Moving to Peru

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

If you have decided to make the move to Peru, 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 Peru

At Huli International Movers, we ensure reliable, rapid, secure, and efficient shipping to Peru. 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 Peru

Are you considering shipping your vehicle to Peru? 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 a returning citizen and have lived outside Peru for at least 4 years, it will be duty and tax-free. One vehicle is allowed to be imported duty-free if the value does not exceed the amount authorized by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and its engine does not exceed 2,000 cc. Your car also has to have less than 80,000 km on it, and be less than 5 years old.

Types of Vehicles We Ship to Peru

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 Peru

Whether you are moving to a major city such as Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Piura and Iquitos, or anywhere in between, we have the knowledge and experience to facilitate your move to any Peruvian destination.

Moving your household goods to Peru

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

Peru Customs Service

As long as you are a citizen of Peru, are returning to the country and have lived outside of Peru for at least 4 years before moving back, you may import your goods duty free provided you become eligible by SUNAT under the “Ley de Incersion Economica”. Provided your household goods arrive either 1 month before your arrival or no more than 4 months after your arrival in Peru, no duty or tax will need to be paid.

Approximate Transit Times to Peru

Lima/Arequipa/Trujillo: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
Chiclayo/Piura/Iquitos: 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 Peru 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 Peru?

Yes it can, as long as you are a returning citizen and have lived outside Peru for at least 4 years, it will be duty and tax-free. One vehicle is allowed to be imported duty-free if the value does not exceed the amount authorized by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and its engine does not exceed 2,000 cc. Your car also has to have less than 80,000 km on it, and be less than 5 years old.

Prohibited items:

  • Drugs and narcotics
  • Pornographic materials
  • Automatic firearms
  • Explosives

Restricted or dutiable items:

  • Firearms and ammunitions (proof of ownership and special permission from the Ministry of Interior is required prior to shipment arrival)
  • Food items (must not exceed 10% of total net weight in air shipments)
  • Telecommunication equipment such as radios, fax machines, telephones, etc. (an original invoice of each item is required and only one of each item type is permitted; additional items require authorization)
  • Refrigeration devices (refrigerators / freezers / air conditioners)
  • Approved permission must be provided prior to shipment arrival.
  • Items are subject to confiscation if requirements are not met.

When can I expect my belongings to arrive in Peru?

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

  • Lima/Arequipa/Trujillo: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
  • Chiclayo/Piura/Iquitos: 5-6 weeks by sea freight
  • Air freight: 2-5 business days

Am I able to store my goods in Peru?

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 Peru?

As long as you are a citizen of Peru, are returning to the country and have lived outside of Peru for at least 4 years before moving back, you may import your goods duty free provided you become eligible by SUNAT under the “Ley de Incersion Economica”. Provided your household goods arrive either 1 month before your arrival or no more than 4 months after your arrival in Peru, no duty or tax will need to be paid.

Am I able to pack my belongings myself?

No, you can not. Household goods shipment must not contain items marked.

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

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