Atlantis Forwarding Ltd
Atlantis Forwarding Ltd
Atlantis Forwarding Ltd

International Vehicle Shipping to South Africa

We can ship cars, 4x4's and vans to South Africa to the ports of Durban or St Elizabeth. These services can be employed using our Ro-Ro service out of Southampton or Sheerness. Alternatively with our container service operating out of Leeds or Bradford we can ship cars, utility vehicles & vans with a maximum height of 2.6m.

All vehicles shipped into South Africa must have an import license. Please follow the link below.

Time Frame

Car shipping to South Africa takes between 4 and 5 weeks and we will require a copy of the vehicles registration document, purchase invoice and import permit.

Once the vehicle lands in South Africa we can arrange transport to your home if you require. To locate a car in the UK we can suggest Autotrader & we can purchase the vehicle on your behalf for a small commission of 2.5% based on the value of the car.

Average transit times for vehicles to Durban, South Africa are estimated to be 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

Collections Available Throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland

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.


Insurance can be offered from UK to Durban at 2.5% of the total value of the vehicle with Aviva.