Expat Car Leasing & Rental United Kingdom

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Get a car without a U.K. credit history or driver's license

As a foreign professional (expatriate) you can arrange for your car before or after you move to England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales. Together with our U.K. sister company we can arrange lease, finance, insurance, registration and road tax and have you “on the road” within 48 hours of your arrival.

Flexible car rental from 1 day to 24 months and financing/leasing from 24 months and up!

We offer a fully flexible car service, with a wide choice of cars available at short notice. All tailored to your employment contract term.

Personal Car Shopper Service

We will search for your vehicle according to your wishes, needs and budget (new or used). We will locate and negotiate pricing on your behalf.

4 Step Solution

1. Supply your car
2. Provide finance
3. Provide insurance
4. Deliver vehicle to your door

List of brands available below.

Financing or Leasing?

We offer leasing and purchase financing options at 4.00% to 6.00% flat interest rate per annum for qualifying customers.

Auto insurance

Get competitively priced insurance. No U.K. driver's license needed to set up coverage.

Car Rental

entals are from 1 day up to 12 months. The rental car program covers 100 countries globally. Click here to book...

Tailored to fit your needs

    • Start process before or after arrival to the U.K.
    • Build U.K. credit score
    • We can deliver any make and model
    • Personal Car Shopper Service (free service) - saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Competitive interest rate

What it Takes and Costs to Lease a Car in The United Kingdom

As an international professional (expatriate) you can discuss your car requirements before you move to the UK or once you have arrived. We can arrange lease or finance, registration and road tax and even assist with insurance, often getting you “on the road” within 48 hours of your arrival.

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Our U.K. Experience

We have many years’ experience in the motor industry. We are a leading specialists in expatriate vehicle contract hire, leasing solutions and financing.

Whether it is for business or personal use, we can find the ideal specification and terms to suit your needs.

Financial Terms and Conditions

Down payment may be required on all agreements, subject to credit review.

Payment due at delivery consists of:

  • Deposit due with order
  • Down Payment, usually 10% of the vehicle cost
  • 3 monthly payments for lease rental agreements
  • £399 order processing fee

How to Apply and Documents

The following are required to apply:

  • Residency card
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of tenancy agreement
  • U.K. bank account details
  • Copy of contract with U.K. office

We Can Assist in All of The U.K.

We cover all of the United Kingdom from London in the South East, to Aberdeen in Scotland and Swansea in Wales, we can arrange delivery to your home or place of work to suit.

No matter what county or country in the U.K. you are relocating to, contact us for your car needs:
England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.


  • What documents are needed to start the leasing process?

    The following documents are needed:
    Residency card (front and rear)
    Copy of passport with photo
    Copy of valid driver’s license
    Copy of tenancy agreement
    Details of U.K. bank account
    Detailed copy of contract with U.K. office

  • What is the delivery time?

    Used car in stock generally delivers within 7 days. New car order will take 3-9 months depending on manufacturer and model

  • Is insurance included in the rates?

    No, insurance is obtained separately. We can recommend insurance providers for you to use.

  • How much is the down payment?

    The down payment is usually 10% of the value of the vehicle

  • What is the length of term available?

    The available lease terms are 24-48 months, and financing from 24 months and up

  • What is Personal Car shopper service?

    We search for your vehicle according to your wishes, needs and budget (new or used). Your Personal Car Shopper will locate and negotiate pricing on your behalf with a dealer close to your location. In most cases, your Personal Car Shopper can get better pricing because of arrangements made with vehicle manufacture, dealerships, and financing companies.

  • How are the monthly car payments made?

    The monthly car payments are made by direct payments from your UK bank account.

  • How much will the car insurance cost per year?

    It depends on the location and vehicle type, but approximately£500-£600 per year in Surrey area and £800-£900 per year in London.

  • What happens if there is damage to my car?

    When possible, we take care of all servicing and repair work and supply a “loaner” free of charge. Payment for this service can be by cheque or card once we return your car.

  • What happens if I need to end my lease early?

    We will buy the car outright or sell it for you. We offer this service even if you didn't lease the car though our program.

"Great service, I have already recommended you guys to two of my colleagues"

- Jason from the U.S., Kia Sorento

"I highly recommend ExpatRide for anybody looking for a car after making the big move!"

– Andreas from Denmark, Audi A4

”The service we received was amazing! Out of everything we've had to do with our move overseas, getting our new car was the easiest and most stress-free."

We finance all makes and models across the nations

We offer the following car brands and any other car brand available in the U.K.

Client References in the U.K.

The management of ExpatRide in the U.K. have been in the car supply business for over 30 years and during that time we have built up very many excellent customer relationships.

Amongst our many customers are employees of, Citibank, Citigroup, Lilly, American Airlines, BOC Group, Procter & Gamble, (even the American and Australian Embassies!), Glaxo Smith Klein, Boeing and U.B.S.

We can assist you in all of the United Kingdom

All major cities and all smaller cities, we'll be there for you: London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol, Kirklees, Fife, Wirral, North Lanarkshire, Wakefield, Cardiff, Dudley, Wigan, East Riding, South Lanarkshire, Coventry, Belfast, Leicester, Sunderland, Sandwell, Doncaster, and the list goes on...

No matter what county or country in the United Kingdom you are relocating to, contact us for your car needs: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.