Auto Shipping Resources, Forms, and Checklists

National Express has created several forms and resources to make it easy for you to ship your vehicle when dealing with a variety of different circumstances.

Find useful documents like absent owner authorization forms for port pick-ups, a vehicle bill of sale template when shipping a vehicle sold to another party, and auto shipping checklists to keep you on track.

Car shipping form being filled out
A Free Absent Owner Authorization Form

Absent Owner Authorization

This is one of our most requested forms. It’s for an owner who will be “absent” when dropping off their vehicle or picking up a vehicle from a port. In many cases, you may have a friend or family member come to the port to drop off or retrieve your vehicle. You can do so with this form. Download Absent Owner Authorization PDF or you can also download the form as an image.

Ship vehicle from Puerto Rico Affidavit

Affidavit – For Shipping FROM Puerto Rico

This is a template for the affidavit needed to ship your vehicle from Puerto Rico to the US. The template is in Spanish as that is the language of the country. However the fields that needed to be filled were left to be minimal to make it easy. For example. Año, marca, modelo stands for year, make and model. If you need help with this form, we can also assist. Download this form to ship your vehicle from Puerto Rico to the US as a PDF or you can also download as an image.

Aample of lienholder authorization form

Lienholder Authorization SAMPLE

This is a SAMPLE form to demonstrate what you can expect to receive from your lienholder (bank) when shipping your car from places like Hawaii to the Mainland, or the U.S. to Puerto Rico. The lender must provide you with this form and this is just an example of what you will receive. Download a copy of the Sample Lienholder Authorization PDF or you can also download as an image.

Another Sample of lienholder authorization form 2

Absent Owner Authorization

This is one of our most requested forms. It’s for an owner who will be “absent” when dropping off their vehicle or picking up a vehicle from a port. In many cases, you may have a friend or family member come to the port to drop off or retrieve your vehicle. You can do so with this form. Download Absent Owner Authorization PDF or you can also download the form as an image.


Car Shipping checklist

Auto Shipping Checklist

This is our master checklist. This will help you not only prepare for shipping your vehicle, but also to prepare if driving it yourself with cost comparisons! We even have it packed with great safety tips should you decide on using another company! How’s that for throurogh?

We want you to make make the choice that fits you the best, not what benefits us. The goal is for you and your vehicle make it safely to the destination, wherever it may be. Download a copy of our car shipping checklist printable PDF here.

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