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Letter from the Canarian Taxes office

If you have received a letter from the Canarian taxes office with the name  ”requerimiento de pasaje”, please note that you have 10 days to solve the irregular situation of your car in the Canary Islands.

You can either do all the import paperwork for your car or ship it to another country.

Normally you only have 6 month to drive your car without needing to do any paperwork in the Canary Islands.

In Cargo Lanzarote we can assist you with these matter and do all the paperwork to solve these situation. Please contact us for more information

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Cars paperwork

  • Customs paperwork to import or export cars from or to the Canary Islands
  • Taxes advisor, exemptions, taxes payments etc.., VAT taxes
  • Car paperwork , we advice on the process to change your car residence into the Canary Islands. We will assist you in all the process.
  • Just contact us for more information
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Send cars Canary Islands UK Germany Mainland Spain services

  • We offer services to send cars to the Canary Islands from the UK, Germany or mainland Spain
  • Want to send your car back to the Uk Germany or Mainland Spain, be free to contact us
  • We pick up the car from the main cities in Mainland Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Palma de Mallorca, Cadiz and send it straight away to the Canary Islands
  • Service from southern England into Las Palmas or Tenerife directly or the other war round.
  • Haulage services for cars in the Canary Islands
  • We arrange all the customs paperwork involved during the process
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Port agents in Lanzarote Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

As ship agents we act to protect the interests of the owner, operator or consignee by providing whatever assistance or advice is required at the port-of-call in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma y el Hierro.

Our main services are:

  • Booking the vessel in and out of the port, and arranging the pilot and tug boat services.
  • Providing information on the crew and any passengers to the department of immigration and citizenship, visa arragements etc…
  • Ship clearance, ensuring that the ship’s documentation complies with international and local regulations.
  • Bunkering services: Logistics involved with provisions and fuel.
  • Providing the stevedore’s ship planner with the manifest which gives detailed information on the cargo to be handled. Liaising with stevedores and terminal operators regarding the safe handling of containers, break-bulk and bulk liquids, and ensuring that the master is well aware of shore requirements and vice versa.
  • Arranging any medical attention required by the crew or the passengers.
  • Transfer services (Airport, Hospital etc…)
  • Passenger excursion services.
  • Ship services including repair and maintenance.
  • Accommodation services.
  • Sea rescue coordinator.

We supply our services to any kind of vessel, ferries, tankers, cruiser, cargo, yachts etc… in Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma y el Hierro.

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How to send your personal belongings back to the UK

There are two ways of shipping your personal effects back to the UK from the Canary Islands (Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria etc…):

  1. By air, airfreight cargo, is the fastest and safest way of sending your personal belongins.
  2. By sea, seafreight cargo, is the cheapest way of sending your personal belongings back to the UK.

In Cargo Lanzarote we are freight forwarders and a haulage company that can suply you with these two types of services.

We have a direct container service from Lanzarote and Fuerteventura into the UK (Felixtowe). We can suply any type of service, door to door, door to port, port to port etc…

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Mail shipment retained by customs

If you are in the Canary Islands and receive a packet by “Correos” these shipment can be block by Customs.

In case these happen to you, what you need to do is hire the services of a Customs Agent to do the clearance and then receive the shipment.

In Cargo Lanzarote we are Customs Agents in all the Canary Islands ( Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and el Hierro)

Contact us for more information.


To do the clearance we need:

  • Letter from “Correos” in which it says that the goods are block by Customs
  • Copy of the passport and NIE number
  • Invoice or recepit for the shipment
  • In case of personal belongins a packing list stating the value of the goods.
  • Authorization for clearance model .

If you want to know what to do if your goods are block by Correos contact us.

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Shipping to UK from Lanzarote Fuerteventura

Planning to send your belongings, commercial goods or your car back home, We have a special service for you. To avoid high cost we send share containers back to the UK. Sharing a container will give you the best price.

So if you plan to move back to the UK and send your belongings, send something to a friend or even send your car or moto to the UK, Just contact us and ask for a quote.

Direct from Arrecife to Felixtowe in UK

Cargo Lanzarote specialist in shipping services from Lanzarote Fuerteventura Gran Canaria Tenerife La Gomera La Palma El Hierro to the UK.

We also have a direct shared container from UK to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura each two weeks, ask us for quote.

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Shipping services Main land Canary Islands

Direct shipping services of goods, house removals, cars from Main land into Canary Islands.

Shipping services to Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro from Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Sevilla, Cadiz, Alicante, Valencia, Santander, Vizcaya and the rest of the world.

Cargo Lanzarote S.L. freight forwarder, shipping company, customs agent,  house removal  in the Canary Islands.

Relocation and moving in to the Canary Islands

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Canary Islands to Africa

Canary exports to 42 of the 54 countries of Africa, although its sales are mainly directed to the western region. In recent years, have increased exports to the countries of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA), and countries further south such as Equatorial Guinea and Angola.

Canary historical markets are Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and Cape Verde, where the evolution of sales is positive since 2000, with a significant boost from 2006. The Canary Islands is the first Spanish region in exports to Cape Verde and Mauritania. The African continent purchase, plus the refined oil, machinery and mechanical appliances, vehicles, building materials and supplies.

The proximity of the archipelago to the mainland, the good relations between the regional government of the Canary Islands and African governments, development cooperation and the presence of the Chambers of Commerce Islands, which produce very favorable results for both parties, backed by the presence of more than 200 subsidiaries of the Canary Islands.

The Canary Islands has a turnover of 108.75 million euros in the first quarter of 2011, which is double the figure for the same period last year (+98,16%).

Top 10 markets we have targeted sales are Mauritania (33.14 million), Senegal (17.75 m), Liberia (17.43 m), Equatorial Guinea (6.5 m), Cape Verde (5 , 21 m), Nigeria (4.90 m), Benin (3.96 m), Sierra Leone (3.63 m), Gambia (3.44 m) and Morocco (2.96 m).

In comparison, the largest increases over the first quarter of 2010 are recorded in Senegal, which exports multiplied by 10 and Mauritania and Liberia multiplied by three to shop the Canary Islands.

The main product exported by the autonomous region are the refined oil, representing 42.95% of the total bill, followed by machinery and mechanical appliances, representing a 35.24.

Items of petroleum products recorded an interesting increase in sales for the second consecutive year despite the economic crisis, with special relevance of items of mechanical equipment, which increases its value by 5 over the first quarter of 2010, fish, vehicles, electrical equipment, rods and profiles of iron and steel and glass.

In figures, exports of mechanical machinery totaling 38.32 million, the fish 4.12 million euro, 2.19 million euro-vehicle electrical equipment and 1.80 million euro.


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Direct Uk freight services

In Cargo Lanzarote we offer direct service from the UK into the Canary Islands

  • Door to door service
  • Weekly services
  • Full or share container
  • Customs broker
  • Commercial goods or personal effects
  • Direct connection with Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura
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