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  1. Car Shipping Tripoli
  2. Cost & Time Examples For Shipping A Car To Tripoli
  3. Requirement In Libya For Importing Vehicles
  4. Ways To Shipping Cars
Auto Transport Tripoli Libya

Car Shipping Tripoli

The capital and the largest city in Libya it is situated at the cusp of the desert and projects into the Mediterranean Sea, forming a large bay. The geographical location makes it perfect for trading and business, making it a hub of commercial activities in Libya.

If you are an expatriate and have a work permit, or are a returning national, you might require having your own personal vehicle in Tripoli. It is easy to import from USA, if you understand the regulations and import guidelines for shipping the vehicle. There are documents to file and custom duties to pay at US port and at Tripoli. Working with an experienced shipper like A1 Auto Transport service is important. We have the experience and dynamic network of transport representatives in other countries that help to streamline the shipping requirements.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Tripoli

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
Tripoli to (California port)
to San Jose, CA
$200$41005+35 days
Tripoli to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$400$32005+23 days
Las Vegas, NV to (California port)
to Tripoli
$450$41005+35 days
Portland, OR to (California port)
to Tripoli
$475$41006+35 days
Tripoli to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$41006+35 days
Columbus, OH to (New York port)
to Tripoli
$550$32005+23 days
Detroit, MI to (New York port)
to Tripoli
$575$32006+23 days
Tripoli to (New York port)
to Chicago, IL
$675$32006+23 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Tripoli
$775$41007+35 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Tripoli
$1,075$32007+23 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.

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*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.

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Unlike most countries that have stringent shipping regulations, Libya is relatively easy on the laws. However they do have stringent lawns on import of vehicles and it is essential to have the complete documentation to clear Custom department in Libya. Some of the legal documents and proofs that will be scrutinized include:

  • International driver’s license.
  • Passport of the owner.
  • Car title deed.
  • Car insurance documents.
  • Power of attorney to your representative, if owner cannot be present at US port and Tripoli to receive the car.

Requirement in Libya for importing vehicles

Just like at the US port, the Customs Department at Libya will scrutinize the documents before clearance is given. We will assist you through the paperwork and can get the details filled out. To know more about the documents that you need, you can contact the Embassy of Libya. Additionally, some of the original documents that need to be submitted for review include:

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  • Bill of Sale.
  • Title and Registration to Vehicle.
  • Proof of ownership- passport, driver’s license.
  • Import permit from the Libyan government.
  • Log book of the car.
  • Insurance policy of the car.

While there is specific requirements in Tripoli and all over Libya that need to be adhered to, it includes that no car or vehicle that is over 5 years old can be imported. While the citizens of Libya returning to the country will need to pay only 10% tax, foreign national are required to put a refundable deposit of 25% on the total value of the imported cars. This will be returned when they leave the country.

Ways to shipping cars

Though there are different ways to ship your car globally, the best methods to ship to Tripoli includes:

  • RORO: This is a quick way to ship the car to Tripoli. The car has to be steam-cleaned, stripped of all accessories and personal belongings, while only an extra set of keys, spare tire and jack can be allowed aboard. The vehicle is harnessed to reduce damage and movement during transit. It will be driven off the ship at Tripoli for custom clearance and other procedures.
  • Container shipping: The automobile will be harnessed and secured inside an enclosed 20 feet/40 feet container and then loaded onto the ocean vessel. There is room to hold personal and household goods and ship it all together. This is more expensive as it is exclusive space on the freight ship.

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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. 

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