Last year, we helped more than 200 families move to Canada

There are a few different ways of exporting household items to Canada, which vary in price and speed. Robinsons offer an international removals service that will meet you budget, whether it be via:

  • Groupage (sharing the cost of a shipping container)
  • Full container load (your own container)
  • Air freight (for those moves that are more urgent)

We have regular shipments to Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Quebec, so if you are planning to move to Canada simply contact our International Removals expert team who will walk you through the whole process and all of your options.  We will work with you to come up with the best solution for you.

Your international move in 6 steps

  • STEP 1

    We quote your move

  • STEP 2

    We schedule your move

  • STEP 3

    We pack and load

  • STEP 4

    We deal with customs

  • STEP 5

    We keep you informed

  • STEP 6

    We deliver at destination

  • Dedicated Move Managers

    Take care of all move paperwork, including customs forms.

  • Specialist International Division

    You’re in safe hands – your move is assigned to our experts international division.

  • Customer-First Approach

    We know moving is stressful, that’s why we put you first.

  • Flexible Service

    We make the move fit you to take the stress away.

  • International Quality Standards

    We’re members of international trade associations FIDI and OMNI – ensuring high standards in the UK and in Canada

  • 100+ Years Experience

    Robinsons have been moving families and businesses since 1895.

  • “Excellent” Truspilot Rating

    Our customers love us – see what they say!

  • Regular Shipping Worldwide

    Weekly shipments all over the world means your possessions arrive faster.

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Our recommended Top 4 priorities to tackle when moving to Canada

  1. Immigration

If you are looking to relocate permanently to Canada, you need to apply to one of Canada’s immigration programmes.  To get some guidance and check your eligibility, visit the Government of Canada website.

  1. Home

Whether you are planning on renting or buying a property, these websites are the perfect starting points to check the types of property on the market and their cost:, and

  1. Schools

Each provincial and territorial government runs its own education system, thus creating significant curriculum differences amongst jurisdictions. The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada website provides key information to help you choose the right school for your children.

  1. Healthcare

If you already have the Canadian citizenship or if you are a permanent resident card holder, you can apply for Canada universal healthcare system.  Each province and territory has their own public health insurance scheme, so visit the Government of Canada website for more detailed information.  Private healthcare insurance is available to cover additional healthcare expenses as well.

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FAQs - Moving To Canada

What Can I Do With The Things I Can’t Take To Canada?

As a result of Canada’s regulations, there are certain things that you may have to leave behind.  For a comprehensive summary of the Canadian Border Services Agency requirements, please read the FIDI Customs Guide for Canada

And if you can’t find a home for the items that you can’t take with you to Canada, Robinsons offers first-class, secure storage facilities.

How Long Will It Take To Ship My Possessions?

We quote the following shipping times for popular destinations:

  • 4-5 weeks for east coast (Montreal, Québec, Toronto)
  • 5-7 weeks for west coast (Vancouver)

All moves to Canada are overseen by our expert International Removals team.

Call 0800 521541 and get your quote today!


Why choose Robinsons?

  • Market leading

    We provide a fast, convenient, reliable and professional service that makes use of the latest materials and technologies. This makes us stand out from the crowd.

  • Years of experience

    We’ve been helping people move and store their personal belongings for more than a century. This has equipped us for any eventuality on moving day.

  • Putting you first

    Our customer-focused approach is what sets us apart in the removals industry. Excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do.

  • Flexible service

    Our staff want to make moving house as simple for you as possible, whatever your requirements. Speak to one of our team today and they'll talk you through the Robinsons process.