cross border

When a Vehicle is Intended to use for a Cross border Visit the vehicle must be presented to the SAPS for a not stolen clearance also known as a Temporary Export Clearance.

Why is it necessary to obtain a vehicle Police Clearance for Cross Border Visit.

• Some countries requires a vehicle police Clearance to confirm that the vehicle is not stolen in its country of origin.
• If you are stopped in a Road Block in a foreign country it eases the process if you have proof that the vehicle is not stolen.

Where must the Police Clearance be done?

There are designated Police Departments who does the Police Clearance. Your police Clearance must be done where your vehicle is registered for example:
• Pretoria: if you live in Pretoria, Cullinan, Rayton and Bronkhorspruit areas.
• Centurion: If you live in the Centurion area. ( Midstream does not fall under Centurion)
• Langlaagte: if you live in Midrand and Johannesburg – excludes Roodepoort and Bedfordview
• Benoni: If you live in Edenvale, Kemptonpark, Alberton, Boksburg, Germiston, Benoni, Springs and Brakpan.
• Lenasia: If you you live in Randfontein, Krugersdorp, lenasia and Soweto.
• Vereniging: if you live in vereniging and Vandrbijlpark.

What documents do we need for us, to do a Police Clearance for a Cross Border visit of vehicle on your behalf.

3.1. Private individual: Scan and email documents to us. Originals must be supplied with vehicle.
3.1.1. If the vehicle is not registered into the applicant for police Clearance name, a original proof of purchase must be supplied.
3.1.2 Download and complete the client sheet.
3.1.3. Download the avadavat for individual to authorise us to do a police clearance on your behalf.
3.1.3. Download, read and sign Terms and Conditions.
3.1.4. Original Registration Certificate also known as Log Book If the vehicle is financed.
• Letter on a letterhead of the finance institution authorising the owner to use the vehicle outside of the South African borders. It is advisable that the drivers names are also mentioned in the letter.
• Certified copy of the financial institution proxy ID
3.1.5. Owners ID (very clear copy with no stamps or blemishes we will certify)
• If a Non-South African a copy of the passport and Traffic Register.
3.1.6. Proof of address not older than 3 months.
3.1.7. Data Dot Certificate
3.1.8 Valid License
3.2. Business
Documents as above with the following changes:
3.2.1. Download and complete Avadavat for business must be done by the company proxy or responsible person.
3.2.2. Proxy ID (Very clear copy with no stamps or blemishes – we will certify)
• If a Non-South African a copy of the passport and Traffic Register.
• If the proxy and the person signing the avadavat is two different people also supply copy of that persons ID
3.2.3. BRN Certificate (Very clear copy without stamps or blemishes)


4.1. Scan and email all documents to us ( No faxes) – We will collect originals when we collect the vehicle.
4.2. We will prepare documents.
4.3. On the morning of the appointment we will collect the vehicle at about 6:30 and return it between 13:00 AND 16:00 with the clearance certificate.
4.4. You will be issued with a declaration by the SAPS that the vehicle was not stolen