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.

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.

What documents and information do you need to apply for a export permit.

2.1. If you apply as a individual.

2.1.1. Application for a Export Permit: IE362

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)

2.2.1. Application to Register as a Exporter with ITAC: IEPS-230E

2.2.2. Company tax certificate.

Process.

 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.

Fees and payment: All Payments with EFT on invoice

Fee per Export permit.
R575

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.