[–]nomecksCan -> BDA -> Can 1 point2 points3 points 10 years ago (1 child). For example, Japan has fewer than 3 million immigrants even though the population of the country is more than 125 million. Some are a bit harder than others, but they are all doable. And yes, I'd argue that was a pretty high priority for the past administration. [–]kellyfbo 2 points3 points4 points 10 years ago (0 children). As for having a minimalist lifestyle (i.e. Citizenship by investment will cost you between $500k to $2.5 million depending on the country. 9 countries to which Americans can easily immigrate. The mountainous Central European country, with numerous lakes, villages is also home to the high Alpine peaks. [–]CountVonTroll 1 point2 points3 points 10 years ago (1 child). EDIT: I'd add that if keeping below your safe withdrawal rate and preventing lifestyle creep are important goals for you (and I think it is for most people on this subreddit), the minimalist lifestyle of living out 2 pieces of luggage does an excellent job of ensuring compliance with those goals. Downvote to remove | v0.24, [–]MikefromGeorgetown 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago* (2 children). If you’re from a top 50 country, such as the US, Canada, Australia, EU, UK, etc., you can get residency in Panama with an investment of less than $20,000 for a family of four. It is one of the easiest ways to acquire spanish citizenship. Daily FI discussion thread - Wednesday, February 03, 2021, Weekly Self-Promotion Thread - February 03, 2021, Daily FI discussion thread - Tuesday, February 02, 2021, A Slightly Different Way to 100k. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 15758 on r2-app-0eade9e5d3cbc4b0a at 2021-02-05 19:56:41.996938+00:00 running b599dd2 country code: GB. Purchasing property worth EUR 250,000 makes an individual eligible for Greek Permanent residency. Most people want to settle down in one place and travel occasionally, not be forced to travel consequently (and as such own basically no possessions, which excludes many possible hobbies). Politics might be the reason you want out, which is perfectly fine. Some countries allow you to apply the regular income tax code to capital gains, which is typically better if you have no other income (e.g. Although varies from one another, every country has its own established policies and procedures for immigrants and immigration in its whole essence; and while it is not often an easy one in many countries, there are a few countries that are considered the easiest to immigrate to. Not sure yet, haven't filed my taxes for 2016 yet. [–]myfirefix 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]ChillyCheeseThe Big Cheese 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), Absolutely no idea, I just heard about the golden visa program :), [–]bbonanno 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (2 children), You can go to Argentina, there are no restrictions on whom can live down there, the constitution says something like "it's a free country for any person that wants to live here", So yeah, I'd probably avoid Buenos Aires tough, too expensive and insecure, but the countryside is awesome, [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (1 child). It's OK to say, "I'm looking for a country with X policies on issue Y," but be sure to stay civil and stay on topic. The Immigration Act does not apply to Svalbard. Somewhere like Croatia could be nice, I liked it when I visited. The easiest Schengen countries to apply for a Schengen visa from, are as follows: Lithuania. Its neutral country consistency makes Switzerland, one of the best places to live in. [–]Bennettist 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Thailand has a long term visa for senior tourists that requires you to be 50+ but I am not sure if it's a path to permanent residency. the education here is hopeless i can barely finish highschool i like working tough and im just trying to find any way to be able to leave gere and support my family The land-locked, sub-tropical heart of South America frequently pops up on lists for retirees looking to stretch their pensions. Portugal offers a golden visa, which would allow you free reign within most of the EU. Remember, too, that /r/IWantOut is for requesting and sharing tips for legal immigration, not having political debates. Express Entry. Most countries allow US citizens to stay without a visa for 90 days out of every 180 continuous days. They have done that specifically because anyone who has the means to move to Svalbard can do so, but the Norwegians are not allowing that to be a universal gateway to Norway. In fact, the country has some of the laxest immigration laws for U.S. citizens and is one of the best countries for Americans to move to. [–]crackanape->AU/US/GR/UK/GT/SA/MA/SG/TH/MY/NL 1 point2 points3 points 10 years ago (0 children), (pssst - you can only emigrate from someplace; you immigrate to a country), [–]cheezluver 0 points1 point2 points 10 years ago (1 child). Using country-specific search for the number of software engineers jobs listed on Indeed, we found data which matched our previous research on Top programming languages that … Your documents, wallet, some clothes, a laptop, phone and a travel charger is about all you really need. Most countries allow US citizens to stay without a visa for 90 days out of every 180 continuous days. Observe the title format. It gets even cheaper in Southeast Asia (as mentioned below). edit: I have dual citizenship and I have lived outside of Europe my entire life so I know nothing about Europe but could come back at any time. For those who want to immigrate to an English-speaking country, and prize comfort and safety above all else, then Canada might be the right place. Interest rates on bank deposits are favorable, so the money you invest has added earning benefits. [–]zesijan 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (3 children). This really isn't for me. I don't assume OP's race or gender, but I know for me, who isn't white or male, I'd be at a much higher risk. Although varies from one another, every country has its own established policies and procedures for immigrants and immigration in its whole essence; and while it is