Preparing to leave
Your soldier will receive a Posting Order outlining the process of moving through DIO (Defence Infrastructure Organisation). Once this is received, you can then apply for SFA (Service Families Accommodation) using the online e-1132 form, found on the Defence Intranet. Book your removals online through Agility Logistics.
On receipt of your Posting Order, you can start planning your move.
You will need to get a pre-move out inspection booked with the Housing department, and can either opt to have your SFA cleaned for a charge, or you can clean it yourself.
You will need to:
- De-register your BFG vehicle
- Cancel any German contracts preferably three months in advance of leaving
- Cancel your Kindergeld benefit
- Close any German bank accounts.
Your local HIVE produces up-to-date guides detailing all of the above and more.