Are you planning to move or relocate to Singapore? In the past decade, the city-state of Singapore has become a top destination among Asia's large cities for international travelers and expats. Its location on the southern tip of Malaysia makes it a prime trade and financial center, making it the fifth wealthiest country in the world. Expats consider it the easiest city in Asia to fit into, giving foreigners a convenient exposure to many different cultures in a safe and modern environment.
As a shipping company with 40 years of experience, we know in and out what you'll need for transporting your household goods to Singapore. You can choose to have us pack and wrap your items at your residence or send them to one of our five warehouses in the U.S., in Los Angeles, Houston, New York, Savannah and Miami. From there, you have three options for moving services:
The major cities and ports of Singapore are:
The processes and costs involved will depend on the particulars of your move. As it's essentially a free port, most household shipments can be imported free of duties and taxes. The only way to be eligible for this relief on your items is to fulfill all the requirements. For moving household goods duty-free to Singapore, an individual must:
You will be treated as a tax resident for a particular Year of Assessment (YA) if you are:
Otherwise, you will be treated as a non-resident of Singapore for tax purposes.
Singapore is known for its strict limitations on cleanliness, such as fines for littering or not flushing a public toilet. So it's a good idea to know what is not allowed in before you pack up your belongings. Restricted items include chewing gum, tobacco, lighters shaped like guns, and reproduced copyrighted material; any attempt to import such items is against the law. There is also a strict process to registering and shipping a motor vehicle to Singapore.
Some items that fall into the controlled category include:
Get your free shipping quote today. For further information on any of the above, call and discuss your move with one of our moving specialists at 562-408-6677 or toll-free at 800-599-0190.
For further information on any of above, call and discuss your move with one of our Moving Specialists at: 800 599-0190 // 562 408-6677
Written by Martyn Cohen