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John Mason provide international shipping services from the UK to Bahrain including delivery to residences in Manama, Riffa, Muharraq, Hamad Town and other destinations in the country.
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Shipping Services to Bahrain

There are number of options for shipping to Bahrain. Air and sea freight options are both available. Sea freight services have a longer transit time but are usually a lot more economical.

Sea freight shipments are advised for large shipments and part or full house moves. Air freight is a much quicker service, it is usually appropriate for smaller consignments. During your pre-move survey or during your telephone survey, one of our dedicated International Consultants can advise you on the best method of transit.

Customs Formalities

If you are shipping to Bahrain, your consignment will need to pass through an inspection upon arrival in the country.

Duty is not charged for owned and used household and personal items if the client has a Residence Permit with some exceptions:

Dutiable items include:

  • Musical instruments
  • Food items
  • Videos
  • Computers

All new items that are shipped will incur duty.

Customs Clearance

It is a Bahrain Customs requirement that the client is present during customs clearance.

Cultural items

Sensitive cultural items such as books, DVDs and magazines are screened by the Ministry of Interior.

Shipping a car to Bahrain

Motor vehicles can be shipped to Bahrain, 5% duty will be due (depending on the value of the vehicle, determined by Customs).  Only left hand vehicles can be brought into the country.

As above, the client will be required to be at the customs clearance for the vehicle.

Prohibited Items

Items which are not allowed entry include: dangerous items, remote controlled items and gambling items. For a full list of prohibited items, contact us to request your Customs Guide to Bahrain.

Shipping Quotation for your move to Bahrain

Contact us to arrange a pre-move survey or to arrange a quotation for your shipment to Bahrain. Experienced International Team members are on hand to provide specialist shipping advice.

If you are moving to Manama, check out our Destination Guide here for information on areas to live, leisure activities and transportation information: Moving to Manama.

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As one of the leading Movers on a national and international scale, we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service from our highly trained and competent team. We have been recognised by the networks below and we are, therefore, proud of our credentials.
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Thank you and everybody involved, you are an excellent team and an absolute pleasure to deal with.

J.D. Liverpool, UK to Toronto, Canada -
July 2016

My whole experience with John Mason's has been very good, from having Tony surveying till today with the container being packed, I will definitely recommend John Mason to provide removal services.

M.H. South Shields, UK to Perth, Australia – July 2016

Thanks Suzanne for all your help – it’s not easy trying to sort things out from such a long distance away and you’ve been superb! Thank you!

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