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How to Ship a Car to Colombia?

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Looking for the complete process of shipping a car to Colombia?

Read the below section to learn more!

If you want to ship your old car to Colombia, then you will be highly disappointed to know that the Columbian port authorities do not allow used or older car to be shipped. The car and in fact any vehicle that needs to be imported or exported should be brand new and of the latest model. However, the good thing is you still have chances to import/export the antique cars after full verification from the port authority.

Here are the most common locations for shipping from US to Columbia:

Bogota, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cartagena,Cucuta, Ibagué, Pereira, Santa Marta, Santiago de Cali, Medellin

While shipping from the US to Colombia, your car is likely to export from most common ports like Miami, Port Everglades, Houston, and Galveston, and is likely to arrive at Cartagena, Buenaventura, or Barranquilla port in Colombia. These shipments take place mostly weekly or twice in a week. Therefore, you have to take the dates from the port you’re shipping from.

The most important thing while shipping your car is to select a trusted and reliable shipping company that has a licence to ship internationally. It is very crucial because the company should know the rules and regulations of the country they’re delivering in. Therefore, before approaching a shipping company make sure they’re aware of all the custom import rules.

Below Are The Documents Required To Ship A Car To Colombia :

  • Valid Passport
  • Import Permit
  • Bill of lading (original and copy)
  • Original Invoice
  • Bill of sale
  • Title
  • Original Registration Proof

You can either use a RORO shipping method or ship via a container. For the latter one, the car will be packed in a 20-foot container, while in roll-on, roll-off method car will be driven on the ship through a ramp. If you’re looking for a less expensive way, then you can go for RORO shipping.

Price For Shipping a Car To Colombia :

Most commonly, the cost of shipping for cars from the US to Colombia falls between $1,700 to $4,100.This is the basic price range for shipment. The price of shipping depends upon several other factors like the type of vehicle, its weight, and the time of shipment. If you want door-to-door picking and drop services, you can do so by providing some additional cost.