Import a Car From the UK to Mauritius

Importing a car from the UK can make you great savings. We help you to buy your car VAT free and our local clearing agents will assist you with your import permit application and import tax to help you import your car smoothly. Let our experienced team find your ideal car and manage your car’s import to Mauritius with ease. Contact us today and find out how much you can save.


Expert Car Buying Service

With over 10 years importing experience as are experts in exporting cars to Mauritius. We search the UK to find your perfect car and help you save 20% off the price by finding Tax free cars to export.

All cars are of exceptional quality only and are prepared to showroom standard.

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Import Permit Application Assistance

Our local clearing agents will help you to confirm the import tax for your car and assist with your import permit application and registration if you would like them to.

Outstanding Car Import Service

Our Outstanding Import Service provides everything you need to import your car to Port Louis docks.

  • Bespoke sourcing of your vehicle, purchase, inspection and collection.
  • Storage of your vehicle in our safe compound until it is ready to be transported to the port.
  • Paintwork re-conditioning. (if required)
  • Mileage checks & reports.
  • Bureau Veritas pre-export inspection.
  • Transport to the departure port (on a trailer if the car is new).
  • Fully comprehensive insurance throughout the UK.
  • Roll-on roll-off and container shipping
  • High level of marine insurance throughout shipping.
  • Safe payments accepted in USD, GBPs.
  • DHL of original documents and loose items.

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Clearing and Registration in Mauritius. 

When your car arrives, your clearing agent will need all of the following to clear and register your car in Mauritius.

  • Import Permit obtained from the Ministry of Commerce prior to export of the car.
  • Import Declaration Form application and processing (IDF).
  • Import duties and levies.
  • Registration of your vehicle in Mauritius.
  • Port charges.
  • Road tax


DHL of your Key Documents

We keep you updated throughout its journey and all your documents are DHL’d to you to ensure safe transfer ahead of your car’s arrival.

  • HPI certification
    HPI certification (Mileage verification and No serious damage history)
  • V5 Logbook
    V5 Logbook
  • Spare key
    Spare key
  • Bill of Lading
    Bill of Lading
  • Service history
    Service history
  • Manufacturers book pack
    Manufacturers book pack
  • A locking wheel nut (if applicable)
    A locking wheel nut (if applicable)
  • MHH pre-purchase check documents
    MHH pre-purchase check documents

Car Import Requirements For Mauritius

To import a second-hand car, you need an import permit and Bureau Veritas Certification. The car must be between 18 and 48 months old when shipped.

Documents needed to clear a second-hand car are:

  • Invoices
  • Bill of lading / Airway Bill
  • Bureau Veritas pre-shipment Inspection Certificate (PSI)
  • V5 Log book

Cost Checklist To Get Your Car on The Road 

The costs you can expect to pay to import and put your car on the road are:

  • Purchase of car (includes car price, shipping to Port Louis and Marine Insurance)
  • Import Permit
  • Customs Duty
  • Sales Tax at the current rate.
  • Registration Fees
  • Road tax, known locally as “declaration”.


Useful links


  • Contact our team to start the search for your car

    Contact our team to start the search for your car.


  • Car Import Services Ship

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  • View our Car Import Stock List

    View the VAT Qualifying cars for sale in the UK