How to register

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Who can register for MyMove?

When you register with MyMove you are registering with First Choice Homes Oldham.

To register on Oldham Council's Housing Register, have your housing need assessed and bid for properties with other social landlords in Oldham you should visit Oldham Council's website at

To register for MyMove you must be over 16 and eligible for social housing.

Most UK residents who are not subject to immigration control are eligible, more information about this can be found on Shelter’s website.

You do not need to be in receipt of any benefits to register, in fact working households get some priority!


How do I register?

It’s easy to register for MyMove, simply click the Register button at the top of this page to fill out our secure online form.


Can I register using a paper form?

MyMove is an online only service so you cannot apply using a paper form.

If you need any help getting online or completing the form, call in to First Choice Homes Oldham on Union Street where staff and volunteers will be happy to assist. Alternatively if you don't have internet access, you can get online for free at any of the Oldham Libraries


How long will it take?

It can take as little as 5 minutes to complete our online form, although it may take a little longer if you have a large household.

How do I login

Once your registration has been processed, you can login using the button in the top right hand corner.

If you provded an e-mail address on your form, use this to log in with the password you chose.

If you did not provide an e-mail, login using the reference number shown at the end of the registration form (or your old FCHO bidding number) and the password you chose.

How long will it take to process my application?

In most cases, your application will be processed automatically and you should receive an e-mail within a few hours confirming that you can login.

In certain circumstances for example where you did not provide an e-mail address, you may have to wait for your application to be processed. This can take up to 20 days but we always aim to do it as quickly as we can.

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