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Moving from Canada
to the United Kingdom

Embark on your relocation journey from Canada to the United Kingdom with Metropolitan Movers, your premier partner for a seamless and efficient moving experience. As accredited members of the International Association of Movers and the International Moving Alliance, we are dedicated to providing exceptional moving services, ensuring your transition to England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland is conducted with the highest standards of precision and care.

Canada to UK movers

17 Years

Experience in moving

40 000+

Success Moving

87%

Positive Customer Review

Why the United Kingdom?

The United Kingdom, with its rich history, diverse cultures, and vibrant cities, offers a unique living experience. From the historical landmarks and bustling streets of London to the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the picturesque Welsh countryside, and the charming towns of Northern Ireland, the UK provides a blend of modern living and traditional charm. Whether you’re moving for career opportunities, education, or to explore the UK’s cultural depth, it provides a welcoming environment for expatriates from around the world.

Our company specializes in relocation services from cities across Canada to the United Kingdom, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free transition for our clients. From expert packing and safe transportation to efficient loading and unloading of belongings, we handle every aspect of the move with care and precision. Additionally, our experienced team assists with all customs documentation, ensuring a seamless entry into the UK. Whether you’re drawn to the rich history of London, the stunning landscapes of Scotland, the picturesque countryside of Wales, or the charming towns of Northern Ireland, our services are tailored to meet your needs and ensure a successful relocation experience. With its diverse cultures and vibrant cities, the United Kingdom welcomes expatriates seeking new opportunities and a welcoming environment.

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Customized Moving Services from Canada to the United Kingdom

Our comprehensive door-to-door moving services are meticulously designed to cater to every aspect of your relocation to the UK:

Packing & Preparation

Packing & Preparation:

Our skilled team employs the latest packing techniques and high-quality materials to ensure your belongings are securely prepared for their journey.

International Shipping

International Shipping:

We manage the logistics of transporting your items, handling all paperwork and customs clearance, to offer you a stress-free move to the UK.

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Settling in the United Kingdom:

Through our network of trusted local partners across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, we ensure the careful handling of your belongings upon arrival, aiding a smooth transition to your new home.

Certifications and Memberships:

We partner with premier local specialists in United Kingdom, ensuring impeccable execution throughout your move. Each collaborator is chosen for their expertise and track record of success, offering you reassurance at every stage of your relocation journey.

Our Shipping Options from Canada to United Kingdom

For your move to United Kingdom, Metropolitan Movers offers a range of shipping options tailored to fit your needs, ensuring a smooth and efficient relocation.

air freight

Air Freight:

The fastest option for transporting essential items, ensuring they arrive in the UK promptly.

LCL

Less than Container Load (LCL):

An economical choice for smaller shipments, allowing you to share container space and reduce costs.

FCL

Full Container Load (FCL):

Ideal for larger relocations, offering a dedicated container for the privacy and security of your entire household.

Customs Clearance

Customs Clearance Aid

Our team assists with customs clearance, ensuring your belongings comply with regulations for a hassle-free international relocation.

Specialized Packing:Crating

Packing Services (Full/Partial)

Choose from full or partial packing services, where our professionals will carefully pack your items to ensure they are protected during transit.

Our Partners in the United Kingdom

To ensure the highest quality of service and a seamless transition, we collaborate with the UK’s leading moving specialists. Our partners are selected for their expertise, reliability, and commitment to excellence, ensuring your move is handled with professionalism across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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Customs and Import Regulations
for Moving from Canada to the United Kingdom

When relocating from Canada to the United Kingdom, it’s crucial to understand the customs and import regulations to ensure a smooth transition. Here are the key requirements and specific information you need to know:

Required Documents for Used Household Goods and Personal Effects:

  • Legible copy of passport
  • Detailed inventory in English, dated, and signed by the owner of the goods
  • Transfer of Residence (ToR) application approval
  • Copy of the bill of lading (BL) / air waybill (AWB)
  • C426 with cover letter from the respective embassy (for diplomats)

Specific Information:

  • As of January 1, 2017, owners of the goods must apply online for a Transfer of Residence (ToR). This approval allows for the importation of personal and household effects goods into the UK with relief from import duties and charges. The application must be made before packing the shipment.
  • Once approval is obtained, a Unique Reference Number (URN) will be provided, which must be communicated to UK Customs in place of the previously used customs form C3. The C3 form will become obsolete on March 31, 2017.
  • Inherited goods require a C1421 form, a copy of the death certificate, and a copy of the living will.
  • The ToR application must be submitted within 12 months of entry into the UK

Restricted/Dutiable Items:

Includes firearms, certain food products, alcohol, tobacco, and more. Specific limits apply to the quantity of alcohol and tobacco products that can be brought in duty-free.

Prohibited Items:

Illicit drugs, knives, self-defense sprays, stun guns, indecent material, counterfeit goods, and milk products from outside the EU are among the items not allowed into the UK.

Our Clients Feedback

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Catherine Flaman
Catherine Flaman
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Nick and Francis were excellent movers they were patient and very professional. They were both excellent movers, quick efficient and took care of all out personal items. I would definitely use them for my next move and will be recommending them to everyone.
susan Feldman
susan Feldman
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Peter and Alladin were excellent. They carefully wrapped our furniture so that all arrived in perfect condition. They were able to move large items from the basement of one house to the basement of our new home with ease and with no damage to the walls...we were impressed. This is our second time using Metropolitan Movers to move from Toronto to Prince Edward County. Thank you Peter and Alladin.
Melissa Collier
Melissa Collier
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Dima and Viktor were our movers. They packed an antique glass cabinet with precision and care. The cabinet is being shipped to the US. Hopefully it arrives in the same condition it left.
George Skarpathiotakis
George Skarpathiotakis
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Very good experience with Victor, Dima and Francisco moving a 3 bedroom home. They work efficiently and were friendly. They were always happy to take feedback and change where things went.
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Commitment to Excellence

Choosing Metropolitan Movers for your move to the United Kingdom means selecting a partner dedicated to making your relocation as smooth and efficient as possible. We’re here to support you every step of the way, ensuring your move to the UK is a resounding success.

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    Q&A for Moving from Canada to the United Kingdom

    We’ll assist you in selecting the most suitable shipping option based on your specific needs, including the volume of goods, budget, and timeline.

    Essential documents include your passport, a detailed inventory list, Bill of Lading/Air Waybill, and a customs declaration form. Our team will guide you through the necessary paperwork.

    Yes, vehicle shipping services are available. We’ll provide detailed information on the UK’s requirements for importing vehicles and assist you through the process.

    Certain items, such as hazardous materials, weapons, and specific agricultural products, may be subject to restrictions or prohibitions. We’ll inform you about the UK’s regulations to ensure your shipment complies.

    Air freight typically takes 3-5 days, while ocean freight can take 20-35 days. We’ll provide an accurate delivery timeline based on your selected shipping method.

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