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Car Shipping Service from the United States to Lebanon

Car shipping service to Lebanon from the United States of North America. This is the service route to ship a car to Beirut Lebanon from the major ports in the US.

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Car Shipping Service from USA to Lebanon

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How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Car to Lebanon?

How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Car to Lebanon?

  • The average price to ship a car to Lebanon ranges from $1142 to $1672.
  • The duty to import a car to Mali is from 0% duty to 100% + VAT.
  • The cars 10 years older cannot be shipped and imported to Lebanon.
  • The price to ship your car to Beirut Lebanon will vary on the type of car you have, the dimensions of the vehicle, the method of transport to the shipping port as if you want to ship the car via container service or roll on roll off service (RO-RO).
  • But these are not final prices, as some factors may change the price you pay as if the vehicles are run&drive, non runners, or forklift service that can increase the cost to ship a car to Lebanon.

Historical ocean freight rates to ship a car from USA to Lebanon:

Will ocean freight rates go down to ship to Car to Lebanon in 2023?, Yes the rates slowly began falling in the first quarter of 2023 and are expected to continue to drop, little by little. You calculate the ocean freight rate based on oil prices (BAF), dimensions of the vehicle, weight of the vehicle, port of export, port of destination, and season congestion. The following annual chart is showing the prices and costs for the year 2023 for average maritime freight for car shipping to Lebanon.

These prices to ship your car to Lebanon do not include additional or unforeseen costs that may be added during the course of your reservation or shipment itself. These are not the current or final price to ship your vehicle to Lebanon, please request a rate for an updated price.

How long does it take to ship a car from USA to Lebanon?

The average transit time to ship a car from America to Lebanon is from 2 weeks to 6 weeks.

Estimated transit time to ship a car from USA to Lebanon:

The average transit time, sailing, and vessel schedule to ship your car from the United States to Lebanon from the major ports in the United States.

Continent of origin Country of origin Port of origin Port of destination Transit time (days) Car Shipping rates:
America USA Port of New York Port of Beirut 25 $1642
America USA Port of Newark Port of Beirut 25 $1642
America USA Port of Baltimore Port of Beirut 25 $1642
America USA Port of Norfolk Port of Beirut 30 $1642
America USA Port of Savannah Port of Beirut 25 $1642
America USA Port of Miami Port of Beirut 30 $1642
America USA Port of Houston Port of Beirut 25 $1742
America USA Port of Los Angeles Port of Beirut 45 $2642
America USA Port of Washington Port of Beirut 45 $3642
America USA Port of Tacoma Port of Beirut 45 $3642

Shortest transit time to ship a car from USA to Lebanon

One of the shortest transit time to ship a car to Lebanon is the route from Baltimore Maryland US to the port of Beirut in Lebanon with the Car Shipping company ACL – Grimaldi Line service with an average of 18 days of transit. The next shortest route is with Sallaum Shipping Line from Jacksonville Florida as a port of loading in Miami zone with an average of 20 day of transit time to Lebanon.

Longest transit time to ship a car from North America to Lebanon:

The longest transit time to ship a car from the USA to Lebanon is the route from Houston Texas via Freeport Terminal to Beirut Lebanon, with an estimated average transit time between 25 to 28 days. The next longest route is from New York to Lebanon, with an average of 22 days of transit time.

How much does it cost to ship a car from USA to Lebanon?

The average price to ship a car from USA to Lebanon ranges from $1142 to $1672, and the duties to import a car to Lebanon from USA are duty of the value of the vehicle + $1500 to $2500 for local charges in Lebanon.

Price list to ship a car to Lebanon

What is the cost to ship a car to Lebanon?, This is the example price list table with the cheapest shipping rates to ship your car to Lebanon from the United States. The table contains the shipping ocean freights to ship your car from the major ports in the United States to the most popular ports in Lebanon as Beirut Port.

