International Car Shipping to Oman
Are you looking for reliable and affordable car shipping to Oman? Shipping cars to Oman can only be shipped by container services to the port of Sohar. Our weekly services are for saloon cars, 4 x 4’s, vans and caravans (however vans and caravans will depend on its dimensions). First Base Freight are a fully insured, International vehicle shipping company based in the UK. We have been shipping vehicles to Oman for over 10 years and have extensive knowledge to help and assist every step of the way.
There are sailings every week from either the UK or Dublin in Ireland with a transit time of approximately 20 days quay to quay by Container shipping. All our vehicles are secured by straps throughout the journey inside the container.
Our rates for shipping saloons & 4 x 4’s to Sohar in Oman area are very competitive by container. Our very experienced staff will help and assist you every step of the way, right from offering you the most competitive quotation, to paperwork to arrival at destination in Sohar.
Getting The Right Paperwork Together Before Shipping A Car To Oman Will Help You To Avoid Delays.
When shipping a vehicle to Oman from the UK, 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
We have received a notice to say that there is a Port Closure at Muscat as of the 1st June 2014. The Omani Government has decided to close the Port Sultan Qaboos in Muscat and all operations will be shifting to Oman International Container Terminal (OICT), Sohar. Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat will be closed for acceptance of both export and import cargo effective 31st May 2014 / 23:59 hours.
Research Is Key When Shipping Cars To Oman. Check The Local Fees Out Before Committing To Ship
We always suggest to anyone shipping a vehicle to Oman, that they should check with the local customs prior to shipping their vehicle from the UK. Every country has there own taxes and laws to consider – some countries offer certain concessions for returning residents and some just have rates based on the make, model, age and value of the vehicle. It may even be worth sourcing a clearing agent in Oman before deciding to ship, they will be able to offer you a quotation of all destination/import fees, duties and taxes (if applicable) prior to shipment. Forewarned is forearmed.