Chiang Mai's Leading Moving Company

International Moves
chiang mai international removals

International moves from Thailand

We are very experienced in moving household goods abroad.

We have an export license registered in our company name so can ship your household goods to your new home.

We are members of a few international movers associations which give us access to reliable tried and tested contacts worldwide who can help with clearing goods at the port of entry and then onward trucking to your home. They will also unload and unwrap your items, place them in the right rooms and remove all packing material.

Get in touch with us and we will arrange a convenient time for us to come and see what needs moving.

Items requiring special permission for export from Thailand

Apart from the usual restricted items such as weapons, drugs and alcohol, there are some items which require special permission to export from Thailand, these are religious images and hard wood products.

Religious images are three dimensional images of deities or symbols from any religion be it Buddhist, Christian or Hindu for example – it also includes Khmer figures. As this is a mainly Buddhist country, it mostly concerns Buddha images. It is possible to obtain permission from the Fine Arts Department at the Chiang Mai Museum of full intact Buddha images, it takes about a month to process the documents, ideally you will need an invoice from the shop where you bought the piece and they must also have a license for selling religious images. Part images such as heads, hands, Buddha images missing feet or other parts can’t be shipped, this is strictly adhered to by customs at all ports in Thailand, all courier services and even the post office. Customs will hold your whole shipment and then there will be storage charges applied until permission is gained to access the port and further permission to open your container and remove and destroy the items in question. Please don’t try to hide images as all containers from Thailand are X rayed before being loaded on the boat.

Any hard wood furniture requires a hardwood license which is obtained from the shop where you purchased the item. If they are imported pieces you will need proof of import which we then present to customs when the shipment is being cleared at customs. If you show us the pieces we will be able to guide you on the best course of action. There are several hardwoods that are barred for export, any attempt will have serious consequences. The same especially applies to unfinished logs or planks of wood.

Other items to be wary of are animal based products, be it fur rugs, horns or other animal parts. Ivory is strictly illegal.

Beauty products or liquid items and food stuffs also require permission.

When we come to visit we can explain all of this in detail.

We will estimate the volume and work out the cheapest way to get your goods shipped to your new home. It may take a few days to get the quote from our counterparts in the destination country.

There are 2 ways to ship, as a part or a full container. For full containers the sea freight varies from month to month depending on season and fuel charge.

If you’re ok with the quote we will then arrange a day to come and pack your things and make up an invent of your goods.

If you like we can hold your goods in our storage warehouse for free for up to a month, after this there will be a small charge. This allows you time to find your new property if you haven’t already decided.

Shipping times vary but to give you an idea main ports in Europe, US or Canada take 1 month, Australia and India take 3 weeks.

We do provide insurance which costs 3.5% of the declared value of goods to be insured. For electrical goods there is an extra charge of 0.3% which covers damage to the internal electrics even if the item looks physically ok.

This insurance doesn’t cover Pirates but that is very rare.

If you have any questions just send us an email or give me a call.

Moving Into Chiang Mai From Abroad

Wherever you are coming from we can arrange your move from door to door using our network of accredited international movers.

First we will have our team come and do a survey and work out the cheapest way to ship your goods.

We will then use the invent to see what import tax you need to pay if any and give you a full door to door quote. The only thing we can’t quote for is if customs do a random inspection which also might incur storage charges. This is very rare though.

We can provide a full clearing process into Thailand and delivery to your new home in Chiang Mai or whichever city you are moving to or store your goods until you are ready.

We can provide full insurance on your goods, see above.

