Import Japanese cars with our professional car import service. We help you source your perfect car from across the Japanese car auctions and wholesalers, verify the quality and expertly manage your car’s export to Tanzania with the greatest care.

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Japanese Car Sourcing Specialists

We search across the Japanese auctions and wholesalers to find you your perfect Japanese car at the best price. We advise on the specifications, condition of the cars and then negotiate the best price for you.

All cars must be grade 4 and above unless agreed otherwise. We only supply the best quality cars and will always advise against buying Japanese cars which are below a grade 4.

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Expert Japanese car export service

We carefully manage each step of your car’s purchase and export from Japan so you be confident in knowledge that your car is in the care of professionals. Exporting cars to Tanzania for over 12 years.

Export service includes

Our export quote will give you one clear price for your whole export service from Japan to Tanzania including all of the following services:

  • Your bespoke search to source your perfect car.
  • Management of the purchase and collection in Japan.
  • Transport insurance and marine insurance to Tanzania
  • Shipping to Dar-es Salaam.
  • Courier of all loose items and paperwork to you.

Safe payments

Safe electronic payments are available to our UK account or to our Kenyan accounts with NCBA Kenya, Stanbic Bank and I&M Bank Kenya.

Payments accepted in Ksh, USD or GBP.

Professionally shipped Japan to Tanzania

Ship your car either FOB or CIF to Tanzania.

Comprehensive marine insurance provided.

Roro or container shipping available to Dar-es Salaam.

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Stress free Japanese car importing

We have thought of everything so you don’t have to. With over 12 years car export experience, know what it takes to get your car safely to Tanzania.

You could be driving your car within 30 days of choosing it.

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The Complete Japanese car import service

Our CIF Japanese car import service includes everything you need to import your car to Tanzania.

Our cars are shipped and insured service to Dar es Salaam.

Bespoke sourcing of your vehicle, purchase, inspection and collection.

Storage of your car in our safe compound.

Paintwork re-conditioning. (if required)

Mileage checks & reports.

Company pre-export inspections.

Transport to the departure port.

Fully comprehensive insurance in the UK.

Roll-on roll-off and container shipping

High level of marine insurance throughout shipping.

Safe payments accept payment in USD, GBPs.

DHL of original documents and loose items

Import timings for cars from the UK to Tanzania

You could be driving your car in just 40 days.

Japanese car import timings to Tanzania

Days 1 - 11: Car de-registered, shipping booked, delivered to the port.

Days 12 - 15: Packed and prepared for shipping, loaded onto the vessel.

Days 16 - 36: Shipped from Japan to Tanzania.

Days 37 - 40: Unloaded, registered and cleared in Tanzania.

Items You Will Receive By Courier.

Before your car leaves for the port, we remove all loose items and courier them to you or your clearing agent along with the key documents listed below.

V5 Log book

HPI certificate

Bill of Lading

MOT certificate (UK roadworthiness certificate)

Full service history

Manufacturers Book Pack

Locking Wheel Nut (where applicable)

High value loose items such as the spare key, headphones, remote control.

Import requirements for cars to Tanzania

There are no age restrictions for used car imports into Tanzania.

Import duties, taxes and fees will apply and they are higher for cars older than 10 years.

We recommend that you employ a licensed clearing agent to assist your car through customs.

Useful Links

Tanzania Revenue Authority Listed Clearing Agents

Tanzania Revenue Authority : Motor Vehicle Registration Guidelines

TRA used car import duty calculator for Tanzania

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