23 Apr 2013
So we, at Bishop's Move, have put together this guide to moving to the UK with all the essential info you need to know:
When can I and my personal effects arrive in the UK?
Can I take my car?
What documents do I need?
What can I import with me?
Food & Beverages
Alcohol & tobacco
Dried herbs and spieces
Dried flowers, plants, ulbs or seeds
Bone or shell items
Products made of animal fur, feathers, skins, hide or ivory
Items made of or containing wood, cane, bamboo, wicker, straw, soil
Saddles, riding equipment, pet related items
Gas & scuba, pressurised cylinders
Ink or printer cartridges
Hazardous chemicals such as cleaning materials, paint, varnish, pesticides
Explosives or flammable gases
Works of art featuring naked figures including statues, busts, figurines and paintings
Religious items including works of art, printed materials, jewelry, propaganda
Weapons, firearms, bayonets, knives, swords
Yes/No & Info
No - Duty & Tax will be charged
No - Most bones and shells don't require any additional paperwork.
No - Stuffed animals, insects, stuffed animals : contact us for clarigication
Yes - De-pressurised scuba tanks are OK