Change residence is available for both citizens and organizations. This changes the location the citizen or organization is currently in, allowing them to buy foreign goods, sell goods as local goods, and if they are a citizen, to take part in foreign battles, to help liberate a region in a resistance war, to move to a different region if the region they currently live in is conquered by a foreign country, and vote for a congress candidate in a different region (but same country), as well as be able to vote and run in elections in a foreign country if they choose to change citizenship.
Citizens need a minimum of 60 Experience points (Experience level ) to change residence.
When you click the "Change" link (near Location) on your profile page, you will see the screen to the right. It will display
- your current location, and the new location, with each Zone Code
To choose a new location:
- Select a country
- Select a region, it will appear the Moving distance
- Click Move
You are still able to move (even to other countries) if you own a company/newspaper (the company will remain at its original region, where your citizenship is located).
You can use moving ticket with Itinerary component to move to your destination. If you don't have one, you will be asked to pay 20 * move length
To move to different regions in the new world, you'll move across Zones.
- If you want to move between regions or countries inside the same Zone, you can use a Moving ticket for 1 Moving distance or 20 .
- You'll need 1 Moving distance point for each Zone you go across, according to the following grid :
- You count the grid you are in as 1 zone moved.
- West (1) and East (5) are adjacent, and North (A) and South (D) are adjacent. The eRepublik map is a sphere for moving and a cylinder for region adjacency.
For example :
- For France > USA : you'll go across A3 > A2 > A1 > B1, so you'll need a Moving Ticket with a Itinerary component at 4 or 80
- For South Australia > Alaska : you'll go across D5 > A5 > A1, so you'll need a Moving Ticket with a Itinerary component at 3 or 60
- For Ireland > West Russia : you'll go across A3, so you'll need a Moving Ticket with a Itinerary component at 1 or 20
- For Brazil > Middle Russia : you'll go across C2 > C3 > C4 > B4 > A4, so you'll need a Moving Ticket with a Itinerary component at 5 or 100
- For South Africa > Germany : you'll go across D3 > A3, so you'll need a Moving Ticket with a Itinerary component at 2 or 40
- you can automatically make transactions using the local currency of your new residential country
- you will keep your accounts and inventory
- you will use the first moving ticket in your inventory that covers the required distance or you will pay the necessary amount of citizenship currency.
- your Health will change depending on the quality of the ticket (see Moving ticket) - if you pay your move by currency, no health is lost.
After you move, you will receive the following message: "You have successfully moved to (region),(country)."