Seamless Car Shipping from the UK

Before embarking on car shipping, it’s crucial to understand the requirements for importing vehicles into the destination country and ensure your car meets the necessary standards. Additionally, you should consider the customs implications and associated costs by contacting the relevant authorities.

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Preparing for Car Shipping

  • Contact the UK DVLA and inform them that your vehicle will be exported from the UK, so they can remove it from their records.
  • We will handle all the export paperwork, eliminating the hassle of the import process.
  • We will submit the necessary entry to HMRC customs in the UK, fulfilling the legal requirement for vehicle exports.

Shipping Options

At Ascope Shipping, we offer two convenient options for shipping your car from the UK to destinations worldwide:

Container Shipping

  • 20ft or 40ft containers can be delivered to your loading point, where you can strap and secure your vehicle.
  • Alternatively, we can load the vehicle at our ports in Southampton, Sheerness, Liverpool, Felixstowe, or Tilbury.
  • Personal effects can also be included in the container, if space allows.
  • Our container shipping services ensure your possessions are delivered on time and in perfect condition.

Container Car Shipping

Roll-on, Roll-off (RoRo) Shipping

  • RoRo is the simplest and most cost-effective method for shipping cars overseas.
  • Vehicles are driven directly onto and off the large ocean shipping vessels.
  • RoRo services are available from various UK ports, including Tilbury, Sheerness, Felixstowe, Immingham, Liverpool, Portbury, Portsmouth, and Southampton.

RoRo Car Shipping

Get a Quotation

Contact us today at 01482 228366 or, and let us assist you with your international car shipping needs.

Requirements for importing a car in the destination country:

  1. Knowing the laws and regulations of the destination country regarding what types and ages of vehicles are allowed to be imported, as well as any fees or duties that must be paid. 
  2. Ensuring the vehicle meets the safety and emissions standards of the destination country. Many countries require imported vehicles to be tested and certified for compliance. 
  3. Providing the necessary documentation, which typically includes the vehicle’s title/registration, proof of ownership.
  4. If there is a lien on the vehicle, obtaining permission from the lien holder to export the car. 
  5. Notifying the local DVLA or vehicle registry in the origin country that the vehicle is being exported.
  6. Arranging for proper preparation of the vehicle for international shipping, such as draining fluids and disconnecting the battery.