Since the UK left the EU in January, house removals have become a little more complicated between UK and Spain. Very little information is given for specifically the movement of secondhand household goods.
It is not too much different to before,and very doable, so don't worry! There is more paperwork to complete, but we will guide you every step of the way.
The documents you will initially need to provide are:
Once you accept our quote we will send you all the necessary paperwork for you to sign and return to us.
Moving from UK to Spain:
Custom Duties in Spain may be payable on your goods, as well as on the transport costs. However, if you can prove you have lived in the UK for 12 months prior, and can prove you are moving to Spain, duties will not be payable. We have been told different things by different customs agents as to what proof is acceptable. Twelve months' council tax bills and a Padron, for example.
Moving from Spain to UK:
In addition to the above-mentioned paperwork, you must also complete a TOR (Transfer of Residence Relief) to avoid any Import Duties in the UK. You will need to apply for this online here >>> www.gov.uk/guidance/application-for-transfer-of-residence-relief-tor1
You must then give us your TOR reference so that we can complete the customs declaration. If you are unable to apply yourselves, we can do that on your behalf. At the moment we are not being asked for any other proof of residency, unless they have reason to believe it isn't a transfer of residency, but that will change by the end of this year and proof will be needed.
Rest assured, we continue to request clarification about house removals between non-EU and EU countries and use custom agents to help with the process. We are fully legal and follow customs guidance every time we travel.
More information can be found here:
If you have any questions regarding your removal, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Here is a Facebook Group we run which might be helpful too: Living in Spain group
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