Immediate essentials

Resources
Description
Link
Getting the Biometric Residence Permit
UK Home Office - Application form to be completed within 6 months of arriving in the UK
https://apply.visas-immigration.service.gov.uk/product/ukraine-scheme
Getting the National Insurance Number
UK Home Office - Official guidance on applying for the National Insurance Number
https://www.gov.uk/apply-national-insurance-number
Opening your bank account
Citizens Advice - Official advice on opening bank account in the UK
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/banking/getting-a-bank-account/
Getting your SIM card
Three - Free SIM cards with 30-day unlimited calls for UA refugees
https://3g.co.uk/news/three-has-rolled-out-a-support-package-for-ukrainian-refugees
Getting your SIM card
Vodafone - Free SIM cards with calls and data for UA refugees for 6 months
https://www.vodafone.co.uk/mobile/everyone-connected/charities-connected
Getting your SIM card
Good things foundation - Refurbished digital devices and free internet/SIM
https://www.goodthingsfoundation.org/databank/
Registering with your local GP
NHS - Search engine for finding your local GP
https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-GP
Registering with your local GP
NHS - Scotland - Guide on registering with local GP in Scotland
https://www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/nhs-services/doctors/registering-with-a-gp-practice
Applying for a Freedom Pass
London Councils - Application for free travel in London for over 66 year olds
https://secure.freedompass.org/account/apply
Finding your support group
London Plus - List of Ukraine charities and community support groups
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_pymlofaPytZt_SlIn6hQD9VDiz-4UwR24JJ2rwXxmU/edit