Move From Canada to the U.S.A.

Moving from Canada to...

Washington DC
Seattle WA
San Francisco CA
Portland OR
Phoenix AZ
Philadelphia PE
New York NY
Miami FL
Los Angles CA
Houston TX
Honolulu HI
Denver CO
Dallas TX
Chicago IL
Boston MA
Anchorage AK

...for other American destinations, see the "Moving To" menu item

Bekins Resouces
   Dedicating 100’s of world wide professionals and 1000’s of pieces of equipment, across continents, to the benefit of families and organizations making international moves, re-locations and transfers. Click here for client reviews.

News Update - Moving to the USA from Canada during COVID-19

October 2nd, 2020

   A U.S. District Court Judge issued a preliminary injunction (aka "halt") to the June Presidential Proclamation that suspended the entry of foreign nationals via H-2B and other temporary work visas.
   Under the ruling, the Department of Homeland Security and State Department are ordered to immediately resume processing and issuing H-2B, and a broad range of similar H and J-class temporary work visas.

The regions of the USA present different climates, available transport and move opportunity options.

March 27, 2020

   Canada and the United States closed their border as of March 21st for all but essential or urgent travel, and the transit of goods. Currently, commercial truck drivers are not being impacted by measures closing the border. Cities, states and provinces imposing stay in place lock downs are another matter. This is uncharted and times are 'fluid'.

    • Doubts about: delivery changes and unexpected delays, ever changing exchange rates and the impact of unexpected mandatory self isolation or quarantine periods will exist. Lets talk to sort out today's reality.

Call 1 (800) 880-1829 for help with your concern(s).

   Moving a Canadian's goods into the US currently depends on:
        • Having the approved I-94 documentation.
        • Already living there.
        • Having a work permit.

COVID-19 International Moving Options:
    • Put your household goods in a Pre-Pack container or storage. Ship it when this health problem reveals a more certain path to unpacking at your destination.

    • Arrange a virtual move estimate by contacting Bekins with pictures or a video of the items you want to move. Bekins will keep you up to date with the destination reality changes.

    • Bekins will do its best to be considerate, in these are frustrating times. We will do everything in our power to make your move a complete success.

    • Re infection and local stay in place regulations will make predictability elusive. Bekins will use decades of experience adapting to adhoc situations or last minute delays, on your behalf.

    • Our staff and suppliers are an experienced backbone of the moving industry. They have earned their place, at the heart of a network dedicated to moving internationally.

COVID-19 and Moving Day Expectations:
    • The Bekins staff will show up ready to greet you with a smile (no handshakes please).

    • They will ask you about any past infections, along with when they ended, before being allowed to start.

    • They will need access to soap and water to wash their hands often.

    • Taking chances using recycled boxes from neighbours is not an option. Only new packing material is used.


What Canadians Need To Know About Moving To the USA

Complete Required Documentation
   Canadians can import personal possessions they have owned for at least one year duty free without penalty, if they are correctly declared.
     – Note: from time to time there are items federally dutiable and each state has its own extra regulations.
     – Use links provided for each city or give a Bekins representative a call for details.
     – The Bekins representative will provide the Declaration of Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles form.

   Canadians need the following documentation:
     – Their current Canadian Passport, birth / marriage certificates, medical and prescription records.
     – Destination information: visa for work or study, letter offering employment, destination address.

   Potential border charges can include customs handling and examination implications.
     – Click here for Bekins info on:regulations, restricted and dutiable items, pets, and prohibited items.

The Best Choice Cross Border Moving Service

An International Mover
    improves arrival dependability through customs and transport transitions
    reduces both expected and unexpected costs of moving long distance
     – reduces loss / damage ratios
     – plans for climate implications and enhanced security
     – identifies shipping and transition cost reduction opportunities

The Very Best Choice for a Cross Border Move...Bekins Worldwide

This unsolicited review says it all..

From a client who had moved internationally many times, using other movers, and was extremely nervous about the move.

"I would like to thank you , personally, and all your fine team, for so ably assisting me with this process.

Everything went as planned, and all my possessions arrived in good condition.
I have never experienced such a smooth move, nor have I ever received all my goods on prior moves. For this, I will be eternally grateful.
I can heartily recommend your business.

With many thanks
Gillian T"   —  May 2019

Type of Canada to U.S. move...

Complete Move

   Pack, do paper work, ship, process, deliver, unpack, while you take time for family or a holiday.  more...

Coordinated Move Management

   Optimize shipping opportunities for that destination along with containerized shipment through...  more...

Corporate Move

   Transfer facilities and staff to your new location. A coordinated critical path assures arrivals...  more...

Job Relocation Move

   New job, new city, new life... lots of things to adapt to ... Bekins can help with the transition...  more...

Split Shipment Move

   Move some items to your new home and the rest into storage or to other family members...  more...

Store N Go

   Move all or some household goods into storage until you return fro the foreign project...  more...

Pack N Go

   Bekins pick up your packed boxes for shipment across the best value shipping modes and deliver them at the destination...  more...

DIY Move

   Bekins containerize your dropped off packed boxes for the best value shipping modes and your pick up in the destination city...  more...

Delayed Moving

   Move your household goods to your new home later after the destination is setup for its arrival...  more...

Container Groupage Move

   Only pay for part of the container you fill and coordinate its delivery....  more...

... for other world wide destinations beyond the United States... click here