not often an easy one in many countries, there are a few countries that are considered the easiest to immigrate to. Secure an Irish Working Holiday Visa. I am from Mexico and have dual citizenship, I am moving back once I reach FI. February 6, 2019, 1:53 am 2.2k Views. Originally, this country’s minimum real estate spend requirement was 160,000 euros. Some liek to retire young, travel, and constantly experience different things. We picked the top ten most welcoming countries for immigrants, from the places with booming economies to the spots with the most progressive immigration policies and immigrant support services. Last time I checked, the titanic 16 million-strong Moscow allows 5,000 people per year to immigrate … And there is no correlation between possessions and hobbies. Interesting you mentioned Uruguay. dunno about citizenship, but you can apply for permanent residency after five years. Every region of Russia has a tiny immigration quota. As a dual citizen of the U.S. and another country, you can carry passports from both countries, enjoying all the rights and privileges afforded to single-nationality citizens. Consisting of 115 islands dotted around the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is the easiest country you will ever be able to get into. Rendered by PID 25001 on r2-app-07f3710aff2b8fc2c at 2021-02-05 19:56:43.288048+00:00 running b599dd2 country code: AL. Citizenship is a rubberstamp process after eight years, if you haven't committed any major crimes or have relied on welfare by then. edit: Link: http://www.sysselmannen.no/hovedEnkel.aspx?m=45270, [–]OvidPerlUS > Japan > US > Netherlands > US > UK > Netherlands > France[S] 4 points5 points6 points 10 years ago (2 children). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/02/philippines-police-plant-evidence-to-justify-killings-in-drug-war-says-report, https://qz.com/540652/airport-officials-in-the-philippines-are-reportedly-planting-bullets-in-passengers-luggage/, [–]PhonyBenoni 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). The easiest residency program with a path to citizenship is from Panama. I believe it's transferable, so sell it later on if you have second thoughts about Thailand. Easiest country to emigrate to once FI? This is the easiest way to immigrate to Europe, so I encourage all serious readers to research their ancestry before exploring the options below. This link mentions the easiest countries to immigrate to. Germany is fairly open if you have your shit together. While the country has an 8 to 10% tax rate on both capital gains and earned income, these only … If it is not for work then the only other reasons is for visiting or long term staying. Well, often it can depend on what country will have you, how easy it is to get a residency visa, how far your money will go and, if needed, how easy it will be to find a job. I've been to the philippines a few times and there are PLENTY of retired expats there. BELIZE: Belize ranks 13th in our list of the easiest countries to immigrate to and is a great choice if you are considering a country with an easy immigration policy. The country offers dual citizenship and has no restrictions on country of origin. [–]zesijan 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]MoarPill 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Liechtenstein, a tiny, mountainous country between Austria and Switzerland, has a population of just under 40,000 — and the country's immigration policy appears to aim to keep it small. You could abuse this fact to reset your cost basis in Switzerland (or Belgium) and then move to a country of your liking the next year in order to pay minimal taxes. Nobody checks your paperwork. In total, 98.7% of the applicants for a Schengen Visa to Lithuania received a positive answer on their application. Just need support? In my opnion, Brazil is not good for retirement, and will be even worse when my time comes. You must be married to immigrate . [–]quantifical 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]shinypenny01Long way to go to FIRE 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (3 children). [–]smeeg101 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Thailand's retirement visa seems pretty easy, and relatively cheap: The client must be at least 50 years of age or over during the time of the application. According to our experience, most of them start a business in the service sector but there are now South African “granjeros” (farmers) in Paraguay, welcome. Thailand has a retirement visa which iirc is about $8,000. As long as the reporting is online, that's fine. This is easier if you have a pensioner’s income… The gate is so big, there are definitely a few cracks. Have there been any cases of expats being caught in the crossfire, so to speak? [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (2 children). Many retired expats currently reside in the small country, but share the place with the tourists who come to visit when it gets warm. Home to the Galapagos Islands, this least known country has one of the easiest immigration policies and would be worth considering if you are into touring the world. How much stuff did you really need to own? Survive for two years. New Zealand is easy to get in to if you have skills on the Long Term Shortage List, but hard to get into (permanently) without them. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: If you want out of wherever you live, we're here to help. [–]_grepthis 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (1 child). Please do your own research to find a short list of countries you'd like to go to. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. More and more SA citizens are moving to Paraguay. Especially given the more lenient tourist visa restrictions, longer time allowed here, more trips back and forth, and action taken on those here on expired visas. Despite their population size, however, India still is h… Want advice and experience from people who have gotten out or are still trying? This can be renewed indefini… "Build the life you want, then save for it.". Interested in knowing my options. 