Vehicle Imports

Importation Of Private Motor Vehicles Into South Africa

Very strict rules apply to the importation of motor vehicles (including motor cycles) into South Africa and it is imperative that an Import Permit (from the Department of Trade and Industry) and a letter of Authority (from the South African Bureau of Standards), are obtained prior to shipment. Only one motor car or motorbike is allowed per family and this must be have been used at least 1 year prior to shipment to South Africa i.e. it must have been registered in the shippers name for at least 1 year.

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If you do not comply with the above mentioned criteria, it would be illegal to import a used vehicle! For more detailed information on the importation of vehicles into South Africa please CLICK HERE.

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