Team Marussia

  • Arrange for Pre-Move Survey if you are moving your household goods
  • Double check all items against your pre-move survey inventory to ensure all items are listed.
  • Double check with your movers that all dates are confirmed.
  • Ensure that your move is adequately insured (Read and understand the terms & conditions).
  • Arrange storage if necessary
  • Arrange transport services for pets
  • Renew Passports
  • Renew Driver’s License. Apply for International Driver’s Permit. Pick up extra forms for renewing the driving permit annually.
  • Begin non-resident visa or permit applications
  • Apply for Visitors Visa if Preview Trip is authorized
  • Schedule Preview Trip if authorized
  • Decide what accounts are essential to keep and notify the appropriate banks that the account holder will be overseas.
  • Empty and close any safe deposit boxes.
  • Notify the postal service and request to redirect your mail to your new address.
  • Contact schools and arrange for transfer of student records.
  • Notify any child care services with a proper notice of withdrawal.
  • Contact any tutors, gardeners, cleaners etc that you will no longer require their services
  • Contact your doctors for medical records and possible referrals to a new physician at your destination.
  • Modify your insurance policies on property, vehicles and medical services where required.
  • Cancel or redirect newspapers and magazine subscriptions.
  • Arrange for hotels, rental cars or temporary housing required during the move process.
  • Conduct Home Search and School Search in host country
  • Ensure lease documentation has been finalized and all rental deposits have been paid
  • Confirm temporary accommodation bookings
  • Confirm airport transfer
  • Determine what you really wish to take with you. Hold a garage sale or contact a charity to take the items you do not want. (or donate to charity)
  • Arrange for disconnection of utilities such as electricity, gas, cables, mobile phone, telephone and broadband services.
  • Prepare a survival kit with items you may need at short notice.
  • Convert your local currency to ensure you can pay for incidentals on arrival in the country of your destination.
  • Close Bank accounts if you have not already done so – watch out for any last minute transactions!
  • Check all power and water has been turned off and hand your keys to the appropriate person.
  • Ensure all important documents are in your possession and make certified copies

 

Important Documents

  • It could take several weeks to get official copies of vital records and other documents. Start the process early. Consider taking:
  • Birth and Marriage Certificates
  • Vaccination, Medical and Dental Records
  • Academic Records and Diplomas
  • Employment Records
  • Proof of Residency (utility bill, statement, etc.)
  • Living Will and Testament