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Victor Ek offers moving and storage services within Finland and worldwide. Visit www.victorek.fi or phone +358 9 125 11 for a quotation in English+

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Arranging an International Move to/from Finland

Tip: Remember adapters and transformers!
Electricity in Finland is 230V, 50Hz. Devices for 220-240V work fine.
Plugs are European type F or C Picture

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International Moving Companies & Agents:

These international moving services are well established in Finland and have strong reputations for professionalism, reliability and quality. They can arrange door-to-door international moves via land, sea and/or air practically anywhere in the world. Services can include packing & unpacking, insurance, customs clearance, storage and warehousing facilities, cleaning services and disposals services. Some also offer domestic moving services.
Finnish Agents: These companies also provide agency work i.e. acting as the Finnish agent for other movers around the world booking moves to and from Finland.

Websites are in English+ with online quotation requests, moving apps, moving tips and other handy information.

These international movers provide services in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Hämeenlinna, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Kotka, Kuopio, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Mikkeli, Oulu, Pori, Rauma, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Savonlinna, Seinäjoki, Tampere, Turku, Vaasa

Victor Ek: Global & Domestic
Finnish moving, shipping and transportation company established 1885, with a strong reputation. International moves, vehicle imports and exports, domestic moves, corporate / office moves, warehousing services, freight and transport services.
Victor Ek offers additional services such as insurance, storage, recycling, cleaning, and furniture rental in Finland. Quality assured by FIDI, IAM, HRN and SMPY memberships.

Contact Victor Ek
victorek.fi En, Fi, Sw

Helsinki Office: Malmin kauppatie 8, 00700 Helsinki  Map
Tampere Office: Jokipohjantie 28, 33800 Tampere  Map
local 09 125 11 int'l +358 9 125 11

Alfa Mobility: Global
Alfa Mobility provides international moves to and from 150+ countries, secure storage services, insurance, and full pre-arrival and post-arrival relocation services. Founded in1995, Alfa has offices throughout Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and quality partnerships facilitating moves worldwide by air or sea. Specialised packing available for shipments such as art and antiques. Alfa are FIDI and Intertek certified.

Contact Alfa
alfamoving.com Da, En, Fi, No, Sw
Visiting Address: Elimäenkatu 5, 00510 Helsinki
local 0400 877 340 int'l +358 400 877 340

Travelcargo: Global
Finnish moving company established 2005 providing international removals of any size, including shipping of vehicles.
Travelcargo International Removals offers additional services such as transport insurance and both short and long-term storage.
Special services include IPATA certified pet transportation and excess baggage - often cheaper than airline charges for overweight baggage.
Travelcargo International Removals is an ISO 9001 quality certified moving company and member of IAM (International Association of Movers).

Contact Travelcargo
Head Office: Manttaalitie 8, 01530 Vantaa
local 020 7856 660 int'l +358 20 7856 660

Niemi: Global & Domestic
Finnish moving company established 1981 providing flexible moves of any size, including shipping of vehicles. International moving services including customs clearance for consumers and businesses. Niemi also provides household moving services, and a range of office relocation and corporate services. Extra services include insurance, packing, storage, recycling and cleaning. As part of the FIDI global alliance, Niemi complies with rigorous quality standards.
Tips for Moving: Niemi's Knowledgebase includes FAQs and tips for international and residential moves.
Offices in Helsinki, Tampere, Turku, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Lahti and Pasila.

Contact Niemi
niemi.fi En, Fi, Sw
Helsinki Office: Hankasuontie 11, 00390 Helsinki
local 020 554 554 int'l +358 20 554 554

Beweship: Global & Domestic
Finnish company established 1957 offering international removals to and from Finland for expatriates, diplomats, corporate clients and private customers. Additional services include domestic removals, road, sea and air freight, customs clearance, project and event logistics, fine art logistics, and warehousing En, Est, Fi, Hu, Lit, Lat, Po, Ru, Sw

Schenker: Global & Domestic
Schenker appears more focused on global logistics and shipping than personal moves

DHL Finland: Global
Courier services as well as land transport and air / ocean freight

Sales Tax on International Moves:

Within the EU
Regulations regarding Sales Tax (VAT / ALV) on moving costs within the EU are rather complex, but in summary they are:

In practice, if somebody is moving to or from Finland and can get their VAT-registered employer overseas to accept the invoice then they can 'save' the VAT.

Outside the EU
Moves to and from Finland from outside the EU are not subject to Sales Tax (VAT /ALV)

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