How to Ship Your Car to USA Military Bases in Germany

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Are you stationed in a USA military base in Germany and need help shipping your car from the USA to your new station?  Need an affordable and reliable international automobile shipping company to ship your car to your military base in Germany?  Not sure what information and documentation you will need to ship your car to a military station in Germany?  If you are pondering over the answer to any of the above questions, do not worry, we can help.  As a leading overseas automobile shipping company we have shipped hundreds of cars from the United States to Germany for military families stationed in Germany.  We have shipped vehicles for the US armed forces located in Germany for  years and can offer inexpensive overseas car shipping prices for all USA military personnel.

Restrictions and Requirements for USA Military Personnel Shipping Their Vehicles Overseas to Germany and Europe from the United States:

If you are in the military and interested in shipping your POV (privately owned vehicle) to your base in Germany you must adhere to the below restrictions and requirements in order to ship your vehicle overseas:

  • You are allowed to ship only one vehicle from the USA to a USA armed forces base in Germany.  If you would like to ship more than one vehicle it will be at your own expense.
  • You are only allowed to ship a vehicle to a base in Germany if it is a permanent change of station 
  • The vehicle cannot exceed 20 tons.
  • You can only ship self-propelled, wheeled motor vehicles overseas to your military base in Europe.  Vehicles allowed to be shipped include: passenger automobiles, jeeps, motorcycles, scooters, vans, pickups, and station wagons.
  • You must have at least one year left to serve in your overseas tour in order to ship your car internationally from the USA
  • If your vehicle currently has a lien you must provide a written statement from the lienholder giving you permission to ship your vehicle to your military base in Germany 
Mark Twain Village located in Heidelberg Germany houses USA military families in Germany.  Are you stationed in Germany and need help shipping your car to military bases in the USA?  Continue to read the below information to see how we can help provide the best car shipping rates for military families.

USA Military Car Shipping Services to Germany

When shipping your car to US bases in Germany you have several options depending on where you are stationed.  For example, armed forces located in Wiesbaden or Ramstein typically ship their vehicles to port in Antwerp or Zeebrugge Belgium since this is closest available port.  Military personnel located in other bases such as Shweinfurt or Bamberg can ship their vehicles to port in Hamburg or Bremerhaven, Germany or Antwerp or Zeebrugge, Belgium.

We provide international car shipping services from the USA to Germany for all armed forces personnel stationed in Bamberg, Baumholder, Boblingen, Grafenwohr, Kaiserlautern, Mannheim, Schweinfurt, Spangdahlem, Wiesbaden.  Whether you are relocating to Ramstein Air base, Mark Twain village or Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg, we can help ship your vehicle to your new military base!  


The most affordable way to ship your car to Germany is through roll-on / roll-off services.  In order to ship your car to your military base in Germany using ro/ro transportation you must make sure to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Your car must be shipped with no personal effects loaded inside.  Accessories needed for the vehicle such as tools and spare tires are allowed inside the vehicle but they are shipped at your own risk and should not exceed $200 in value.
  • The vehicle should be delivered to the port with no more than 1/8 tank of gas
  • You cannot ship electronic devices including TV’s, DVD players, radios and flammable liquids inside the vehicle
  • Your vehicle should meet host country guidelines, you can confirm these guidelines with your local transportation office

K International appreciates the work our military men and women do to protect the USA.  This is why we offer affordable international car shipping rates for persons in the USA military who need help shipping their vehicles to their military base in Germany and other countries in Europe, Asia and all over the world

When shipping your vehicle overseas to your new military base in Germany, trust one of the best international car shipping companies in the USA, K International Transport.  Contact us via email at inquiries@kinternational.com to receive overseas car shipping quotes to your military base in Germany.  We offer special rates for all military personnel shipping their car from the USA to Germany.  For more information on our overseas car shipping service for members of the armed forces to Germany and other locations in Europe call us at 212-267-6400 or on Skype at kinternationalny.  We offer some of the best international car transport rates for military families shipping their car to Germany.


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