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Shipping to Uganda


If you are thinking about moving to Uganda, you need to think about who is going to do your shipping to Uganda. There are many options available to you where shipping to Uganda is concerned and you should take the time to educate yourself so you can choose the best option for you. If you follow the customs guidelines, you can save yourself a lot of headaches.

There are many different shipping companies you could use when you are shipping to Uganda. Whatever company you choose, always be upfront when hiring a moving company. Let the company know exactly what you are looking for and what you need. You may be pleasantly surprised to learn all the services international shipping companies offer. Companies vary widely by price and services, but they will try to outdo each other if you tell them what you want and that you are shopping around for the best price. Some companies will even offer to pack your belongings for you, handle customs, and do all the shipping to Uganda without you having to worry at all. This full service comes at a price, but for many people, it is a price well worth paying for the peace of mind of having professionals handling customs.

Make a moving check list once you have decided on a moving company. A check list will help you to stay on top of things. You'll know exactly when you need to pack, fill out forms, or send payments. A check list is a great way to keep track without feeling lost or overwhelmed. Your shipping company will appreciate it too, since they will know that you won't be surprised when they show up to pick up your belongings.

When you are moving to Uganda, you cannot take plants with you. You also are not allowed to take alcohol, weapons, or precious stones. You should make sure that you have a work permit and certificate of residence change. All your customs forms should be filled out completely. An inventory should be taken of your belongings and it should have three copies that are in English and are detailed, valued, signed, and dated by you. If your belongings are older than six months, you won't have to pay duties or taxes on them. You must be there when shipping to Uganda in order to get your belongings through customs.

A reputable moving company will have a reputation to protect and will make sure that you are completely satisfied. They will help you through customs, and sometimes will even deliver your belongings to your new home. You don't have to worry about moving overseas as long as you take the time to learn what you need to know and hire professionals to help you along the way.