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Import Duty from Hong Kong

Leaving Hong Kong and moving to the UK can be a daunting step to make. In the recent years, we have seen an increase in families leaving Hong Kong due to the political issues. At John Mason, we understand the emotional hardships that entail with political issues, which is why our import duty from Hong Kong is here to assist. Whether you are planning to relocate due to a career change, or a fresh start, then our Import duty services can prove to be efficient.

John Mason’s international removals service includes full export packing, loading, shipping, customs clearance, delivery, and unpacking. Our import duty from Hong Kong, allows you to import your possessions safely and securely to your chosen country, making the moving process far easier. If you are looking to import from Hong Kong, we can also provide storage and pet relocation, ensuring your animals arrive to your chosen location safely.

Moving from Hong Kong post COVID-19

John Mason International Removals was founded in 1884 and has since, seen the world around us change. We have continued to grow as a company to ensure we offer a moving experience of first-class quality. We are also one of the largest international removal’s firms in the UK, transporting about 10,000 people a year. Moving from Hong Kong post Covid-19 will pose its issues, but John Mason are here to help.

Moving from Hong Kong post Covid-19 can seem to be something that seems near impossible given the current circumstances. Considering recent advice from the Government and the British Association of Removals (BAR), we can confirm that John Mason International is fully operational. However, our customers and employees’ safety is our number one concern, so we have implemented a range of new security measures to ensure that we are ‘Covid Stable.’ Our international removals service remain in place, and we have ensured that our operation is as safe and secure as possible. Importing from Hong Kong remains to be a viable option post Covid-19 with John Mason’s International removals service.

Goods and Vehicles Imports from Hong Kong

If you are looking to ship your personal effects, vehicles, and household goods from Hong Kong, it will be important to remain aware of the following customs regulations. With John Mason, importing your possessions from Hong Kong will entail an International Move Manager being assigned to you. Your international move manager will also provide you with a full copy of legal regulations, alongside your quotation.

Importing Wine and Alcohol from Hong Kong

If you will be taking alcohol in your shipment, an inventory of all bottles will be required for Customs procedures. When completing this, details will need to be included such as quantity, % alcohol content and size of bottle. If you require further assistance, your move manager will be able to assist and advise on your specific circumstances.

International Pet relocation

If you are looking to ship your personal effects, vehicles and household goods from Hong Kong, it will be important to remain aware of the following customs regulations. With John Mason, importing your possessions from Hong Kong will entail an International Move Manager being assigned to you. Your international move manager will also provide you with a full copy of legal regulations, alongside your quotation.

If you are planning to relocating for pets from Hong Kong, then our international pet relocation services can provide. Pets such as dogs, cats and birds will require an import license, whilst quarantine will also be required for 1-6 months dependant on the country of relocation.

Health certification for your pet is required (issued not more than 14 days prior to departure of the pet).

Imports from Hong Kong To UK Legal Requirements

Imports from Hong Kong to UK entail specific legal requirements. Below, is a list of additional regulations in place for imports from Hong Kong to the UK.

  • An Import licence will be needed if you are planning to import a protected species item e.g. feathers, furs etc. Such items will be inspected upon arrival in Hong Kong.
  • Import licences are required for plants.
  • Dangerous items such as fireworks are not permitted in shipments.

Please note that regulations can change on a regular basis so please contact us for further details.

FAQ

Yes, you can ship your pet to Hong Kong, but you will need to comply with certain requirements. Dogs, cats, and birds will require an import license, and quarantine will be necessary for between 1-6 months depending on the origin country’s export requirements. A health certificate is also needed, issued not more than 14 days prior to departure of the pet. Your Move Manager can provide more information on the specific requirements for your pet’s relocation.

Yes, you can ship wine and alcohol in your shipment to Hong Kong, but you will need to provide an inventory of all bottles for customs procedures. Details such as quantity, % alcohol content, and size of bottle must be included. It’s important to note that regulations surrounding alcohol can change frequently, so it’s best to check with your Move Manager for the latest information.

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As one of the leading providers of overseas removals and relocation services on a national and international scale, we pride ourselves on offering a professional and friendly service. We have been recognised as one of the leading international moving companies and are proud of our credentials and the quality standard they represent. In 2023, we became the most trusted moving company in the UK.
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