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Clearing cars at Plumtree Border Post Zimbabwe

Clearing cars in Zimbabwe; Car Transporters in Zimbabwe; Clearing agents in Zimbabwe; Clearing agents at Plumtree Border Post Zimbabwe

It is one thing to shipping cars to Zimbabwe,via Namibia. It is the most popular route at the moment. Popularity of Walvis Bay to Plumtree route is its relatively cheaper cost, depending how you look at it. 
However, there is a myth  that using a particular Border post will have an effect on the actual duty paid. There is nothing further away from the truth than this.Customs Duty payment  for importing cars into Zimbabwe is the same. Payment and processing of duty by Zimbabwe Revenue Authority is the same. What most people seem to be misled about is the process of clearing cars at Plumtree Border Post in Zimbabwe. Below is a list of what is needed.

Documentation required to import a car into Zimbabwe:
The following documents are required to be produced on importation:-
  • Invoice/agreement of sale
  • Police clearance – SARPCO Certificate (when imported from a country in Southern Africa
  • Export bill of entry and supporting documents
  • Registration book (in the case of used motor vehicles)- (if you do not have original log book you pay $100.00)
  • Selling commission
  • Brokerage
  • Storage
  • Handling
  • Documentation
  • Freight (up to the place of importation, only when the vehicle is not driven to such place of importation)
  • Insurance (up to the place of importation

Once you have this information and documents, you are ready clear your car. Clearing can be done in person or through
a Freight Agent. The choice is yours. If you choose to do it yourself, please be aware that you must have plenty of time, as Plumtree Border post staff are not some of the fastest in processing car clearance. Average waiting time at Plumtree ranges from one day to 4 days. Some of the delays are really caused by people not bringing correct paperwork. Please be advised that money (bribery) will not cause your car to be processed any faster. The fastest way to clear your car is to appoint an agent who knows the ropes of the trade at Plumtree Border post.
Below is our Authorised  Clearing Agent in Plumtree is:

Silksands Investments
160 Hebron 
Mob: +263772704009
We advise that you must be aware of briefcase companies plying Plumtree Border Post. They will bombard you with misleading information that leads you to believe that the car clearance process is impossible to do. No, No No!!!. Just be careful not to be a statistic of these conman. Use tried and tested agents.
 If you have any questions, please contact our customer services department which is always there to help you at NO COST.

15 Comments to Clearing cars at Plumtree Border Post Zimbabwe:

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freight forwarder on 15 February 2012 06:21
Especially since you guys are offering it for free!! Very good listing. Everything is true. Thanks.
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Nissan Vanette For Sale on 21 February 2012 10:40
This post is very informative and useful.. Thanks for sharing knowledge..
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forex on 20 March 2012 14:43
Thanks for that listing! I've been looking for it for quite a long time
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Godfrey Mushandu on 23 May 2012 23:39
Thanks Forex.If you have any questions, please do contact us at your earliest possible time.

車査定 on 12 June 2012 06:47
Used cars assessment is very important before buying any cars; this is because when you are paying for a used car it is a risk and you can be paying for something which is simply crap therefore the used car report makes sure that you have paid for something you have got.
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glass graffiti removal, on 06 August 2012 16:38
It’s really a great and helpful piece of info. I am glad that you shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.
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shipping agents mumbai on 21 August 2012 08:24
It is important to know the various documentation required for a freight to get cleared in different borders as they use different policies and as such documentation demanded by them also differs, it is equally important to carry those with you when information regarding the same is with you. You have provided a good piece of information which will be necessary to all the freight forwarders who use this way to forward their freight.
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John Fambrini on 18 September 2012 12:54
Thanks for the valuable information and thanks for correcting the perception that you will pay less duty if you use Plumtree. I don't know who started this rumour. We have been exporting Toyota Hilux Vigo, Toyota Fortuner and Mazda BT-50 from our Thailand office, Toyota Landcruiser from our Australia office and Mercedes and other luxury cars from our UK office for quite a few years to Zimbabwe and this year Plumtree border crossing has become very popular. I always advise my customers to get a Customs clearance agency BEFORE the vehicle arrives in Walvis Bay, Beira or Durban. A good agent will make sure that all the paperwork is ready days before they are needed. It is money well worth spent. I have discovered that these agents are able to get lower duty because they know all the rules and exemptions.
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Wellington Makavire on 22 October 2012 15:29
I need to send Mercedes Benz ML 320 4x4, how much can it cost
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Volkswagen Polo Price on 30 October 2012 11:56
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Isabel Marant Boutique on 21 November 2012 03:58
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humba makono on 11 February 2013 09:26
hello hama is there a ban out on driving imported cars from walvis bay to zimbabwe.have been hearing from people kuti this is the new lwa but i cant find it anywhere where the new laws are written?any ideas or sources.thanks
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