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Customs Clearance

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Move Safely - Insured and Accredited Movers

No Waiting - Move in 3-7 days Including customs

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Post Brexit Customs Clearance
As UK is no longer a part of EU and Customs Union, all removals to and from the UK are required to go through the Customs clearance process. Below you can find all the documents that will be requested by the Customs office to allow a VAT and Duty free import.

Please note that in case of inheritance, cars and motorbikes or diplomatic removals additional documentation is required - please contact us for more details.

Moving to the
UK

 Documents Required

  • Transfer of residence (TOR)
  • Inventory list with values
  • Copy of the passport
  • ​Rental/Purchase agreement (UK)
  • ​Employment contract (UK)
  • ​Certificate of de-registration from the local council (BE only)

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas
  • ​Plants

Moving to 
France

 Documents Required

  • Certificate of non-resale
  • Inventory list with values in French
  • ​Inventory list with values in English
  • ​Copy of the passport
  • ​Certificate of change of residence by the French Consulate
  • ​Certificate of transfer done on a letterhead by the employer
  • ​Proof of residence in France
  • Completed ​Cerfa No 10070*01

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas
  • ​Plants

Moving to
Germany

 Documents Required

  • Proof of the address before removal (UK address)
  • Duration of residence in the UK
  • ​Confirmation of the new address in Germany
  • De-registration certificate from the local UK council
  • ​Certificate of registration in Germany
  • ​Employment contract in Germany
  • ​Copy of the passport
  • Inventory list with values
  • ​Agreement/authorisation to act as direct representative

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas
  • ​Mushrooms and potatoes
  • ​Foods of animal origin
  • ​Plants

Moving to the
Netherlands

 Documents Required

  • Rental/Purchase agreement
  • Employment contract in the Netherlands
  • ​Copy of the registration at town/city hall in the Netherlands 
  • ​BSN number
  • ​Copy of the passport
  • Inventory list with values
  • ​Agreement/authorisation to act as direct representative

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas
  • ​Plants

Moving to
Switzerland

 Documents Required

  • Rental/Purchase agreement
  • Employment contract in Switzerland
  • ​Residence permit 
  • ​Copy of the passport
  • Inventory list with values
  • ​18.44 form Original

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas

Moving to
Belgium

 Documents Required

  • Proof of the address before removal (UK address)
  • Duration of residence in the UK
  • ​Confirmation of the new address in Belgium
  • De-registration certificate from the local UK council
  • ​Certificate of registration in Belgium
  • ​Employment contract in Belgium
  • ​Copy of the passport
  • Inventory list with values

 Prohibited Items

  • Realistic Imitation Firearms 
  • Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
  • Fireworks
  • ​Flick knives and swords
  • ​Narcotic and drugs
  • ​Tabaco and Alcohol
  • ​Fuels: diesel, petrol, gas
  • ​Plants
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