We are the reliable shipping company that specializes in moving vehicles from the United States to the United Arab Emirates in containers by sea, via air freight, and via roll-on/roll-off service. We collect vehicles from any locations in the US, including the Manheim and Copart auctions. We load and ship vehicles out of California and New York/New Jersey.
We work with universities in the USA to help relocate student's cars between the USA and the UAE. Contact us for more details.
The UAE is the most popular destination for car shipping, with over 80,000 cars shipped in container to the ports of Jebel Ali and Sharja in 2015.
Jebel Ali is the cheapest port to ship cars to in the UAE. Prices for one car in a consolidated container range from $900 to $1,000. We also ship to Sharjah. To get the current rate please use the car shipping calculator on this page.
Cars are shipped in either 20ft or 40ft container. Depending on the vehicle's size, we we can fit up to 6 cars in a single 40ft container.
We ship cars to the UAE from the US on a weekly basis. Shipping from NY/NJ takes 25 days, and it takes 37 days from California.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES CAR IMPORT TAX
The United Arab Emirates has some of the friendliest policies on car imports. You pay only 5% duty based on the vehicle value. There is also no age limit on the vehicles, which is why many Middle Eastern classic car collectors tend to impor their cars to the UAE.
Import Cars From United Arab Emirates
We also accept car imports to the USA from United Arab Emirates
Documents Required for Export
When shipping anything out of the United States you are required to clear US customs. The process involves submitting the following documents:
We submit paperwork on your behalf and work with US customs to ensure all documentation is correctly completed and cleared.
By using a container for shipping, we can load anywhere from 1 to 6 cars (depending on size), the vehicles can either run and drive, or be project cars. We offer consolidation when shipping to the port, saving you money by shipping your vehicles along with other cars in the same container. When shipping high-value vehicles, we can load them in their own dedicated 20ft or 40ft containers.
Shipping via Roll-on/Roll-off is another option when shipping cars overseas. However, unlike with containarized car shipping, you cannot ship anything inside of your vehicle, and the car be in run and drive condition to be able to drive on and off the ship. The ports which support RoRo vary widely, and so do the rates.
If you require your vehicle overseas as quickly as possible, we recommend shipping the car via Air-Freight service. Compared to lengthy shipping times and possible port delays when shipping in a container or via RoRo, shipping your car by Air is the quickest shipping options. Transit time is estimated at around 3 to 10 days, depending on the documentation and customs requirements.
How Motorcycles Are Shipped Overseas
Motorcycles are a popular import from the US, and most customers use a container. You can fit up to 8 motorcycles in a 20ft container and up to 16 in a 40ft container. They are securely strapped and braced. This makes it the perfect solution for wholesale buyers and dealers. Use the shipping calculator on this page to get a quote, or contact us.
Another option is shipping your motorcycle via air freight to any international airport. It's a more expensive option, and it requires a custom crate to be built around the bike. However, air freight will minimize transit time.
What We Ship
Leading dealerships, auctions, museums and events ship their vehicles, motorcycles, and special projects around the world with West Coast Shipping. We have the expertise to handle them all.
We are car people who pride ourselves in safely and reliably transporting vehicles for consumers, dealers, collectors, and wholesalers around the world. We speak English, German, French, Dutch, Russian, Arabic, & Spanish.
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