Car Shipping to South Africa - Cape Town Roll-on/roll-off (RORO) / Container services

Customs regulations for south Africa: Used Cars

Import requirements for South Africa

1 Motor Car (New or Used cars)

Returning residents and other car exporters are cautioned not to assume that import permits will be issued automatically as long as they undertake to pay the applicable duties For the necessary application forms, see 'Documents Required.

a) Import Duty and Tax on Cars

* Customs duty = 36% (motor cars more than 20 years old are subject to 20% customs duty)
* Ad valorem customs duty (based on a sliding scale depending on the value of the vehicle, with a minimum of 075% and a maximum of 20%)
* Value-added tax (VAT) = 14%

As an example, the cumulative duties and taxes payable on a car with a value of approximately R200 000 are ±70% of the market value All vehicles with a value for ad valorem customs duty purposes of less than R130 000 do not pay ad valorem customs duty on importation into South Africa.

If the original purchase invoice for the car is not available, three written valuations must be obtained from motor car dealers in the country of export to assist the customs clearance process in South Africa

b) Import Permit

All used motor vehicles are subject to the production of an Import Permit that must be obtained prior to the vehicle being shipped to South Africa .

No concession exists for returning South African Nationals/Permanent Resident holders (including persons normally resident in the Republic who go abroad to work or study) to import a motor vehicle without payment of Customs duty.

The vehicle (if second-hand) will also be subject to an import permit form the Directorate: Import & Export Control, Pretoria and a Letter of Authority (L.O.A) from the South African Bureau of Standards.

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Shipping car to South Africa (Durban) Prices

Vehicle Type RO/RO Prices / Costs Container prices / Costs
Saloon Vehicle e.g Toyota avensis £739 £1450 (20ft)
4x4 Vehicle e.g. Landrover discovery £858 £1450 (20ft)
Vans e.g Vauxhall Combo enquire £1450 (20ft)
2 cars(saloon / 4x4) - £2450 (40ft)

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Car Shipping from and to South Africa - Cape Town, Seakargo South Africa Car Shipping Specialists, Our shipping services offer a regular and cost effective import and export solution for vehicle shipping.

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Saloon Vehicle e.g Toyota avensis
4x4 Vehicle e.g. Landrover discovery
Vans e.g Vauxhall Combo
saloon / 4x4

Shipping your car from South Africa - Seakargo Car Shipping we offer a very cheap shipping price!

WE AlSO SERVE THE BELOW COUNTRIES:

We ship cars to - from South Africa on weekly services, direct from the UK and ship with the worlds premier shipping lines using specialist Roll on Roll off (Ro Ro) car shipping vessels or securely loaded to 20' and 40' containers for shipping weekly via our container shipping services.

Also offer operate container shipping loading facilities at all UK ports and can arrange for your car to be collected, delivered to the port of departure and shipped by RoRo or Container to all main ports in South Africa.

Car Shipping to South Africar , we offer weekly sailings directly from the UK and serve all main South African ports including; Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. ,

We help with clearing your car through customs and arranging for your car to be delivered to destinations including Johannesburg or Pretoria.

For a Quick South African car shipping quote and details of shipping costs please call FREE on 01473 375030 or 0845 512 0013 / email: info@seakargo.com

We offer specialist marine car shipping insurance . Offer shipping of classic and vintage cars, BMW, Mercedes and Jaguar or just the family saloon you can rely on seakargo to ensure the safe shipping of your car to South Africa. We are also please to provide a details of car shipping and import guide covering all aspects of shipping your car to South Africa. Information includes everything from what to do before you go to customs regulations on arrival and what to expect at destination.

Our RORO services offer a regular and cost effective import and export solution for vehicle shipping. Vehicles are driven on at port of origin and secured within a purpose built, weatherproof car carrier vessel.

WE SERVE THE BELOW COUNTRIES:

  • Australia
    Fremantle, Melbourne, Port Kembla/Sydney, Brisbane and Newcastle
  • New Zealand
    Auckland
  • South Africa
    Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban
  • West Africa
    Dakar, Banjul, Conaky, Freetown, Monrovia,Abidjan, Tema, Lome, Cotonou, Lagos, Douala, Bata, Liberiville, Pointe Noire, Luanda.
  • East Africa
    Djibouti, Dar Es Salaam, Mombasa, Mozambique
  • Namibia
    Walvis Bay
  • Europe
    France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland,
  • Middle East
    Jeddah, Al Hudaydah, Muscat, Jebbel Ali, Doha. Kuwait
  • Far East

If you cannot find the export destinations you are looking for, request a quotation, please Contact us for further details.

We also ship caravans, RVs, cargo trailers, tractor units, pickup trucks and oversized vehicles via our RORO services.


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Imports

Need import removals? So you're ready to up sticks for a new life in the UK or Europe, or maybe it's time to go back home. But what are you going to do with all your worldly belongings? That's where we come in!

SEAKARGO is the preferred destination partner for many overseas moving companies from around the world. We cover the entire UK and work to recognised quality standards, ensuring that your goods will be handled carefully and professionally through to reinstatement in your new home.

If you have already arranged shipment then we can help handle customs clearance, storage and/or delivery.

If your belongings are still overseas we can arrange packing, collection and shipment by sea or air to your final residence in the UK or mainland Europe. .

We'll be pleased to arrange marine transit insurance cover and/or storage at either origin or destination.

Added Value

We offer advice and practical assistance on all aspects of your move, such as money transfers transfers and tax rebates. Please contact us for further information on our unique offers.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Vehicles should run, drive, brake and steer. Personal effects and other loose cargo items are not permitted within RORO shipments. Propane tanks ( Gas Bottles) are also not allowed unless empty, purged and EPA certificated. Vehicles should be clean to reduce risk of any Customs / Quarantine charges.

RORO services are focused on modern, running vehicles and reliable classics. We are able to offer shipment of non running vehicles to certain ports around the world, however at an additional surcharge.


Customs taxes are explained here, For exports to the US please view the ISF 10+2 section.

QUOTATION / BOOKING PROCEDURE

We are shipping vehicles weekly on the RORO services, please call 01473 375030 or email for fast prices and friendly advice