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Moving to Japan

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Pickfords, part of the world’s largest moving network, provides an international moving service from UK or Ireland postcode to anywhere in the world.

During your relocation to Japan, Pickfords will arrange all the necessary packing and shipping requirements for your belongings to be passed on to Allied Pickfords in Japan to be delivered straight to your new home.

Your local Allied Pickfords office in Japan

On relocation to Japan, Pickfords’ international partners will help you settle in once in-country. Allied Pickfords has a local office in both Kobe and Tokyo, providing a local delivery service and support with documentation and customs clearance.

Arrival into Japan

During your move to Japan, your move manager will direct your paperwork to Allied Pickfords in Japan. The team will help to arrange clearance and delivery to your new home while offering support with any customs forms.

Goods transportation

Once your effects are stored into packing boxes, they are secured in metal shipping containers, exclusive for your use, and transported to Japan on cargo ships. Typical transit times are between 9 and 11 weeks.

What about car shipping?

Motor vehicles owned for at least 6 months can be imported with a customs declaration form, registration papers and proof of purchase stating the cost. Pickfords will arrange consignment of your vehicle alongside your other belongings.

If you're moving to Japan and would like our assistance with storing or transporting your belongings, please request a quote from us, or get in touch for more information.

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