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If you are moving from Switzerland back to the UK then you need a reliable, removals and storage company.

With over 165 years of moving experience, Bishop’s Move has an established European Relocation department that can coordinate your entire move from Switzerland to the UK.

We understand that no move back to the UK from Switzerland is the same. Our experience with international moves means that we know how to prepare for every possible eventuality. With a network of over 20 branches across the UK, we can coordinate your move and deliver your belongings direct to your door, whether it's in Edinburgh, London or Chelsea.

Our English-speaking consultants will discuss your move to the UK with you in detail. They will present our comprehensive range of professional packing services, methods of road transportation, secure storage solutions and discuss our optional removals insurance

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Moving Back to the UK from Switzerland

If you are moving back to the UK after living in Switzerland for a period then you can return to the UK to live and work. If all of your family have British citizenship then you shouldn’t have any problem moving to the UK. If your family have citizenship in the EU or elsewhere, you will need to apply for the appropriate family visa upon re-entry.

Preparing for Moving to the UK from Switzerland

As part of your preparations for moving from Switzerland to the UK, you should arrange a free moving house survey with a British Association of Removers (BAR) accredited removals company, such as Bishop's Move. By using one of their accredited companies you are ensuring that the company that moves you from Switzerland operates to the highest industry standards.

Moving from Switzerland with Bishop’s Move

Bishop’s Move services are perfectly designed to accommodate any requirements you may have for your move to the UK from Switzerland. From assistance with customs clearance or export packing for your belongings to furniture storage and delivery, we have the knowledge and experience to meet your every need. Whether you need help transporting a few belongings or a full door-to-door move to the UK, Bishop’s Move are the smart choice.

The moving consultant will undertake a home survey, check that no artwork or antiques need extra protection, such as bespoke crating during transportation, and then tailor-make a bespoke moving quotation based on your own unique needs - all free of charge. On acceptance of our removals quotation, you will be able to book a date to move house from Switzerland to the UK.

 

What should I consider before moving back to the UK from Switzerland?

With any international move, there is a wide range of elements to consider before finalising your move. The decision-making process in itself should cover all possible options, considering your life in Switzerland and your possible quality of life if you move back to the UK. Examine every aspect of your life, focussing on the bureaucratic elements too, to ensure you haven’t missed anything vital that may need your attention, such as:

  • Accommodation: The UK property market is fast-paced and expensive, so you should allow yourself ample time to get acquainted with your desired area and your housing needs.
  • Pension: You should check how the transfer of your pension functions when moving from Switzerland back to the UK.
  • Tax: Ensure you have notified HM Revenue and Customs of your plans to move back to the UK to avoid any misunderstandings.
  • Healthcare: Any healthcare arrangements you might have in Switzerland may become unnecessary when moving back to the UK, or an alternative private healthcare solution may be required.
  • Culture: If you have been living and working in Switzerland for several years, make sure to read up on current events as well as prepare yourself for a change in culture and language.