Working Abroad Checklist

Make sure you have everything you need to work abroad!Check out this helpful checklist and make sure you have all the essential ingredients with you when you work abroad, to guarantee paid work perfection:

• A relevant working visa.

• Valid passport (usually you will need at least another 6 months validity remaining).

• A return flight ticket or clear plans about the length of your stay.

• Comprehensive travel insurance.

• Your recent CV.

• Job references you have brought from home.

• A Tax File Number when you are required to pay taxes abroad.

• A local bank account in your chosen destination.

• Sufficient funds to kick-start your job search.

• Smart clothes and footwear to wear at the interview.

• A local address where you can be contacted by potential employers.

• An international mobile phone so you can be contacted by employers.

• All your emergency contact numbers, especially if you are with a job program or gap year travel company, some of whom have a 24-hour emergency telephone number for anyone travelling on their programs.

• An easily-accessible email address so you can keep in touch with family and friends as well as potential employers.

• Skype and or a social networking site to keep in touch with home.