Wikanda Ponmat
Wikanda Ponmat
03:32 13 Jan 22
บริการดีมากค่ะ แนะนำเลย
Fred Hogge
Fred Hogge
10:51 11 Jan 22
Chiang Mai Removals helped us move today, and I could not be happier with their work. They were great to deal with, fast, careful and excellent value. I recommend them highly.
Matt Burton
Matt Burton
13:10 10 Jan 22
Zac
Zac
05:01 07 Jan 22
Amazing service, went above & beyond all expectations. Thank you!
Johnny Doyle
Johnny Doyle
07:11 03 Jan 22
I’ve used Chiang Mai Removals twice and will again shortly- service is no frills but thorough, quick, efficient and economical - recommended!
June WT
June WT
13:21 27 Dec 21
Definitely come back for the service...excellent job, professional and good service mind. Strongly recommend!!!!
Brendan Sheppard
Brendan Sheppard
11:36 27 Dec 21
Chiang Mai Removals were fantastic. They showed up on time and worked efficiently. Removed all the rubbish as well. I throughly recommend them
Leilana Quinger
Leilana Quinger
10:20 21 Dec 21
Extremely helpful and professional team - packed everything really securely, were always responsive to messages - basically just made the whole process super smooth and easy. Highly recommend!
Busted Mirror
Busted Mirror
10:58 18 Dec 21
I just recently used Chiang Mai Removals service to move my entire household from Chiang Mai to Surin. The were professional and did an excellent job. I would recommend them anytime.
Vicky Hill
Vicky Hill
03:17 15 Dec 21
John at Chiang Mai removals was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and very accommodating to our changing needs and requirements. Delivered as promised. Excellent service. Highly recommend this... company.read more
Marisa Charles
Marisa Charles
04:53 13 Dec 21
Fast, professional, and affordable.
Poncho Cottier
Poncho Cottier
08:18 10 Dec 21
Fantastic service! I needed to organize moving a big sofa and other pieces of furniture from a friends house to mine whilst I was outside of Thailand. Tae and his team were amazing. They packed... everything at my friends house (including an LED TV) and unpacked and set it all at my place following a simple design I sent. Really happy and impressed with the service. Highly recommend Chaing Mai Removalsread more
Oliver Bruckhoff
Oliver Bruckhoff
02:30 24 Nov 21
Perfect and professional Moving and a great value for the money. Everything went smoothly and fast, without damages or other issues.
Kanya
Kanya
07:43 11 Nov 21
Becca Lucas
Becca Lucas
10:30 08 Nov 21
I’ve moved many times and different items in Chiang Mai and have always used Chiang Mai Removals! Everything from communication and the moving process is done well. They take away all the stress of... moving! I highly recommend!read more
weiwei lyu
weiwei lyu
02:12 07 Nov 21
服务好,效率高,价格合理,还有打包和库存服务,如果再搬家还会选择这家公司
Howard Bourne
Howard Bourne
01:09 30 Oct 21
We recently moved from the city to Mae Jo. We chose CMRemovals on recommendations. It was a good decision. On the day of the move the guys were punctual and ready to work. Our furniture was the... normal with 30 voices. The trucks were loaded quickly with great care given to fragile items. At Mae Jo the trucks were unloaded in similar style. I would not hesitate to use this company again or to recommend them. Great work.read more
Piyanuch Vettayanont
Piyanuch Vettayanont
06:10 27 Oct 21
บริษัทเราอยู่กรุงเทพ ใช้บริการ Chiang Mai Removals ไปติดตั้งของ ให้ลูกค้าที่เชียงใหม่หลายครั้งแล้วได้ outsource ดี ลูกค้าชม เราก็ดีใจ
Sara Gonzalez
Sara Gonzalez
06:05 27 Oct 21
They did a wonderful job, showed up on time and worked very hard! We are grateful!
Jimmy Bushnell
Jimmy Bushnell
11:14 24 Oct 21
Outstanding service, very professional and helpful with all phases of the pickup, storage and delivery of my Forza 300…Cost was very reasonable and competitive….Will definitely use again for my... transfer and storage needs..read more
MONIQUE BARTHAKUR
MONIQUE BARTHAKUR
13:14 23 Oct 21
Anna & Hasha
Anna & Hasha
13:53 04 Oct 21
Best best best! Their team work is truly amazing… they packed everything so fast and so carefully. Highly recommend!!ต่อไปนี้ไม่ย้ายของเองละค่ะ จ้างทีมนี้เลย ง่าย เร็ว งานดี จบไว้ ดูแลดีมาก... ประทับใจสุดๆ แนะนำค่ะ!!read more
_ Shine
_ Shine
04:24 29 Sep 21
很细心仔细~~认真!谢谢你们~很满意!
Kyle Roof
Kyle Roof
04:12 29 Sep 21
Excellent moving experience. I was expecting a couple of dudes a pickup truck and instead an entire army showed up with multiple moving trucks. They had us packed, moved, and into the new house in... about 3 hours. Throughout the experience the team was professional, courteous, and conscientious. Highly recommend.read more
