How Intlmovers.com works
How to use Intlmovers.com for your Illinois move
- Select where you are moving to and from using the dropdown
- Select from the listed international movers
- Complete the simple online quotation request form
Why you should use Intlmovers.com for your international
removal to Illinois
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- The movers have years of experience with removals to Illinois
- Avoid the stress and let the movers do the hard work
- They have contacts in Illinois which can make your removal
About moving to Illinois
The state of Illinois is the fifth most highly populated state
in the USA, with a population of nearly 13 million people. The
capital city is Springfield, but the largest city of Illinois
is Chicago with a population of just under 3 million people.
There are a 102 counties that make up the state of Illinois,
which covers an area of nearly 58 000 square miles (150 000
Climate of Illinois
With its mid-continental location, the state of Illinois has
a widely varying climate from north to south, but is generally
categorized as having a humid continental climate. It experiences
hot and humid summers, but very cold winters. Towards the south
of the state, the winters are a little less severe. Average
rainfall for the state is around 35 inches in the north of
the state to around 48 inches in the south. Snowfall varies,
with Chicago receiving an average of around 38 inches but
the southern areas receive a considerably lower amount of
less than 14 inches.
The warmest month is July, with an average high of around
90 °F; and January is the coldest month with an average
of around 32 °F.
Economy of Illinois
Farming and agriculture are important areas for the state.
Corn, soybeans and other large crops are the major agriculture
productions from the state of Illinois, which is also the
biggest pumpkin grower in the USA.
Illinois is one of the leading manufactures in the USA. The
majority of this production comes out of Cook County, in the
state’s north and includes such industries as chemical
manufacturing, machinery manufacturing, food manufacturing,
and fabricated metal production.
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Visa requirements for Illinois
It is important for all international travel, but if you are
planning a move then you should be aware of the visa requirements
for Illinois. The USA makes a 90 day visa available for holders
of valid passports from an approved listing of 36 countries.
This is referred to as the Visa Waiver Program. It includes
countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore
and the United Kingdom, as well as many European countries.
Passport holders from Canada and Mexico have other requirements
for their arrival and stay in the USA.
Regardless of where you are arriving from, always check with
your local embassy and/or authorities for the exact visa requirements
for your specific situation for staying in the USA.
Certainly if you are planning a move to Illinois for either
business or pleasure, you will need approval for more than
90 days. Visas for the USA are broken down in to two main
types – immigrant and non-immigrant visas. If you are
planning a temporary stay in the USA then there is a list
of non-immigrant visa types that you can elect depending on
your personal circumstances:
- Athletes – amateur and professional
- Au pairs
- Business visitors
- Diplomats and foreign government officials
- Employees of a designated international organization
- International cultural exchange visitors
- Intra-company transferees
- Media and journalists
- Religious workers
- Specialty occupations (requiring highly specialized knowledge)
- Students: academic and vocational
- Tourism and vacation visitors
Obtaining your US visa should be arranged as early as possible
when you are planning on moving to Illinois. The standard
documents that are required for arranging a US visa include
(but are not limited to):
- Passport – valid for at least 60 days beyond the expiry
date of your immigrant visa
- Photographs – 2 passport approved format photos
- Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration (DS-230
Part I & II)
- Civil documents – birth (and marriage certificates)
- Financial support – proof that you can support yourself
- Medical forms – confirming medical check and vaccinations
Popular moves from the USA
Most people who live in the USA request moving quotes from Illinois, New Jersey and Massachusetts
Moving from Illinois
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often offer specialization in specific services or fields.
If you are moving from Illinois you can request free moving quotes from the best international moving companies from Illinois.
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Free of costs and obligations
Without any obligation, you will have the chance to compare quotes. This will save you time and money.
You will receive a preselected list of 6 moving companies, which match your international moving and shipping requirements.
By requesting and comparing quotes, you will find the perfect moving company for your relocation.