Moving To Romania

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Customs Regulations for Romania

  • Passport (copy including page with stamp of entry into Romania)
  • Customer visa (copy)
  • Letter of job transfer from employer
  • Work contract from employer in Romania indicating starting date and period of contract
  • Certificate of Residence in Romania
  • Copy of Registration of the Romanian employer at the Romanian Chamber of Commerce or copy of the home rental agreement
  • Copy of fiscal code of Customer’s employer
  • Inventory (in Romanian, detailed, valued, dated and signed by the Customer)
  • The following items must be detailed:Jewelry, precious metals and antiques dated before 1945
  • Electrical items (indicate serial numbers)
  • Invoices and photos (2 copies) of any valuable items (paintings, jewelry, TV, antiques, etc.)
  • Certificate stating that goods are for personal use and will not be resold or used for commercial purpose
  • Insurance certificate (copy)
  • Romanian Residence I.D.
  • Customer’s presence is required upon arrival of their belongings
  • Customer must be in Romania during the clearance process
  • Customer should also be present for the Customs process

In Romania, some articles may not be imported in a customer’s baggage whatsoever. These items include, but may not be limited to:

  • Meat and milk products from non-EU countries (limited amounts allowed from Andorra, Croatia, the Færøer Islands, Greenland, Iceland and specific products from other countries)
  • Protected animal species and products made from them as listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
    • Ivory, tortoise shell, coral, reptile skin, wood from Amazonian forests

Some articles may have restricted quantities or require special authorization/ payments of duties and taxes to clear customs in Romania. These items include, but are not limited to:

  • Meat, milk and dairy products coming from Croatia, Færøer Islands, Greenland and Iceland (maximum of 10 kg)
  • Powdered milk for babies, children’s food and special medical food for human or pets (must be brand packaged food with original seal)
    • Not exceeding 10 kg if from Croatia, Færøer Islands, Greenland and Iceland
    • Not exceeding 2 kg if from other countries
  • Fish (must be disemboweled, cannot exceed a weight of 20 kg)
  • Currency (declarable for everyone traveling outside the EU when the amount exceeds teneuro or currency equivalent)
  • Coats, fur and leather shoes made of protected animals (require special authorization)

In Romania, the following rules apply to importing motor vehicles:

  • Customer must be present for Custom’s clearance
  • Vehicles are subject to duties and value added tax

For importation, you will need the following documents:

  • Sales invoice (displaying price paid, date, place of purchase and conditions of delivery)
  • Transportation invoice (showing cost of transport – if applicable)
  • Documents displaying Customer’s name as well as the engine and chassis number of the vehicle (original)

When importing a petto Romania, they will need to have the following documentation:

  • A health certificate
  • Rabies vaccination
  • Pets need to be identifiable (tattoo or and ID chip)

Passengers arriving with goods purchased in the EU that are for personal use are free of import:

  • Tobacco products for passengers 17 and older:
    • 800 cigarettes
    • 400 cigarillos (maximum 3g each)
    • 200 cigars
    • 1 kg smoking tobacco
  • Alcoholic beverages, for passengers 17 and older:
    • 10 litres of spirits over 22 percent volume
    • 20 litres of alcoholic beverages less than 22 percent
    • 90 litres of wine (no more than 60 litres of sparkling wine)
    • 110 litres of beer

Free import to passengers arriving from non-EU member states (including the Canary Islands, Channel Islands and other similar territories):

  • Tobacco products for passengers 17 and older:
    • 200 cigarettes or
    • 100 cigarillos (maximum 3g each) or
    • 50 cigars or
    • 250g of smoking tobacco or
    • Proportional assortment
  • Alcoholic beverages, for passengers 17 and older:
    • 1 litre of spirits over 22 percent volume or
    • Non-denatured ethyl alcohol with more than 80 percent volume or
    • 2 litres of spirits or aperitifs made of wine or similar beverages less than 22 percent volume or sparkling wines or liqueur wines or
    • A proportional mix of these products and in addition
    • 4 litres still wine and
    • 16 litres of beer/li>
  • Other goods totaling up to 430 euro

NOTE – Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, International sea & air shipping cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

Call our International Moving Specialists @ 1 (866) 315-4170

How International Sea & Air can help for moving to Romania

To start, one of our trained moving specialists will provide a one-on-one consultation with you, thoroughly outlining your moving options based on certain criteria, such as:

  • Your moving timeline. When do you need to be in Romania?
  • Your real estate plans.Will you be renting or buying?
  • Your family/household sizeWill you be moving alone or with your family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Cubic feet estimate. How large is your shipment?

What Will Moving to Romania Cost?

For the most accurate estimate of your total shipment size, you should schedule an in-home survey as early as possible for your move to Romania. Contact International Sea & Air Shipping today.-you won’t regret the decision.

After we hear from you, our moving specialists will assess your belongings to give you the best estimate possible to expedite your relocation.
The cost of moving to Romania will vary considerably based on the cubic footage of your belongings and your proposed destination arrival time so it’s extremely important that you work with an agent so they can give you the most accurate quote.

Ready to start budgeting for your international move? Give us a call, and don’t forget to ask about our overseas packing and custom crating services, too!

About Romania

Located in Southeastern-Central Europe, Romania lies along the Black Sea between Bulgaria and Ukraine, sharing borders with Hungary, Serbia and Moldova.

Boasting 19.9 million inhabitants, Romania is the seventh most populous country in the European Union (EU) and its capital city – Bucharest – is the sixth largest city in the EU

In addition to containing the Danube River (the second longest river in Europe), Romania also holds a stretch of the Carpathian Mountains, including its tallest peak Moldoveanu.

Romania is notably famous for being the site of “Dracula’s Castle” (AKA Bran’s Castle), a national monument and landmark which became linked to the legend of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Can’t wait to get started with your overseas relocation to Romania? First, find out what you’ll need to clear Customs.

International Move to Romania

Moving to Romania is a major transition for anyone, and there will be plenty to consider and prepare for before you head across the globe.

The last thing you want to worry about is the logistics of a complicated move, especially when it comes to documentation, Customs regulations and shipping services. Which is why you shouldn’t have to worry about it. Instead, let us tackle the tough stuff for you.

International Sea & Air Shipping will make your transition to Romania as seamless as possible, by providing top-notch shipping services for all of your household goods and much more.

We’ll be there with you each and every step of your move abroad, from packing and crating your goods, to shipping them overseas and assisting you through the complicated overseas documentation process.

All you need to do is give us a call so we can get started with an on-site estimate. We’ll take care of everything else.