Moving to Finland
You might have heard or seen Finland on many “best country” charts. But what exactly makes this country so great? When moving to Finland, you don't need to invest in overvalued real estate, deal with complicated bureaucracy or worry about your safety at night.
The move to Finland has never been so easily achievable. Thousands of tourists that visit the country wish to return or consider moving to Finland permanently. After resolving the immigration status, it is time to understand how to move household goods to Finland and find a suitable shipping method.
Moving to Finland by Sea Freight
Moving household goods to Finland using sea freight is the most affordable shipping method. If you are moving to Finland, depending on the size of your shipments, you can choose one of the following methods.
Moving to Finland by Air Freight
One of the fastest ways to move to Finland is via Air Freight. When you are moving to Finland and you need to have your items delivered immediately, shipping cargo by plane is the way to go. Hercules moving company offers 3 container sizes when moving household goods to Finland:
Whether you are shipping all of your household goods or simply wish to have a personal container a Sole Use Container also referred to as a Full Container Load, is a way to go. Hercules moving company offers 3 container sizes when moving to Finland using FCL:
It is known that the fastest way to move from one place to another is by plane. Therefore, shipping your household goods by air freight is a convenient way to move to Finland if you need your items quickly and with minimum wait time. Your cargo will arrive in Finland in a matter of days. Choose one of the following shipment sizes when moving to Finland:
Door to Port vs. Door to Door Moving
Moving to Finland is easy knowing what you need. Depending on your preference and needs, Hercules moving company offers two types of moving services when moving to Finland.
If you are moving to Finland with restricted and dutiable items or simply wish to have more control over your cargo upon arrival, choose a door-to-port moving service. Your possessions will be packed and transported to the desired port in Finland, from where you or someone on your behalf will be able to receive them.
If you wish your move to be effortless and smooth till the very end when moving to Finland, choose a door-to-door moving service. It is a great option for those household goods owners, who want to communicate their move only through one company without having to manage the delivery and assembly of cargo themselves.
Moving household goods to Finland
The duty-free entrance for personal household goods is permitted if the following criteria are met:
- Household goods have been in owner’s possessions for over 6 months period
- Owner/sender have resided abroad for over a year prior the move
- Imported goods are not intended to be for a commercial use
- Items are imported from EU/EEA country
- Owner/sender must be present at the time of customs clearance
- For a duty-free entrance, items must be cleared from customs within 12 months after removal date
- Restricted and dutiable items must be declared and taxes must be payed
Here we have collected all the necessary forms and documents you will need in order to import your personal effects into Finland. In addition please check if you need any additional documents/forms on the official Border Finland Website