Timeline

Welcome aboard the SLV Team! You’ve undoubtedly got lots of questions so put some time aside to read through the documents on your Participant Portal. First things first: organise, don’t agonise, We’ve made this timeline, complete with essential checklists, to help you prepare for your SLV.Global journey. 

4 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

Essential Checklist (At this stage have you...)

  • Finished shopping for resources
  • Booked an appointment with your GP to discuss jabs

 

3 months before departure

  • Upload a picture of your passport and fill in the Residence Visa Form on your Participant Portal
  • Look at booking your flight and insurance
  • Research activities and resources you want to take with you to Sri Lanka
  • Read the documents on your Participant Portal

Essential Checklist (At this stage have you...)

  • Read the documents on your participant Portal

 

2 months before departure

  • Pay your final balance
  • Check the web or a guide book and start looking more closely at Sri Lanka
  • Check the kit list on your Participant Portal
  • Fill in all forms in your Participant Portal

Essential Checklist (At this stage have you...)

  • Paid your final balance
  • Had your jabs

1 month before departure

  • Send your visa application and all documents to your nearest Sri Lankan High Commission
  • Take your visa application and documents to the Sri Lankan High Commission if applying in person
  • Finish shopping for clothing
  • If you want to, come join us in the London office for a Meet Up - dates are here.
  • Have all flights and insurance booked
  • Alert your bank you're going overseas
  • Finish shopping for clothing and resources

Essential Checklist (At this stage have you...)

  • Booked your flights
  • Filled out all forms on your Participant Portal
  • Bought travel insurance
  • Obtained your visa
  • Finished shopping

 

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