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Cost of Moving UK to Netherlands

Published on 2021-02-23

Movers United Kingdom to the Netherlands

cost of moving UK to Netherlands

Moving to the Netherlands from the U.K. isn’t too expensive. You have the option of either using air freight or sea freight which is less expensive. You can move the contents of an entire two-bedroom home to the Netherlands from the U.K. for less than £2,500. This price is, of course, only an estimate of the cost to move a full-size shipping container, and you will have other expenses to pay. The best way to avoid an unexpected expense and save money is to work with an overseas removal company. 

The hard part of an international move isn’t really the international shipping logistics. The truth is, customs requirements before you even leave your home country can be onerous. Your shipment may only take 2-4 days to arrive in the Netherlands, less time than it took for you to pack your belongings and create your shipping manifest.

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Can I Import my Household Goods to the Netherlands? 

Your household goods will be tax and duty-free if you meet the requirements. These requirements include:

  • You have lived in the U.K. for at least a year.
  • You are moving your main residence, rather than a vacation home.
  • You have owned your belongings in the U.K. for at least a year before your move.

Once you bring your goods into the Netherlands tax-free, you cannot sell, trade, rent, loan, or otherwise dispose of the goods for one year after your arrival. The Dutch authorities also stipulates that your household imports must be consistent with your reported social status. 

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Customs officials will require the following documents:

  • Copy of your Passport
  • Visa
  • Bill of Lading
  • Certificate of Residence with proof of address in the Netherlands
  • Comprehensive Inventory

Note: Unlike some countries, which require household shipments to arrive in one shipment, the Netherlands will allow you to import multiple shipments of your household goods within two years of your arrival in the country. However, you will need to plan ahead. You must obtain your import permit when you make your first shipment, but the permit must contain information about all your future shipments, as well. 



How Do I Bring my Vehicle to the Netherlands?

Upon arrival, customs will determine if your vehicle is eligible for the removal goods tax exemption. If you meet the criteria below, you are exempt from this motor vehicle tax:

  • The vehicle is being imported due to your permanent relocation.
  • You have used the vehicle in the U.K. for at least six months.
  • You lived in the U.K. for at least one year.

As in most countries, driving a car without legal vehicle registration and insurance is illegal. Working with an overseas moving company specializing in international imports will help you meet all the requirements without hassle. 

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Moves From UK to the Netherlands: Our Top Routes

If you searched for “cost of moving uk to netherlands” and found this page, you are in the right place. We are one of the best international removal companies you can find anywhere.  We can help you move to the Netherlands from many different cities in the UK. Here are some of our popular routes for people needing our removal service from the UK to the Netherlands.  

UK to Amsterdam

London to Amsterdam
Manchester to Amsterdam
Birmingham to Amsterdam
Leeds to Amsterdam
Glasgow to Amsterdam
Southampton to Amsterdam
Portsmouth to Amsterdam
Liverpool to Amsterdam
Newcastle to Amsterdam
Sheffield to Amsterdam
Belfast to Amsterdam
Brighton to Amsterdam
Leicester to Amsterdam
Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Bournemouth to Amsterdam
Cardiff to Amsterdam
Coventry to Amsterdam
Middlesbrough to Amsterdam
Stoke-on-Trent to Amsterdam
Reading to Amsterdam
Sunderland to Amsterdam

UK to Rotterdam

London to Rotterdam
Manchester to Rotterdam
Birmingham to Rotterdam
Leeds to Rotterdam
Glasgow to Rotterdam
Southampton to Rotterdam
Portsmouth to Rotterdam
Liverpool to Rotterdam
Newcastle to Rotterdam
Sheffield to Rotterdam
Belfast to Rotterdam
Brighton to Rotterdam
Leicester to Rotterdam
Edinburgh to Rotterdam
Bournemouth to Rotterdam
Cardiff to Rotterdam
Coventry to Rotterdam
Middlesbrough to Rotterdam
Stoke-on-Trent to Rotterdam
Reading to Rotterdam
Sunderland to Rotterdam

UK to Den Haag

London to Den Haag
Manchester to Den Haag
Birmingham to Den Haag
Leeds to Den Haag
Glasgow to Den Haag
Southampton to Den Haag
Portsmouth to Den Haag
Liverpool to Den Haag
Newcastle to Den Haag
Sheffield to Den Haag
Belfast to Den Haag
Brighton to Den Haag
Leicester to Den Haag
Edinburgh to Den Haag
Bournemouth to Den Haag
Cardiff to Den Haag
Coventry to Den Haag
Middlesbrough to Den Haag
Stoke-on-Trent to Den Haag
Reading to Den Haag
Sunderland to Den Haag

UK to Utrecht

London to Utrecht
Manchester to Utrecht
Birmingham to Utrecht
Leeds to Utrecht
Glasgow to Utrecht
Southampton to Utrecht
Portsmouth to Utrecht
Liverpool to Utrecht
Newcastle to Utrecht
Sheffield to Utrecht
Belfast to Utrecht
Brighton to Utrecht
Leicester to Utrecht
Edinburgh to Utrecht
Bournemouth to Utrecht
Cardiff to Utrecht
Coventry to Utrecht
Middlesbrough to Utrecht
Stoke-on-Trent to Utrecht
Reading to Utrecht
Sunderland to Utrecht

UK to Eindhoven

London to Eindhoven
Manchester to Eindhoven
Birmingham to Eindhoven
Leeds to Eindhoven
Glasgow to Eindhoven
Southampton to Eindhoven
Portsmouth to Eindhoven
Liverpool to Eindhoven
Newcastle to Eindhoven
Sheffield to Eindhoven
Belfast to Eindhoven
Brighton to Eindhoven
Leicester to Eindhoven
Edinburgh to Eindhoven
Bournemouth to Eindhoven
Cardiff to Eindhoven
Coventry to Eindhoven
Middlesbrough to Eindhoven
Stoke-on-Trent to Eindhoven
Reading to Eindhoven
Sunderland to Eindhoven

UK to Groningen

London to Groningen
Manchester to Groningen
Birmingham to Groningen
Leeds to Groningen
Glasgow to Groningen
Southampton to Groningen
Portsmouth to Groningen
Liverpool to Groningen
Newcastle to Groningen
Sheffield to Groningen
Belfast to Groningen
Brighton to Groningen
Leicester to Groningen
Edinburgh to Groningen
Bournemouth to Groningen
Cardiff to Groningen
Coventry to Groningen
Middlesbrough to Groningen
Stoke-on-Trent to Groningen
Reading to Groningen
Sunderland to Groningen

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at

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