Moving to the UK is not necessarily an easy process. Anyone coming to the island needs to be aware of lots of things to avoid getting a rude awakening.
As a destination, the United Kingdom, composed of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, has one major advantage that outweighs other European countries with similar living standards and working conditions: the language. After all, English is the international language of business and trade taught in schools across the globe.
Obviously moving to a new country is a big deal and there are many things to consider. Thus TransferGo Blog has created the following checklist of all those logistical and financial tasks you must take care of before coming to the United Kingdom. Ticking these off will help you feel ready and confident to make the transition.
So, here is your essential checklist for moving to the UK:
- Visa application
- Renting a Room
- National Insurance number
- Applying for a job
- European Health Insurance Card
- Car Insurance
- Finding a School
- How to Open a Bank Account
- Sending Money Back Home