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Moving to the UK

Regardless of where you are planning to move overseas to in the United Kingdom, the moving companies listed on Intlmovers are professional and experienced in home and business relocation. They will help you with the organization and the transport of your household and professional goods.

Avoid the stress for your move to the UK

To avoid much of the stress associated with a move, Intlmovers can help you find the right moving and shipping company to suit your budget and your needs. Compare offers from up to six international moving companies - completely cost free and obligation free!

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How it works for your move to the UK

  1. Choose the destination you are moving from and click on the button
  2. Select the listed international moving companies and click on the request button
  3. Complete your online quotation request
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Where people moved from to the UK



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The United Kingdom is a popular destination for people from Australia, United States and France

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About the United Kingdom

What your should know about..

Cost of living in the UK
The cost of living in the UK is overall high, especially in the London area.

Low costs in the UK
Costs that are average or low compared to other countries are clothing, education, healthcare, going out to dinner, sports and hotel costs.
Getting things for your home like furniture is of lower costs in the UK compared to other countries. Groceries are overall cheap e in the UK, it depends highly on where you shop and in which area you live.

High costs in the UK
Some basic needs in life such as housing and accommodation are of high cost in the UK. The houses in the London area are overall highly priced. This includes costs for electricity, fuels or gas, water, and taxes. Transportation is not cheap as well. If you live in the London area, taking the subway or 'the tube' is the cheapest way to travel.
Communication costs such as telephone costs and internet are not cheap in the UK compared to other countries.
General service costs are high as well in the UK, for example if you need a plumber. By comparing quotes for improving your home you can save money.

International schools in the UK
There are a lot of international schools in the UK to choose from. Some of theme are completely orientated on children coming from America or France. We advice you to pick a school 9 to 6 months prior to your international move to the UK. Most of the schools are located in the London area. Here is a complete list, the schools with a Good are accredited.

School City
ACS Cobham International School  
ACS Egham International School Egham
ACS Hillingdon International School  
American School in London London
Buckswood School Nr Hastings
International Community School London London
International School of Aberdeen Aberdeen
International School of London London
International School of London In Surrey Woking
Marymount International School London Good London
Southbank International School Hampstead Campus London
Southbank International School Kensington Campus London
Southbank International School Westminster Campus London
St Clare's Oxford Oxford
TASIS The American School in England Good Thorpe
The King Fahad Academy London


Immigration to the UK
Generally British visa types can be divided into 5 groups:

Tier 1

  • General (highly skilled migrants)
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Investors
  • Post study work

The Tier 1 is a points-based system. When holding a Tier 1 visa you are allowed to look for work in the UK and take up self-employment or business opportunities. There are some cases where you do not need to apply under the points-based system:

  • You are a citizen from the British overseas territories
  • You are a citizen of the EEA or Switzerland
  • You are a Commonwealth citizen, who has the permission to stay in the UK and of which at least one of your grandparents are born in the UK
  • There are no commissions and time limits attached to your stay

On some websites you can also calculate your approximate amount of points. In that way you can see your possible chances before your application.

Tier 2
  • General (people with job offer)
  • Intra company transfer
  • Sports people
  • Ministers of religion

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Applicants for this visa type must be obtaining a job offer from a company in the UK. If you don't have a job offer, you might consider fitting into the Tier 1 scheme.

Tier 3
  • Low skilled workers

The Tier 3 visa is generally for temporary migrants who will start a seasonal job in the UK.

Tier 4
  • Students

For an application for the Tier 4 visa, the student has to be in the register of a British university or educational institution.

Tier 5
  • Youth mobility


This visa is for young people who wish to come to the UK and experience British life. Each year the government announces several countries and places which are participating in this scheme. Young people from these countries are allowed to travel to the UK. In this case your government will be your sponsor for this period of time.

If you are a citizen of the EEA or Switzerland, you don't have to apply for a visa.

Living and property in the UK
To be able to identify each individual, for organizational and tax related reasons the UK government demands that every immigrant apply for a National Insurance Number (NIN).

Furthermore the authorities "HM Revenue & Customs" and "Department of Work and Pensions" need your NIN to be able to follow your accomplished contributions. For that, you need to arrange an appointment with the "Job Centre Plus".

Why you should use Intlmovers.com for your international removal to the UK

  1. The movers have years of experience with moves to Great Britain
  2. Avoid the stress and let the movers do the hard work
  3. They have contacts in Great Britain which can make your move cheaper

 

Experience of our relocation companies

It doesn't matter from where in the world you are, and where in the UK you are planning to move. The moving and shipping companies on Intlmovers will take care of your move - either overseas or cross country. Thanks to the professional moving companies, you don't have to worry about transporting your household goods to your new home or business.

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Free of costs and obligation

You can save yourself a considerable amount of time and energy when you use Intlmovers to help you with your search for a moving company for your UK move. You can select from up to 6 moving companies that you would like to compare. You will contact all of them and request offers from them at the same time with only one click.

Moving from the UK

For international moves from the United Kingdom you can also use our local UK removals web site: international removals.

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Popular moves to UK:

Australia
USA
France
Germany
Canada
India
Spain
New Zealand
UAE
Ireland

Read more about other UK destinations

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London
Northern England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
South & South East England
South West England
United Kingdom
Wales & West Midlands


What other visitors said..

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"This service is really handy and I highly recommend it. We got our offers in just a few days. After having some informational meetings, our preferred moving company knew what we were expecting and all of our furniture arrived safely to our new home in London."
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"The beautiful city of Edinburgh was to become my new base. Whilst I was pleased about my contracted relocation to Edinburgh, I was concerned about the actual move itself. Before I had time to get worried, I found Intlmovers which helped me move without any issues."
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