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Settling In

 

Do you have questions about renovation, education, kids, transport, healthcare and more.
Within the ‘Settling In’ section we cover anything and everything to do with owning a property
and/or living in Morocco.
 

Law and the police in Morocco

When you relocate to another country, it is essential that you take the time to investigate the legal system so that you know what you can and can't do and what is acceptable behaviour. This week the Morocco Buying Guide provides an insight into law enforcement and policing in Morocco and provides some need-to-know background on the most important areas of the law... It’s important when you make the move to a new country or invest in property there that  More...


Tips for finding work in your new home

The task of how to find work can seem like a daunting task, especially given the current economic climate. This week the Morocco Buying Guide provide an insight into how to find work in Morocco and what you should consider when looking at the various employment opportunities available. Unless you are lucky enough to be moving abroad with a healthy nest-egg to fall back on, the majority of people will need to find work in their new country. Beginning your job search may  More...


Healthcare considerations: Part 1

When planning your move abroad, healthcare should be top of your list of things to sort out. Upon arrival, there will be lots to do whether it’s sorting out a GP, getting hold of a regular prescription or making sure that you are covered for all accidents. Therefore, the Overseas Guides Company always advise getting the process started as much as you can before you embark on your new life. Here are a few things that you should pay mind to before you jet  More...


Setting up TV, internet and mobile phones in Morocco

When moving to Morocco, one of the first things to tackle is getting yourself connected. We live in modern times where even the suggestion of not being able to get online to check your email or your various social media feeds will make your blood run cold. As well as being absolutely essential for practicality, having phone and internet allows you to keep your business affairs in order and means that should you miss the voices of your loved ones back home, they are only on the end of the  More...


How to obtain a Moroccan residence card

  If you would like to stay in Morocco for more than 90 days, it will be necessary to register with the police and then apply for a resident’s permit (Certificat d’Immatriculation). You will need to submit your application to the Bureau des Etrangers of the Préfecture Police or Commissariat Central, in major cities, and to the Gendarmerie in smaller towns and villages.   There are eight categories of Moroccan  More...


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