South African Head Office
57 Swarthout Street, Doringkloof, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa, 0157
From within South Africa: (012) 6709010 or (012) 6709022
From outside South Africa: (0027) 12 6709010 or (0027) 12 6709022
Office Hours Monday to Friday 9:00 to 15:00
Official South African Document Retrieval, Authentication and Legalisation Specialists
Vehicle Police Clearance
Vehicle Export Permit
When Exporting a Vehicle out of South Africa one of the requirements are a Export Permit issued by the Department of Trade and industry also known as DTI.
It was not necessary to obtain a Export Permit for a Export to a SARPCO country but these requirements are changing and we suggest you apply for a Export permit for all vehicle exports and that DTI let you know if it is not necessary.
1. What will happen if you do not have a export permit and require one.
1.1. You will not be allowed to take the vehicle over the border on a permanent export.
1.2. You will not be able to register the vehicle in the target country.
2. What documents and information do you need to apply for a export permit.
2.1. If you apply as a individual.
2.1.2. Vehicle registration certificate
2.1.3. Police Clearance certificate
2.1.4 Applicants passport or ID
2.1.5. Owners ID or passport
2.1.6. If the applicant is not the owner sales invoice or a avadavat confirming the sale.
2.1.7. Export code number from SARS.
2.2. If you apply as a business ( All of above plus)
2.2.2. Company tax certificate.
3.1. Complete and scan all documents to us.
3.2. We will apply for the export permit on your behalf
3.3. The process takes about 3 working days.
3.4. The permit will be emailed to you.
4. Fees and payment: All Payments with EFT on invoice
4.1. Fee are R 575 per Export permit.
A further requirement is the either the exporter or the seller must register with SARS as a Exporter. This is a requirement even if you are only going to export a vehicle once in your lifetime.