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Shipping Cars to Malta

Our reliable and very affordable car shipping to Malta by roll on/roll off and container services to Valletta and/or weekly containers to Marsaxlokk ensures that we offer our customers some great choices for shipping their vehicles safely to Malta. Our weekly vehicle shipping to Malta sails from the ports of Southampton, Felixstowe or Bristol on fast, purpose built vessels.  Our wealth of experience allows us to ship your vehicle with confidence every time direct to the ports of Valletta or Marsaxlokk every week.

Shipping a car to Malta is fast becoming a very popular service either for temporary imports or on a more permanent basis. People are relocating to the warmer climate of Malta to seek out the extended days of glorious sunshine on offer in this beautiful country. First Base Freight can ship your car to Malta safely, on time whilst ensuring it arrives in the exact same condition that it left, every time.

Car shipping costs to Malta

Our typical car shipping costs to Malta to the port of Valletta start from £650.00 + VAT by roll on/roll off. Costs to ship a 4 x 4 will vary as costs are based on the overall size of each make and model. For example a Toyota Rav 4 (SWB) will cost £730 whereas a larger 4 x 4 such as a Land Rover Discovery III will cost £930.00 + VAT. Our container rates to Marsaxlokk for a 20ft container will cost £1195.00 + VAT from the port of Southampton. 40ft containers with 2 x vehicles loaded inside will cost £1395.00 + VAT.

Import restrictions in Malta

See our list of criteria that should be met to import your vehicle in to Malta without issue.

  • The vehicle has to have been owned by you and registered in your name for at least 24 months before importing.
  • You must have lived outside of Malta for a period of 24 months before transferring your residency to Malta.

When shipping any vehicle to Malta, you will need to send the following documentation to us in order for us to complete the shipping note, delivery order and the bill of lading.

What paperwork is needed to ship a car to Malta?

This paperwork will help and assist in the smooth operation of shipping your vehicle successfully:

  • V5C (registration document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of your passport
  • Photo page of the consignee’s passport (if you are not collecting it at the port)
  • A valid MOT certificate for the vehicle (if we are collecting the vehicle for you)

For further advice on shipping a car to Malta please contact us today.

Containerised Car Shipment

Containerised Car Shipment

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Ro Ro Car Shipment

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