moving home to or from malaysia

Telephone: 0808 1000 988
Overseas Telephone: +44 1242 536796

Wherever in Malaysia you are planning to move to, whether it’s George Town, Malacca City or Kuala Lumpur, GB Liners are here to help.

We are able to help with single items, groupage consignments, full container loads, cars and pets. Naturally a full door to door service is available.


Moving and living overseas can be a daunting proposition but with our experienced International Team here to assist, we are on hand to provide all the help and assistance you need for moving to Malaysia. GB Liners have been moving customers overseas for over 60 years and in that time have accrued a wealth of knowledge and contacts that can aid and advise you on every aspect of your Malaysian relocation. Guidance for living in Malaysia can be obtained from the link below however if you have any queries about Malaysian life, please do not hesitate to contact our International Team who will share their vast knowledge or put you in touch with one of our many international partners who can!


Documents Required (submitted/signed by customer)

  • Copy of residential/working Visa
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of work permit and/or letter of employment confirming employment in Malaysia.
  • Identity card (IC) front & back for returning Malaysian.
  • Copy of work permit or letter of employment from origin country from returning Malaysian.

Documents Required (to be completed/arranged by GB Liners)

  • Inventory of the goods in English. (Do not use the terms “Miscellaneous” or “Contents unknown”).
  • Ocean Bill of Lading/Air Waybill (AWB).

additional information on moving to malaysia

Duty free for used personal and household goods, provided the shipper is the owner of the goods, they have been in the owner’s use and possession for a period of not less than 6 months and which will keep on being used by the owner in the new residence.

All PHE may be subject to 100% customs examination but Customer need not be present when goods arrive.

For further details on inherited goods, diplomatic status, motor vehicles, pets and other exceptional items, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at

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