Congratulations on securing a place on the SLV Bali team! We’re sure that there’s lots that you want to know so we’ve broken down some of the information into more digestible chunks that you can work through over the coming months.

First things first: organise, don’t agonise, We’ve created this handy, dandy timeline, complete with essential checklists, to help you prepare for your SLV.Global journey.

+ Four months before departure

  • Start browsing appropriate clothing
  • Book in with your General Practitioner/Doctor
  • Check the web or a guide book and start looking more closely at Sri Lanka
  • Join your placement's Facebook Group
  • Start applying for any grants, bursaries or start fundraising

+ Three months before departure

  • Look at booking your flight and insurance
  • Upload your passport photo and fill in the Indonesian Social Visa form via your Participant Portal
  • Research activities and resources you want to take with you to Bali
  • Read, and start to complete, all tasks and documents on your Participant Portal

+ Two months before departure

  • Pay your final balance
  • Check the web or a guide book and fill in all of the remaining forms on your Participant Portal

+ Final checklist

  • Book your flights
  • Fill out all forms on your Participant Portal
  • Buy travel insurance
  • Obtain your Social visa
  • Receive all final vaccinations
  • Finish shopping for clothes and resources


Remember, our team is always here to help: email info@slv.global or call our UK office: 44(0) 2070 961718