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Buying selling and importing a vehicle

Knowing the steps you need to take to buy or sell a vehicle can make the process go smoother.

If you don't find the answers you need here, your Autoplan broker is ready to help.

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Buying a new vehicle

You can usually get a new vehicle registered, licensed and insured the day you buy it. Learn more »

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Buying a used vehicle

Our recommended steps to buying a used vehicle can help you find a great car—and avoid being ripped off.

After closing the deal, you need to transfer the vehicle's ownership.

Selling a  used vehicle

Here are the steps you'll need to go through to sell a used vehicle and transfer its ownership.

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PST on vehicles

If you are buying or importing a vehicle or giving or receiving a gift vehicle there may be provincial sales tax applicable and exemptions may apply. Find out more:

If you have more questions, talk to your Autoplan broker, or see the B.C. Government bulletinexternal link (PDF) on vehicle tax. 

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