Here is a list of things that you need to think about with regards to moving out of your Service Family Accommodation (SFA) in Germany and moving back to the UK. SFA in Germany consist of a mixture of federal properties and hirings.
For schooling, forward planning is key. This section gives you an insight into what to think about and research while also giving you links to helpful websites.
Employment & Training
For dependants in employment, there are certain things that you need to think about before you move back to the UK.
When moving back to the UK it is important that you understand how to access healthcare.
There are some significant differences in the cost of living between BFG and UK. If you are used to receiving Local Overseas Allowance (LOA), you will not be eligible to receive it in the UK and may need to sit down and review your monthly budget. See this section for the Finance Calculator.
C&I / VLO
In this section, you will find information on the process for de-BFGing your vehicle(s) and the Customs and Immigration requirements.
Pets soon become part of the family. Make sure you have completed all the necessary paperwork before making you move back to the UK.
This section is to support UKBC/T during the move back to the UK. This includes transport, entitlement, hotels travel and much more. Start planning now!
This section lools at different elements of your move back to the UK. This includes transport, prohibited items restricted for travel and much more. Start planning now!
This section will give you an insight of what to expect if you are moving to Catterick or Ripon. The HIVE will be able to provide you with a wealth of invaluable information on the local area. We have picked out some of the key information that will be useful prior to your move.