Australia is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia is world-famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, “the bush”, and “the Outback”. Australia is one of the world’s most highly urbanized countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.
Moving to Australia is an adventure, we definitely would love to take part in.
Choosing Nobel Relocation to relocate you to the world’s sixth largest country, Australia, you can rest assured your belongings will arrive safe, unharmed, and in a timely fashion.
We understand that bureaucracy can be complicated enough without having to worry about your belongings, we at Nobel Relocation will handle all the paperwork and double-check it many times so you don’t encounter problems on the final destination side. All we ask from you is to give us the pleasure of simply turning up at customs when we will need you to release your shipment, in order for it to be delivered straight to your new door.
At Nobel Relocation you will find no other company more equipped to pack, load, transfer, and deliver your belongings to Australia. Our professional packers are highly trained and experienced in packing your belongings for international journeys that can be unpredictable due to unforeseen circumstances such as the changing weather.
Nobel Relocation has only your best interest at heart accompanied by years of successful experience and the most professional and honest staff. Nobel Relocation, is a company you can be sure to trust when moving to Australia.
We can provide moving services from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, and Texas. We can provide moving and relocation services to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Darwin, and other cities in this beautiful country.
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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)
The OBL must be received 7 days prior to arrival at first entry port into Australia.
The AWB must be received 48 hours prior to arrival at first entry airport into Australia.
Sea freight clearance times vary from 12-15 working days depending on mode of sea freight and the destination location.
Airfreight clearance takes approximately 5-7 working days depending on documentation received and destination location.
An inventory of alcohol is required for Australian Customs to assess the duty and taxes payable, which 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.
A VIA must be obtained prior to the importation of motor vehicles.
VIA will take 3-6 weeks to approve.
Application for VIA may be found at: https:infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/imports/how_to_apply.aspx
GST only is payable on motorcycle imports
All animals imported to Australia must meet the requirements of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and 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.
Animals may be visited by only the person identified as the importer during the quarantine period
Customs duties plus goods and services tax (GST) will apply to alcohol imported into Australia.
Duty is calculated on the type of alcohol, the volume contained per bottle, the alcohol % per bottle, and the value per bottle.
Ten percent (10%) GST is then added to the duty calculated.
The drugs and narcotics are prescribed by a medical practitioner or veterinarian, and quantity does not exceed a 3 month’s supply at the maximum prescribed dosage,
The drugs/narcotics are carried as accompanying baggage;
The prescription must be in English or translated into English.
Eritrea – weapons, ammunition, military vehicles and equipment and spare parts
Iran – weapons, ammunition, military vehicle and equipment and spare parts
North Korea – weapons ammunition, military vehicles and equipment and spare parts
Libya – weapons, ammunition, military vehicles and equipment and spare parts
A search tool for CITES endangered species is available at https://checklist.cites.org/#/en
One or more high explosives which in pure form have a vapor pressure less than 10.4 PA at a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius
A binder material
Fish and tooth fish
electronic flyswatters and mosquito bats
Growth hormones and substances of human or animal origin
Hazardous wastes (explosive flammable, poisonous, toxic, exotoxic or infectious, clinical wastes, waste oils, waste residue from manufacture or household waste as defined by the Basel Convention)
Knives and daggers
Novelty money boxes coated with material containing more than 90 mg/kg of lead
Ozone-depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases
Pencils and paintbrushes with a coating that contains excess amounts of toxic compounds such as lead, arsenic and barium
Pesticides and other hazardous chemicals
Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Terphenyls and Polyphenols
Pornography and other objectionable materials
Therapeutic drugs and substances (abortifacients, aphrodisiacs, etc.)
Unmanufactured tobacco (not stemmed or stripped or in whole form)
Toys containing excess amounts of toxic compounds such as lead, arsenic, and barium
Weapons (military goods and other weapons including blow pipes, crossbows, martial arts equipment, knuckle dusters, slingshots, maces and flails)
Trade Practices Act goods