Whether you require our groupage service or a full container service to UAE, our experienced move coordinators will be able to assist with a solution suited to you.
The United Arab Emirates is an increasingly popular destination for people moving from the UK for both work and lifestyle reasons. Moving to UAE may seem like a very different place to those living in the UK, but it’s our job to make sure you’re prepared and that your move goes as smoothly as possible. Our International Moving Coordinator’s have the knowledge and experience to know what’s required to make a successful migration of you and your belongings to UAE. And, as well as the hotspots Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we also construct removals to Al Ain and Ajman.Talk to us
Dubai is one of the most popular destinations within the UAE for expatriates to move to and it’s one which we move people to on a regular basis. Your International Move Coordinator will be with you at every step of your move, able to answer any questions that you may have along the way, as well as take care of all your needs such as packing, parking, storage, customs clearance and many other elements of your move. When moving to Dubai from the UK there a several factors that you will need to know which you can learn more about within the customs section below.Contact us
We carry out removals to Abu Dhabi on we weekly basis as part of our groupage service. We have different options for moving to Abu Dhabi depending on the volume of your move and the requirements of your move. For consignments less than a full container load (typically those with an apartment-size worth of belongings) we can offer our popular and cost-effective groupage service to Abu Dhabi. If you are moving the entire content of your move and a full container is required, or if time is of the essence then our full container service to Abu Dhabi may be more suitable for you.Contact us
Our groupage or shared container service to UAE is for smaller consignments when an entire container is not required to ship your belongings. Due to the volume of clients that we are moving to UAE, we can group clients together that are moving to a similar destination providing an efficient and cost-effective solution.
Full Container Load (FCL) is the term used for shipping a container to UAE when the entire container contains your items. If you are moving home to UAE and the entire content of your property needs moving, then it is likely that you will require our full container service. The container will be for your sole use and is a faster option than the groupage option.
Air freight to UAE is a realistic option when moving a very small consignment of several pieces around the world. Also known as excess baggage, this is the fastest way to get your belongings to the United Arab Emirates. Your move coordinator will be able to talk you through the process of air freight to UAE.
Your dedicated move coordinator will be able to advise you on the documentation you require for moving to UAE and when you will be required to produce it. Please see below a list of the documentation that you will need in preparation for your move:
– Passport/copy of passport
– Resident VISA that has been stamped by your employer/sponsor that your CISA has applied for
– Inventory of all your belongings
– Original bill of lading
– Diplomats only – a letter from the ministry of foreign affairs for exemption from customs duty
– Diplomats only – the bill of lading must mention that the consignment is for a diplomat
– Alcohol, narcotics and medicine (including prescribed medicine)
– Any type of military equipment or uniform
– Weapons, firearms and ammunition
– Radio equipment
– Statues and carvings of nude humans
– Pornographic material in any form
– Religious materials other than that of Islam
– Controversial literature of a political nature
When choosing a removal company for UAE, you may want to make sure that you use a company that has the capabilities and know-how to transport your vehicle there. Unlike many other countries, there are no limits to how old the vehicle can be. The following documentation will be required:
When shipping a car to Dubai we will create a bespoke wooden frame that fits around the car to protect it whilst in transit. The vehicle will be anchored down to the container the prevent movement whilst at sea. Speak to one of our move coordinators about your requirements.