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Import or export your car from California?

Have SCL import or export your car from or to California at an affordable price.

Customers rate SCL Rotterdam with a 9.2

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Import or export your car from California?

Have SCL import or export your car from or to California at an affordable price.

Customers rate SCL Rotterdam with a 9.2

Do you want to export or import your car from San Francisco, Los Angeles or another city in California? SCL Rotterdam can assist you in export and import of your car from California. Thanks to our full service, we can take everything off your hands so you can soon enjoy your American car abroad.

Purchase assistance in California

California has a predominantly Mediterranean climate. These parts of the state are dry and hot, which means less corrosion on the cars. Exporting and importing American cars to Europe is very popular for this reason: the cars remain in good condition in comparison to second hand buys in the Netherlands.

Do you already have a car in mind in California? SCL Rotterdam has a network of technicians throughout the United States that can inspect the car, even in California. This inspection prevents bad bargains and strengthens your position in negotiations.

Full service

SCL Rotterdam can arrange the entire logistical process: starting from the purchase inspection in California up to the type approval at arrival in the Netherlands. SCL has a lot of experience importing cars from the US, including cars from California. We are familiar with the guidelines concerning auto-export from the United States and we keep you informed on the necessary documents.

New license plate and Certificate of Conformity

When your car arrives to Europe it needs to be cleared by customs. SCL Rotterdam assists in the customs-clearance and facilitate in the inspection by the Dutch Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency. We also arrange the type approval and a Dutch license plate. If the car needs modifications to meet European guidelines, we can have those performed in our workshop.

Custom solutions

Export or import a car to or from California? We can arrange all of it. At SCL, we provide you with expert advice and we provide custom solutions to meet all of your requirements. Fill in the contact form or contact us by phone. The advisors of SCL will gladly inform you on the possibilities.

Step 1: Decide how we are able to help you

SCL specializes in arranging vehicle import. You are able to decide which services to use. Request a free quote to receive an offer and let us know how we are able to support you.

Step 2: Receive a free quote

Providing us with as much information as possible will enable us to calculate the price for shipping your vehicle as specifically as possible. The offer we will send you is entirely free of obligations

Step 3: Expert shipping

Transporting and shipping vehicles require expertise and experience. SCL Rotterdam is part of a worldwide network, offering both container shipments and Ro-Ro shipments. SCL also specializes in customs clearance and ensures your vehicle is delivered swiftly.


SCL moved my car from the USA to Rotterdam and has arranged all matters perfectly, the car arrived in the Netherlands as own estate.
Great service, always considerate and observant resulting in a fast and correctly priced import procedure.

Clients rate SCL Rotterdam with a 9.4

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