Moving abroad from the UK?

Are you considering leaving the UK for business, family or just plain fed up with the weather? If you are seriously thinking about moving abroad from the UK it may help you to research your destination, consider your personal circumstances carefully and plan for the long-term. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provide a great resource where you can find information, tips and resources to help you plan, decide and consider your options for that move abroad.

This wealth of information is broken down into various categories and provides invaluable advice on the various aspect to consider when making that move abroad and includes important facts about your chosen country of destination.

In association with the "Know Before You Go" Campaign, we are working with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to do all that we can to help British travellers stay safe overseas. Before you go overseas, check out the FCO website at It is packed with essential travel advice and tips, and up-to-date country information.

Moving Abroad

If you are thinking of moving abroad The FCO provide information on what steps to consider before you go including advice on what to do when you arrive and some sound advice for buying a property abroad and what our embassies and consulates can, and cannot do, to help you should you have difficulties abroad.

You can also find information on your tax liabilities, UK state pension and welfare systems at your chosen destination. So if you are moving abroad, haven't quite made your mind up and looking for further information then you can research these important resources at the with the FCO Know Before You go Guides below.

Moving abroad? Download the FCO Going to live Abroad booklet which has further information.

Ready to make that Move Abroad?

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