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Shipping car to Ivory Coast

Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost?

  • Car shipping costs to the Ivory Coast from the U.S. can vary pretty widely, usually in the range of $3,100 to $6,800.
  • Containerized car shipping is the most cost-effective method, particularly if being shipped from a port on the eastern seaboard of the United States.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Ivory Coast

To/FromGroundOceanDays
New York, NY to
(New York port) to Abidjan
$275$3,3005+46
Los Angeles to
(California port) to Abidjan
$350$4,5005+53
Boston, MA to
(New York port) to Abidjan
$400$3,3005+46
Las Vegas, NV to
(California port) to Abidjan
$450$4,5005+53
Seattle, WA to
(California port) to Abidjan
$550$4,5006+53
Detroit, MI to
(New York port) to Abidjan
$575$3,3006+46
Chicago, IL to
(New York port) to Abidjan
$675$3,3006+46
Denver, CO to
(California port) to Abidjan
$775$4,5007+53
Miami, FL to
(New York port) to Abidjan
$925$3,3007+46
Dallas, TX to
(California port) to Abidjan
$1,025$4,5007+53

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

When you are planning on leaving the United States to reside or stay in the country of the Ivory Coast, consider having your vehicle shipped over too. The country of Ivory Coast is located in West Africa and is partially bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, making it easier to have a vehicle shipped over.

Ivory Coast is largely market-based. It is an important agricultural center and its banks on the lively hood of this industry. Music, sports, and food are also prevalent in Ivory Coast. It is a country rich in culture that many enjoy.

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Required Documents For Shipping A Vehicle To The Ivory Coast

The requirements for vehicle shipment to the Ivory Coast can be addressed by the Embassy of Cote D’Ivoire. They will give you the up to date information in regards to the vehicle shipment policies. However, one can assume that certain documentation will be necessary.

  1. Title and Vehicle Registration
  2. Insurance Certificate
  3. License or Picture ID, and Passport
  4. Appraisal Value for Vehicle
  5. Original Bill of Sale
  6. Proof of Residency
  7. Import license & declaration
  8. Registration card
  9. Bill of lading
  10. Non-sale certificate
  11. Certificate of residence

There will more than likely be specific criteria and policies that will need to be followed and addressed prior to vehicle shipment. Make sure that you contact the Embassy of Cote D’Ivoire to have a better understanding of these requirements. Otherwise, shipment will not be possible until all facets are addressed.


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Ways to Ship a Vehicle 

There are two main methods for vehicle shipment for automobiles leaving the United States to enter another country. These methods aren’t nearly as costly as air shipping and are quite reliable.

The container shipping method is a bit more costly, but it allows the vehicle’s owner to ship other belongings as well. There are two container sizes to select from. The vehicle is then placed into the container aboard a ship. The vehicle and the container can be filled with property. All items must be allowed to enter West Africa. Customs can inform you of the legality of the items you’d like to ship. The container can be shared with another individual to help lessen the shipping costs.

RO/RO shipping is the cheapest method of vehicle shipment. The vehicle must remain empty with the exception of floor mats, a car jack, and a spare tire. The automobile is then driven onto and off of the ship during import and export. This method is not accepted at all ports.

The owner of the vehicle must be aware of the port their vehicle will be delivered to. It is important to have a ride arranged to get to the port on the day that the vehicle is due for arrival. Ports will not hold a vehicle for the owner.

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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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