Car Shipping to Mexico - First Base Freight Ltd

International Vehicle Shipping To Mexico

  • Fast Information
  • Cost starts from: £785.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

When shipping cars to Mexico you must first check with the Mexican Embassy that your vehicle is compliant with their local laws. First Base Freight has been successfully shipping vehicles to Veracruz in Mexico for over 10 years from the port of Southampton. Our great rates by roll on/roll off ensures that we are able to pass on our great savings to our customers for any make and model of vehicle.

All vehicles tranship via La Havre in France with a final transit time of approximately 28 days, quay to quay. Our faster roll on/roll off car shipping services to Mexico ensures a speedy & safe transit for any car, van, truck or trailer sailing from the UK.

Get Your Import Permit Before Shipping A Car To Mexico To Avoid Your Vehicle Being Refused Entry

Banjercito regulations for 2015 for fees for car permits to drive in Mexico will be taking effect. You must first pay a deposit based on the vehicle age. You will however get your deposit back once you have cancelled the permit. If you are a day late in cancelling the permit, be warned as you will still lose your full deposit. The car permit fee is about $50.00. Motorhome permits costs approximately $160.00. It may be worth you checking the Mexican Government website regarding importation of vehicles in to Mexico.

You must put a deposit on your credit card although cash is also accepted. The deposit for your car permit will vary depending on the year and make of it. For example for 2007 and newer vehicles the deposit is $400.00. For vehicles from 2001-2006 the cost is $300.00 and 2000 and older the charge is $200. This is charged to your credit card immediately. It is refunded two to three business days after you cancel your permit.

What Are The Car Shipping Costs To Mexico?

The Cost of shipping cars to Veracruz will always remain competitive throughout 2015, our history with the major shipping lines ensures that we receive preferential rates by roll on/roll off or by container services to Mexico. We strongly believe in passing our savings on to our customers and will even provide Free UK Customs clearance on all cars being exported to Mexico as well. Typical car shipping costs to Veracruz start from £665.00 for a standard size saloon. The costs to ship a 4 x 4 start from £ 785.00 on our roll on/roll off services.

When shipping vehicles to Mexico we would require copies of the following documentation:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle