Moving US to Canada 


Moving to Canada: Services and Information


Are you planning a move from the United States to Canada? East Coast Shipping Inc. is here to assist you every step of the way. We specialize in handling moves from the US to Canada, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition for your belongings. Below, you'll find important information about our services and helpful tips for moving to Canada.


Our Services to Canada:

  1. Local Packing: Our professional packers are available in all major cities across the United States. They will carefully pack your belongings to ensure they are protected during transportation.
  2. Transportation: We offer secure transportation of your packed goods from the US to Canada. Our experienced drivers will handle the logistics, using trucks to transport your belongings in crates and/or pallets.
  3. Customs Clearance: Navigating customs procedures can be complex when moving to a different country. Our team will guide you through the customs clearance process, ensuring compliance with all necessary regulations and documentation.

    VERY IMPORTANT ->Upon arrival into the Airport or any other entry point, You MUST report to ”Canada Immigration” if you have an unaccompanied shipment to follow – (Sea / Air or Surface).

Depending on your status, you may be required to fill out documents according to your Canadian status.

Please note that unless you are a diplomat, Canada customs will require your presence at the customs clearance process when your shipment arrives into Canada.

  1. Delivery and Unpacking: Once your shipment arrives in Canada, our trusted partners will handle the delivery to your new location. If desired, we can also provide unpacking services to help you settle into your new home more quickly.

Helpful Tips for Moving to Canada:

  1. Documentation and Visas: Ensure you have all the necessary documentation for your move, including a valid passport, appropriate visas, and work permits. Familiarize yourself with the specific requirements for your type of move (e.g., permanent residency, temporary work assignment).
  2. Customs Regulations: Familiarize yourself with Canadian customs regulations to avoid any delays or complications. Certain items may be subject to restrictions or require special permits. It's important to declare all goods accurately and truthfully to avoid penalties.
  3. Healthcare and Insurance: Research the Canadian healthcare system and consider obtaining health insurance to cover any gaps in coverage during your transition period.
  4. Banking and Finances: Set up a Canadian bank account and explore options for transferring your funds to Canada. Notify your current financial institutions of your relocation to ensure a smooth transition of your financial affairs.
  5. Housing and Utilities: Start your housing search early and familiarize yourself with the rental or real estate market in your destination city. Arrange for the connection of essential utilities such as electricity, gas, water, and internet services.
  6. Schools and Education: If you have children, research schools in your new area and understand the enrollment process. Gather all necessary documentation for school registrations.



Contact Us:

If you have any questions or need further assistance with your move to Canada, our dedicated team at East Coast Shipping Inc. is here to help. Please reach out to our customer service representatives via phone or email, and we'll be happy to provide personalized support.

At East Coast Shipping Inc., we understand the complexities of international moves, and we're committed to making your relocation to Canada as smooth as possible. Trust us to handle your belongings with care and professionalism throughout the entire process.

Contact Information: Phone: 888-238-0180 (Extension 1002) Email: info@ecshipping.net Website: www.ecshipping.net

Canada customs form
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Canada customs rules & regulations
Canada customs rules & regulations
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