Customs Compliance Support

When anticipating an overseas move, it can be quite exciting. And, it can be overwhelming, also. Have confidence that when you select Corrigan Moving as your international moving company, you’re selecting to have a teammate throughout each phase of the endeavor. Our years of international moving knowledge provides you the assurance to start the process knowing that your items will be taken care of on your international trip.

We first moved individuals in 1929. To this day, we have extended our service options and have assisted tens-of-thousands of families and individuals relocate abroad. If this is your very first international move, or if you are an expert mover, Corrigan will help you through every stage to ensure you have the right expectations with the process and certain that your items will clear customs and arrive at your new home safely.

One-point of contact, Global Relocation Specialist

Necessary to the success of your relocation is your one-point of contact with Corrigan. You will be teamed up with a Global Relocation Specialist. This person has comprehensive experience helping families like yours in relocating abroad. They are well versed in the complicated and confusing customs and immigration requirements across the globe and will be sure you are prepared for what lies ahead. You can be confident knowing that your belongings and documents will be managed the right way, so your delivery can happen as soon as possible.

We provide total customs clearance assistance

For the duration of your move process, your Global Relocation Specialist will be sure that your international containers meets all the laws to have clearance through customs. In the possible event that a visual check is required by customs, your GRS will continue to communicate with you, so you know what to expect at every stage. We can reduce the number of our shipments that are held for a visual examination at customs by being sure that every phase of the move process and all the documents meet their expectations.


Begins with your inventory – what you can take and what is is prohibited

Comprehensive and productive international moves begin with a thorough in-home or virtual home survey. At this time, our international moving professionals will view everything in your home that is moving. They will build an inventory of all portions of your relocation – air shipment, sea shipment, and storage. This will be the starting point to have dialogue with your Global Relocation Specialist about what things you intend to have in each shipment. Additionally, you will be provided with the unique specifications for the country you are moving to. Each country has specific and distinctive requirements related to what items you are or are not permitted to take into the country. Knowing this info up front means you will be prepared in advance of move day.

On move day, the movers will complete all the necessary inventory documents and safely wrap everything

The next stage of making sure your documentation is accurate and fully executed takes place on pack day and move day. Your movers will be expertly trained on the specific paperwork regulations for international moves. They will ensure that the inventory is complete. One major part of this is that we are obligated to pack or visibly verify every box in the container. This allows our crews to ensure that nothing is being moved that isn’t allowed into your destination. In addition, it allows us the chance to correctly list everything on your inventory – a required aspect of meeting customs enforcements.

Global Relocation Specialist will make sure everything is finalized to avoid delays

Your Global Relocation Specialist will make sure all the documentation is accurate and finalized. After that, they will communicate with you regarding the arranging of both your air and sea shipments. Customs delays will be less frequent because Corrigan Moving is dedicated to ensuring your move is ready to go.

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