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Removals to Switzerland

Are you looking for a removal company to move to Switzerland? Compass Moving Services offer a weekly removals service to and from Switzerland.

  Compass Moving Services have been relocating people and families to Switzerland for over 25 years.  We offer a regular service throughout the whole of Switzerland and regardless of whether you are moving from, London to Genève or Glasgow to Zurich, your move will be in safe hands with us. CMS have decades of experience in all aspects of moving, packing, fine art and antiques.   We provide a removal service which is personalised and tailored to suit your every need. We aim to give you the most professional and cost-effective service possible. We have already assisted hundreds of families and individuals, moving to and from all parts of Switzerland, so it’s easy to see why Compass Moving Services are one of the leading removal companies in the UK. Why not give us a call see how we can assist you with your move to or from Switzerland.

Removals to Switzerland from the UK

Compass understands how stressful an overseas removal can be for you and your family.  We ensure that all aspects of your move are handled with the utmost care and attention to detail.  Utilizing our vast network of agents in Switzerland, we are able to offer extra man power, shuttle vans (for bad access), outside elevators and parking permits, and of course, a swift customs clearance processes  


·         Full Coverage Of     Switzerland
  • Full Coverage Of the UK
·        Door To Door Service·        Full Or Part Load Removals
·         Professional Packing Service·         Fully Trained Staff
·         Fully Insured·         Air Rude Vehicles
·         Vast Knowledge Of Switzerland·         Custom Clearance
·         Proud Members OF IAM·         Corporate Relocation Moving

We offer a full or part load service to and From Switzerland

Dedicated Service Our dedicated service consists of your effects being packed and moved from your current home directly into your new home without any other customer’s furniture on the vehicle. This ensure a faster delivery time.   Part Loads Our part load service is when one or more people share space on a vehicle.  For clients who wish to keep the costs down, or only have a small amount of goods to transport, our part load service is the perfect answer.  Each customer’s effects are inventoried and labelled as standard, eliminating the possibility of mistakes. Please ask for our schedules for part loads when you contact our office.

Removals from Switzerland to the UK

With our vehicles in Switzerland weekly we can offer discounted rates for all moves back to the UK.  This allows you to save money on a return load but still receive a first class removal service. CMS do not only offer Removals from Switzerland to the UK we can move you to almost anywhere within Europe or Scandinavia. We have been moving our customers to and from Switzerland for many years and our removals service is second to none.  

Switzerland Customs Clearance

Switzerland is not a member of the EU and as a result you will need to clear customs. We have the experience in clearing customs for all import and export moves. For all imports into Switzerland you will require a 18:44, a full inventory of all goods CMS will make an inventory on loading, copy of your passport, Swiss residence permit and proof that a property has been purchased or rented. Customs may demand other documents such as an employment contract. There are limits regarding the importation of alcohol 200 litres up to 25%.  Additionally, any new furniture will be subject to duty. Customs clearance into the UK requires a TOR number (Transfer Of Residence) and maybe applied for by following the link: www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-for-transfer-of-residence-tor-relief-tor01   A T1 for transit document will also be needed and Compass Moving Services are obtaining this. Compass Moving Services are here to help and advice on all Customs requirements and will send you a form 18;44 and any other documents you many need to complete. We have agents on all borders to assist with a swift stress-free clearance.   Switzerland Facts
  • Switzerland is a mountainous country and is situated in western central Europe; it has five neighbours and borders with Germany, France, Austria, Italy and Lichtenstein.
  • The main industries in Switzerland range from banking, chemicals, watches, insurance and pharmaceutical. Four languages are spoken; German the main language, followed by French, Italian and Rumantsch.
  • The Swiss capital is Bern and the biggest city is Zurich.
  • The currency is Swiss francs.
  • Switzerland have a population of over 9.7 million
  • Health care in Switzerland is regulated by the Swiss Federal Law on health insurance. Unfortunately, there is no free state health care in Switzerland, so you will require private health insurance.
  • Some of the most popular places for expats to live in Switzerland: Zurich, Genève, Schaffhausen, Lucerne, Winterthur, Bern, Lausanne, Zug, Montreux and St Moritz.