2017 - 2020 (US, 20somethingM), 32/34 SI1K | SR: lol nanny | GI.GO% BroFI, 32, NYC | 2021 FIRE @ $40k/yr WR, Full-time World Travel, [Retired at 33 in 2016][Married, 2 kids, 2 dogs][USA]. Yes, it's called economic citizenship. I don't know of a white person, but yes, there have been foreigners who were killed extra-judicially by police. [–]myfirefix 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child), Italy has a great healthcare system, as long as you dont go south of Rome, [–]shinypenny01Long way to go to FIRE 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). In total, 98.7% of the applicants for a Schengen Visa to Lithuania received a positive answer on their application.Moreover, Lithuania is placed somewhere in the middle of the table regarding the total number of short-term vi… You need to include extra information based on what criteria you have (weather, jobs, etc.). There are several reason as to why Indians should migrate to Canada. [–]nomecksCan -> BDA -> Can 0 points1 point2 points 10 years ago (3 children). After 5 years of residency, you can apply for citizenship and a second passport. Costa Rica also. The Seychelles has long been a dream destination for honeymooners and those interested in ecotourism. I would suggest you come and visit through the countries and see what suits you. You could abuse this fact to reset your cost basis in Switzerland (or Belgium) and then move to a country of your liking the next year in order to pay minimal taxes. Please look at the wiki for specific formatting information. South Korea also has very few immigrants; they make up less than 1 percent of the country’s total population. Of course, you need to abide by each country’s laws and obligations, including (in certain cases) compulsory military conscription or … See all of the dozens of countries already mentioned by others. This country welcomes one and all to enjoy her natural beauty by offering one-month visas … Argentina and Chile are both on my potential list. In fact its even easier to get into Ecuador. Apparently New Zealand is one of the few countries where you can apply for a work permit even if you don't have a job offer. Everyone has different hobbies. The Most Common Stories I Hear/Questions I Receive (A Personal FAQ), www.numbeo.com (costs of living etc. Think about those long vacations you've taken. Immigrate To Brazil. In order to prevent our community from being inundated with survey requests, we universally do NOT allow surveys. [–]MonkeyVsPigsy 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Fair enough. [–]Xiaozhu 5 points6 points7 points 10 years ago (4 children). [–]HiramAbiff 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Also very easy to get a residence permit in the Bahamas if you buy property there. [–]furbaitgot out US > Germany 6 points7 points8 points 10 years ago (7 children). [–]RailfanAZDINK | Coast FI | 65% FI 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (2 children). You can live there indefinitely but are not allowed to work. $90k last time I checked. Spain and Portugal come to mind as examples. In any case, there have been 5 yo's and infirmed octogenarians who've been caught in the cross-hairs, so that gives me extra pause. 10 Easiest Countries To Get Laid In the World Published on November 10, 2015 at 6:48 am by Jasmin Cilas in Lists Share Tweet Email Then depending on country, multiple years of permanent residency will allow you to apply for citizenship if you desire. If you do a sharehouse/socialhouse in Japan, it's ALSO very cheap to live in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, etc. I've been living in Tijuana for 1.5 years commuting to work and back every day. That Thai Elite visa may be worth it if there is no 90 reporting and all that hassle. A number of Asian countries (Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines) have "retirement" visas, which are easy to get if you have a clean police record and proof of income or assets. Please correct me if this is incorrect. [–]currid7 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). you've paid (minimal) taxes on it when you entered Schengen via Switzerland and now your wealth is marked as "duty paid"? And yes, I'm referring to leaving the country, so it's the right verb. Switzerland caters to a high quality of life. [–]sandefurian 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (1 child). However, like many other developing countries, life here has its downsides, including corruption. ReddIt. u/EngagingData's Early Retirement FIRE Calculator, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_requirements_for_United_States_citizens, foreigners who were killed extra-judicially by police, http://www.thaiimmigration.net/thai-retirement-visa.html. [–]Freedom_33[Retired at 33 in 2016][Married, 2 kids, 2 dogs][USA] 8 points9 points10 points 3 years ago (3 children), 25+ Immigrant Investor Citizenship Programs in the World, [–]darkstriders 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child), [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Some people like to move around, even when older. and join one of thousands of communities. living out of Airbnbs and 2 pieces of luggage), sure, it's not for everyone. Not just 2nd to the best in the list, it’s also the easiest country to immigrate to ever since. I have lived in Japan for 35 years and think it is a very good place to dwell. Please look at the wiki for specific formatting information, you can test it at the following link before posting. You can still do constant visa runs if you're doing it by air. Sorry, I didn't mean that as a correction, just that people who see the figure should compare it to the total population. I'm familiar with Svalbard and it doesn't work. Here we take a look at 10 of the easiest countries in the world to live, work and stay. Some countries (Mexico, Korea, Thailand, Japan, etc) allow you to do visa runs, thus you can stay for 90 days, leave for a day and come back the next, and stay for another 90 days - all without the need for a visa. This thread is showing some options to do. If you're Airbnb-ing it and rotating through places like Athens, Belgrade, Budapest, Warsaw, Kiev, Istanbul, Taipei, Busan, etc - you'll be hard pressed to exceed $30,000USD a year. 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