retiring-abroad

Advantages

  • Ability to relocate and retire in a destination country without significant tax exposure (e.g. inheritance tax, wealth tax, etc.)
  • Higher purchasing power and standard of living
  • Access to affordable long-term healthcare services
  • Opportunity to obtain a long-term residency or citizenship to enhance one’s global mobility
  • Opportunity to access affordable healthcare, education benefits and other government services from the destination country
  • Alternative to citizenship by decent, citizenship by investment programs or nomad visas

Countries offering retirement visa programs*

  • Africa – Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa
  • Americas – Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Uruguay
  • Asia & Oceania – Cambodia, Fiji, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand
  • Europe – Greece, Italy, Ireland, Malta, Portugal, Spain

*Note: The above is a non-exhaustive list of countries that offer retirement visa programs

Eligibility

  • You may be eligible for a retirement visa based on your own unique circumstances such as your age, financial situation and family composition
  • Each country has its own criteria for eligibility (e.g. minimum monthly pension, private health insurance, minimum residency period, etc.)
  • A thorough eligibility assessment will be needed

Requirements

  • Each country has its own requirements
  • Provide supporting documentation
  • Proof of sufficient resources
  • Pass an individual interview (in some countries only)

Process

  • Complete our assessment form (no charge)
  • Discuss with one of our professionals and determine the feasibility of your retirement plan
  • Identify whether specific formalities (e.g. estate planning, will drafting) will be needed
  • Complete the application forms and gather the required supporting documents
  • Submit an application to the relevant immigration authority
  • Processing time varies between countries
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