Customs Compliance Support

When anticipating an international move, it can be quite exciting. And, it can be overwhelming, too. Have confidence that when selecting Corrigan Moving as your international moving company, you are choosing to have a teammate throughout each step of the move. Our decades of international moving expertise gives you the certainty to move forward knowing that your possessions will be handled carefully on your overseas voyage.

We began moving individuals in 1929. Since then, we have grown our service options and have assisted countless families and individuals move internationally. Regardless if this is your first international move, or if you are a seasoned mover, Corrigan will walk you through each step to be sure you have the right expectations with the process and certain that your possessions will clear customs and arrive at your new house safely.

One contact, Global Relocation Specialist

Necessary to the success of your relocation is your single point of contact with Corrigan. You will be partnered with a Global Relocation Specialist. This individual has comprehensive experience serving families like yours in relocating abroad. They are experienced with the complicated customs and immigration policies to enter each unique country and will make sure you are prepared for what lies ahead. You will be certain knowing that your load and paperwork will be handled the right way, so your delivery can take place as soon as possible.

We provide complete customs clearance assistance

For the duration of your move process, your Global Relocation Specialist will ensure that your shipment meets all the requirements to pass customs. In the unlikely event that a visual examination is required by customs, your GRS will continue to communicate with you, so you can anticipate every step. We can reduce the number of our transfers that require a visual examination at customs by ensuring that the move process and each of the documents meet their regulations.


Starts with the inventory – what you can pack and what is is prohibited

Smooth and productive international moves begin with a complete in-home or virtual home survey. Here, our international moving consultants will see everything in your home that you are taking. They will create an inventory for all portions of your move – air freight, sea freight, and storage. This will be a starting point to start conversations with your Global Relocation Specialist about what items you would like to be in each shipment type. In addition, you will be updated on the specific specifications for the nation you are relocating to. Each country has exclusive and distinctive requirements related to what items you’re or are not permitted to move into the country. Knowing this information initially means you’ll be prepared in advance of move day.

When packing and loading, the movers will complete all the needed inventory documents and safely wrap everything

The following stage of being sure your documentation is correct and fully executed takes place on pack day and move day. Your movers will be professionally trained on the special paperwork laws for international relocations. They will make sure that the inventory is accurate. One major part of this is that we are obligated to pack or visually verify every box in the shipment. This allows our crews to double check that nothing is going to be shipped that isn’t allowed into your destination country. It also allows us the time to accurately itemize everything on your inventory – an essential component of following through on customs requirements.

Global Relocation Specialist will ensure everything is completed to avoid delays

Your Global Relocation Specialist will be sure all the paperwork is accurate and finalized. After that, they will talk with you regarding the scheduling of both your air and sea shipments. Delays will be limited because Corrigan Moving is dedicated to ensuring everything is prepared ahead of time.

Begin planning your worry-free move with our resource library

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