Port to port Service Type of vechicle Ocean Freight rates:
Ship Car to Lebanon from Galveston Texas US Roll on roll off service: Cars,Sedans,SUV from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Freeport Texas US Roll on roll off service: Cars,Sedans,SUV from: $1479
Ship Car to Lebanon from Houston Texas US Roll on roll off service: Cars,Sedans,SUV from: $1479
Ship Car to Lebanon from Boston US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Providence US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Newark US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from New York US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Wilmington US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Baltimore US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Savannah US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Jacksonville US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 650cft from: $1255
Ship Car to Lebanon from Boston US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from Providence US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1479
Ship Car to Lebanon from Newark US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from New York US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from Wilmington US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from Baltimore US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from Savannah US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car to Lebanon from Jacksonville US Roll on roll off service: Cars up to 899 cft(CAT III) from: $1379
Ship Car from New York / New Jersey to Lebanon Shared Container: Cars Sedans SUV from: $2500
Ship Car from Baltimore to Lebanon Shared Container: Cars Sedans SUV from: $2500
Ship Car from Texas to Lebanon Shared Container: Cars Sedans SUV from: $2800
Ship Car from New Jersey to Lebanon Full container load: 20ft container to Lebanon from: $5050
Ship Car from New Jersey to Lebanon Full container load: 40ft container to Lebanon from: $6600
Ship Car from Los Angeles to Lebanon Full container load: 40ft container to Lebanon from: $8600
Ship Car from Los Angeles California to Lebanon Shared Container: Cars Sedans SUV from: $3600
Ship Car from Houston to Lebanon Full container load: 20ft container to Lebanon from: $5600
Ship Car from Houston to Lebanon Full container load: 40ft container to Lebanon from: $7000

Factors of price to ship a car to Lebanon

The price to ship a car to Lebanon will vary on the type of car you have, the shipping dimensions and weight, the method of transport to the port of destination in Lebanon, the location of your car in the USA that you plan to ship it from to Lebanon, and which method of transport you choose.

Only once we have that info from you, can we estimate costs more precisely to ship your car to Lebanon.

Online car shipping rate calculator to Lebanon.

Clicking below link bottom you can request a rate to ship your car to Lebanon from the USA major ports as Baltimore, Providence, Boston, Newark ,Savannah, Jacksonville, Freeport Texas, and Los Angeles California.

How to Ship a Car to Lebanon from the United States of America

How can I ship my car to Lebanon?

Your first step on How to ship a Car to Lebanon from the United States of America is to follow the Step by Step guide to ship a Car to Lebanon from the US, and provide to your forwarder or shipping company the Year, Make, Model, and location of your vehicle.

How to Ship Your Car to Lebanon Step by Step Guide:

  1. Research for car shipping companies in the United States that offers shipping services to Lebanon.
  2. Request a shipping rate from the United States to Lebanon.
  3. Chose the best shipping method to ship your vehicle from USA to Lebanon, depends of you needing you can chose the following shipping methods to Lebanon: Roll on Roll off service, Container shipping service, shared container service, or Air Cargo to Lebanon.
  4. Provide the documents to the shipping company to make the booking to ship your vehicle to Lebanon.
  5. Deliver the vehicle to the port or to the export warehouse to then export it to Lebanon
  6. Make the payment to the shipping company
  7. Send the release or bill of lading to your clearing agent, customs broker, or forwarder company in Lebanon.

Documents needed to ship a car from USA to Lebanon:

The following list contains the documentation needed to ship a car from the USA to Lebanon.

  • Original state title of the vehicle, with a seller info and buyer info, with no lien holder on it, or if there is a lien holder it will need to be stamped by the financial company that is making the reserve of the vehicle, if the title is not stamped and signed by the financial company you will need to request an original lien release letter from the Bank confirming the car is paid in full.
  • Bill of sale, commercial invoice, tracing the seller and buyer transaction, value of the vehicle, and showing paid in full balance $0.00 (zero).
  • Vehicle information and specs, Year, make, model, full vin#, shipping weight, and dimensions of the car.
  • Shipper name or company information in the USA, address, tel#, EIN#/TAX ID#/ or foreign passport id.
  • Consignee full name or company information, address in Lebanon, contact number.

What year of a car can i ship to Lebanon?

There are no age restrictions to ship cars to Lebanon, however vehicles that are older than 10 years are subject to extra taxes and duties to be imported it in Lebanon. Please contact Customs – GRA – Lebanon Revenue Authority in Beirut Lebanon to import vehicles that are more than 10 years old.

