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Import a Car from UAE to the USA

Dubai has become the largest business hub in the Middle East. Due to this, many people travel to the UAE to work and live. Now the UAE has one of the largest industries for rare exotic and classic cars. When people living here move to the US, they usually want to import a car from the UAE with them. Most are import cars from Dubai as that is where a majority of these vehicles are located.

Importing a car from the UAE can seem complicated, but Schumacher Cargo Logistics can make this process straightforward. We have over 40 years of experience in the international auto shipping industry. Through this, we have refined our car shipping to and from destinations such as Dubai and Jebel Ali. Follow our guide below to see the process to ship your car from the UAE to the US.

Read below on how to import a car from the UAE and use our form at the top to start your shipment today.

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How to Import a Car from UAE to the USA

The process to import a car from UAE can be simple with our guidance. There are only a few steps to follow and our knowledgeable representatives can help you every step of the way.

An overview of how to import a car from the UAE:

  1. Determine the vehicle eligibility for entry into the US
  2. Decide whether to ship a car from Dubai or Jebel Ali
  3. Choose a destination in the US
  4. Get a quote for the options selected
  5. Work with our representatives to complete your import

Determine If You Can Export the Car from Dubai into the USA

When shipping a car from the UAE to the USA, it is important to make sure your car is eligible for entry. The US regulates cars that can enter from foreign countries. If the car conforms to US standards, it should be eligible. Otherwise, there are exemptions that will make your car eligible even if it is a non-conforming vehicle. 

Check the eligibility of your car with our Auto Import Tool.

Ports to Ship a Car from UAE to the US

Most customers will import a car from Dubai or Jebel Ali. Generally speaking, these ports offer the most straightforward service from the UAE. If you cannot ship your car from Dubai or Jebel Ali, we can arrange transport to these ports from any location in the UAE. Though importing a car from Dubai to the US is going to be the best option most of the time. Some of the rarest cars in the world can be found here, which is why even non-natives want to import cars from Dubai.

Destination Ports in the US

Schumacher Cargo Logistics has locations at major ports around the US in order to accommodate shipping to any destination in the country.

Our main locations:

  • California
  • New Jersey/ New York
  • Texas
  • Georgia
  • Florida

Determining the Price to Import a Car from UAE

The cost to import cars from the UAE depends on many different factors. An example is that the price to import a car from Dubai to Los Angeles is going to be much different than the cost from Jebel Ali to New York. For this reason we create custom quotes for every car shipment to make sure you receive the most accurate price. If you need to keep costs down you can ship a car from Dubai rather than have us transport it from wherever else it is in the UAE.

To begin shipping your car from the UAE and get a custom quote, please fill out our Online Quote Form or call in at 1-800-599-0159.

Completing a Car Import from UAE

As your UAE car export departs, you will receive notification as well as the Bill of Lading. Here you can see the estimate time your vehicle will arrive in the USA. After arriving, your car will undergo offloading and customs clearance for a few days and we will let you know once your car has completed the import process. You can then choose to pick your car up from any of our locations or have us deliver it straight to your door.

More UAE Car Import Info

To start the import of a car from UAE to the USA, fill out our Online Quote Form

For more information on any of the above, call one of our representatives at 562-408-6677

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Schumacher Cargo Logistics utilizes insured, secured and bonded facilities. We provide warehousing, packing, crating, trucking and loading services out of our own warehouses here in the USA - Los Angeles, Houston, Savannah, Miami, New York, and New Jersey. All other worldwide destinations are covered by our affiliated organization member companies.