Category Archives: Car Shipping from Dubai to the UK

The Process of Shipping Personal Goods to the UK from the UAE No ratings yet.

Are you planning to move to the UK from UAE and wondering about the process and required paperwork?

The whole process is mentioned below for car shipping, bike shipping, household effects shipping, and boat shipping.

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What’s the Process in the UAE for shipping Personal Effects to the UK?

Passport copy of the shipper and receiver for all shipments

  • For car & bike shipping services, the client needs to obtain an export certificate under the receiver’s name.
  • For the Boat shipping service, a boat cancellation certificate needs to be obtained by the client.
  • For Household Goods shipping services, you need to provide a packing list, the value of goods & a move-out permit from the residence.

What’s the custom clearance Process in the UK?

Private Individuals must complete an application for themselves and their families to obtain authorization for Transfer of Residence ‘ToR01’ relief to the UK.
This authorization is for the UK ONLY and cannot be used by people moving goods into Europe.
The ‘ToR01’ application has to be completed online and then printed off and signed.
This document and should be sent to the National Clearance Hub, (HCH) with all supporting documents needed to prove qualification for the relief.
Once you complete the form, you will receive an approval notification by HMRC which contains an Authorization Number.
This authorization number together with the email/letter received from HMRC must be provided to us so that when your consignment arrives at the UK Port the final declaration can be completed with the UK Border Force and HMRC.

What are the service options available in AEON Shipping LLC?

  • FCL – Full container load(Delivery takes 30-40 Days Approx)
    Groupage – Less container load (Delivery takes 50 – 60Days Approx )
  • Express shipment – Airfreight (Delivery takes 7 – 10 Days Approx)
  • RORO – roll on roll off for vehicles (Delivery takes 40 – 90 Days Approx )
How Much does it cost to ship your personal effect to the UK?
  • $ 500 onwards – Express shipment, this is based on the chargeable weight.
  • $ 800 onwards – Groupage is based on the delivery location.
  • $ 1700 onwards – RORO is based on the size of the vehicle.
  • $ 2400 onwards – FCL for full 20 ft container up to the port only
  • $ 4300 onwards – FCL -for full 20 ft container door to door based on delivery location in the UK.
How to approach the duty exempted movements?

*Be moving from a state outside the European Union to the UK, in order to live in the UK. You are thereby shifting your previous place of residence to the UK.
*Have lived outside the EU for at least the last 12 consecutive months.
*Have used and had possession of the goods for at least the last 6 consecutive months.
*Have used the goods and are going to continue using them in the new place of residence in the UK for at least the next 12 months.
*Be importing the goods within 12 months of coming to live in the UK.
*Not lend out, give away,  pledge, hire the items out, or transfer the household goods within the first 12 months after the date on which they were imported to the UK.

Documents required to ship goods overseas

  • A copy of your passport, including your visa if necessary.
  • Proof of stay outside EU for more than 12 months.
  • Proof of registration, this document should show you have taken up residence in the UK and the date you settled. ( You may also send alternates, a comparable document which includes reasonable evidence for this purpose )
  • Two signed packing lists.
  • Proof of ownership of any Motor Vehicle and any invoice Purchase Receipt.
  • A copy of registration of the goods
  • Documents and proof of use for 6 months such as service bills insurance or local vehicle tax documents

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How to Ship a Car Between Dubai to the UK No ratings yet.

Are you planning to ship your Car Between Dubai to the UK?

If you want to ship a car to Dubai or the UAE as a whole, you’ve come to the best resource. Shipping a car to the United Kingdom from the United Arab Emirates is quite simple with Aeon Shipping. They have well-experienced staff and they can guide you through the shipment and make this a hassle-free shipment. Making car shipping to the UK simple.

How much does it cost to ship a car from Dubai to the UK?

The cost to ship from UAE to UK range from 800-1500 pounds
The rate may vary depending on the service that you chose.
There are costs involved for duties and taxes, car collection costs, and redelivery (if required) at the destination.
The RORO service is the cheapest form to ship a car to the UK

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Warehouse facilities also can be arranged until you figure out where you are hoping to settle down. A  20 4/7 CCTV monitoring and security alarms, up to 4000 ft.² space available to suit small /large storage requirements,

Household shipping warehouse facilities

Additional services to ship your car to the UK from Dubai

Aeon Shipping also offers dedicated container service where you can ship your personal effect. The household items can also be loaded into any container shipments to the UAE.
Their main services are container services to the UK, RORO to the UK, Air Freight to the UK.
Domestic pickup from Dubai can also be arranged through Aeon Shipping. They also make sure that you have all the necessary documents for importing your vehicle to the UAE before it leaves the US.

How Long Will it Take to Ship a Car to the UK?

The time depends on the service you chose, sea freight takes about 25- 30 days however Air freight takes 4-6 working days. Please keep your documents to clear the car as soon as possible.
When importing a car from Dubai to the UK there are a number of tax and duty import liabilities when clearing customs in the UK the needs to taken into account

You will need to pay 20% VAT and 10% duty if you import a vehicle that was manufactured outside the EU. If you import a vehicle that was manufactured in the EU, you will pay 20% VAT and £50 duty
However, if you import a vehicle that is over 30 years old and not modified extensively, you will pay only 5% VAT only
The great news is if you are moving to the UK, having lived in Dubai for over 12 months or more, and owned the vehicle for 6 months or more, you can import tax-FREE

Contact Aeon for further details for your shipment

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