Relocation Details

We left on 24 January
We arrived on 16 March

Our To-Do list:

Here is a list of the things we have needed to get done before we arrive in Chavuma. I’ll keep this page updated regularly. (Updated: 19 March 22)

Read our travel journal to get more details about our journey so far.

1. Visas for Zambia
Completed 7 January 100%
2. Obtain TPIN Number (Zambia Tax Number)
Completed 11 January 100%
3. Change of ownership for the vehicle
Completed 12 January 100%
4. SAARPCO Certificate for the vehicle (Police Clearance for Export)
Completed 13 January 100%
5. ITAC Certificate for the vehicle (Export Permit)
Completed 19 January 100%
6. De-Registration Certificate for the vehicle
This is technically part of point #4. 99%
7. Vehicle Maintenance (Clutch, Suspension, Brakes, Oil Leaks)
Completed 21 January 100%
8. SAD500 Certificate for the vehicle (SA Customs Clearance)
Completed 1 February 100%
9. Load the vehicle
Completed 23 January 100%
10. Drive the vehicle to the Zambian border
Crossed on 6 February 100%
11. Travel to LUSAKA for interviews with Customs
We arrived on 7 February 100%
12. Import the vehicle and our belongings
Completed 14 March 100%
13. Obtain final clearance from Zambian Customs
Applied on 8 February; Received 22 February 100%
14. Apply for duty-free status
Applied 22 February Received 28 March 100%
15. ZRA Customs Vehicle Inspection
Applied 1 March; Completed 11 March 100%
16. Register the Vehicle for use on Zambian roads.
Completed 14 March 100%
17. Drive to Chavuma from Lusaka.
Arrived 16 March 100%
We have arrived in Chavuma