Get Settled AbroadLearn How to Thrive Before You Arrive
If you’re moving to a new country, there’s a lot of things you’ll need to do. Our on the ground local experts help orientate you to your surroundings and make relocation easier. We’ve customized our services based on your needs and requirements. On full-day programs we can even accompany you to registration and other key offices, so your to-do list gets done!
- Government: Instruction on identity card/social services application process and (with Full Day programs) accompaniment to the government office.
- Education: Researching schools, childcare, tutoring and language assistance.
- Transportation: Instruction on state/provincial vehicle registration process, auto rental or lease information.
- Health: Instruction on healthcare, and local regulations & resources.
- Financing: Help selecting local banks familiar with expat needs and (with Full Day programs) we accompany you to open accounts.
- Insurance: Help find options for auto, home and rental-
- Home & Life: Setting up utilities, joining clubs, furniture & appliance leasing, shopping, even help for your pets!
- Customized services and timing based on your specific needs
1. We learn about youDwellworks will promptly contact you to ask about what you would like to accomplish.
2. You’ll be helped by a Local ExpertThey will work with you virtually or in-person and send you information on details you need to know including schools, government compliance, services, commuting options and more. They can even accompany you to apply for your driver’s licenses or other local registration where you may need assistance (full day programs only).
3. You’ll become confident in your new surroundingsWe help you live like a local by providing you with on-the-ground knowledge, expertise, area information and more.
Navigate the ins and outs of your new community
Know before you arrive
Help with the details
Other ways we can help
Moving into a new place is just the start of your journey home. After you unpack your last box, you’ll need to unpack your life. We can help you with the nitty-gritty details of getting started in your new city such as registering for schools, government services, driver’s licenses, utilities and a host of other items that complete your settling in.
Home Scout Abroad
Moving to a new country is exciting, but it does come with complications. No worries! Our Global Experts live in the same interesting places around the world that you’re considering and have guided thousands though the unique process of home finding abroad. You focus on the adventure while we take care of the rest!
International Destination Guides
Moving to a new country is exciting, but can also be a little scary if you don’t know what to expect. Having the right information can help you. The Destination Guide provides everything the “do-it-yourself-mover” needs to know, from neighborhoods to local laws to housing options, all researched, updated and fact-checked by our local experts.
What people are saying
"I want to thank you from the bottom of my (and my family’s) heart! You have helped us so incredibly much and we are so appreciative of your responsive, detailed and gracious expertise and service through this process. Thanks so very much Dwellworks - you are a true asset to any professional relocation!"
Rachael | San Francisco, California
What people are saying
"Thank you for your support and for setting us up with our local rental expert. She is amazing—smart, warm, knowledgeable—and was just perfect for us. She helped us find a great place in a super short time period and followed up with us all along the way to make sure we were set."
Jean | Seattle, Washington