One of the most daunting aspects of relocating to somewhere like Vancouver is the thought of getting your belongings through customs. Any Vancouver removal is likely to involve a lot of paperwork at customs, and so it’s a good idea to get assistant from a global relocation specialist who can help you through it.
The customs assistance services offered by Vancouver removals experts will vary, but could include the following:
A good Vancouver removals company will give you assistance on finding the correct forms you need for customs, and then filling them in properly.
Advice on prohibited and restricted items
There may be certain items in your inventory of belongings that you can’t bring into Canada, or can only do so under strict conditions. Your Vancouver removals experts should advise you if this applies to any of your goods, and give you advice on what to do about it.
Advice on what to ship
Even if everything you own would get through customs easily, it may not be economic to ship all your belongings. Equally, there may be some items that don’t travel well, even when packed and protected properly. You should ask for advice on the kinds of goods it may be better to leave behind.
Managing customs clearance – having an expert on hand to ensure your shipment of belongings can be released to you with minimum fuss and as quickly as possible can be invaluable during an international relocation. A good Vancouver removals firm will be experienced in managing customs clearance, and will be able to look after this for you.