Shipping to United Kingdom
Are you moving into the United Kingdom? Are you aware that the UK actually consists of England (or Britain), Wales, Ireland and Scotland? This is something that you will need to know before you even start making your plans to move into the United Kingdom. Do you realize that each individual country that makes up the totality of the United Kingdom also has its own individual Customs laws along with those that govern the total area that is the United Kingdom? When you are looking for a company that can take on the job of shipping to United Kingdom you want one that knows all of the separate laws involved.
There is nothing that you can do to get around the fact that you are not allowed to import guns or any type of fire arms without providing proof that you are properly licensed to carry and fire that gun. You also need to provide proof that you have a permit to carry any type of knife that is designed to be used for hunting and/or defensive means. If you are going to import these things in the process of shipping to United Kingdom you ca expect to have the local police come knocking on your door to speak with you about this.
The process of clearing goods through customs is not really that difficult once actually shipping part the process of shipping to United Kingdom is completed and the goods actually arrive at the destination port in the UK. If you have all of the proper and appropriate paperwork available to the shipping company as well as the correct documentation from officials it is pretty simple to get everything cleared through Customs and on its way to your new residence.
You are going to have to have all of your large furniture and any items that will need to be inspected by the Customs officials stored near the rear doors of the shipping container for easy access. If you think that this is unusual or not part of the Customs process when shipping to United Kingdom you need to think again because it is actually part of the process of clearing your possessions through Customs so that your belongings can then be released to the shipping company for the final stage of the transport process and brought to your home. There is so much more information out there about this topic than will fit here.