Ship Cars To & From N’Djamena

Domestic USA & International Auto Shipping
Quote Calculator

Deliver Your Car Stress Free

  • Compare rates for shipping to or from N’Djamena
  • Licensed, bonded and insured carriers ready to serve
  • RORO, container & air freight transport overseas
  • BBB A+ rated award winning service, always on time
  • Get an instant quote using our form, or call: 1-800-518-8708

N’Djamena is the largest city in the country of Chad and it is a port city directly connected to the Cameroonian town of Kousseri. You will have to fill a lot of paperwork and you would have to be able to produce actual identification as well as vehicle documents and a lot of shipping fees. You should also consider the weather type in Chad which is tropical and prone to rains and storms.

You should also note that you are going to need a 4×4 vehicle if you plan on driving outside of the city because the roads are improperly constructed and rather rugged. You are going to make sure that you carry your passport, your driver’s license and the vehicle registration documents in you at all times because police is authorized to require them if they pull you over. This is due to the highway bandit check-ups.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to N’Djamena

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated Time
New York, NY to (New York port)
to N’Djamena
$275$30005+27 days
Los Angeles to (California port)
to N’Djamena
$350$35005+37 days
N’Djamena to (California port)
to Las Vegas, NV
$450$35005+37 days
N’Djamena to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$35006+37 days
Seattle, WA to (California port)
to N’Djamena
$550$35006+37 days
N’Djamena to (New York port)
to Columbus, OH
$550$30005+27 days
N’Djamena to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$30006+27 days
Atlanta, GA to (New York port)
to N’Djamena
$700$30006+27 days
N’Djamena to (California port)
to Denver, CO
$775$35007+37 days
N’Djamena to (New York port)
to Houston, TX
$1,075$30007+27 days

*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.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Regulations for motor vehicles.

You are going to have to be aware of those if you plan to ship to Chad. There are very strict provisions on the transportation of vehicles into the country and they are:

  • Vehicles older than 3 years are not allowed into the country.
  • New vehicles have to show the duty base of the car which is basically the proof of ownership while you live in Chad.
  • Used vehicles do not need duty base proof.
  • The import tax may come up to 60% of the value of the car depending on different model, year and weight of the vehicle.

Paperwork that’s required.

As per the Customs Department of Chad, you will have to present the original bill of sale of the vehicle and it should clearly state the number of the chassis and engine, Cubic Capacity, manufacturing year and model of the vehicle. Apart from this there are other documents needed for the shipping process:

  • Original purchase receipt.
  • Title and registration originals.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Social Security Number.
  • Non-Sale Certificate showing you have no intention of selling the car.
  • Import license for new cars.
  • Power of Attorney if you are unable to be present at the delivery date.

Taxes and Types of Shipping.

The final price that you would have to pay is strictly dependant on the weight of your vehicle as well as the distance between the shipping ports and the type of shipping. You can also pick your vehicle at the port or hire a company to deliver it to you from the port and this would increase the cost. The main methods of shipping are:

  • Ro-Ro Shipping – Roll On/Roll Off shipping is particularly convenient if you have to ship your car only and no other luggage. The process requires the car to be driven onto the shipping deck on a platform which facilitates the positioning of the car. It is then fastened and placed on the board of the vessel. This is the simplest and cheapest way you can go for.
  • Container shipping – This includes your car being placed inside of a container which then goes on the board of the shipping vessel. This is incredibly convenient and it is preferred by people who want to ship other belongings apart from their car. The containers vary in size between 20 and 40ft and you can easily share one with another person to reduce the cost as it is going to be slightly more expensive than Ro-Ro.

There is a lot of information available that can help you plan the vehicle shipment better so contact the Embassy of Chad.

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.

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today

Get an Instant Free Quote Now

Or Call Us Today and Speak to Directly to Our Sales Team:


Inc. 500 Company
American Moving and Storage Association Member
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Secured by Verisign Inc.