Plan the move

 
 
Checklist
 
  • Plan your move (together with a moving company if you have one)
  • Receive written confirmation of move
  • Make a "to-do" moving checklist

How to proceed

  • Plan the move (together with your moving company)
    • Be aware of the documents you need to provide 
    • Define the following dates:
      • Packing and loading date
      • Estimated shipping date 
      • Estimated arrival date at port/destination 
      • Estimated delivery date 
    • Proceed with the provision of the defined documents 
    • Start putting together your insurance list based on the information received from the moving company 
    • Start organising your household for the shipping
      • Discard, donate or sell items that are not needed 
      • If you have several shipments, organise which items go with which shipment 
    • Make sure you are not shipping any prohibited items (such as ammunition, weapons, pornographic materials, drugs, etc....) as per the specifications of your destination country. These will be given to you by your moving company 
  • Get written confirmation
    • Make sure all arrangements with the moving company are confirmed in writing, especially in regards to packing, loading, shipping, and delivery dates
  • Make a "to-do" moving checklist 
 
 

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