Importing Vehicles UK to Saint Helena

Welcome to Fastlane Forwarding service, your trusted gateway to accessing the finest vehicles from the UK. With years of dedicated experience and a passion for automobiles, we specialize in sourcing, procuring, and delivering high-quality cars to Saint Helena. Our service is built on a foundation of expertise, reliability, and a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in the international car importation process.

Why Import Cars from the UK?

Importing cars from the UK to St Helena is advantageous due to:

  1. High-Quality Standards: UK cars are known for their reliability and superior craftsmanship.
  2. Diverse Selection: Access a wide range of models, including luxury, electric cars to classic cars.
  3. Right-Hand Drive: Ideal for countries with right-hand driving regulations.
  4. Competitive Pricing: Benefit from attractive prices in the UK market.

Our Value:

  • Custom Sourcing: We find the exact vehicle you want.
  • Regulatory Expertise: Hassle-free exportation with compliance assurance.
  • Personalized Support: Dedicated assistance from start to finish.

Saint Helena Customs regulations

Customs Duty Based on CO2 Emissions

  • Implementation Date: As of 1 June 2014.
  • Policy: Customs duty for vehicles is determined based on their CO2 emissions per kilometer.
  • Objective: Encourage the importation of fuel-efficient, lower-emission vehicles to reduce environmental impact.

Duty Rates

  • Band A (0-100g CO2 per km):
    • Previous Rate: 35%
    • Current Rate: 15%
    • Example Vehicles: Toyota Prius Hybrid, Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 TDCi, Toyota Aygo Ice 1.0 VVT-i.

Changes in Customs Duty Tariff

  • Effective Date: From 1 December 2019.
  • Change: Transition from a value-based customs duty tariff to a fixed rate based on vehicle emissions.

Health and Environmental Considerations

  • The shift to an emissions-based duty rate aligns with global health and environmental strategies, promoting the use of vehicles that contribute less to pollution and health issues.

For the most current and detailed information, contacting the local customs authority in Saint Helena or referring to the official government website is recommended.

For more details, you can visit the official St Helena Government website


Contact us

Fastlane Forwarding Services ltd is a UK based shipping and export company. We can source new and used cars all over the UK, and assist with purchase and shipping worldwide.
Follow us