Exports to South Africa

Bespokes of London have an array of automotive links, this means we're able to offer you new or pre-owned vehicles; either from our own reserve or directly from the manufacturer. If we don't currently have your desired vehicle in our extensive stock range we can search our nationwide database locate and secure the vehicle for you. Upon request, we can arrange for modifications and factory approved additions to be made to your new investment. The process of sourcing, prepping, checking and delivering your vehicle is now a well-practised procedure. From the initial collection to the photography and inspections, we understand each and every step to ensure the vehicle gets to you quickly and legally.

Services included:

  • Shipping from our chosen port of either Felixstowe or Southampton, England to the Port of Durban Port Elizabeth Port of Cape Town
  • UK Customs entry
  • South African Customs entry
  • MPI bodywork inspection and cleaning if necessary
  • South African Structural Border Inspection
  • Insurance cover whilst the vehicle is in our care
  • Final delivery to a centre of your choice local to the port of delivery in South Africa

*Any local taxes are not included in the quote price*

Shipping from the UK

We have the ability to export vehicles of all shapes and sizes. We take charge of all paperwork and checks necessary to import the vehicle from Ministry of Primary Industries clearance and South African Transport Agency Structural Inspection clearance. These checks are all performed at the chosen port the vehicle is being shipped from. Transporting the vehicle by container is the best way for us to guarantee the safety and security of your new vehicle.

Our process

  • We arrange the collection of your vehicle from either the manufacturer or other reputable dealer and deliver the vehicle to our UK office for the inspection process.
  • The vehicle is then inspected inside and out, photographed and prepared for export
  • On arrival at the port it will be photographed once again and a gate-in survey completed. The report will then be sent to us before we pass it on to you
  • To avoid complications in South Africa the Ministry of Primary Industries Bio Security Standards for South Africa will inspect the vehicle
  • Your vehicle will then be subjected to its first preliminary structural check to the South African Transport Agency standards by a professional independent company.
  • Once cleared your car will be secured in its container and further pictures will be taken and sent to you to confirm the container number and ship it will be transported on
  • Upon arrival in South Africa the vehicle will be delivered to the centre of your choice

What our package includes:

  • Delivery to the Port of Durban Port Elizabeth Port of Cape Town
  • Delivery of the vehicle to a pre-agreed centre, local to the port of delivery
  • UK Customs entry
  • Ministry of Primary Industries Bio Hazard Inspection and clean if required
  • South African Transport Agency Structural Border Inspection
  • Insurance cover whilst the vehicle is in our care
  • UK clearances and handling