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Ensuring Certified Cars for Malta

To maintain its reputation, Car Hub Japan provides used Japanese vehicles that are certified and inspected by known inspection agencies, recommended by the regulating authorities of the importing country. These inspection agencies fully inspect the vehicle before shipment and grant it with the certificate ensuring the quality of the vehicle.

For Malta JEVIC & VCA certification is required by the regulatory authorities of the country.

JEVIC Certification

Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center Co Ltd (JEVIC) is a highly respected company, known for its pre-shipment inspection and certification of used Japanese vehicles. Their services are primarily for used-vehicles and also extend to vessels, containers, and new vehicles. JEVIC aims to assure that the conditions of the regulatory authority of the importing country are met prior to arrival, JEVIC is considered specialists in these regulatory inspections by providing excellent service to all stakeholders in the pathway.


JEVIC has many partners and branches around the world including some major used Japanese car importers like Zambia, Kenya, South Africa, USA, UK, Malta, Singapore, New Zealand and UAE.


Vehicle inspections at JEVIC include:

  • Asian Gypsy Moth Vessel Inspection
  • CFC (R12) / HFC (R134a) Gas Removal
  • Digital Photographs
  • Bio security inspection
  • Odometer Verification
  • Pre Export Appraisals
  • Roadworthiness
  • Pre-export Inspection - Malta
  • Stolen Vehicle Check
  • Vehicle History Report
  • Lost De-Registration Documents

JEVIC Inspection Charges: $250

VCA Certification

VCA is the designated UK Vehicle Type Approval authority and with more than 30 years’ experience, it supports the automobile industry by providing internationally recognized testing and certification for vehicles. The VCA inspects the vehicle by SVA (Single Vehicle Approval) which involves the physical inspection and documentation checks etc. You pay £165 to have your auto assessed against a preset rundown of criteria by a prepared architect to decide if your car is fit to be on the streets.


Vehicle inspections at VCA include:

  • Certificate of Initial Fitness
  • Accessibility Certificate Test
  • Inspection fees
  • Replacement approval certificate
  • Individual Vehicle Approval manuals

SVA (VCA) Charges: ¥ 4500 ($40 approx.)

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