Alex Smith
Alex Smith
08:55 25 Sep 21
Service was fast and professional.
Christopher O'Kelly
Christopher O'Kelly
03:10 24 Sep 21
Great service. Excellent price. They even came and collected my bike. Very pleasant company.
Suzanne Lok
Suzanne Lok
15:35 18 Sep 21
I am really impressed with their service. I used their onsite packing service plus relocation. Good attitude, professional work, worth every penny.
Edward Musschenga
Edward Musschenga
03:33 10 Sep 21
I had to move a household from one house to another within Chiang Mai. About half of my household goods were already packed as a result of a previous move (they were not unpacked yet). The other half... was in use and still needed to be packed before it could be moved.Chiang Mai Removals came for an assessment of what needs to be moved, and gave me a quote at the end of their visit.At the moving day they came with a team of 7 guys and packed and moved everything very efficiently and carefully. All the packing material needed were provided by Chiang Mai Removals.The unloading at destination was also very smooth and professional. The team was very helpful with unpacking and bringing the goods to their respective place in the house.Chiang Mai Removals gave excellent service at a reasonable price. Very fast and efficient. Also very important, there was no damage at all during the moving. I am also very impressed with their prompt time-keeping.I therefore highly recommend Chiang Mai Removals.read more
Miles Nadin
Miles Nadin
11:54 03 Sep 21
Excellent service, superb packing, collection and delivery altogether professional service! Price was right on the money too beating quite a few competitors - am truly happy all around
Lynn Constantine
Lynn Constantine
06:50 01 Sep 21
Excellent service at a reasonable price. Very fast and efficient. I am very impressed with their prompt time-keeping and polite courteous service. I would highly recommend and will definitely use... again for any future moves.read more
Chris
Chris
02:46 26 Aug 21
I had to move a household from Chiang Mai to Ubon R. They guys from Chiang Mai Removals came for a first assessment and gave me a fair quote. Before the moving they provided me with tons of boxes,... tape and bubble plastic. At the moving day they came with a team of 6 guys and moved everything very efficiently. The unloading in Ubon was also very smooth and professional. We had 3 locations to unload, everything was packed and in order to our likings. There was no damage during the moving and we felt supported during the whole process.. I highly recommend Chiang Mai Removals.read more
Matt. O.
Matt. O.
09:32 24 Aug 21
A pretty good company that we used three times to move both our home and company. They pack and unpack well, are fast and friendly with competitive prices for the service they provide.
Yoni Segev
Yoni Segev
05:25 23 Aug 21
Great Service 🙏
S ota
S ota
09:23 21 Aug 21
Great service with proffesional staff.We moved Chiang Mai to Phuket. Even though it was really difficult time under the travel restictions, they did a best job.
John Wo
John Wo
09:59 20 Aug 21
In 50 years of life, having moved many times through numerous states within the USA and internationally… I have never had a better experience with a moving company than I did with ChiangMai Removals.... Tae is an extremely professional manager and his crew did excellent work. Very timely, very communicative, very careful, and very personable. They are not the least expensive option but, in my opinion, worth every baht.read more
Reza Zarei
Reza Zarei
12:15 19 Aug 21
Professional, raisonnable price, good service, friendly, lovely team👍
Kate Elizabeth Fenton
Kate Elizabeth Fenton
12:12 11 Aug 21
Punctual, efficient removal service, highly recomended.
Leonardo Gallina
Leonardo Gallina
04:02 07 Aug 21
TL;DR This is the second time I've used Chiang Mai Removals (1st was a couple of years ago). The service was as impeccable as the first time. 100% recommended. Do yourself a favor and hire... them.=========================Summary=========================Moving to a new place can be very stressing, but thanks to Chiang Mai Removals it was a breeze. Here's some highlights that I really appreciate:- Very responsive and polite English-speaking support.- Punctual: Can't tell you how many times I've scheduled appointments just to be left waiting around with no notice as if you had nothing else to do, so it's a quality I extremely appreciate.- Professional: Packing and handling of delicate furniture was smooth.