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Moving to the USA
Moving from Europe to the USA can be a huge step, especially considering the cultural differences. For instance, healthcare is not free. This means that you will have access to private medical care insurance. So don’t forget to keep in your wallet your health insurance card!
Another striking difference between Europe and the USA is the tipping system. Providing your waiter or bellboy with a tip is always recommended. Bonus tip: any tip less than 15-20% will encounter cold reactions.
The USA is also famous for its astonishing landscapes rich in biodiversity. It is estimated that this country has 412 national parks across the whole territory. Hence if you are a nature lover you have plenty to discover.
What are the requirements to move to the USA?
If you do not have an American nationality, you should look at the requirements to enter before moving to the USA. There are different types of Visas that apply to different situations. Additionally, the USA has different entering procedures depending on your origin country. Don’t forget to thoroughly check the steps to follow when applying for a Visa!
Can I move to America without a job?
Many US Visas require that a job offer be made to you before moving to the USA. The reason is that an employer will file a petition on your behalf. However, there are exceptions. For example, if you demonstrate to be at the top of your field then you do not need to have a previous job offer. Another exception is also people able to invest at least $500,000 under certain circumstances.
How long can you stay in America without being a citizen?
According to the law, your staying has to not be longer than six months. The good news is that you can extend your period to extra six months once in the USA. Of course, you have to provide the US Government with a valid explanation of why you want to extend your stay.