Because it’s never too early to start planning your move.
6-12 months to moving day:
Check visa requirements and rules about medical examinations/vaccines, pets
Get to know housing, cities, culture and lifestyle in your new country
Explore health insurance coverage & schooling
Take inventory of the things you want to take with you, store, sell or throw
3-6 months to moving day
Meet with and get quotes from relocation companies
Research banking needs and options at home and in your new country
Get insurance policies and tax information in order
Apply for kids’ schools
Begin your home’s sale or rental process
1 month to moving day
Set packing date and confirm with relocation company
Make flight reservations, hotel and temporary stay arrangements
Notify your utility company of the move
Arrange for postal services to stop or forward mail
Provide friends and family with new contact info
Get excited for moving day!
Looking for housing in Singapore? We’ve got a checklist to help with that too!
By Kathleen Siddell, The Finder, September 2015