Planning your return home

As with the move overseas, the return to ‘blighty’ is often not as straightforward as you might think. It will require a bit of thought and forward planning, particularly if the assignment was accompanied – as you will need to look after the best interests of all family members.

Returning to the UK checklist

To help you navigate your way home, we have created a sequenced checklist to help you plan your return to the UK.

It covers everything you need to think about, including; healthcare, accommodation, education and childcare, removals, travel arrangements, vehicles, pets and more.

Returning to the UK checklist

In Full

Overseas Return Checklist

High level

Returning to the UK post-Brexit

If you are returning to the UK following the EU transition and you have you have family members that are citizens of the EU, you may require an EU Settlement Scheme family permit.

See our Brexit Implications page for more information >

UK help topics

If you have any specific concerns or require more detailed information we have general ‘help’ pages providing advice for the UK on the following topics:

How we can help

If you are having trouble finding information for a specific location we can help you identify and signpost you to trusted sources.