Expat Car Leasing and Rental in Nicaragua

Relocation support for all your mobility needs!

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A Destination Service Created For Expats Moving to and Living in Nicaragua

With the foreign professional in mind, you do not need a Nicaragua credit history to be approved. We have included auto insurance in the lease payments. You will work with your own Personal Car Shopper, who will assist you with all your questions, provide quotes and ensure a hassle free delivery of your new car.

Flexible Expat Lease Terms

24 to 36 months lease agreements.

No Down Payment

No down payment required

Expat Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is included


Our lease contracts include maintenance

We can assist you in all of Nicaragua

All major cities and all smaller cities, we’ll be there for you: Managua, León, Masaya, Matagalpa, Chinandega, Granada, Jinotega, Esteli and the list goes on…

Contact us for more information and our current lease offers

We often get great deals available on first come first serve basis. Fill out the contact form below and receive a link to our current offers. We will guide you through the options and the process of getting your new car.


  • Do you require a down payment to start a lease?

    No, a down payment is not required

  • What documents are needed to start my lease?

    The following documents are required:
    • Passport
    • Salary certificate
    • Driver's license

  • What features are included in the lease?

    The following is included:
    • Maintenance
    • Service
    • Tax

  • How are the monthly payments set up?

    The monthly payments are made with a credit card

  • I understand most cars in Nicaragua have manual transmission. Do you have cars with automatic transmissions available through your program?

    Yes, vehicles with automatic transmission is available upon request.

  • Do you have any limitation in what Make/Models you can offer?

    No, we work with most brands but the brands in stock will vary

  • Is ExpatRide specialized in only supporting expatriates, or is it available for short-term and domestic needs?

    ExpatRide’s primary focus is on workforce mobility services. It includes all employees’ transportation needs, be it short-term international assignments or long-term and permanent moves. We can assist employees moving domestically and internationally.

  • How can ExpatRide support our corporate relocation service needs?

    We work with you to establish a global mobility program for all aspects of car transportation. Aligning customary transportation across continents, budgets, allowances, self-pay, approved vehicles, individually tailored solutions, and centralized direct billing arrangement across all services.

    If you with a Relocation Management Company. We can support and implement the plan mentioned above together with the RMC, including coordinating expense management for your employees, thus utilizing the relocation support services infrastructure already provided to you by the RMC. We work with all the major RMCs and Destination Services Providers.

    Please see more information on our “Corporate page”

  • Do you offer corporations direct billing via invoicing instead of credit card payment?

    Yes, we offer different payment options worldwide for corporations. This is individually accessed and may not be available for all.

  • Do you support Global Mobility HR with their expats’ transportation needs?

    Yes, we can assist corporate human resource divisions in coordinating all transportation needs for their employees on international assignments.

Practical Information on Driving in Nicaragua

Speed Limits

Urban areas: 45 km/h (28 mph)
Highways: 60 km/h (37 mph)
Freeways: 100 km/h (62 mph).

Kids in Cars

In Nicaragua, children under the age of 12 cannot sit in the front of a vehicle. Instead they should be sat in the rear where those under four years old must be securely fitted into an age appropriate seat system.

Minimum Age

You must be at least 18 to be able to drive in Nicaragua.


There are no legal requirements for the carrying of documents in Nicaragua, but you would be advised to make sure you have your driving license, insurance document and registration documents. You need to have an international driver license too if you’re from outside of South and Central America.

Alcohol and Driving

Don’t do it! The drinking and driving laws in Nicaragua state that you must have no more than 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in your body. This equates to around one drink meaning that depending on other factors, one drink could take you over the limit.

Auto Insurance

A minimum of third-party insurance is compulsory in Nicaragua and must be purchased in the country.

Phone and Driving

Phone use is prohibited while driving

Seat Belts

Seat belts are mandatory by law in Nicaragua for all occupants of a moving vehicle. … In Nicaragua, children under the age of 12 cannot sit in the front of a vehicle. Instead they should be sat in the rear where those under four years old must be securely fitted into an age appropriate seat system.

Driver's License

Your home driver’s license is valid for driving in Nicaragua for the duration of the entry stamp in your passport.

How to Exchange your foreign driver’s license

Driver license processing are handled by police department in Nicaragua. Following is the link which will provide you with police office locations you can contact to know more about converting foreign driver license to Nicaragua driver license : Police Office Locations.

Note: Information may not be up-to-date. Please check official government information for latest laws and regulations.

We finance many makes and models nationwide

We offer the following car brands Nicaragua

Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford,Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, MG, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo

"So responsive and a pleasure to deal with"

– Neil from Britain, BMW X1

”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."

- Jochen from Germany, VW Tiguan

We are ready to assist!

    • Start process before or after arrival to Malta
    • Competitive interest rates
    • Choose from many makes and models
    • Online and phone service saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Intercultural assistance throughout the term in regards to registration, renewals etc.