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Barmenda is a densely populated city in Cameroon and is the capital of the North West Region. It has also been known by other names such as Mankon Town and Abakwa. It is 227 miles northwest of Yaounde which is the capital of Cameroon.

When you consider importing your vehicle to Barmenda, you will want to use the services provided by A1 Auto Transport Service. Shipping a vehicle on your own can be difficult to do. However many official workers will speak either English or French in order to communicate but it can be difficult and that is why at A1 Auto Transport, one of our local shipping agents will be there to assist you with the Cameroon Customs Department procedures. With over 20 years of experience in helping move a variety of vehicles to Africa, we understand the nuances of the procedures and how to navigate the different government departments. That, in turn, helps to quicken the delivery process considerably.


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Auto import to Cameroon.

When importing your vehicle, there will be lots of red tape so it’s important that you have as many connections as possible when you are dealing with officials. A1 Auto Transport Service knows the best way to transport your vehicle and can help by speaking to needed officials. We may be able to decrease the amount you must pay in order to have your vehicle arrive in Cameroon. However, it is important that all documentation is in order and needs to be submitted in time to get the necessary import related approvals. The documentation includes:

  • Proof of ownership of the vehicle.
  •  issued an insurance policy.
  • Proof of purchase.
  • Title deed and registration.
  • Bill of Lading.

The CIVIO or Control of the Identification Imported Used Vehicles was started by the government of the Republic of Cameroon and Societe Generale de Surveillance SA (SGS). The tariff charged on cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other non-motor vehicles is 19.53%. You will also need to pay duties and taxes assigned to your import if this is going to be a permanent relocation. If you are not relocating on a permanent basis, you will only need to pay the taxes are based on the age of your vehicle.

Options of freight Shipping Methods.

You can ship a vehicle to Cameroon using A1 Auto Transport Service to handle all logistics for you. There are safety concerns that must be addressed in order to follow the rules and regulations of Cameroon and other neighboring countries. You should not ship your vehicle through land transit. Your shipping options are by sea and include:

Roll On/ Roll Off service: This is the most affordable way to ship your vehicle to Barmenda. Your vehicle is driven onto the deck of the ship and safely secured. The only downside to this shipping method is that it takes longer to ship.

Container shipment: This method of shipping will be more expensive but it also comes with a few more advantages than the RORO method. For example, your car is placed inside a private container. You can place household and personal items inside the container with your vehicle. As it is enclosed within the container, the goods and vehicle are safer and better protected. Before your vehicle can be imported, you will need to take steps to clear customs and have a stamp from the officials before you can pick up your car. You will also need to call and check to see if your car has arrived before you come down to claim it. You will also need to do your own search of your vehicle to ensure that it arrives as you left it back in the United States. You can contact the Embassy of Cameroon in the United States for more information on shipping.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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