United Arab Emirates
MOVING HOME TO OR FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Wherever in the UAE you are planning to move to, whether it’s Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Sharjah, 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.
LIVING IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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 the United Arab Emirates. 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 relocation to the United Arab Emirates. Guidance for living in the United Arab Emirates can be obtained from the link below however if you have any queries about life in the United Arab Emirates, 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!
CUSTOMS FORMALITIES FOR MOVING TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Documents Required (submitted/signed by customer)
- Copy of residential/working Visa.
- Passport copy with valid UAE residence visa stamped.
- Authorization letter to moving company for clearance and collection of documents from shipping / airline.
- Authorization letter addressed to the shipping line for release of delivery.
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 THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Importation is allowed provided the shipment consists of personal effects and used household goods only. All used personal effects and household goods are exempted of duty.
Brand new items will attract Custom duty at 5% of the invoice value. If the invoice is not provided for the same items, Custom Inspectors will assess a value for the same and on the assessed value 5% will be levied as Customs duty. 5% VAT on the duty amount plus processing charges. If the original invoice is missing for brand new item, then a fee of USD 300. I.e. invoice or packing list.
UAE residence visa stamped on the passport is compulsory for Custom clearance and to get delivery order from shipping line.
For further details on inherited goods, diplomatic status, motor vehicles, pets and other exceptional items, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at email@example.com.