Moving to Oregon
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Moving to Oregon
Arranging an international move does not need to be hassle. You can leave it to the experts, by obtaining obligation free quotes from a number of respected international moving companies with Intlmovers. In a single submission, your request is sent to up to six professionals who are experts in the field of international moving. Compare quotes and save money!
Save your energy
When you are trying to co-ordinate your work, your family and get things ready for your move at the same time, it can become a bit overwhelming. The service offered by Intlmovers is a quick and easy way of avoiding the running around. You will receive responses directly from moving companies who are specialists with international moves. They can provide assistance and advice with packing and storage, in addition to the logistics of the move itself, whether it is to (or from) Oregon.
One click, many quotes
Comparing quotes is a good way to ensure that you are getting good value. When you compare not only the price, but the services that are included for that price, you can easily work out which is the best option for your international move. Request quotes easily for your Oregon move, and save money!
How to use Intlmovers for your Oregon 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 for your international removal to Oregon
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Oregon.
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work.
- They have contacts in Oregon which can make your removal cheaper.
About moving to Oregon
Oregon is in the north west of the USA. Located on the Pacific coast, it covers an area of 98,000 square miles and has a population of nearly four million people. Salem is the state’s capital and is the third largest city of the state. The largest city in Oregon is Portland, with the greater area of Portland being called home by nearly 2.3 million residents.
Climate of Oregon
With the Pacific Ocean coastline, the climate of Oregon is greatly influenced by its proximity to the ocean. The climate is considered mild but is affected by extremes of warm and cold. The Cascade Mountains also greatly affect the overall weather patterns in the area.
Overall rainfall levels vary significantly, with the eastern desert areas of Oregon receiving as little as 8 inches annually, in comparison to the western coastal hills which receive in the vicinity of 200 inches per year. Summer temperatures are usually in the range of 80°F, whereas the winter months have temperatures closer to 46°F.
Cost of living in Oregon
In comparison to the rest of the country, the cost of living in Oregon is around 14% higher than the other states. The median cost of housing in Oregon is reported at around $252,000. The median household income is $49,000.
Oregon is one of four major hazelnut growing areas in the world, and grows 95% of the hazelnuts for the US market. The wine industry is a considerable contributor to the state. Oregon is also one of the country’s major timber and logging states. The state also has one of the world’s largest salmon fishing industries.
Micro brewing is big business in Oregon, and Portland is home to more breweries than any city in the world. High technology industries and services have been a major industry for the state, and it is home to ‘Silicon Forest’ where Intel and Tektronix are based.
Visa requirements for Oregon
If you are arranging a trip to the USA, then you need to ensure that you have the correct visa already in place. The type that you need to apply for will depend upon your reason for going to the USA. If you are travelling under an employer sponsorship, then there are special conditions for your visa application. There are also special visas for students, professional athletes, artists and performers. You need to ensure that you have the following documents available to arrange your visa application:
- Passport – valid for at least 60 days beyond the expiry date of the immigrant visa
- Photographs – 2 passport approved format photos
- Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration (DS-230 Part I & II)
- Civil documents – these include birth and marriage certificates, etc
- Financial support – proof that you can support yourself financially
- Medical forms – confirming medical check and vaccinations
For visits that are under 90 days, there is a Visa Waiver Program available, of which citizens from 36 approved countries do not need to arrange a visa. These countries include Australia, New Zealand, Singapore as well as a number of European countries. Canadian and Mexican passport holders are subject to another set of rules in regards to their visa requirements and reason for wishing to stay in the USA.
To avoid any issues with customs control upon arrival, you should always double check the specific visa requirements for your personal situation with the correct authorities before embarking on any travel to the USA.
Experience of our moving companies
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often offer specialization in specific services or fields. You do not have to worry about your property being damaged because they will ship it reliably and responsibly, so that your belongings arrive in unscathed and ready for you to start your new life in Oregon.
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.