Moving To Australia

Relocating to Australia is definitely one of the longest voyages consumers can embark on. Dolphin Express offers several services to help reduce complications and stress for our customers.  From Port to Port shipping to Door to Door shipping moving to Australia is now that much closer!

The Dolphin Express Way:

  • Referrals from many satisfied customers
  • Customized shipping quotes
  • All inclusive rates (no hidden fee’s)
  • FREE in house estimates
  • On time performance!
  • Fully Licensed and Insured

Australian Customs

It is possible to obtain a tax-free entry for shipments of used household goods and personal effects to Australia. Several documents are required:

  1. Copy of the passport’s photo page
  2. Copy of the Bill of Lading or Airway Bill (provide by Dolphin Express)
  3. Packing list (provided by Dolphin Express)
  4. Customs Registration Form for Unaccompanied Personal Effects. 
  5. Customs declaration
  6. A letter stating that you are not bringing certain goods (to be specified later)

Other documents may be required on a case by case basis, such as a copy of the visa or a letter from the employer in Australia stating that the length of employment will be for at least a year.

For the complete Australian customs regulations, click here. Please note that the information on this page is for guidance purposes only, and Dolphin Express does not assume responsibility for it. We recommend that you contact the Australian Consulate for the most official information.

Moving to Australia with Dolphin Express

When commencing the shipment to Australia, no matter the volume being shipped, Dolphin Express consigns your shipment to an entrusted and highly valued agent in. Our agent in Australia will be in charge of reaching out to you once your shipment has arrive at the port, clear customs and arrange for an in house delivery. Whether you are moving to Sydney, Perth, or Melbourne, we will gladly provide a comprehensive and professional service. Timing is everything which is why we understand that you may have other travels, housing arrangements to set in place or business plans in the way of shipping immediately. A storage solution for your inventory is easily provided either in the U.S. or in Australia, just ask us about your options.