Importing your effects into the UK
Moving to the UK? Then you will require a respected International Removal operator to handle the destination services of your effects on behalf of your chosen remover from your country of departure.
Fox International will ensure all documents are in place for the arrival of your effects, therefore allowing a stress free customs process and onward delivery to your new home.
Our fully trained delivery crew will unload all your effects to your residence, unpack and set up furniture, unpack cartons and clear the packing debris to allow you to relax and settle into your new residence and life in the UK.
Advice for importing household effects into the UK.
For all the information you need in regards to your transfer of residence to the United Kingdom please read this form – ToR Advice – Household Effects
Advice for importing vehicles in to the UK.
For all the information you need in regards to importing a vehicle please read this form – ToR Advice – Vehicles
Certain goods are banned or restricted from entering the UK. Some of the items that you may wish to include may be:
For food stuffs (human or pet), we advise these are not included in the shipment as they could cause problems with the UK customs authorities and possibly result in inspection which could incur additional charges.
There is a zero allowance for alcohol or tobacco imported within shipment of household effects and as such they would be applicable to duty and tax.
These are the main items and further current information can be found at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/customs/ Please also view the FIDI regulations here
Your chosen remover will provide you with sailing details for your shipment, as with any transit process these are subject to fluctuation and we would keep you advised of any alterations to the transit schedule. Once your shipment has arrived into the UK port we advise the following approximate timings till delivery to UK residence:
|Full container shipment (FCL)||4-6 working days|
|Less than container shipment (LCL)_______||6-10 working days|
|Groupage shipment services||8-15 working days|
|Air shipment||2-4 working days|
These timeframes are subject to customs process and port congestion.
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