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Please check your country's import regulation and other useful information.

The Import Regulation

Shipping Destination ports

Dar es salaam (Tanzania), Durban (South Africa)

Steering Handle

Right (Exceptions for special cars e.g. ambulance and fire engine)

Age restriction

No age restriction.

Road worthiness Inspection

No inspection required.

Import taxes rates

Vehicles between 0 - 8 years from manufactured year: 25% of CIF price for Customs tax, 16.5% for Surtax.
Vehicles between 8 - 12 years from manufactured year: 25% of CIF price for Customs tax, 16.5% for Surtax.
Vehicles 12 years and above from manufactured year: 25% of CIF price for Customs tax, 16.5% for Surtax.
Import Excise duty vary depending on the engine capacity of the car.


Agents information

Walmax Freight Forwarders Co., Ltd
Address: NSSF WaterFront House 7th Floor, Wing A Gerezani Street P.O.Box 55172 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 222 1160 60 Mob: +255 714 394 243,+255 784 533 381
Email: info@walmaxfreight.com
Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30AM-5:00PM

*This page contents are based on information acquired in July 2015.

Local Services

Logistics Service

By using TCV there will be no hassle in searching for the local clearing agents for your car. Simply select the Logistics Service when you order for a car and get the full assistance with a special discount!

  • icon PCOrder car with TCV
  • Apply for Logistics service
  • Car delivered to your port
  • Clearing of the car at the port
  • Forwarding/Delivery of your car
  • Receive your car !!!

*Please note that the original documents are sent to the clearing agents for quick clearing of your car.

Logistics services are available at the following ports & countries

Logistics services are available at the following ports & countries
  • Kenya /
  • South Sudan /
  • Uganda /
  • DRC
Dar es Salaam
  • Tanzania /
  • Rwanda /
  • Burundi /
  • DRC /
  • Malawi /
  • Zambia /
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe /
  • Botswana /
  • Namibia /
  • Lesotho /
  • Swaziland
Estimated customs clearance and transportation costs

Dar es Salaam Kasumulu border

Type of CarsNot
TCV rates
TCV rates
Sedan/Hback (S)
e.g. 10cbm


$80 OFF

Sedan/Hback (M)
e.g. 12cbm


$80 OFF

Saloon/Hback (L)
e.g. 13cbm


$100 OFF

e.g. 14cbm
i.e. RAV4


$100 OFF

Mini Bus/VAN
3 - 9 seater
e.g. 16cbm


$120 OFF

e.g. 17cbm
i.e. Prado


$120 OFF

e.g. 18cbm
i.e. Safari


$140 OFF

Micro BUS
20 – 30 seaters


$165 OFF

Over 37cbm
  • This service and discount rate will be applied to TCV users only.
  • The prices displayed above does not include clearance costs in your country, import duties, registration, plate number and other related costs.
  • All other costs not included in this table will be billed directly to you.
  • The displayed prices might be changed by the reason of the exchange rates changes and fuel price are changed. For the precise price, please consult to the logistic company directly.
  • For other locations not displayed on our table, please consult with our logistic company for your quotation.
  • Logistic company name and address will be displayed on your invoice.

Customer Voice in Malawi


Dec / 05 / 2022 (JST)

Transaction with TCV was so smooth and secure. Always able to quickly respond to you and you can also find every detail of your conversations. What also gives me confidence is the security that you are given when you deal with any car seller. Your money cannot be stolen and you can be assured that the car will be checked for you for advert verification before the seller is given the payment... TCV ensures that your verified car is shipped to you. This is my second transaction with TCV. The first transaction was in 2016.

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