Moving to Illinois
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Moving to Illinois
Using Intlmovers to find international moving companies is one of the most convenient ways of finding the best mover to suit your Moving to Illinois needs. No matter where in the world you are, there are international moving companies that can assist you. Illinois is a popular international destination for many people, so the level of expertise that is out there is tremendous.
Up to six responses from a single request
Compare companies, compare services, compare quotes. You can request quotes from up to six international movers at a single time. This means saving you time, as well as money, for arranging your international move to (or from) the state of Illinois. The international movers will contact you directly, so there is no chasing around or time wasting.
Custom quotes for international moves
Requesting quotes is quick and easy to do and does not cost any money. You simply select where you are moving from, plus your international destination and your details will be matched to the profile of the international moving companies. You can trust the international movers that list on Intlmovers to have years of trusted and reliable experience with international moving and logistics.
How to use Intlmovers.com for your Illinois move
- Choose where you are moving to and from on the menu.
- Complete the simple online form in minutes.
- Multiple movers will contact you within one business day.
Why you should use Intlmovers.com for your international removal to Illinois
- 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 cheaper
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 square kilometres).
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.
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 financially
- Medical forms – confirming medical check and vaccinations
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.
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.