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Old 24 Apr 2009
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Originally Posted by baboon_hai View Post
Is it possible to buy the Yellow Card in MOZ or in Sambia - and, where?
I have two waypoints for the COMESA from other helpful sources. I hope they can be useful for somebody else too:
Livingstone, Zambia:
Zambia State Insurance Corp Ltd
S17 50.725 E25 51.497

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia:
NIB Insurance
N9 00.287 E38 46.064

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SA insurance

Hi, Does anyone have a good recommendation for insurance as a foreign vehicle (4x4) in South Africa and the surrounding countries as I believe the comesa to only be a top up on that. Cheers, Ian
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can anyone tell me where I can get Comesa insurance in Windhoek?
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Cost of Comesa yellow card in Ethiopia for motorcycle

We bought a Comesa yellow card insurance for a Honda NX 250 cc motorcycle here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The prices where as follows:

- 3 months insurance for only Ethiopia and Kenya: 160 birr

- 6 months insurance for Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe: 900 birr

The rate is now 17 birr to a dollar and 22 birr to a euro.

We have heard that 3rd party insurance is not needed for Botswana, Namibia and South-Africa, because the insurance is already in the fuel price. (great!
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If we are heading south, where is the first place we can pick up a yellow card? Egypt or Sudan?


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For Botswana and Namibia you purchase a cross border permit as you enter the country and that includes 3rd party insurance. In ZA the insurance is part of the fuel cost.

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You now need to buy standalone 3rd party insurance in Botswana.

In SA and Namibia limited3rd party cover is provided by the Road Accident Fund (SA) and Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (Nam) which are both funded via a percentage charge on fuel and therefore cover all road users automatically. However, they only cover 3rd party liability for personal injury/death not damage to a third party's property.
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comisa ins can be bought in Gonder Ethiopia at nice insurance ring Wassie Negash tel 0114 66 11 29 or 0918 28 98 98 email nice@ethionet.et he said it may be possible to arrange before you enter but he said i was the first foreigner he sold it to so who knows, cost app £30 for one month
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Thanks for the info.

it will be a great help !
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