Starting a new life in a new country is not as easy as you may think. Sometimes, it is just too tough to pack your life in 2-3 bags. As an international student, you may miss some food items in your native country. Sometimes, you could have brought some items from your home country that might be expensive in Estonia. You should have an initial idea regarding the cost of living in Estonia. After calculating the estimated monthly cost, you should write down the items to carry in Estonia.
Don’t forget the items to carry in Estonia while you pack your list. These are your all-important documents. Without these documents, you can’t move anywhere freely.
to carry these important documents while you’re all ready to set your journey.
Letter of Acceptance
Buy airlines ticket
Buy best travel insurance in Estonia
Buy health insurance in Estonia
Get copies of your medical and immunization records.
Arrange your housing.
Arrange transportation from the airport to home in Estonia.
Plan your banking needs.
Find out baggage limitations and custom requirements.
Make sure you have all the necessary documents from your educational institutions.
Scan or make all photocopies of essential documents to pack your baggage to leave at home and to send to your email address.
Learn as much as possible about the town you are going to live
Proof of Bank statement/student loans taken to proof of scholarship /funding etc.
Letter of Introduction issued by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship
Temporary Resident Permit and Visa (Type C or D)
Updated resume in the Europass format
Accommodation Letter reference
Driver’s license or any other govt. issued ID card.
Some Euro Currency (You may have to declare the amount you are carrying at the port of entry)
You will find all of the below-stated items in Estonia. But there will be a huge cost difference. It’s always wise to buy those items from the home country and carry them to the foreign land.
Make the best use of cartoon boxes (This will save money and increase our item carrying capacity.
Always put a list of items’ names on each box you are carrying. This will not only help you to retrieve items easily from any box but also will help you during immigration.
Buy a power bar/extension cord/adapter as your device might not be plugged with Canadian ports.
Few pairs of spectacles (as they are expensive items in Estonia)
Buy contact lenses if you wear them.
Take care of your eye and dental issues in your home country if possible. (It may cost you more in Estonia.)
Take prescribed medicine along with a doctor’s prescription.
Buy pest control items, pressure cooker, and dolly if possible.
If you are Indian Subcontinent and like spices, take quite a few of them so that you can survive eating those for few days.
Clothing to carry [only in few numbers]
Summer Jacket (all jacket must have to be waterproof)
Jeans /T-shirt/ Half Pant
Formal Shirt / Casual Shirt / Formal Pant
Hoody / Sweater
Blazer / Trouser
Traditional Clothing (Sharee, Curta, etc.)