Shipping Cars to Thailand (Laem Chabang)

Ascope Shipping offers affordable and reliable container, truck, and car shipping services from the UK to Laem Chabang, Thailand. Our competitive pricing and extensive experience in the shipping industry make us the go-to choice for your vehicle and cargo transportation needs.

Vehicle Shipping Prices

Vehicle Type RO/RO Prices Container Costs
Saloon Vehicle e.g Toyota Avensis Enquire £895 (20ft container)
4×4 Vehicle e.g. Toyota Rav4 Enquire £895 (20ft container)
Vans e.g Ford transit Enquire £895 (20ft container)
2 cars(saloon / 4×4) Enquire Enquire(40ft container)


RO/RO Car Shipping to Laem Chabang, Thailand

The Roll-on/Roll-off (RO/RO) method of shipping offers a cost-effective way to transport cars, 4x4s, vans, minibuses, buses, trucks, tractors, agricultural machinery, and other self-propelled equipment to Laem Chabang, Thailand. Vehicles are charged based on the space they occupy on the vessel, making it a budget-friendly option. We export both new and used vehicles from the UK to Thailand, providing door-to-port and port-to-port services.

RoRo Car Shipping to Thailand

Container Shipping to Laem Chabang, Thailand

Container shipping provides a secure and safe way to transport your vehicles and cargo to Thailand. We load and secure your items in 20ft and 40ft containers before shipping them. We offer both door-to-port and port-to-port container shipping services, as well as container loading and lashing services at our Essex warehouse or your location. Our weekly container shipments to Laem Chabang ensure timely delivery of your goods.

Container Shipping to Laem Chabang, Thailand

Why Choose Ascope Shipping?

  • Competitive pricing: Our high-volume shipping operations allow us to negotiate the best rates, ensuring you get the most affordable shipping solutions.
  • Extensive experience: With many years in the shipping and forwarding industry, we have the expertise to handle your vehicle and cargo transportation needs efficiently.
  • Reliable service: We take pride in ensuring your vehicle or cargo arrives on time and in the same condition as when it left.
  • Comprehensive support: Our team is available to guide you through the entire shipping process, from customs requirements to final delivery.

For a free, no-obligation quote on your car or personal item shipping to Laem Chabang, Thailand, or any other destination, please contact us today. We are committed to providing you with the best shipping experience.

Thailand Import Requirements

When shipping vehicles or goods to Thailand, it’s crucial to be aware of the country’s import regulations and requirements. Here are the key points to consider:

Vehicle Import Requirements

  • Only Thai citizens or permanent residents can import vehicles into Thailand.
  • Imported vehicles must be less than 5 years old from the manufacturing date.
  • Left-hand drive vehicles are prohibited for import, as Thailand follows right-hand drive traffic.
  • All imported vehicles are subject to high import duties and taxes, which can range from 187% to 328% of the vehicle’s value.


  • Original purchase invoice of the vehicle
  • Original vehicle registration document
  • Proof of ownership for at least 6 months prior to shipping
  • Passport copy of the importer
  • Bill of lading
  • Import permit from the Thai Ministry of Commerce

Customs Clearance

  • Customs clearance must be completed within 30 days of the vehicle’s arrival at the port.
  • A Thai customs broker is required to handle the clearance process.
  • Inspection of the vehicle by customs officials is mandatory.

Additional Requirements

  • Vehicles must meet Thai emissions and safety standards.
  • Modifications may be required to comply with local regulations.
  • Insurance coverage is mandatory before the vehicle can be driven in Thailand.

Personal Effects and Household Goods

  • Used personal effects and household goods can be imported duty-free if owned and used for at least 6 months.
  • A detailed inventory list of all items must be provided.
  • The shipment should arrive within 6 months of the owner’s arrival in Thailand.

Restricted and Prohibited Items

  • Firearms, ammunition, and explosives require special permits.
  • Narcotics and pornographic materials are strictly prohibited.
  • Certain food items, plants, and animals may be subject to quarantine or require special permits.

It’s important to note that import regulations can change, so we recommend contacting the Thai Embassy or Consulate in the UK for the most up-to-date information before shipping your vehicle or goods to Thailand.

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