Moving to Greece

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    In today’s time, one of the most beautiful place in the world where you can choose to settle down is Greece. It’s vibrant, has a unique culture and good climate which is liked by the people who have been residing in this country for years. However, if you have already decided to relocate to Greece, then reaching out the professionals who are experienced in making international movage across various countries will be great. And, here you can surely count on the team of Movage International to import your goods in this country.

    We make sure to complete the relocation process with utmost safety without damaging any of your belongings. However, before we proceed, you need to arrange a few documents that will be needed if you wish to get the goods transported without any hassle into Greece. For this, you can have a look at the below mentioned list which not only contains information pertaining to the document but also item restricted or prohibited.

    Documents required for Household Goods

    • Copy of passport and packaging list
    • Bill of lading/CMR/air waybill (original)
    • Authorization/declaration form
    • T2L form (original, if applicable)
    • Certificate of repatriation
    • Owner’s VAT ID number
    • EORI application

    Documents required for Motor Vehicles

    • Vehicle ownership documents
    • Title / registration card
    • Proof of car insurance
    • Driver’s license (Copy)

    It is important to know that owner will have to pay for a Greek license plate as well as a luxury tax.

    Documents required for Pets

    • Pet passport
    • Vaccination record
    • Veterinarian health certificate

    To make your pets relocate in this country, it is important for them to have a microchip. And, a test for rabies should be conducted at least 2 months prior entering Greece by a certified European Union laboratory.

    Dutiable/Restricted Items

    • Alcohol as well as spirits (lower quantity is permitted which must be  must be marked as kitchenware)
    • Hunting weapons
    • Duties applicable to the evaluated Customs values as mentioned:-
      • Electronic items – 35%
      • Electrical items – 23%
      • Carpets – 30%
      • Antiques (over 100 years) – 8%
      • Computers and fax machines – 18%
      • Furniture – 18%

    Prohibited Items

    • Tobacco products
    • Drugs
    • Alcohol (12 bottles)
    • Cigarettes (3 cartons)
    • Explosive materials
    • Cigarettes (3 cartons)
    • Alcohol (12 bottles)
    • Stuffed animals
    • Live plants
    • Guns

    This list will be of great help if you wish to make the relocation in Greece a smooth performance. Knowing these you can make the needful preparation with regard to the documents needed for the purpose of shipment of the owner’s goods.

    NOTE:  Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While Movage has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, Movage makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.