Shipping a Car to Congo DR
Shipping a car to Boma or Matadi in DR Congo are great options. The Democratic Republic of Congo is a growing African country. It is a popular choice for the Congolese to ship cars and trucks from the ports of USA to Democratic Republic of Congo. This webpage will talk about: Shipping Methods and when to use them, Tax Information, Restrictions, Departure Ports, Arrival Ports. If you are far from one of the departure ports and cannot personally drive the car there yourself, then we can arrange one of our car transporters to meet with you (or the designated person) to take your car to the port. If you are nearby, you have the option of doing it yourself and saving the cost.
1) RoRo (Roll on Roll off) Ship
If you are shipping a car to Congo DR, use the RoRo method if only one or two cars are being shipped. Your car must be able to roll up and down the ramp; therfore, it must be good mechanical condition. Here is more information on RoRo Car Shipping. The only things allowed in a car when using the RoRo car shipping method is the jack and spare tire. Nothing else is permitted to be in the vehicle. Roll on Roll off shipping is the most popular choice for this Congo DR.
|Shipping Car to Congo DR - Departure Ports via RoRo Ship|
|Jacksonville, FL||Baltimore, MD||Newark, NJ|
|Savannah, GA||Portsmouth, VA|
|Shipping Car to Congo DR - Arrive Port for RoRo|
|Boma, Congo DR|
2) Container Shipping
The container shipping method is not as popular as the RoRo method. However, it does have great advantages. If you want to ship multiple cars, this is the way to go. Also if you are shipping personal possession, this method is good. You will need a itemized list along with the values of the items. Here is more information on loading your vehicle with personal possessions. All container ships arrive at the river port Matadi.
|Departure Ports via Container Ship|
|Oakland, CA||Long Beach, CA||Houston, TX|
|Savannah, GA||Newark, NJ||Miami, FL|
|Arrival Port for Container Ship|
|Matadi Congo DR|
Marine Insurance is available for both car shipping methods. You car is blocked and braced to prevent any slipping and sliding while out to sea. The marine insurance is available to protect from loss or damage to your vehicle.
Once you click the big green button below to get your rates, you will have to start gathering the necessary docs. People shipping cara to Congo DR must obtain a pre-inspection or permission to ship the car at the Cargo Tracking Notice (CTN) for Congo DR website.
Please check to see if Congo DR car shipping to requires a CTN - BSC - FERI (Loading certificates) Permit.
It is the responsibility of the customer who is shipping a car to Congo DR to see that permits for import are received before shipping is done. Please contact Ship Overseas, Inc for assistance.
Contact the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy for the latest import tax laws.
Embassy of The Democratic Republic of Congo
1726 M St, NW, Washington DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 234-7690
Fax: (202) 234-2609
However there are certain requirements that are necessary before shipping a car takes place. The customer has to first apply for a PIP number from the BIVAC offices in his country. Democratic Republic of Congo is 243 099 0036 910 or 243 09 900 36 911. Once a person has the PIP number, he or she will have to contact the USA based BIVAC offices to have an inspection of the vehicle. Alternatively, the person can email firstname.lastname@example.org who will assist in handling the situation.
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Why choose us over the competition?
We have a solid track record and are an Accredited Company registered with the Better Business Bureau. Click the BBB image to the left to validate our A+ Accreditation. When shipping a car, an owner should only work with a BBB Accredited business.
We are registered with the FMC (Federal Maritime Commission). Click the image to the left and Select "Organization Name" and type in "Ship Overseas". Here is proof of our FMC Certification (also known as a NVOCC License). Never use an international car shipping company who cannot prove they are certified with the Federal Government.
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