- Hassle-Free: They took care of disassembling, packing and reassemble at the new location. Really convenient. They didn't need to, but they even offered to disassemble a bed in the new location that I would have need to move out anyway, which was a great plus.- After you are settled in, they will send someone to pick up empty cardboard boxes, which is great.- Price is very reasonable for everything that is provided. If you have been here a while you know you could probably find something "cheaper", but do you really want to risk it for the difference? You get what you pay for. They don't have a 4.9 rating for nothing.All in all, if peace of mind and a hassle-free move is what you are looking for, contact them and they will take care of everything.read more
Marc-Andre Lafleur
Marc-Andre Lafleur
13:05 06 Aug 21
Excellent company very polite and professional. Packed all my stuff really well and answered all my questions quickly on Line app. Thank you.
CROWN
CROWN
06:28 05 Aug 21
This was an absolutely flawless move. This was the only company recommended to me in a Facebook group for foreigners with very high praises and they were all right! The company responded quickly to... my inquiry via Facebook messenger and was able to schedule an appointment on the date I wanted. Everything was packed well and very quickly. They also provide storage services starting at 250baht/mo. During the move they dismantled a spare bed frame and took it back with them to be placed into storage. They will also assemble furniture for you. This company does it all! Thank you for a perfect move!read more
Gaynor Green
Gaynor Green
07:03 04 Aug 21
We moved house remotely. Chiang Mai Removals were extremely efficient and very good communicators. I highly recommend their services
Apichaya Vatthanakulkachon
Apichaya Vatthanakulkachon
06:20 29 Jul 21
Highly recommended for moving,professional,reasonable quote and reliable.We have been using their service regularly for small and big moving. Thank you John and team.แนะนำคนที่ต้องการย้ายที่อยู่... ย้ายของเล็กน้อย จอห์นและทีม ทำงานดีมาก ราคาเหมาะสม และ โปรมาก แพคของอย่างดี มีอุปกรณ์พร้อมread more
trrisner37
trrisner37
04:30 23 Jul 21
Chiang Mai removals made my move so much easier. It was absolutely worth the money. They were very careful with all things they moved. They were also very very fast. Communication was great before... hand. Absolutely impressed with everything and can not recommend enough! Thank you!read more
Charlotte Hankin
Charlotte Hankin
09:00 20 Jul 21
Fantastic service from the team at Chiang Mai Removals. They packed all of our boxes in super fast time and were professional, friendly and accommodating throughout. Highly recommendation
Serena
Serena
11:07 16 Jul 21
Choosing Chiang mai storage is one of the smartest decision I’ve made in my life.Thank you for storing my items when I was pandemically locked out. Thank you for delivering them to my first house,... safely, securely and effectively.Thank you for today where you send two young, polite, hardworking guys to assist me with my move to my final lovely yellow house in mae rim. Polite and respectful service - exactly what I needed.read more
Harvey Monro
Harvey Monro
11:56 07 Jul 21
I ordered some furniture from Lazada but quickly found that the instructions were unclear and I didn't want to attempt the task of putting them up myself. I messaged Chiang Mai Removals and got a... response immediately. They quoted me a price and sent some staff over that day to assist.A very professional, friendly service and all for a great price. Thank you very much John and the team!read more
Pascal Basel
Pascal Basel
03:29 02 Jul 21
Ver good experience. They are super professional, bring all boxes etc. what’s needed and you don’t really have to do anything. Will definitely choose them again in the future. Thanks a lot!
Brettski England
Brettski England
03:11 29 Jun 21
I am truly impressed with the efficiency and constant contact by this company. What should be a stressful time moving my belongings over 1000km has actually been the opposite. I couldn’t recommend... the staff and company enough. Thank you Chiang mai removals!read more
Samantha Taranto
Samantha Taranto
09:41 28 Jun 21
Wonderful service very happy with my move, thank you 😊
Nicola Jordaan
Nicola Jordaan
09:30 28 Jun 21
What an awesome experience with this company.I messaged them on the the day and they were able to help me out no questions asked.Super fast, super reliable and the staff are super friendly.Will... definitely use them again 😊read more
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