Abu Dhabi is the second largest city in the United Arab Emirates. It is located on an island, on the Persian Gulf. Thanks to the proximity of the sea, shipping a car from overseas is relatively popular and not too expensive.
Abu Dhabi is a center of business, industrial, political and commercial activities. It is also one of the richest cities in the world. No wonder why a great number of people from other countries decide to move here. They do so either for a shorter or longer period of time. Do you move to UAE to do business, get a new, well-paid job or just enjoy the hustle and bustle of city life? Consider shipping your car with you.
Car shipping options
Do you want to ship your car or van or 4×4 from the USA to Abu Dhabi? You may choose between:
- a RO-RO method,
- a container method.
Roll-on roll-off is cheaper while the container transport seems to be more secure. What is transporting a car to Abu Dhabi depending on?
- The condition of the vehicle.
- Vehicle’s size, value and properties.
- Whether you want to ship household goods inside.
You may also decide on a port-to-port service or door-to-port service. In other words, you do not have to travel to a specific harbor only in the country of origin.
In order to transport a vehicle to UAE, you must possess a valid visa or residence permit. What are necessary documents?
- Registration documents from origin.
- Copy of purchase invoice, bill of sale.
- Proof of ownership, original title.
- Certificate of origin.
- Copy of your passport.
- Residence permit.
It is crucial to remember that duty is applicable in case of each motor vehicle. Moreover, one may not ship a car with tinted glass. As far as restrictions are concerned, you are also not allowed to import more than one vehicle per year. If you want to ship more cars, you need to have a commercial register for cars sale.
Have you already been planning to ship your car to Abu Dhabi? Check if the vehicle complies with the specifications of the UAE. Make sure to pay customs duties and submit all the necessary documents.
If everything is all right, you will receive a certificate of registration that should be addressed to Traffic & Licensing Department.
If you are interested, fill out the form and get free shipping quote to UAE.