Import your next car with our prestige car import service. We will help you to find your perfect car, searching across the UK, Japan or Australia to find you the best value. Our expert team manage your export to Tanzania with the greatest care.

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Car sourcing specialists

Our sourcing experts source cars from the UK, Japan and Australia to give you the best car at the best value. We advise you on the specifications, condition between different models as well as negotiate on the pricing for you.

We will always try to find you a VAT qualifying car if you are buying from the UK. This will save you 20% off the advertised price when it is exported from the UK.

All cars must reach our MHH standards. We will only supply the best quality cars and will always advise against buying any car which is not meeting our standards.

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Expert car importing

Importing cars since 2009, our experienced team manage each step of your car’s purchase and export for you.

  • We find your perfect car.
  • Quote one clear price for your whole export service.
  • Manage the purchase and collection.
  • Pay the UK VAT so you don’t have to.
  • Arrange CIF shipping to Dar-es Salaam.
  • Manage all transport to the UK port.
  • Courier all loose items and paperwork to you.

Your complete car import service

We ensure all pre-export checks are taken care of, manage your shipping booking and make any modifications you might like.

We include everything in your service: Transport insurance, shipping, UK transport, UK VAT reclaim and safe payments. See below for details.

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Stress free 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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Prestige CIF car import service

Our CIF 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

How long does it take to import a UK car to Tanzania?

It usually takes 30 days to import a UK car to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

Day 1: Car identified and balance payment received.

Days 2-8: Car inspected, purchased and delivered to the UK port.

Days 9-29: Car loaded and shipped to Dar es Salaam.

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.

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