Plan and prepare to go abroad

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Ready to make your move? Check out the resources below to help you prepare for your trip!

 

DOCUMENTS YOU MIGHT NEED

Getting your first adult passport

Ready to hit the road? Are you ready though? There's a few things which you need to plan ahead of your travel, and getting yourself a passport is one of them.

European Health Insurance Card

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a free card that gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, under the same conditions and at the same cost (free in some countries) as people insured in that country.

European Youth Card

The European Youth Card is a card for young people offering a large number of discounts on culture, travel, accommodation, shopping and services in most European countries. The Young Scot National Entitlement Card is available free of charge to everyone aged 11-26 living in Scotland. You can use it for money off the things you love, exclusive Rewards, Proof-of-Age and much more.

 

RELOCATION AND TRAVEL ADVICE

Going to live abroad - get ready!

Moving overseas? Leaving your hometown for the first time? No idea where to start and how to organise your move? We’ve got the answers!

Foreign Travel Advice

Check the government's advice for travel to a specific country. This includes safety and security, terrorism, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health and money.

Your Europe

It provides information on the rights of EU citizens. If you have any questions about travel, work & retirement, vehicles, residence formalities, education & youth, health, family or consumers, Your Europe is the place to go.