your new investment are covered from top to bottom and fender to fender.  Harley-Davidson Financial Services continues to provide us with great programs for first time buyers and people with less than perfect credit.  Some credit markets have tightened up their credit underwriting guidelines but Harley-Davidson Financial Services has not changed a thing.  Harley-Davidson Financial Services continues to give us the tools, rates, and protection plans to help you make your purchase the best experience ever.

We invite you to stop by North Cascades Harley-Davidson and check out our full selection of 2014 Motorcycles. We are here to answer your questions, and our goal is to make your Harley dreams a reality.


. . Page Updated: 08/30/2014    
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