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Shipping A Car To Suriname

Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost?

  • Car shipping prices to Suriname from the U.S. can vary somewhat widely, but the cost for most vehicles transported to the area is between $1,200 and $4,000.
  • Larger vehicles or those that are shipped from the western United States tend to cost slightly more.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Suriname

To/FromGroundOceanDays
San Jose, CA to (California port) to Suriname$200$380020+5
Los Angeles to (California port) to Suriname$350$380020+5
Boston, MA to (New York port) to Suriname$400$600013+5
Phoenix, AZ to (California port) to Suriname$550$380020+6
Detroit, MI to (New York port) to Suriname$575$600013+6
Chicago, IL to (New York port) to Suriname$675$600013+6
Atlanta, GA to (New York port) to Suriname$700$600013+6
Denver, CO to (California port) to Suriname$775$380020+7
Miami, FL to (New York port) to Suriname$925$600013+7
Dallas, TX to (California port) to Suriname$1,025$380020+7

*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 making arrangements to export a vehicle to Suriname one needs to take into consideration all compliances concerning shipping internationally. You will have documents that will be required and paperwork that will need filling out, as well as fees that will have to be paid prior to shipping.

You should pay particular attention to the weather patterns in Suriname. Suriname has rain during most months of the year, with May through July being the wettest months, and roadways can wash out easily and make travel very difficult for drivers. It is also a very hot climate which means you will need to ensure your vehicle is checked often for fluids leaking or hoses busting due to the temperatures.

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When you speak to the agent at the auto transport company they will go over the required documents and paperwork that you will need to provide to them before you can ship your vehicle internationally. Unlike transporting a vehicle from one state to another in the U.S., you will have much more to have to fill out and provide for services.


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.


Required Documents For Shipping A Vehicle To Suriname

  1. Driver’s License
  2. Social Security Card
  3. Title of Vehicle
  4. Vehicle Insurance
  5. Power of Attorney Affidavit
  6. Bill of lading
  7. Passport

They will explain to you any other documents they may need as well as provide you with the paperwork they will need filled out. If you’ll need your vehicle picked up and delivered to the exit port or picked up and delivered when it arrives in Suriname, they will assist you with scheduling that service as well. Your agent will explain to you anything that will need done to the car to prepare it for shipping overseas. Depending on the type of shipping you opt for, you may have to have your vehicle steam cleaned and remove all personal items from the inside.

Customs in Suriname will also require specific documents to be provided for clearance into the country and making sure that you have everything necessary will save time during the clearance checkpoints when the vehicle arrives. Suriname will not allow vehicles older than five years to be imported. Individuals may apply for an exemption on this policy through the Ministry of Trade and Labor, although an exemption is not always guaranteed to be approved. If your vehicle is valued at $25,000 or more, you will be required to pay taxes in the amount of no less than 40% of the cost, insurance and freight (CIF) as well as the vehicle value. You will also be required to pay annual taxes that are based on the weight of the vehicle. The Road Traffic Act of Suriname requires all drivers to possess a valid International Driving License.

In order for your vehicle to make it through being cleared with Customs they will have to draw up an Entry document and you will need to have the following documents:

  • Driver’s License
  • Passport
  • Proxy to secure clearance will be required
  • Motor Vehicle Insurance that is valid in Suriname
  • Shipping Verification Documents
  • Registration that shows you have owned the vehicle for 6 months or longer
  • Appraisal showing the total vehicle value or a bill of sale if the vehicle is new

For further information on documents you may need when shipping to Suriname you can contact the U.S Customs and Border Protection Agency or the Suriname Embassy in Washington, DC and they can direct you to information that you may need. Before you ship your vehicle make sure that the auto transport agent gives you detail on all cost for shipping as well as for pick-up and delivery. You will want to have a total quote from the shipper before the vehicle is loaded at the port.

The best ways to ship your vehicle to Suriname are RoRo Shipping where your vehicle is driven onto the freight ship and secured in place for the international voyage. RoRo Shipping is the fast and least expensive way to ship a vehicle overseas. For those who need to ship personal belongings with their vehicle Container Shipping is the best way to ship overseas. Your vehicle as well as any personal items that you have will be loaded into a container and then loaded onto a freight ship for the trip overseas. For more information on shipping a vehicle internationally you can check out the Federal Maritime Commission website for valuable information.

Shipping Of Heavy Equipment & Oversized Cargo To Suriname

Anybody needing the best, most reasonable worldwide transport services for heavy equipment or oversized cargo is in luck. A1 Auto Transport is a leading international transport company prepared to deal with the conveyance of nearly anything including farming equipment, large vehicles, oversized cargo, and other substantially sized and weighted equipment. So on the off chance that you need to transport oversized cargo or heavy equipment to Suriname from the U.S., we can guarantee a safe transport through us. Some of heavy equipment and oversized cargo we can ship includes…

  • Excavators
  • Cranes
  • Construction Materials
  • Tractors
  • Loaders
  • Graders
  • Yachts and Pontoon Boats
  • RVs
  • Engines
  • Mining Equipment
  • Asphalt Pavers
  • Skidders
  • Trenchers
  • Backhoes
  • Compactors

A1 doesn’t care what it is you are shipping to Suriname, we encourage you to give us a phone call. We are sure we can find the shipping services right for you. Furthermore, as licensed transport specialists, we provide each of our customers with insurance coverage according to state minimum. For additional coverage we offer other insurance plans at low extra costs.

Your Transport Options for Shipping Cargo to Suriname

A1 Auto Transport offers different shipping services to those shipping oversized or heavy cargo overseas. Contingent on the sort of freight you might want to have shipped off to Suriname, just some of our shipping services might be accessible to you. After you give us insight with respect to the equipment you’d like to deliver, we can reveal to you which shipping alternatives are available to you. Our transport technicians will guide you with your choices and ensure you are all around educated of what’s accessible to you. They will even give you their expert proposals. Here are all the overseas shipping services we bring to the table:

  • Flat Rack Shipping
  • Container Shipping
  • Roll On/Roll Off Shipping
  • Lift On/Lift Off Shipping

Container transport is an enclosed method that tends to cost a little more than the open air services available due to its extra security. To use this method for your cargo’s delivery into Suriname, it must fit into a 40ft container.

Out of the open air shipping methods, flat rack transport is deemed the safest. For this shipping service, your cargo is strapped to a metal frame. Ro/Ro Shipping is the least expensive method yet it’s only offered to those shipping operable equipment and vehicles that can drive onto the ship. Lo/Lo Shipping is for anyone with crated cargo or inoperable equipment that must have a crane lift it aboard.

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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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