Of course, packing is one of our main services. We have three laboratories that produce various types of wood crates and we can also provide light packing for transport with our own vehicles, which are climate-controlled and air-suspended.
Yes, in order to draw up an accurate quote for an international move, we must first make a visit to evaluate the size, packing materials required, and eventual problems that might arise from access to the location.
Yes, is it absolutely necessary to get an Export License, and we can take care of it for you. The Ministry requires 40 days after physically seeing the work to decide whether to grant permission for exporting. Consider around 50 days in total.
If the destination is in an EEC country, even if there are no customs requirements, a Temporary Export license from the local Ministry of Cultural Heritage office is nonetheless required for works of art. At the border, the Guardia di Finanza makes random checks of trucks in transit and if a work of art doesn’t have the necessary “License,” it will be confiscated and the owner, who is responsible for getting the necessary clearance, would be criminally charged.