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Moving to Greece, Shipping Household Goods to Greece


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR MOVING TO GREECE

  • Passport for Customer and spouse (previous passport if current one is less than two years old)
  • Inventory, detailed and consularized by Greek Consulate in country of origin, to be TRANSLATED at destination (must include make, model and serial number of ALL APPLIANCES, the quality, and quantity, square feet, and color of any woven floor covering in the shipment and auto, if any)
  • Law 1599 Form (Ipefthini di losi) stating that you will keep the goods in your possession for at least one year
  • Letter from owner of goods authorizing Destination Agent to clear shipment
  • Repatriating Greeks, persons with Greek ancestry, persons married to or children of Greek citizens, Greek Military and foreign EEC members
  • Customer must have been abroad for at least two years
  • Certificate of Repatriation (allows a Customer to bring goods into Greece duty-free) Inventory list
  • Foreigners coming to work
  • Certificate of Secondary Residence
  • Housing Contract
  • Bank Guarantee

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN GREECE AT TIME OF CUSTOMS CLEARANCE AND HIS PASSPORT MUST BE PRESENTED
  • If shipment belongs to GREEK REPATRIATE, OWNER MUST PERSONALLY ATTEND CLEARANCE
  • Personal effects and household goods are generally duty-free
  • ALL ITEMS brought in must be re-exported, or customs duty will be assessed when leaving
  • For foreigners coming to work in Greece, VAT (Value Added Tax) is payable on all goods

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Only one of each appliance allowed – advise make and serial number on inventory
  • Office equipment such as facsimile, photocopies and telephone systems are dutiable

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Alcohol and tobacco products
  • Matches
  • Firearms
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Playing cards

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Must be in owner’s possession for at least six months
  • Restrictions apply to vehicles with diesel engines
  • Duties vary according to make, model and length of time car owned
  • Documents required:
    • Consular Certificate from origin
    • Must be listed on household goods inventory
    • Registration plates and vehicle road license showing that the appropriate road tax has been paid in the country of origin
    • Drivers License

NOTE – Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, IntlMove cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

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