First things First

Once you arrive in the UK there are certain things you need to do to help with a smooth transition into your working holiday life in the UK.

  • Purchase an Oyster Card to use the extensive London Transport system
  • Purchase a mobile phone or buy a local SIM card
  • Collect your BRP
  • Open a bank account so you can be paid
  • Register for a National Insurance Number (NIN)
  • Register with a doctor and dentist
  • Find somewhere to live


Further details on why you need to do these things can be found in our ebook LiveWork&Play in London & the UK.