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Two year stay

Hi,  I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place to post this,  but here goes.  I'm looking to move to Scotland for a couple of years.  I love the country and really want to stay for an extended period of time.  I would like to work part time to pay for some of the costs.  Any suggestions on where to stay and finding a part time job would be appreciated.
Thank you!

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  • fishyprofishypro Member ✭✭✭
    Hi @JAK , Have you ever thought about Pitlochry as a place to live. It is a very busy tourist town in the heart of Scotland. There are lots of seasonal jobs available when you apply early enough. A friend of mine uses "Work Away" where your accommodation is free when you work in return. If this is a possibility then let me know and I can pass on his details.
    Best regards
    fishypro
  • VisitScotlandMurielVisitScotlandMuriel Member, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hi @JAK
    A good place to start if you are thinking of Edinburgh is the Job Centre. If you are from abroad, you will need to register for a National Insurance number before being able to work here. You will need an appointment with the Job Centre to do this or I think you can also apply online. Again in Edinburgh there are lots of seasonal jobs for the summer so you shouldn't have too much trouble finding work.
  • JAKJAK Member
    Thank you for the feedback.  I'm very interested in the "Work away" idea.  I would really like to be centrally located. I will look at Pitlochry, that sounds promising.  Thank you for the heads up regarding  the insurance card.  I will contact the Job Centre.  I'm looking at sometime next year so I have time to work this out.  Thank you both!
  • argyllgirlargyllgirl Member ✭✭
    The most important questions are do you have UK citizenship, a parent with citizenship, etc.  What visa do you qualify for?  Many people come here and think they can just pick up and move here.
  • zahedzahed Member
    Hi, i am a UAE national and i would like to visit scotland. Can any one please help advise how do i go about it? 
  • HorizonsHorizons Member, VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭✭
    UAE citizens can apply for an electronic visa waiver in lieu of a visa. Check out the Gov.uk website for full information.
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