|Area:||173,745 sq. mi|
|Top 5 Largest Cities:||1. Stockholm 2. Gothenburg 3. Malmo 4. Uppsala 5. Vasteras|
|Motto:||“For Sverige – I tiden” / “For Sweden – With the Times”|
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To assist clearing your household goods, Customs will need to obtain documents for processing. Please take a look at some of the needed documents below.
Import Declaration – A document stating the household goods being shipped.
Certificate of Origin – Gives verification of which country your household goods are manufactured in.
Customs will require certain documentation of yourself and your items for clearance. Please take a look below at some of the needed documents.
Once your household goods have arrived in Sweden along with your documents, both are subjected to examination by Customs. A CBP officer will examine your household goods to determine the value, correct markings, proper invoicing, existence of prohibited items, damages, deterioration and illegal narcotics. Itâ€™s important to assure all items are properly described and accounted for to avoid any delays or seizure of items. Once your items are approved for release, they are safeguarded by the proper officers.
Once your items has arrived to your duties and taxes will be due if applicable. Your duties will range from 2 to 14% and a Valued-added Tax (VAT) of 25%.
As part of the European Union (EU), there are duty-free opportunities with restrictions. Please venture below to learn what is duty-free and its exceptions.
If moving from a European Union country, all HHGS will be duty-free with the restrictions below to deem as personal use, not for commercial use or sale:
If moving from a non-European Union country, the following HHGS can be imported by persons 17 years or older duty-free.
The correct labeling and markings are very important for Customs. Each mark and label should be in the English language. Please take a look below to discover the marking and labeling requirements.
Not every item is accepted into Sweden. Please venture below at some of the prohibited items below.
Some items are permitted into Sweden with certain restrictions. Please take a look at the restrictions of those items below.
The liability for duties are paid once Customs has cleared your shipment for release. There are no options of prepaid duties or taxes prior to exportation from a foreign country. Once your shipment is filed with CBP, the party and only the party listed as the receiver can pick up the shipment. If household goods are warehoused, the party of liability can be changed to another party, most whom purchased the goods. The Customs broker cannot pay duties, but can accept a check written out to the Customs and Border Protection to forward. Once items are received, all articles are deemed owned by the receiver and no longer in ownership of the CBP.
For more information regarding moving to Sweden, please take a look at the websites below.
All information featured above is for viewing purposes only. To obtain up-to-date information about overseas shipment, please notify your nearest Consulate.