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Moving Companies To Australia from Denmark

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  1. What Do I Need To Know About Moving My Personal Goods To Australia?
  2. Am I Allowed To Bring My Vehicle To Australia?
  3. Don’t Try To Go It Alone
Moving Companies To Australia from Denmark

Moving from Denmark to Australia? It’s a big change! You will have much more room to stretch out since Australia is 180 times the size of Denmark. Even with all that space, Australia is mostly inhabited along its coastline, as the interior or “outback” is a desert that is often inhospitable.

You probably have a ton of questions and we don’t blame you. Australia has a reputation for crocodiles, kangaroos, and customs quarantine. Let’s talk about what you need to know.

What do I need to know about moving my personal goods to Australia?

Australia is a unique country in that there are many plants and animals that live on the continent that simply do not exist elsewhere in the world. Pests and diseases brought in from other parts of the world can be devastating for this natural resource. For this reason, Australian Customs officials follow very strict guidelines on importations.

Australia is famous for its rigorous quarantine inspections. In many countries, as long as you aren’t bringing food, animals, or plants, you will have little to worry about. Not so in Australia. Most households coming into Australia will have some items subject to quarantine. Wood furniture, for example, will be very closely inspected to ensure that termites or other wood boring pests are not present. Any items flagged during this process will need to be quarantined for a time, sent back to its point of origin, or in some cases, destroyed.

Most of your personal goods can be imported to Australia without taxes or duty. As with most counties, items eligible for import are those that you have owned and personally used for at least six months.

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Am I allowed to bring my vehicle to Australia?

Rarely, but sometimes. It is rare for a private individual to be able to import their vehicle to Australia. The vast majority of vehicles imported to Australia are imported by car manufacturers.

There are companies designated as Registered Automotive Workshops (RAWs) that are able to import a very limited selection of used vehicles. To see if your vehicle is eligible, check the Specialist and Enthusiast Vehicle Scheme (SEVS). Determining eligibility is only the first of many steps you must take. The RAWs will likely need to make repairs or modifications to your vehicle before it can be imported, and you will be responsible for covering that expense.

You could try to import your vehicle by yourself, but beware. The Australian Border Force will not release your vehicle unless all of your paperwork is complete and in order. You will need to apply for a Vehicle Import Approval and be able to certify that your vehicle is free of asbestos. Again, privately-owned vehicles are rarely approved for import, and this process does take several weeks. Make sure to leave yourself plenty of time so you can make alternative arrangements as needed.

If you do receive approval for your import, you will need to be prepared to pay customs duty and GST, and for some, a luxury car tax. Because of all the red tape, it is far more likely that you will decide to skip importing your vehicle from Denmark to Australia and treat yourself to a new car when you arrive.

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Don’t try to go it alone

At A1 Auto Transport, our team has the expertise you need to get moved easily. Our international shipping experts know all the rules, loopholes, and methods you need, and how to avoid the pitfalls of Australian customs.

Where do you start? You start by calling A1 Auto Transport for a free, no-obligation quote. We will contact you to get all the important details before providing you with expert guidance to ensure a safe and problem-free move.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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