Frequently asked questions

NM Europe believes in clear communication from the outset. Doing the research on your move in the early planning stages will ensure not only a smooth moving process but also your peace of mind at what can be a very stressful time. To help kickstart your research, here are some frequently asked questions from our clients.

If you have a question that is not included here, do get in touch with us via the contact page.

I want to ship my vehicle, what are the implications?

I want to ship my vehicle, what are the implications? Various rules and duties apply concerning the import of vehicles depending on which country or continent you want to import to, the make, year and model of your vehicle. For example it is not always viable to...
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To import my household goods duty-free to France, will I need a change-of-residence certificate even though I am not a French national?

To import my household goods duty-free to France, will I need a change-of-residence certificate even though I am not a French national? Yes. This will prove that you have lived outside of French territory for the twelve months before your move and are therefore...
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Do I have to pay duty on my property?

Do I have to pay duty on my property? The transfer of household goods from one continent to another is usually exempt of tax and duties, provided that you can supply the proper documentation to the customs authorities in the country of destination. This documentation...
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Will I need insurance?

Will I need insurance? This point is imperative. Insurance is your safety net should anything be lost or damaged during transport. NM Europe can provide you with insurance cover for your move and can advise you on what action to be taken in case of a claim. We...

How much will my move cost?

How much will my move cost? It’s impossible to answer this question without an experienced surveyor’s assessment. NM Europe will provide you with a free survey and estimate in most of France, western Switzerland and northern Italy. Some remote or rural...