Car shipping for the first time? Carshipping.co has you covered.
Nowadays, professional vehicle relocation services are widely spread across the world but there are certain things to be kept in mind which are to be fulfilled before handing over the vehicle to the shipping company.
Firstly, submit all the required paperwork such as a copy of the license, insurance certificate and other documents demanded by the service providers. Certain checks to conduct with regards to deactivation of the alarm and confirming the fuel level and gas in the vehicle. It is advised to sufficiently charge the battery and to remove all the valuables and unnecessary waste inside the car. Ensure that your vehicle is clean and locked and all set to be transported from one place to another place.Make sure to go through all the cancellation policies. Your car shifting company has to have acceptable and transparent cancellation policies. If your moving plan gets changed or cancelled, you should noy be severely penalized.
After following all these necessary guidelines, it is important to know the local laws and how to abide by the local laws of various countries. Here is information on a few countries for shipment purposes.
Dubai/ UAE to your destination – You first have to obtain carnet documentation which helps you to drive your vehicle with the same number plate in the other country. Carnet can be obtained by filling an application form and showing valid ID proof such as copies of car registration,passport, UAE Visa and driving license.
Disclaimer – **Marine issuance is a must to minimize the losses as the vehicles are being carried by containers via sea ways.
Africa – there are two major methods to ship your vehicle to African continent, one way is by container shipping and the other way is by air shipping. The air shipping to Africa is considered to be highly expensive, so choose wisely if you want to ship your vehicle to Africa. The Ro/Ro
(roll-on / roll-off ) cargo service is ideal. Certain rules have to be followed before shipping to Africa, the car must be very clean and have no more than ¼ tank of gas before handing over to the shipping company. Most of the countries in West Africa require a cargo loading certificate which has to be provided.
Europe Union – The European Union is very particular about non-EU goods. For any shipment purposes, the agency which is carrying the goods has to present a ‘t1 document’, with this document the clearance by the customs are granted and the vehicle can enter into the European continent.
Disclaimer – ** If you want to import your car to Europe,after importing you must follow two regulations:
Homologation – this simply means converting the non-EU vehicle into EU vehicle. This is an important law by the EU. This is to ensure that the vehicle’s components are in good shape and can properly function in Germany and Europe.
The TUV test is conducted by the licensing department and once approved by the department, only then you can apply for insurance and register the vehicle.
All these tips are essential in considering the safety of the vehicle. These parameters will contribute to your vehicle’s smooth sailing and ease the shipping process and reach the desired destination.
Car shifting may seem to be tough and frustrating. But If you hire the right professional car movers, then you will have a better experience. Choose a reliable car carrier company at competitive price as per your requirements.
These are the two EU regulations for eligibility.
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