Ship a car to port of Beirut Lebanon from the United States

Ship a car to Beirut is the most efficient destination in Lebanon for vehicles, the Beirut Port is the most popular Port in Lebanon to import vehicles. 

Port of Beirut Lebanon

The port of Beirut in Lebanon is the busiest Port in Lebanon for Car imports from USA. The most popular terminal of exchange for cargo in West Africa for containers with cars, commercial commodities, and personal effects from North America..

Location of Beirut, Lebanon’s port

Address: Beirut – Quarantaine Region
P.O. Box 1490 Beirut Lebanon

Coordinates: 33° 54′ 18″ N 35° 31′ 16″ E

Types of Shipping Methods to ship a Car to Lebanon

The shipping methods and options to ship a car from USA to are the roll on roll off service (RO-RO), Full container load with cars (FCL), Shared container shipping to Lebanon(LCL), or Air Cargo.

Roll on Roll off Service from USA to Lebanon.

The Roll on Roll off service or RORO shipping service is one of the most popular methods to ship a car from USA to Lebanon, this shipping service offers to ship your car to Beirut port in Lebanon just driving it onto and off of the ship vessel in the USA and rolling the car out discharge the car of the vessel in Lebanon, with a cheap coast of transport, making this method one of the best one to ship a car from the United States of North America to Lebanon.

Roll on Roll off service from USA to Lebanon

If you have a wheeled vehicle to Ship from any port in the USA to Lebanon, such as a car, Sedan, SUV, motorcycle, motor home, camper, trailer, bus, construction vehicle, Heavy Equipment, Excavators, or a boat to ship it to the port of Beirut Lebanon, this method is extremely efficient and cost-effective, featuring the most reliable departure, transit time, and arrival dates to Lebanon from the USA. The New car manufacturers tend to choose this method when deciding to ship their own vehicles overseas.

Advantages of the Roll on Roll off / RORO Shipping service to Lebanon:
  • You can ship vehicles running vehicles from the most popular RO-RO port in the USA to Lebanon for a very cheap price.
  • Special RO-RO service to Lebanon for Non runners vehicles, this allow you to ship cars from Copart and IAAI auto auctions.
  • Fast transit time from Boston, Providence, Newark, Wilmington, Baltimore, Savannah, Jacksonville Florida and Freeport Texas to Beirut Lebanon with only 17 days of transit port to port.
  • The roll on/roll off local export charges, and destination Charges in Lebanon are less expensive than a container shipment with cars to Lebanon.

Container shipping service from USA to Lebanon

The container shipping service from USA to Lebanon is your exclusive container shipping, it will cost you more than a RO-RO Car shipping service, but your car or your vehicles are the only ones in your container to Lebanon.

ship a container with cars to ghana
Advantages of the Container Shipping service to Lebanon:
  • You can ship vehicles that do not work, accident vehicles from the American auto auctions as Copart or IAAI.
  • You can load up to 4 cars in to a 40ft container to Lebanon.
  • You can include personal belongings along with your car, as personal effects or furniture.
  • You will have the container shipment exclusivity for you to Lebanon, not a shared container.

Shared Container Shipping Service for Cars from USA to Lebanon

This is the most affordable option to ship accident cars to Lebanon from the US. This shared container shipping service for Cars from USA to Lebanon is very efficient to ship non runner cars from the American auctions as Copart, IAAI, Insurance auctions, as not all the ports in the USA accepts non runner or accident vehicles. However, there is a disadvantage to this method: you will have to wait until the whole container is filled with other vehicles before it can be loaded onto the container ship and set sail. Therefore, your departure date cannot be guaranteed.

Advantages of the Shared Container Shipping service to Lebanon:
  • The best plus to this method to ship your car with a Shared Container service is that you can place additional items in the trunk or the backseat of your vehicle for the shipping to Lebanon.
  • Your vehicle doesn’t have to be working to use this option, you can ship a non runner vehicle to Lebanon using a shared container shipment.

How long to ship a car from USA to Lebanon? 

The estimated transit time to ship a Car to Beirut Lebanon from the United States is from 2 weeks to 4 weeks.

