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Living Abroad

Big moves call for
proper planning

Our Communities

Finding yourself in an unfamiliar environment may be daunting, but we’ve made it easy for you to look up overseas Singaporean communities and contact our regional SGN representatives.

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Be sure also to join our network to stay updated on events in your region, developments back home, and to read stories of other Singaporeans forging paths abroad.

We’re excited about your journey ahead, and we’ve gathered all the resources you’ll need – from visas to relocating your labradoodle – so you can focus on expanding your horizons. And while you’re abroad, don’t forget to stay connected to home .

Before you go

Things to consider for your big move

01
Before the move

  • Visa application
  • Financial planning
  • Global insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Pet relocation

02
Making the move

  • Bank & utilities accounts
  • Mail redirection
  • Health checks/vaccinations
  • Passport/NRIC renewal
  • Flights & logistics

03
After the move

  • Opening a bank account
  • Setting up utilities
  • Local taxes
  • Cultural integration
  • Staying connected
For a full checklist download our free guide to moving overseas

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