Interstate Moving Suffolk VA - Registration, Licensing and Rules
If you are moving your household goods or personal property from Suffolk VA
to another state, this is known as "interstate moving
". The US Department of Transportation regulates interstate household goods moving by way of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) Household Goods Program. Interstate movers
, also known as long distance movers
, are required to be registered with the US DOT, and should have either a US DOT # or Motor Carrier # (MC#) or both. To find out a mover's registration status go to - Research Out Of State Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Suffolk, VA
About how many hours should it take for licensed movers to do a local move in the Suffolk VA area? For 1 to 2 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 3rd floor apartment with elevator and a long hallway to a 2 story home it should take 1 truck and 2 men from 3 to 4 hours. This is for an averagely furnished home. Adjust hours and time for lightly furnished or more heavily furnished. For total rooms to be moved be sure to include outdoor and patio items in addition to garage items.
Your actual moving cost will depend upon the hourly moving rate of your Suffolk VA mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Suffolk movers.
Short Distance or Local Moving Companies - Rules
If you are moving within the state of Virginia, or doing a short distance move from Suffolk VA, that is considered intrastate moving
. Also known as short-distance or in-state or local moving, each state has varying rules and regulations with regard to household goods moving within it's own state. Some states have very rigid regulations for movers, while others have little if any requirements for moving. To get more info for moving from Suffolk VA to any city also in Virginia go to Mover Licensing Requirements in VA.