Shipping a Car to Saudi Arabia from USA
Shipping a car to Saudi Arabia is an easy process. We are an international car shipping company and have been shipping cars to Saudi Arabia for 25 over years. If your car is far from any of the departure shipping ports (below) and you need us to arrange our car transporter to pick up your car, we shall arrange it for you. We will cover: Shipping Methods and when to use them, Departure Ports, Arrival Ports, Restrictions, Duty Tax. If you have a question after reading this, simply call or email us. If you found our instant quote useful, PLEASE "Like", "Tweet", or "Google+" us!
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There are 2 main ways to ship a car to Saudi Arabia:
1) Shipping Car to Saudi Arabia on a RoRo (Roll on Roll Off) Ship
Use the RoRo shipping method if one or two cars need to be shipped. Most of the cars being shipped to Saudi Arabia from the USA are shipped inside a RoRo vessel under the deck of the ship not exposed to the elements. It is a very safe way to ship a car. The car must be in good mechanical condition with no starting or running problems, In addition, it must be able to drive up and down the ramp for loading and unloading purposes. Once the car is aboard the RoRo ship, it is blocked and braced to the ship's deck to prevent it from moving. When shipping a car to Saudi Arabia on a RoRo ship, no items can be inside the car apart from the spare tire and the tools belonging to the car; like the jack. This is a requirement for all our RoRo ships.
2) Shipping Car to Saudi Arabia in Containers
The container shipping method is an excellent way to ship a car if you are moving to Saudi Arabia. You can get a shared or exclusive container and put your belongings inside the container or you can place your belongings inside the car. An itemized packing list of goods and values will be needed. Here is more on Container Shipping to Saudi Arabia. If you are looking to ship multiple cars, then sharing a container can be better. One drawback is the delivery time can be slow because the containers have to be filled before shipping.
Since the container will be lifted on & off the cargo ship using a crane, make sure your belongings are packed well as movement may occur. The car will be fine, but if you are shipping household items, just package them with a lot of care.
We do offer Marine insurance to protect you against loss or damage. This applies to both RoRo Car Shipping & Container Car Shipping methods. You can read more about Marine Insurance and how it works.
Shipping car to Saudi Arabia (Jeddah or Dammam) from the USA1) An Original clear Title of Ownership signed over to the receiver is required + Dock receipt is required at the departure port in the USA.
2) Vehicle Age Restrictions for Saudi Arabia - No cars older than 5 years are permitted. No trucks older than 10 years are permitted. No high & heavy (H/H) vehicles, like Caterpillar construction vehicles or Mac Trucks, over 10 years are permitted.
3) No Salvage Titles or Accident damaged vehicles allowed.
4) For RoRo shipments the vehicle must be in good mechanical condition with NO starting or running problems. NO goods are permitted in the vehicle.
5) The customs duty rate is calculated at 5% on the vehicle's value and 12% for trucks subject to change. Contact the Saudi Arabian Embassy through their website to find out the latest import rates or call them in Washington, DC.
601 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Main Number: (202) 342-3800
|Departure Ports - Shipping Car to Saudi Arabia from USA|
|Houston, TX||Jacksonville, FL||Baltimore, MD||Newark, NJ||Port Hueneme, CA|
|Arrival Ports - Shipping Car to Saudi Arabia|
|Jeddah on the West Coast||Dammam on the East Coast (mainly for Riyadh)
Side Note: If you don't have a car yet and need help with the online purchase so we can send your car to KSA for you, read about our Vehicle Purchase Assistance Program. We can help you buy the car over the internet and take the "scary" out of the process.
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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