Moving to Argentina

Whether you are moving abroad for the warmer climate, job relocation, or you are an Argentinian returning home after spending time in Canada, Argentina is one of the primary destinations for people to travel and move to.

If you have decided to make the move to Argentina, Huli International Movers can assist you with the door-to-door service that you are looking for, whether it is for your entire household or your car, we’ve got you covered.

International Shipping and Moving Services from Canada to Argentina

At Huli International Movers, we ensure reliable, rapid, secure, and efficient shipping to Argentina. We have several shipping options for you to choose from:
Sea freight 20′ or 40′ shipping container
The best way to move your car or all of your household belongings.
Air freight
The fast and efficient way to move a few boxes, pallets, or your sporting equipment.

Shipping Your Motor Vehicle to Argentina

Are you considering shipping your vehicle to Argentina? Many people do and there are several reasons for doing so; you would lose too much money on resale, you’re attached to it, or it’s your baby. Regardless of the reasoning, we can help. Aside from the cost of shipping, there are also Customs regulations and road safety requirements that you should be aware of.

As long as you are an Argentinian citizen returing home to Argentina and have lived outside Argentina for at least 2 years, it will be duty and tax-free. If your car is valued at more than $15,000 USD, then duties and taxes will be assessed on it.

Types of Vehicles We Ship to Argentina

Car/Auto
We are trained and knowledgeable in secure auto transport services and shipping vehicles internationally.

Motorcycles
As a knowledgeable and freight forwarder in Canada, we are able to reliably ship your motorcycle internationally.

Boats and Yachts
We ensure secure and reliable boat and yacht shipping services.

RVs and Motorhomes
Our sea freight shipping services will ensure secure global shipping of your RVs and motorhomes.
All-Terrain Vehicles/ATVs
We have the knowledge and experience to facilitate shipping your international ATV shipping.

Snowmobiles
With our reliable ocean shipping services, we will ensure the security of your snowmobiles.

Jet Skis
At Huli, we offer safe and secure international jet ski shipping services.

Heavy Equipment
If you are in need of your heavy machinery or equipment abroad, Huli is able to provide secure and reliable international shipping of your heavy machinery.

Your Moving Destination in Argentina

Whether you are moving to a major city such as Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza, Tucuman and La Plata, or anywhere in between, we have the knowledge and experience to facilitate your move to any Argentinian destination.

Moving your household goods to Argentina

Before moving to Argentina, if you are not an Argentinian citizen, you are required to have a visa to live and work there.

Argentina Customs Service

As long as you are a returning Argentinian citizen and have lived outside of Argentina for at least 2 years prior to relocation to Argentina and have not been in Argentina for the past 12 months, for more than a period of 60 cumulative days, items will be duty and tax-free. Provided your household goods arrive a maximum of 6 months after your arrival in Argentina, no duty or tax will need to be paid. You can import one shipment duty free every 7 years (Argentine and foreign citizens with a permanent visa).

Approximate Transit Times to Argentina

Buenos Aires/Cordoba/Rosario: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
Mendoza/Tucuman/La Plata: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
Air freight: 2-5 business days

These are expected average times to assist you in the planning process.

Packing Your Belongings

In order to ensure the most secure and space-efficient packing, we recommend that our professionals pack your goods for you. We use the best materials and techniques in order to put you at ease through knowing that your goods will arrive safely. We have premium boxes and hardware, built to transport anything from flatscreens to artwork, to your fancy suit.

For your delicate and precious items, we custom-build wooden crates for maximum security. Every item moved will be export-wrapped or packed in a box. If you prefer to pack some of your goods yourself, we can provide you with the packing materials needed and a packing guide to help you with this.

Storing Your Belongings

We have storage facilities available in Argentina in case you are not in immediate need of your goods. We can store your items until you need them, at which point they are easily accessible.

Insuring Your Belongings

When moving overseas, you should insure your goods in order to put your mind at ease. 80% of our satisfied customers opt into our offer of insurance.

Can my car be shipped to Argentina?

Yes, it can. As long as you are an Argentinian citizen returing home to Argentina and have lived outside Argentina for at least 2 years, it will be duty and tax-free. If your car is valued at more than $15,000 USD, then duties and taxes will be assessed on it.

Prohibited items:

  • Items compromising public, animal, and agricultural health
  • Organic products (soil, firewood, wood, animal parts, dried insects, etc.)
  • Narcotics or illegal drugs
  • Pornographic material of any kind
  • Dangerous, toxic or flammable items
  • Stolen or smuggled items
  • Currency (actual or counterfeit)
  • Food
  • Spare parts or parts of any vehicle
  • Items which contain an internal – combustion or outboard engines
  • Items that are not considered as part of a move for Argentina Customs

Restricted or dutiable items:

  • Archeological or paleontological patrimony (fossils, human, remains, collections and sediment geological, etc.)
  • Works of art and monuments of recent antiquity (authorization is required)
  • Wood or items must be treated specifically for pests
  • Weapons (must be declared and authorized by the Registro Nacional de Armas (RENAR)
  • Alcoholic beverages (30 litres)
  • Items considered commercial (determined through quantity, quality or type)
  • Original paintings and works of art (specialized form is required; check with agent)

When can I expect my belongings to arrive in Argentina?

In general, these are expected average times to assist you in the planning process:

  • Mendoza/Tucuman/La Plata: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
  • Barranquilla/Cartagena/Cucuta: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
  • Air freight: 2-5 business days

Am I able to store my goods in Argentina?

Yes, you can. We have facilities to store your goods for you from a week to several months.

Is there duty and tax that I must pay for my household goods when moving to Argentina?

It is possible. However, provided that you lived outside Argentina for at least 2 years, there will be no duty and or tax on your belongings.

Am I able to pack my belongings myself?

Yes, you can. If you prefer to pack some of your goods yourself, we can provide you with the packing materials needed and a packing guide to help you with this.

Am I able to have my container delivered directly to my home in Argentina?

Yes, provided the streets are wide enough and there is vehicle access to your home.