Morogoro is located in East of Tanzania and is one hundred five miles west of Dar-Es-Salaam. This is Tanzania's largest city as well as commercial center.
Morogoro is also one hundred thirty nine miles due east of Dodoma and is known as the country's capital city. Morogoro is known as "Mji Kasoro Bahari" which means, city short of an ocean port.
Living and working in Morogoro can offer many opportunities. If you want to make the move from the United States to Morogoro, you will want to bring your vehicle will you so you can go from work, home, or school as you need to. While driving, you get to enjoy some wonderful views along the way. Public transportation is also available to those who need it, however, there is nothing more reliable and available when you need it as your own vehicle.
You can find a lot of employment opportunities in Dodoma as many people from all around the world are finding out. Bringing your own vehicle over will make it easier for you to get to and from your place of work. If you want to go to school, you will also benefit from your own vehicle so you can travel back and forth to class. While driving in the city, you will find that it is easy with the conditions of the road. While considering importing your vehicle, you have two choices to make on shipping; Roll On/ Roll Off, also known as RORO, and container shipping. The Roll On/ Roll Off shipping method is more affordable and quicker than a container, however, container shipping is very convenient as you can load your personal items in with your vehicle. Roll On/ Roll Off shipping method is the most affordable way to ship your vehicle, however, you can only have your car jack, a spare tire, and some floor mats in the vehicle during transport.
Paying Taxes and Tips for Importing.
There is no age limit on importing used cars in Tanzania, but any car that is more than ten years old could be subject to paying higher taxes than others. Before you begin the importing process, you will need to contact A1 Auto Transport service which has handled this type of shipping for more than twenty years. You will get a shipping agent that will work with you on all things dealing with your import to Tanzania. Your vehicle will need to pass many tests to make it worthy to drive on the roads in this country. If your vehicle doesn't pass a test, you will need to make any modification before your vehicle will be allowed. You will need to receive clearance from the Tanzania Revenue Authority.
- Your vehicle will be charged 250% import duty on all used vehicle between 10%-20% VAT
- Choose a port in Tanzania that is close to where you work or go to school
- Work with A1 Auto Transport Service to give you hassle free shipping
Documents for import.
In order to ship your vehicle, you will need to have the following documents available upon request in order to complete your application for import
- Driver's license.
- Insurance policy copy.
- Bill of sale.
- Title to the vehicle.
The quote you will receive from your shipping agent will include everything from exporting to importing and will include the shipping method you chose. You will need to contact the Tanzanian Embassy in order to determine the amount of taxes you will need to pay. You will also have the option to work with your shipping agent to create the right shipping plan for you. You can get started by simply contacting A1 Auto Transport Service today.
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.