Making a move to Israel is an exciting process but it can also be a logistical challenge. Whether you are planning to move to Israel for personal, professional or academic reasons, there are some important considerations to keep in mind to make the transition as smooth as possible.
And that’s where SIT Spain comes in, ready to help you every step of the way, from planning to arriving at your new home in Israel. In this blog, we will explore how SIT can facilitate your move and provide you with a hassle-free experience.
Research and Planning
Before packing your belongings and embarking on your trip to Israel, it is essential to have a solid strategy. SIT Spain is your partner in this process.
- Visa and permits: Make sure you understand the visa and work permit requirements in Israel. Depending on your situation, you may need a work visa, student visa or residency visa. Check with the Israeli embassy or consulate in your country for up-to-date information. SIT will provide expert guidance on how to obtain the necessary documentation for your move.
- Documentation: Prepare all necessary documents, such as passports, birth certificates, academic degrees and medical records. Make sure you have backup copies and bring original documents. SIT will provide you with information on the necessary documents to avoid delays at customs.
- Accommodation: Investigate accommodation options in Israel. You can choose between renting an apartment, a house or living in a kibbutz, which is an agricultural community. Research the different areas and choose the one that best suits your needs.
- Schools and education: If you have children, research the schools in your destination area. Israel has a wide range of public and private schools, as well as English language education options.
- Health insurance: Make sure you have adequate health insurance. Israel has a high quality health care system, but it is important to have adequate coverage.
Packing and Moving
The next crucial step is to pack and organize the moving of your belongings. At SIT we specialize in the safe handling and transportation of your goods. Our experience in moving logistics guarantees that your belongings reach their destination without any problems.
- Packing Services: We have highly trained personnel who will take care of packing your valuables with the appropriate materials, minimizing any risk of damage.
- International Transportation: SIT offers reliable and efficient international transportation services, ensuring that your belongings arrive in Israel in a safe and timely manner.
Adjusting to Life in Israel
Once you arrive in Israel, SIT remains at your disposal to ensure that your transition is smooth and stress-free. If you want to ease the transition on your own, here are some tips:
- Learn the language: Learning Hebrew or Arabic, the main languages in Israel, will help you communicate and feel more integrated into society.
- Get to know the culture: Learn about Israel’s culture, history and customs. Participate in local events and get to know the community.
- Social networking: Network with the local community and other expatriates. Social networking can be a great way to connect with like-minded people.
- Explore the country: Israel is geographically and culturally diverse. Take the opportunity to explore the country and learn about its natural wonders and historical sites.
On our part:
- Unpacking and Assembly: we will help you unpack your belongings and assemble your furniture, allowing you to feel at home right away.
- Local Advice: we will offer you local advice and recommendations so that you can quickly adapt to life in Israel.
Moving to Israel can be a complex process, but with SIT’s help, you can simplify it considerably.
From planning to settling in, we support you every step of the way, ensuring a smooth and successful moving experience.