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Arrow Foreigner Wanting to Buy & Plate A Bike in South Africa

I'm beginning plans to travel Africa, hopefully starting in SA.

What I'm seeking is first hand (and hopefully recent) knowledge and experience of foreigners buying/registering a bike and traveling for extended periods and distances starting from SA.

Your expert knowledge would be GREATLY appreciated!

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Not easy without proof that you live there. Best is to get someone on whose name you can register it, then get a letter from that person giving you permission to drive it.
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Well that option has def crossed my mind and I won't rule it out yet.

I think that maybe asking a lot of someone though rather than someone just letting you use their address a a temp residence. And I do plan to stay in SA for some time and return. Who knows, maybe I'll really like it and want to stay!

Anyone else have experience?

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