Shipping to Indonesia from Dubai

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Shipping from Dubai to Indonesia

Indonesia is a country of 17,000 islands meaning the possibilities for travel and adventure in the country are endless. It’s a diving, surfing, beachcomber paradise. Housing and schooling (International schools) can be quite expensive, but most other aspects of life in Indonesia is relatively inexpensive. Congestion is a problem especially in Jakarta and many ex-pats hire a driver to combat this.

However, whether you are shipping from Dubai to Indonesia for the first time, migrating to Indonesia for good, or returning home as an Indonesian citizen. Relocating can be a daunting experience and the upheaval of changing Jobs/Lifestyle/Location can be stressful.

What should I prioritise when moving from the UAE to Indonesia?

When should I start obtaining quotes for my relocation to Indonesia?

We would strongly suggest you start obtaining quotes for shipping to Indonesia at least a couple of months before the target move date.

This should provide time to consider your quotations, formally advise the shipping company you have chosen and very importantly, secure your preferred moving dates.

Also, this allows enough time to finalise your visa/travel/shipping documents and all the other formalities you have to contend with before your move. Indonesia is a county with quite a bit of red-tape and so this is likely to take more time than you anticipate.


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Documentation requirements for shipping to Indonesia from Dubai

  • Original Passport
  • Original packing list (stamped at origin by the Indonesian Embassy)
  • Original packing list
  • Original work permit (IMTA)
  • Original residence permit (KITAS)
  • Boarding pass
  • Letter of employment
  • Original letter from Indonesian Consulate or Embassy at origin (returning citizens only)
  • Original ID card / KTP (returning citizens only)
  • Copy ITAS online
  • Original bill of lading/Air waybill (AWB)

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What is the cost of moving to Indonesia from Dubai?

The cost of shipping from Dubai to Indonesia depends on a few factors. The most important factor is the volume of furniture. Generally speaking, the more furniture you include in your move, the higher the cost. 

Secondly is the Mode of shipping you choose. 

You can choose to move your items in your own shipping container, or if you’re moving only a few items and only a small amount of furniture you could choose a shared container.

This is known as “Groupage” in the moving industry. Of course, sharing a container, or Groupage, is likely more cost-effective than a dedicated container. However, the compromise you make is shipping times can be a little longer.

Approximate shipping cost options to Indonesia are as follows:

  • Full Container (20ft / 40ft) – Starting from AED 13,000 AED
  • Groupage (Shared Container) – Starting from AED 700/CBM
  • LCL (Less than a container load) – Starting from AED 500/CBM
  • Air (Quickest, Most Expensive) – Starting from AED 30/KG

This is, as mentioned, a general guide, however, you can click here to obtain competitive, up to date quotes, from reputable movers

Shipping to Indonesia from Dubai

How long does it take to ship my goods to Indonesia?

When estimating how long shipping from Dubai to Indonesia takes, we have to consider the mode the goods would be travelling in. Air is the quickest and Sea is the slowest. 

Approximate transit times

  • Air Shipment – (3-4 Days)
  • Sole Container by Sea – (25-30Days)
  • Part Container by Sea – (40-60 Days)

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How do I start the process of getting quotes?

Complete our simple form telling us your moving requirements. The form is instantly submitted to reputable shippers in Dubai who will immediately start work on a competitive quotation

Shippers may make contact with you based on your requirements, then simply select the quote that best suits your needs!