Car Shipping to Saudi Arabia - First Base Freight Ltd

Car Shipping to Saudi Arabia

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  • Cost starts from: £665.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

Car shipping to Dammam in Saudi Arabia by roll on/roll off or by container services offers great choice to our customers looking to ship their vehicle. First Base Freight can ship any make and model of vehicle from the port of Southampton direct to Dammam every week. Our fully insured and regulated UK based company works directly with the major shipping operators of both RoRo and container lines and can offer reliable, safe shipments every time. Our professional services keeps our customers’ needs and services at the forefront of everything we do.

Our direct weekly sailings from Southampton port take on average 26 days to get to Dammam by either service with each being safe, secure and completely professional. Our highly trained members of staff are here to assist you with the shipping of your saloon car, SUV, van, truck or even plant machinery. Our friendly, yet professional approach ensures our customers are given only the best service from start to finish. With over 10 years’ experience we are proud to be one of the most sought after international freight forwarders in the UK.

Car shipping costs to Saudi Arabia

The car shipping costs to Dammam starts from £665.00 for a standard size saloon car such as a Toyota Avensis or Ford Fiat Zetec by roll on/roll off from Southampton. The car shipping costs to Dammam for a standard 4 x 4 is £730.00. However the costs to ship cars by container to Dammam will vary depending on how many vehicles are loaded inside it. For example for one car in a 20ft container costs from £995.00 whereas two cars loaded inside a 40ft container costs from £1395.00.

Roll on/roll off car shipping to Dammam

Roll On/Roll off shipping to Saudi Arabia

Roll on/roll off car shipping to Dammam sails 3 times a month from the port of Southampton to Saudi Arabia. Roll on/roll off is still the more preferred method of shipping a vehicle to Dammam due to the great rates on offer, how secure the shipping is along with its regular frequency from the UK. RoRo vessels are purpose built ships that carry thousands of units at any one time over the sea. All vehicles are secured to the floor using straps to the front and rear of each vehicle. Roll on/roll off vessels can ship any rolling cargo from a saloon car right up to extremely large plant machinery with ease.

Container shipping to Saudi Arabia

Container shipping cars to Saudi Arabia

Container shipping to Saudi Arabia is a great choice for anyone looking to ship a high valued car to Dammam or Riyadh. Vehicles are loaded at one of our many receiving depots and is secured inside these steel containers using straps around each wheel. Safety is key so special attention is always provided when shipping any vehicle by container. The advantage of shipping a car inside a container is that you can also load your vehicle with personal items inside the car for no extra charge. Once the vehicle has been secured and loaded inside the container, the steel doors are closed and locked using a tamper proof seal.

Are there any import restrictions in Dammam?

One of the stipulations when importing a vehicle in to Saudi Arabia is that you must be in the country when the import occurs so that customs clearance can be completed. There are certain documents required to import a car in to Dammam.

  • Proof of Ownership (Title for vehicle)
  • SASO Certificate
  • Legalised Purchase Invoice and Certificate of Origin
  • Proof of insurance
  • For used cars, a Certificate from Interpol, or origin traffic police showing that there is no police case against the car, such as stolen or still on finance
  • Copy of your Passport and the Residence Permit (IQAMA)
  • A letter of Saudi sponsor
  • Letter of Authorisation from the consignee to clear the car
  • Customs Fee Declaration
  • Landing Authorisation
  • Valid Saudi driver’s licence required for registration
  • V5C the log book or title document

For further information about our car shipping services to Dammam or any other port in Saudi Arabia, please contact one of our highly trained members of staff today or fill in our quick quote form and we’ll get straight back to you.



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