Purchasing Process


iDirect is IBC Japan's exclusive auction search engine. With iDirect, you can access Japanese auctions directly without the cost and inconvenience of actually going to the auctions yourself.

See how convenient it is to bid and buy from Japan vehicle auctions from the comfort of your own home or office, with these few easy steps:

1. Select

Select your preferred units by entering vehicle data into a specially-designed search engine. Click submit and get results instantly.

2. Bidding

From live auctions: Pick a vehicle from the search results, input your desired bid amount, and confirm. We receive auction data, vehicle information, and photos from all the major Japanese and US auction databases. We translate the data into English and make them available to you through the vehicle results you see in iDirect.

3. Deposit

You have closed a deal with us. Congratulations on your chosen vehicle! You can use our safe and secure payment options to make your 50% deposit on the vehicle within seven days.

4. Inspection

All vehicles undergo strict independent inspection before they are booked to be shipped.

5. Ship

After passing the inspection and upon payment of 50% deposit, vehicle is immediately shipped to your desired destination, anywhere in the world. Our long-standing agreements with shipping companies allow us to pass on to you the best shipping rates available.

6. Balance

Prompt payment of remaining balance ensures the immediate release of your vehicle documents. While waiting for your vehicle, take advantage of the vehicles idle transit time to send in your remaining 50% balance.

7. Release

Documents are released. You may now claim your vehicle.