Buying a Vehicle in the US

General information about vehicle purchase for international visitors to the United States

Pre-Purchase Inspection Services
Having a professional check out your vehicle before you buy it can save stress Some vehicles have issues.  If you're a good mechanic or trained to lo...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 1:09 PM
Notarization
What is notarization in the United States? If you buy a vehicle in the United States, you'll probably need to have a document "notarized." ...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 11:41 AM
What is a dealer doc fee?
Dealerships charge car buyers a documentation fee, or "doc fee," to cover the cost of preparing and filing the sales contract and other paperwork....
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 10:53 AM
What is a Power of Attorney?
How is authorization to sign official documents granted in the United States? In order to register a vehicle for the first time in the US, someone must br...
Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 2:50 PM
What costs are involved with buying a vehicle in the United States?
The largest cost of buying a vehicle is its "Sticker Price."  This is the advertised price of the vehicle, before taxes, fees, add-ons, and trade-...
Tue, 22 Mar, 2022 at 4:12 PM