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Car Shipping To Nigeria

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  • Cost starts from: £446.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

Shipping a vehicle to Lagos from the UK offers quicker transit times from the port of Tilbury. Our weekly roll on/roll off and container services offers great value for money and the best sailing frequency from the UK to the port of Tin Can Island. Our direct car shipping to Nigeria sailings take approximately 15 days from port to port and has proved over the years to be one of the more popular destinations throughout West Africa.

First Base Freight a well-established shipping agent, has developed great contacts & some really professional connections throughout Nigeria over the last 10 years. Our customers can be assured of a truly professional experience from start to finish when shipping their vehicle to Nigeria. We ship cars, vans, trucks, trailers and caravans from Tilbury direct to Nigeria on fast, efficient ships. We offer the best shipping service to our customers at very competitive prices.

Car shipping costs to Lagos

Our typical car shipping costs to Lagos, Nigeria start from £446.00 for a standard size saloon such as a Toyota Avensis or a VW Golf. 4 x 4 rates for a standard size 4 x 4’s such as a Toyota RAV 4 or a Mercedes ML to Lagos costs £770.00. The costs to ship either a van or a truck to Tin Can Island will depend on the overall dimensions of each vehicle. For a quote to ship a larger vehicle you will need to tell us the length, width and height, these dimensions will help us to work out the best rate for you.

Roll on/Roll off car shipping to Nigeria

Roll On/Roll off shipping to Nigeria

Roll on/Roll off (also known as RoRo) shipping is by far the simplest and cheapest method of shipping a car to Lagos. Cars are driven directly on to the RoRo vessel where they are secured to the lower decks for optimum safety. All cars, vans and trucks shipped to Nigeria are secured using ratchet straps, these are continually checked throughout its voyage by crew on board the ship to ensure that all vehicles remain secure throughout its trip by sea. Roll on/roll off vehicle shipping to Nigeria is by far the most popular choice for our customers, with competitive prices and no fuss, we can guarantee that every vehicle shipped to Lagos is safe and secure from the UK right up to when it arrives in Lagos, every time.

Container shipping to Nigeria

Container shipping cars to Nigeria

Container shipping to Lagos offers a reliable way of transporting a vehicle to Nigeria. We ship 20ft, 40ft and 40ft HC containers every week. We can either deliver the container to your premises where you will load this yourself or you can deliver your car to our loading facility in Tilbury where we can load this for you securely. If you cannot deliver the vehicle, we also offer a UK collection service by trade plate driver or on a car carrier 5 days a week. Container shipping to Nigeria is a popular choice for anyone wanting to load their vehicle with valuable items or for someone who has a high valued vehicle and is looking for that little bit of extra security.

Are there any import restrictions in Nigeria?

Vehicles being shipped to Nigeria can be either left hand or right hand drive, there is no restriction on this at the moment. However, vehicles being shipped to Nigeria must not be over 10 years old if being shipped by a private individual or 15 years of age if it is a commercial vehicle. There is no limit to how many vehicles that you can import in to Nigeria however, higher tax rules in Nigeria make it less affordable as tax has increased from 20% to 70% since July 2014.

What paperwork do I need to ship a car to Nigeria?

When shipping a vehicle to Nigeria from the UK, we would require copies of the following documentation:

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

For further information on car shipping from the UK to Lagos, contact us today or simply complete our quick quote form. Our friendly staff are here to help and assist you every step of the way. You can even check our sailing schedule to Nigeria for up to date vessel sailing departure and arrival times.

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