How many days does it take to ship a car from USA to Lebanon?, The transit time is from 16 to 25 days after the vessel departs from the port in the USA and arrives to Beirut port. The shipping average is 20 days to ship a car from The United States  to Lebanon.

Top 5 most popular routes for shipping cars from USA to Lebanon

At BR EXPORT USA, we offer you a professional international car shipping services from the major ports of United States of America to Lebanon, as loading cars in to containers, ro-ro car shipments, air cargo for vehicles, international transport of cars for the routes to send cars to Lebanon. Here are the top 5 routes from United States of America to the major ports of the country of Lebanon in Africa.

Origin port in the US: Destination port in Lebanon
Port: NYCT, New York, USA SSL: Grimaldi SSL: Sallaum Port: LBBEY, Beirut, Lebanon.
Port: Baltimore Maryland, USA SSL: Grimaldi SSL: Sallaum Port: LBBEY, Beirut, Lebanon.
Port: Jacksonville Florida, USA SSL: Grimaldi SSL: Sallaum Port: LBBEY, Beirut, Lebanon.
Port: Houston Texas, USA SSL: Grimaldi SSL: Sallaum Port: LBBEY, Beirut, Lebanon.
Port: Newark New Jersey, USA SSL: Grimaldi SSL: Sallaum Port: LBBEY, Beirut, Lebanon.

How to import a Car in Lebanon from the United States?

  • Ship the car from USA to Lebanon
  • Follow the procedure to import the car in Lebanon with your customs broker
  • Check the Documents you need to import a car in Lebanon
  • Pay the taxes and duties in Lebanon
  • Pick up the car or the container from the Terminal in Beirut Lebanon

Documents you need to have to import a car in Lebanon:

    • Original shipping bill of lading, or Seaway bill, or Airway bill
    • Driver’s license issued in Lebanon or an International Driver’s ID
    • Original invoice
    • Packing list
    • Combined Certificate of Value and Origin (CCVO)
    • Lebanon Customs ‘Form C’
    • Pier fees document for Beirut terminal
    • If need further information you can contact the Lebanon Embassy in Washington, DC for the latest import tax information to import a car in Lebanon.

      Embassy of the Republic of Lebanon
      2560 28th Street Northwest
      Washington, DC 20008
      (202) 939-6300

      HOW TO SHIP A NON RUNNER VEHICLE TO LEBANON?

      The best way to ship a non runner vehicle to Lebanon is using the shared container service. If you need to ship a non runner or forklift unit to Lebanon you will need to ship it into a container.

      The second option to ship a non runner vehicle will be using roll on roll off service, but no all the port of export in the Untied States can accept them.

      Shipping Differences between NON RUNNER TOWING SERVICE & FORKLIFT SERVICE

      Please take a moment and ready this information that was sent to us by the Steamship lines:

      American ports are rejecting a lot of vehicles on RORO service, because of the condition of the vehicles.

      Please inform us of the condition of the vehicles before to make the booking, run&drive, non runner towing, non runner forklift, flooded vehicle. (Real condition of the vehicle NOT THE CONDITION THAT IS INFORMED BY THE AUCTIONS)

      The owner/buyer of the vehicle is responsible for all the charges that may occur in all the shipping processes.

      NON RUNNER – TOWING SERVICE

      Non running vehicles must be capable of being towed inside of the vessel and must meet

      the following conditions:

      • –          OPERATIONAL STEERING
      • –          4 TIRES MUST HOLD AIR
      • –          OPERATIONAL BRAKES
      • –          OPERATIONAL IGNITION FREEING THE STEERING COLUMN & SHIFT LEVER
      • –          OPERATIONAL DRIVER DOOR
      • –          NO BROKEN GLASSES INSIDE THE VEHICLE
      • –          NO HUMAN REMAINS
      • –          NO SHARP EDGES IN THE INTERIOR
      • –          THE VEHICLES MUST HAVE THE KEYS

         

         

FORKLIFT SERVICE

IF THE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE CONDITIONS MENTIONED ABOVE IT WILL BE CONSIDERED FORKLIFT SERVICE.

THE DECISION IF THE VEHICLES ARE TOWING SERVICE OR FORKLIFT SERVICE WILL BE TAKEN BY THE PORT AUTHORITY OF THE PORT WHICH IS RECEIVING THE VEHICLE.

