International Moving From NYC to Poland

Do you need professional help moving to Poland from NYC? The Sea & Air International team can provide you with professional help that you can rely on. There are many aspects to consider when making this type of move, and we will make sure you are aware of them all. 

Are You Moving From NYC To Poland?

International Moving From NYC to Poland

Professional moving services can take a lot of stress off of you, especially when you are making an international move. There is a lot of paperwork, documents, and forms that need to be obtained before you are able to leave the country. The knowledgeable team of professionals that we have working for us can guide you along the entire process to make sure nothing is left undone. 

We can walk along with you from the very beginning of your moving journey. From packing up your home, providing you with a storage unit that is climate controlled, and obtaining all the documents. Some of the many documents that you will need are:

  • Packing List and Bill of Lading
  • Work Permit and Residence Permit
  • Confirmation of Staying Abroad for At Least 12 Months
  • Motor Vehicle Invoice and Proof Of Insurance
  • Pet Health Records, Passport, Rabies Vaccination, and More
  • And So Much More

There are items that are restricted or prohibited for you to bring along with you. We will make sure that you are aware of them all, so there aren’t any problems during travel or when you arrive. Our job is to make sure you make a successful move to your new international location

We Love Poland

Poland is located in Central Europe, with a population larger than 38 million residents. It is a great place that has many great views to take in. It is our pleasure to help you make a smooth transition into this new experience for you. 

Sea & Air International has helped a large variety of people make international moves to Poland, and other countries, over the years. We would love to be the company you trust to do the same for you. 

Common Questions Asked

Do you have any questions or concerns about making an international move to Poland? It is our pleasure to help you in any way possible and provide you with the information you need. Here are a few examples of some that we get often:

What Are The Costs For An International Moving Service?

The costs will vary depending on a few things. If you would like more information about the involved prices, please call us for more details. 

Are There Fully Furnished Apartments For Rent Or Buy?

When you are apartment hunting in Poland, you will find that the majority of the ones will come fully furnished. This is a good thing for many people who are only staying temporarily or don’t want to ship all of their furniture. 

Call Us Today

Sea & Air International would love to be the company that you rely on for your international move. Call us today to get more information about our services or to make an appointment. Our team is looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Customs Information

Goods prohibited from entering Poland include weapons, narcotics, drugs or pornographic materials, and pets other than cats and dogs.

To import alcohol in excess of 1 liter, an import license is required, which in practical terms, is impossible to get. Therefore do not ship alcohol to Poland.


For eligible foreigners taking up residence for more than six months, there are no customs duties or taxes collected on the importation of genuine household goods and personal effects but this is subject to the ultimate re-exportation of all durable items. It would include domestic appliances, cars, and other higher-value items brought in non-commercial quantities. Generally, one of each item would be admitted without payment of tax and duty. These items are, in fact, not exempt, and Polish Customs generally require security for duty and VAT as calculated on the declared value of the possessions. This security is usually in the form of a Bank Guarantee, but could, of course, be cash.

The above reservations do not concern diplomats and/or accredited journalists.

The normal numbered inventory prepared by the moving company during packing is required. It must be fully descriptive (no P.B.O.s) and should list serial numbers of all electrical items and be faxed over (both air and sea) for translation to Polish as soon as available. If the shipper prepared a valued insurance inventory, this should also be faxed. Returning Polish Nationals should get the appropriate documentation from the nearest Polish Consulate.

Universal Express will work closely with the shipper in Poland to secure the appropriate paperwork, which might include any of the following depending on the shipper’s status: copy of relevant pages of passport, shipper’s original work permit (which must be valid for at least 6 months at the time of clearance), standard letters in Polish on employer’s letterhead addressed to Customs (requesting clearance, etc.), certificates from Ministers, company registrations, etc. Shippers must provide notarized (in Poland) power of attorney for Universal Express.

All such items must be clearly marked on the inventory, loaded for easy access at customs inspection, and have photos supplied to us in duplicate. Pre-1945 books must be listed by title, author, and date of publication.

For import customs clearance of a car, original title, original registration, and original bill of sale (if new) are necessary, along with the other import documentation required for household goods. In the case of returning Polish citizens, please note a car must be used and registered at its origin at least six months before importation to Poland.

A valid health certificate in originally issued max. 10 days prior to arrival. Anti-rabies vaccination certificate at least 30 days prior to departure and not more than nine months old.

Making a false or misleading statement to the Authorities is an offense and may involve heavy penalties. Drug trafficking is against the law, and severe penalties apply.

Important: This information is intended for general guidance. Sea & Air International cannot, however, take responsibility for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use. As such, it is advisable to contact the nearest Australian customs office for full and current information prior to importation.

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