Information for new Southampton residents

New Residents

Arriving on this page means you’re probably new to Southampton. If that’s the case, welcome to the city!

This page is a checklist of things you need to do as a new resident of Southampton. Each link will open in a new tab so the list remains open for you.

Southampton is a vibrant and well-connected city, proud of its diverse community and boasting world-class shopping and entertainment, beautiful parks to explore, a rich history to discover and so much more. We’re here to help you make the most of the city you now call home.

1 Council Tax SHOW

2 Bins and recycling SHOW

3 Voting and elections SHOW

4 Other council services SHOW

5 Utilities SHOW

6 Getting the most out of Southampton SHOW

7 Keep up to date SHOW