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Shipping to Canada from the UK

Get your goods to Canada with fast and safe international shipping

With us, you can be sure that your belongings are in good hands. We provide all the packaging materials you might need and, if you’d like, we’ll even do the packing for you. We also offer free collection within London’s M25 area.

Once your goods are packed and loaded onto one of our freighters, you can track your parcels on their journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

 

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Customs shipping documents

Below is a list of all the documents and guidelines you need to make sure your goods arrive safely in Canada. Please note: We will require a copy of the goods owner’s passport and visa (if applicable) to facilitate customs clearance.

Standard forms

Whether your belongings will be shipped by sea or by air, you’ll need to complete these forms.

Document Description
1st Contact cartons Our range of export cartons
Collection instructions Collection procedure for all consignments
Shipping instructions To be completed for all consignments to Australia
Prohibited items Please read carefully
Customs inventory To be completed for all consignments
Sample customs inventory Example of a completed customs inventory
Terms and conditions Full conditions of standard liability protection
A guide to importing personal and household effects into Canada Please read carefully
Canada customs form B4E Personal effects accounting document – to be completed for all consignments
Sample customs form Example of a completed customs form
Owner packed transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Owner packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance
Professionally packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Shipping to Canada by air

If you plan to put your belongings on a jet plane, you’ll need to complete an additional form.

Document Description
Airfreight security forms To be completed for all consignments to Australia

Shipping to Canada by sea

Please complete the forms below if you will be sending your goods to Canada by sea.

Document Description
Marine transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Marine transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Helpful packing tips

Pack smart and make sure you don’t leave anything behind with our packing tips.

Document Description
Removal tips Tips for moving day
Personal checklist Your personal checklist

Double Discount Deal

Use our tax refunds service
to claim your tax refund

and get 10% off your shipping fees when you use our
shipping service
to send your excess baggage home.

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120

Durban

201 The Annex
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom

London

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DG +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Croydon

5-7 Selsdon Road
South Croydon
CR2 6PU +44 (0) 20 7759 7581

Australia

Melbourne

9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 07070528), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. 41900) and hold an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (1st Contact Group - AFS License number 335 126).

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