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Moving to New Zealand

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    New Zealand is an incredible island country, located close to Australia but with its own unique charm.

    With a population of only 4.8 million people, New Zealand offers vast landscapes and a sense of tranquility. While over 86% of Kiwis live in urban areas, the countryside provides a distinct and sometimes awe-inspiring experience. Whether you find it lonely or wonderful, moving to New Zealand is an adventure that we would love to be a part of.

    When you choose Nobel Relocation for your move to New Zealand, you can have peace of mind knowing that your belongings will arrive safely, without any damage, and in a timely manner.

    We understand that navigating bureaucracy can be complex, especially when it comes to international moves. At Nobel Relocation, we take care of all the paperwork and meticulously double-check every detail to ensure a smooth process for you. Our goal is to eliminate any potential problems on the destination side. All we ask is that you trust us to handle customs procedures, and we’ll deliver your shipment straight to your new door.

    At Nobel Relocation, we are equipped with the expertise and resources to pack, load, transfer, and deliver your belongings to New Zealand with utmost care. Our professional packers are highly trained and experienced in preparing your possessions for international journeys, which can be influenced by unforeseen circumstances like changing weather conditions.

    With years of successful experience and a team of dedicated professionals, Nobel Relocation has your best interests at heart. We value trust and honesty, making us a company you can rely on when moving to New Zealand.

    Our services are available from various locations, including Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, and Texas. We can provide moving and relocation services to major cities in New Zealand, such as Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Darwin, and many more, ensuring a smooth transition to this beautiful country.

    Why choose iconic relocation for your move to new zealand ?
    • Professional Expertise: We are a team of highly skilled professionals who specialize in international moves and relocations. With our in-depth knowledge and experience, we ensure a seamless and stress-free moving process for our clients.

    • Global Coverage: Our services span across the globe, offering comprehensive relocation solutions to a wide range of destinations. No matter where your new home is, our extensive network of worldwide agencies in 186 countries guarantees reliable support throughout your move.

    • Customer Satisfaction: We take immense pride in our track record of achieving 100% customer satisfaction. Our commitment to delivering exceptional service and meeting our clients’ unique needs has earned us a reputation for excellence.

    • Tailored Solutions: We understand that every move is different, and we believe in providing personalized solutions to meet your specific requirements. Our team will work closely with you to design a customized plan that addresses all aspects of your move, ensuring a smooth and successful transition.

    • Reliable and Trustworthy: When you choose us, you can trust that your belongings will be handled with the utmost care and attention. We prioritize the safety and security of your items throughout the entire moving process, providing you with peace of mind.

    Used Household Goods and Personal Effects

    Documents Required

    • Copy of passport (photo and signature page)
    • Completed Australian Customs form B534
    • Copy of visa or e-visa approval (non-citizens)
    • Detailed inventory / packing list (in English)
    • Alcohol inventory, if applicable
    • Original bill of lading if no telex release / waybill issued (OBL) / air waybill (AWB)

     

    Specific Information

    • The OBL must be received 7 days prior to arrival at the first entry port into Australia.
    • The AWB must be received 48 hours prior to arrival at the first entry airport into Australia.
    • Sea freight clearance times vary from 12-15 working days depending on the mode of sea freight and the destination location.
    • Airfreight clearance takes approximately 5-7 working days depending on the documentation received and destination location.
    • An inventory of alcohol is required for Australian Customs to assess the duty and taxes payable. The duty and taxes are generally 50% of the alcohol’s purchase value for wine and 150% for spirits.
    • The signature on the Australian Customs form B534 must match the passport page.

     

    Motor Vehicles

    Documents Required

    • Vehicle import approval (VIA)
    • Import declaration (prepared by Customs broker)
    • Registration papers from the country of origin
    • Proof of ownership and purchase receipt

     

    Specific Information

    • A VIA must be obtained prior to the importation of motor vehicles. VIA approval may take 3-6 weeks. You can find the application for VIA at: https://infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/imports/how_to_apply.aspx
    • The importation of privately owned motor vehicles must meet document and Customs regulations.
    • Customs clearance is required at the port of entry.
    • Customs duties and goods and services taxes (GST) must be paid at the time of vehicle import, except for returning Australian vehicles when only GST applies. GST only is payable on motorcycle imports.
    • Contact the Australian Taxation Office to determine if and when luxury car taxes (LCT) must be paid. Visit their website at: https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Luxury-car-tax/

     

    Pets

    Documents Required

    • Import application
    • Import permit

     

    Specific Information

    • All animals imported to Australia must meet the requirements of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. They will be quarantined upon arrival.
    • Import permits take approximately 10 business days from the date of receipt by the Department of Agriculture to be approved. However, incomplete or incorrect applications may take longer.
    • Owners of the goods must select a quarantine station for the animal prior to import.
    • It is crucial to contact the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources before importing pets, as requirements and restrictions depend on the country of origin and vary per type of animal.