Moving to Australia


Planning moving to Australia? North, East, South or West. Premier International Movers has the experience and local knowledge to moving to australiaperfectly tailor your relocation to your requirements.


Important Considerations:


Importing your personal effects

  • You will be required to provide a copy of the ID page of your passport and Visa
  • Duty free importing on personal effects and household goods if owned more than 12 months
  • An Inventory of your household items is required
  • Custom forms to import household goods provided by us (need completing before leaving the UK)
  • All items must be thoroughly cleaned and free from dirt, soil, grass etc

Restrictions and Prohibitions

We suggest not importing the following items:

  • Alcohol & Tobacco
  • Foodstuffs, perishables or otherwise
  • Plants & plant material
  • Firearms & ammunition
  • Narcotics and dangerous goods
  • Inflammable goods & substances
  • Offensive materials
  • Cane, wicker and basket

Transit Times

  • Transit of groupage or shared load consignments usually takes 9 to 14 weeks door to door.
  • Sole use containers will normally take 6 to 8 weeks port to port.
  • Transit times vary depending on:
    • Prevailing Weather conditions
    • Volumes being shipped
    • Customs and Immigration delays

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Domestic pets

  • Find out more about Pet shipping


Importing Motor Vehicles to Australia

  • All motor vehicles must be granted import approval, and they are subject to duty
  • Imported vehicles may need changing to comply to Australian standards

Currencies Direct?

  • International payments
  • Regular Overseas Transfers
  • Prepaid Currency Card
  • Forward Contracts

More info on Currencies Direct website.

Moving to Australia with Premier International Movers

Customs Clearance –

  • Approximately 10 to 15 days for customs clearance and delivery
  • Time can be affected by government policy or goods inspections

Packing & Delivery –

  • Trained packers can pack and wrap all your items to ensure safe transportation
  • Door to door shipping available
  • Unwrap and unpacking service available – Packing materials removed

Additional removal services –

  • Comprehensive insurance can be arranged, link?
  • International storage can be arranges
  • Pet shipping

If you are interested in moving to the Australia, get a free removal quote, and read more about ourinternational removals, and our additional moving services, like pet transport or money transfer.