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Shipping & Moving to Canada from NZ

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International shipping to Canada from NZ can be very cost effective. Sometimes the cost of repurchasing your personal items greatly outweighs the cost of shipping from NZ to Canada. In addition, a lot of items have special memories and are simply irreplaceable.

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Customs, Quarantine and Entry requirements for Personal Effects and Motor Vehicles can change frequently, contact Transworld to verify current information is correct.

  • Correct Visa, Residency Documents and Passports must be up to date.
  • Personal Effects can be taken in duty free for used Household goods which have been used overseas for at least six months prior to shipping and will be continued to be used at new home. Different requirements for immigrants, former residents and Visa status. Check before shipping.
  • Personal Effects from deceased estate or inheritance – require Will, Death Certificate or Letter from Executor – must have been owned and used 6 months prior.
  • Personal Effects – new furniture/items subject to duties and taxes
  • Motor Vehicles – must comply to Canadian standards, require passport and proof of ownership, owner must attend Customs.
  • Wine and Alcoholic Beverages – no restrictions but each province has own process for importation. Duties and Taxes will apply. Check before importing.
  • Firearms – licence/permit must be obtained before shipment. Check with Canadian Firearms Centre – Ottawa before shipment. Can be loaded with Household goods in shipment if permit is present.
  • Domestic Pets – health certificates, vaccinations required – for up to date information contact Transworld
  • Food – do not ship. If shipped, expect delays in clearances because of time, exams and clearance process and additional costs
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