Atlantis Forwarding Ltd
Atlantis Forwarding Ltd
Atlantis Forwarding Ltd

International Vehicle Shipping to Malawi

With Malawi being a landlocked country the shipping of cars, SUV's, vans and trucks can be done via the ports of Maputo, Beira, Dar Es Salaam or Durban. The major cities in Malawi are Blantyre and Lilongwe, by shipping vehicles to Malawi via the port of Durban we can ship to either Blantyre or Lilonger.

Services to Malawi

Shipping cars, SUV's, vans and trucks via Durban can be shipped by car carrying vessel (Ro-Ro) or via our container service from Leeds or Bradford which can take cars , SUV's and vans upto 2.6m high.
There is no age limit on vehicles into Malawi but vehicles over 9 years of age incur more tax than those under 9 years old.


Vehicles that are not taxed or tested can be collected throughout the UK and Ireland for delivery by car transporter or a low loader for larger vehicles such as vans or trucks.

Vehicles for Blantyre or Lilongwe, Malawi have to be transported through South Africa on transporter (Cars) or low-loader (Vans and Trucks).

For Blantyre or Lilongwe, cars arriving in Durban will require copies of the V5 (car registration document), Shipping Invoice and Purchase Invoice.

Transit time

Average transit times for vehicles to Blantyre or Lilongwe, Malawi are estimated to be between 4 and 5 weeks from the date of the ship leaving the UK.
Ships on average sail every fortnight from Immingham and Sheerness.

To ship your vehicle, please complete our online application form

Purchasing the Vehicle

Cars, SUV's, vans and trucks to be shipped can be purchased on your behalf for a small commission of 2.5% from anywhere in the UK but it is recommended to be purchased either near to an export port of Sheerness, Shouthampton or our depots in Leeds or Bradford.


Personal effects can be placed in your vehicle but no resposibility for the loss or theft will be accepted. We can offer insurance for the vehicle itself at a rate of 2.5% fully comprehensive cover with Aviva insurance.

Further details can be found here