FLOODED VEHICLES ARE FORKLIFT SERVICE UNITS ALSO IF THEY RUN AND DRIVE

Please note that Auto Auctions many times show vehicles as run and drive in their web sites and when the Haulers arrive  the auctions to pick up the cars , they have broken axles , flat tires , and don’t have keys.

    • . If the vehicle has a flat tire it is forklift service
    • . If the vehicle does´t have key it is forklift service
    • . Vehicles with broken axles are forklift service
    • . Vehicles that one or more of the wheels don’t roll are forklift service
    • . Vehicles with broken glasses inside or with blood inside are forklift service
    •    ( to avoid this forklift service the glasses must be vacuumed )

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ADVISE THE CONDITION OF THE VEHICLE AT THE TIME THAT YOU REQUEST THE BOOKINGS , THE HAULERS CHARGE FOR DETENTION TIME FOR A WHILE THEY ARE WAITING AT THE PORTS , THE STEAMSHIP LINE SOMETIMES TAKE UP TO 2 HOURS FOR EXAMPLE TO CHANGE A BOOKING FROM RUN AND DRIVE TO NON RUNNER OR FROM NON RUNNER TO FORKLIFT SERVICE , WHEN THAT HAPPEN THE STEAMSHIP LINES HAVE TO UPDATE THE BOOKINGS IN THEIR SYSTEM AND NOTIFY THE TERMINAL OF SUCH CHANGE FOR A WHILE THE DRIVER IS WAITING AT THE PORT.

Best Car Shipping Companies from USA to Lebanon

These are some of the top international car shipping companies to send vehicles to USA that strikes a delicate balance between fast and cheap international shipping services.

  1. GRIMALDI LINES
  2. ACL RORO
  3. SALLAUM LINES
  4. HOEGH AUTO LINES
  5. K LINE
  6. NYK LINE
  7. EUKOR CAR CARRIER
  8. WWL WALLENIUS WILHELMSEN
  9. MSC RORO
  10. GLOVIS HYUNDAI

How to ship an electric car to Lebanon from USA?

To ship an electric or hybrid car to Lebanon from USA, a series of requirements must be met, such as if they are new or used vehicles, and if they have the battery system in good condition.

List of steps to follow to send an electric or hybrid car to Lebanon from USA:

  1. Inform the forwarder agent or the auto transport company if the electric car is new or used before sending it to Lebanon.
  2. Check with the car shipping companies that the vehicle has never suffered any damage/blow to the battery system, and that there is no leakage from the vehicle or loss for shipment.
  3. The electric car must be labeled on the front windshield with the vehicle’s VIN clearly indicating the type of propulsion the vehicle has (fully electric/hybrid/plug-in hybrid/CNG/LNG, etc.)
  4. Check with the shipping company that the vehicle has never suffered any damage/blow to the battery system, and that there is no leakage from the vehicle or loss for shipment.
  5. You have to make a booking with the shipping company as IMO to send the vehicle.
  6. The shipper or exporter of the vehicle has to provide the MSDS of the car battery to validate the hazmat parameters.
  7. Finally, the consignee or importer has to inform the car transporter and Customs in Lebanon that he is going to import an electric vehicle.

If all these requirements are met, the unit can be loaded on the ship bound for Lebanon, but keep in mind that some shipping companies and forwarders do not accept boarding electric or hybrid vehicles for security reasons in international transport of cars.

Top 10 most imported vehicles in Lebanon in 2023.

The below list contains the most popular vehicles imported to Lebanon from the USA.

  1. TOYOTA CAMRY
  2. TOYOTA COROLLA
  3. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
  4. LEXUS LX570
  5. TESLA
  6. CHEVROLET CAMARO
  7. TESLA
  8. MERCEDES BENZ
  9. FORD F-150
  10. HONDA ACCORD

Conclusion of ship a car from USA to Lebanon:

Shipping a car from USA to Lebanon may seem like a complicated process, but with the right information and resources, it can be a smooth and hassle-free experience. By understanding the basics of shipping cars to Lebanon and finding a reliable car transport service, you can import a high-quality and affordable vehicle from USA to Lebanon.

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