Moving to South America

International shipping to South America from NZ can be very cost effective. Sometimes the cost of repurchasing your personal items greatly outweighs the cost of shipping from NZ to South America. In addition, a lot of items may have special memories and are simply irreplaceable.

Request a free quote below or contact us for more information about shipping to South America. Transworld offer a cost effective door to door service.

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What you need to know

Customs, quarantine and entry requirements for personal/household effects and motor vehicles can change frequently, and may differ in various South American countries; please contact Transworld to verify current information is correct.

Correct visa, residency documents and passports must be up to date.
Personal effects – used household and personal effects can be imported free of duty if goods are owned and used prior to shipping. Depending on residency/visa status of shipper.
Personal effects – new - duties and taxes may be payable, depending on residency/visa status of shipper
Motor vehicles/motorcycles – not recommended. Please speak with Transworld regarding different countries' requirements.
Alcohol – may be subject to duties, depending on residency/visa status of shipper and volume
Medicines – doctor's prescription required
Firearms/weapons – import permit required, licences and certification (depending on country – some South American countries prohibit importation of firearms)
Domestic pets - must have an import permit, health certificates/vaccinations
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