You can move to the UK.

The United Kingdom is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland and is a great place to live.There are a lot of reasons to migrate to the UK, from a love for the culture to an exciting professional opportunity.A large amount of information is available that can help you figure out which migration process is right for you.

Step 1: The UK has visa options.

The UK has a wide range of visas.You can use the UK government website to figure out what visa you are eligible for and what documents you need to apply.Many visas are dependent on where you are moving from and your intentions for moving to the UK.A clear idea of why you want to move to the UK will help narrow down your visa options.Once you have determined which visa is right for you, apply for a visa here or use the help of a third party migration service like VisaFirst.You may be able to apply for permanent settlement in the UK if you have claimed asylum, are stateless, or would like to be with your family.If you want to apply, consulting the UK's section on settlement will give you the necessary information.If you apply for a visa to stay in the UK for more than 6 months, you will receive a Biometric Residence Permit stating the conditions of the visa and your National Insurance Number.It takes time to process a visa.You should be able to apply for a visa for several months.

Step 2: Learn about the rights of citizens in the EU.

You don't need to apply for a visa to live in the UK if you are a national of the European Union, a citizen of a European Economic Area or an Overseas Country and Territory.If you are a British Subject or Commonwealth citizen, you have the right to live there.EU, EEA, and OCT citizens only need to show their passport, but applying for a certificate of entitlement will help them apply for future benefits.The UK's vote to leave the EU on June 23, 2016 could cause significant changes to EU freedom of movement rules.The UK will not sever ties with the EU until the referendum agreement is completed in two years.

Step 3: Enroll in school.

Student visas come with a few restrictions.It is assumed that your time as a student will be limited and that you will only be able to live in the UK for a short time.Students over the age of 16 who are in a Tier 4 sponsored institution can live in the UK for no more than four months after completing their studies.The Tier 4 visas allow children between the ages of 4 and 17 to live in the UK with the consent of a parent or guardian.

Step 4: You have to apply for a work visa.

You need to find an employer that is willing to hire you in order to apply for a work visa.There are a lot of visas for new long-term employment, transfers within multinational companies, and temporary employment.To find out what visa will suit your employment terms best, contact your employer or reference this list of work visas.Those who show exceptional promise or talent in their field, multimillion dollar investors, or entrepreneurs with access to at least 50,000 pounds of investment funds are eligible for Tier 1 work visas.Tier 2 visas can be used for skilled employment, celebrities, sportsman, or ministers of religion.Most Tier 2 visas require a certification of sponsorship, which holds your employment details, as well as a savings account for at least 90 days.Tier 5 visas allow temporary employment from charity work to overseas professional development.

Step 5: You can apply for more than one visa.

The UK gives visas to families of UK or EU citizens, as well as parents whose children have UK visas.These visas have specific criteria.If you want to join your family in the UK, you have to apply for a visa.If you have a spouse living in the UK and need to look after family members, you can apply for this visa.If your child has a Tier 4 visa in the UK, you should apply for a Parent visa.You can stay in the UK for up to 12 months with the possibility of extending your stay for a further year.

Step 6: It's important to learn as much English as you can.

The UK is mostly English speaking.Having a basic understanding of reading, writing, and speaking the English language will make it easier to adjust to life in the UK.If your employer or school can offer International English classes, enroll in an English class before you leave.English is required for some jobs and educational institutions.If you don't know if you need to take a test, contact your employer or school.

Step 7: You should create a budget.

A detailed budget will help you organize the tasks you will need to complete before moving to the UK as well as plan your expenses once you are there.When you move to the UK, you will have to pay income tax.The cost of living in the south is more expensive than the north.You can use an online cost of living comparison tool to see what expenses might go up when you move.

Step 8: There is a job for you.

Chances are you already have a job in mind if you are moving to the UK for a career move.If you don't know what job you will be able to work in, consider your level of English and cultural familiarity with the UK.You can apply for residency or switch your visa if you find a stable job in the UK.Your employer will need to apply for a work permit for you once you have a job.Job openings can be found on sites like can inquire about employment options at a British Embassy in your country.

Step 9: Find a place to live.

You can find temporary living in the UK at a hostel or hotel.Don't sign a contract until you fully understand the terms, if you can, start looking weeks before you arrive in the UK.There are different rental prices in the UK.One of the most expensive housing markets in the world is London.If you want to commute by train, consider living outside of London.

Step 10: Understand health care in the United Kingdom.

In the UK, emergency medical services are free.Depending on which visa you have, there are many different qualifications for more consistent healthcare options.Yearly payments are required for many visas to provide healthcare coverage.You can find out how much you have to pay for healthcare on the UK government's website.It is up to the GP to decide if they will accept you into the health care system.

Step 11: Buy an Oyster card.

An Oyster card is a pre-paid public transit card that will give you access to trains and buses in London without having to buy an individual ticket.Oyster cards can be purchased at every train station in London.The majority of the UK has an efficient railway system.

Step 12: It is possible to open a bank account in the UK.

It will take less time to organize your finances if you have a bank account in the UK.In the UK, most credit and debit accounts are free to open.You should consult one of the larger banks to see what account is best for you.

Step 13: The National Insurance Number is needed.

Staying in the UK on a visa and applying for benefits requires you to have a National Insurance Number.You need to apply for one separately if your NIN is not printed on the back of your permit.You need to apply for Jobcentre Plus.

Step 14: You should be familiar with cultural differences.

Culture in the UK can be quite different from your country of origin, especially in larger cities like London and Manchester.Do your best to become familiar with the culture of the UK by asking questions.You can buy a book about culture in the UK.