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Emigration information for private clients

Emigration is something we help many people manage more efficiently each year. When emigrating to a new country, there are a few things that we’ve learned over the years, so we thought we’d share the benefit of our knowledge.

 

Top tips on emigration

Our top tips on emigration are here to help you manage the process as easily as possible. We understand that emigration can be both an exciting and nervous time, but rest assured we’re here to help you manage the most important factor - your foreign exchange risk.

 

Preparation and planning – our top 4 tips on emigration

Emigration requires planning. To be on the safe side, give yourself at least 12 months to organize your:

 

  1. Visas

Ensure that you have the right sort of visa for you and your family’s personal circumstances. If you haven’t done so already, it will be worth speaking to a specialist visa company to see how they may be able to help you.

 

  1. Paperwork

Organize all of your personal paperwork including passports, birth certificates, marriage certificates, adoption certificates, medical certificates, employment references, driving licenses (you can apply for an international driving license too), qualifications and certificates.

 

  1. Financials

It’s never too early to start thinking about the currency you’re going to need in your new country. With a little help from our team, they can help devise a suitable plan that maximizes your wealth and minimizes your foreign exchange risk. If you are buying property overseas, we can start looking at the most appropriate options for you based on the currency you will need. Our experts will analyze the currency markets, work to your emigration dates and make the process as easy and as efficient as possible.

 

  1. International removals

Don’t forget to start planning for your international move. Talk to specialist international mover companies and add this to your budget. Also, don’t forget your pets! There are specialist companies that can help with this as well.

 

Prefer to talk?

If you are considering emigration and would like to discuss your Foreign Exchange requirements with one of the most trusted Private Client teams around, please get in touch for an initial discussion.

 

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