Moving to Malaysia
Ports: Port Klang for Kuala Lumpur; Penang; E. Malaysia and Brunei transshipped via Singapore
Prohibited: Knives; Firearms; Alcohol; Foodstuffs; Obscene Books; Pornographic Material; Narcotics (Warning – Death Penalty Involved)
Cont: West Malaysia – No restrictions; East Malaysia and Brunei – All shipments into liftvans; container service restricted
Alcoholic Beverages And Tobacco
Customs Regulations: Alcoholic beverages prohibited.
Household Goods and Personal Effects
Required Documents: (1) OBL/AWB (2) Packing list (3) Client’s contact address (4) Copy of Passport (5) Malaysian Customs Form No. 1 (6) Letter of Authority
Customs Regulations: Subject to 100% customs examination at port of entry. Duties and taxes will be levied on items less than 6 months old.
Clearance: Customer presence required for clearance? Yes
Remarks: Import license issued by the National Electricity Board is required for all electrical goods. Advise agent in advance details such as brand, model, type, country of origin, voltage, amperes, etc. Video tapes are subject to approval by the Film Censorship Boards who will review and edit tapes, if necessary, before releasing to owners. A fee of between $5-$15 per tape, depending on length of tapes, will be levied by the Board.
Pets and Animals
Required Documents: Health certificate
Customs Regulations: Quarantine for 1 month.
Remarks: Must advise agent at least 2 weeks in advance of arrival so that quarantine space may be reserved.
Customs Regulations: Subject to import permit and duties whether new or used. If it is a new auto, you must have copy of the invoice.
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