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Moving to Australia

By sea or air Trans International can provide you with door to door service anywhere in Australia.

We have a regular shared container service to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

We can move anything from a suitcase to a full container, just contact us for an obligation free quote.

Transit time by sea 3-5 weeks to the East coast ports and 4-6 weeks to Adelaide and Perth.

We have branches in Sydney and Melbourne and reputable agents in all the other major cities.

Australian Customs Requirements

Personal Effects

Provided you have permanent residency or you are a returning Australian or a New Zealand passport holder, you can import your personal effects duty and sales tax free as long as you have owned and used them for more than one year prior to your departure for Australia.

There is no duty free or tax free allowance for alcohol with unaccompanied effects even if wine is part of a cellar collection.

To clear your goods through Australian Customs you will need to fill out a Customs form B534 and photocopy all pages of your passport. This can be done either in Australia or New Zealand.

Motor Vehicles

Unless a motor vehicle has been exported from Australia and proof can be obtained of this, it will be subject to sales tax and duty.

A permit will be required for importation unless previously owned in Australia, this is obtainable from The Federal Transport Authority in Canberra.

Please contact us or Australian Customs for further information

Trailers and Boats

You can import duty and tax free up to one boat and one trailer/caravan on the basis of one per family per 3 years as long as you have owned and used for at least one year prior to your departure to Australia.

Special conditions apply for boats, please contact us or Australian Customs for further information.

Trailers and caravans require permits to import from the Federal Transport Authority in Canberra.

Australian Quarantine Requirements

Useful Tips

  • Steam clean and vacuum motor vehicles and trailers
  • Empty vacuum cleaner bag
  • Clean garden tools, tent pegs, golf clubs, shoes and bicycle wheels
  • Do not import dried flowers
  • It is better to leave food behind. Please contact us if you have to take it.
  • Cane wear is subject to inspection as is all wooden furniture. If there are signs of infestation, treat or do not send.

All our quotations exclude quarantine inspection fees in Australia.

Please contact us or the Australian Quarantine Service for more information.

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