Planning to move to or from Switzerland? Gentlevan Removals has you covered, offering a comprehensive and reliable removal service to and from Switzerland. Contact us today and let us handle your removal to Switzerland.
Nestled in the heart of Europe, Switzerland is renowned for its stunning landscapes, especially the instantly recognisable, majestic Swiss Alps.
Whether you’re relocating for a career boost, looking for a safe and clean environment to raise a family, or simply seeking a change of scenery, Switzerland will satisfy all your needs. UK ex-pats are drawn to Switzerland for various reasons, including:
Gentlevan Removals is here to help with all Switzerland-UK removals, whether you’re moving out of or to Switzerland. With our removals to Switzerland service, you will have a dedicated vehicle for all your belongings, and we will collect and deliver them on your requested delivery dates.
With over 12 years of experience in the industry and a deep understanding of the logistics involved, Gentlevan Removals is your trusted partner for international removals such as the UK to Switzerland. Our team's local knowledge and expertise ensure a smooth and efficient relocation process.
We provide regular removal services and part loads to various cities in Switzerland, including:
We’re dedicated to making sure your belongings reach their destination safely and securely.
That's why we go the extra mile to offer reliable transportation options you can trust.
But we don't stop just there.
We provide all-inclusive packaging solutions that ensure peace of mind and smoother movement. Our experienced and dedicated team will carefully handle your belongings, using high-quality materials to safeguard them from any potential damage. We offer a fleet of specialist vehicles, including 3.5-tonne luton vans and up to 36-tonne road trains. This allows us to handle loads of various weights and accommodate different access requirements. You can rest assured that your belongings will be transported with precision and care.
If you’ve been considering relocating from Switzerland to the UK, you can rely on Gentlevan Removals to provide comprehensive support throughout your international move. Our storage facility in the UK is available to securely store your belongings until they are ready to be transported to your new residence, so you can be sure that your possessions will be well-protected and handled with utmost care throughout the entire journey.
From expert packing and loading your items, we efficiently manage transportation and timely delivery, handling every aspect of your move with strict attention to detail. Get in touch with us today to start the process, and let us take care of all the logistics to allow you to focus on settling into your new home.
Shared load service is ideal for customers who have smaller loads and want to share transportation costs with others moving in the same direction. With our shared load service, you can benefit from cost savings while still receiving the same level of care and attention to detail. We will coordinate the logistics to optimise the use of transportation space, making the process efficient and environmentally friendly.
By opting for our dedicated load service, you can enjoy the benefits of having the agreed-size removal vehicle solely dedicated to transport your belongings. This means that your items will be transported without any stops along the way, ensuring their safety and security throughout the journey. Whether you are relocating to Switzerland or moving back to the UK, our dedicated load service guarantees a smooth and efficient experience.
At Gentlevan Removals, we prioritise the safe shipment and secure delivery of your goods. We guarantee that your belongings will be handled carefully throughout the moving process. Our experienced staff will ensure that your items are well-protected and delivered to your new location without damage or loss. Your satisfaction and peace of mind are our top priorities, and we assure you that we will go above and beyond to make your move stress-free and worry-free.
Choosing Gentlevan Removals means that you can leave all your worries behind and relax. With over 12 years of experience, we offer a comprehensive removal service, including:
Our Vehicle Transport service means that whether we're transporting your possessions from the UK to Switzerland or vice versa, we can also handle the transportation of your car.
Our satisfied customers consistently recommend us, and we take pride in delivering excellent service. Whether moving to a small one-bedroom flat or a large six-bedroom family home, our friendly and professional team will handle your possessions with the utmost care.
Contact us for a detailed quotation tailored to your requirements!
If you are a UK expat planning to move to Switzerland after Brexit, it is important to understand that Switzerland is not a member of the European Union (EU). However, Switzerland and the UK have a bilateral agreement that allows for certain rights and privileges for UK citizens living and working in Switzerland.
Moving to Switzerland from the UK differs slightly from moving within the EU.
To relocate to Switzerland, you must demonstrate to the customs authorities that you qualify for Transfer of Domicile status. This is important because if you fail to do so, your possessions may be treated as ordinary imports and subject to additional charges such as a 7.7% import VAT and approximately 6.3% import duty based on the value of the goods. Therefore, it is essential to diligently check the official requirements and complete all the necessary paperwork.
For Gentlevan Removals to collect your goods as a Transfer of Domicile, you will need to provide the following documents:
Besides the documents mentioned above, you might be asked to provide additional documents based on your individual circumstances.
Switzerland offers a well-developed and high standard of living, making it an attractive destination for UK ex-pats. The country boasts excellent infrastructure, a strong economy, and job opportunities across various industries.
The costs of living and job opportunities in Switzerland can vary depending on the specific area you choose to move to. Cities such as Zurich, Geneva, and Basel tend to have higher living costs but offer a vibrant urban lifestyle and a wide range of job prospects. On the other hand, smaller towns and rural areas may provide a more peaceful and close-knit community experience.
Switzerland is known for its efficient public transportation system, making exploring the country and enjoying its breathtaking landscapes easy. The country's commitment to environmental sustainability is evident in its clean and well-maintained cities, making it an ideal place if you’re looking to relocate to a clean and safe environment.
Switzerland embraces diversity and offers a rich cultural experience as a multilingual country. While the primary languages are German, French, and Italian, English is widely spoken, especially in major cities and international workplaces. This linguistic diversity adds to the charm of living in Switzerland and creates opportunities for cultural exchange and personal growth.
In terms of healthcare, Switzerland has a highly regarded healthcare system that provides comprehensive coverage for residents. Access to quality medical care is readily available, ensuring peace of mind for you and your family.
The exact visa requirements may depend on factors such as the purpose and duration of your stay in Switzerland. If you plan to stay in Switzerland for purposes such as work, study, or family reunification, you will likely need to apply for a residence permit. The specific type of permit will depend on factors such as employment status, education, and family ties. The permits include the L permit (short-term), B permit (long-term), and C permit (permanent residence).
Please note that the visa requirements and regulations may change over time, and staying updated with the latest information from official governmental sources is important. Checking the official governmental pages or consulting with the embassy will provide the most accurate and detailed information regarding visa requirements for living in Switzerland as a UK citizen.
Whatever your requirements are, if you need a UK to Switzerland removals service get in touch with our friendly and professional team for a great value, no obligation quote today!
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