We know that an international move can seem expensive and be difficult and stressful task since it needs a series of customs steps, which not everyone is clear about. In this post we give the necessary information to make a move out of Spain in a correct way and avoiding the typical problems that arise in these cases.
What are the customs procedures that an international move needs?
The first step is to choose the shipping method, since it can be done by sea, air or land transport if it is short distances within Europe.
The air may be more convenient because it is faster, however, it is also more expensive. If the number of objects to be transported is too large, the best option is sea transport, since it uses containers.
We recommend making a Packing List of your goods that should be moved with this facilitates in the case of any needed recovery of lost belongings.
The most essential thing when making an international move is to have the necessary documentation in order to avoid problems in the customs. The passport, the social security number and your work visa if necessary. And your content list must be detailed and correctly validated. However, it is important to know that if transport is to be carried out within the EU, many of these documents are not necessary, but be aware that it can be different depending of to the country of origin.
A moving company like Lidon Removals and Storage is the best option to help you carry out your international removal, as we have specialists that will secure and protected your belongings. In addition, we will advise you what you will need and how your belongings should be packed, to follow customs service restrictions.