Country Program type Time to permanent residency Time to citizenship Best For Investment Type Investment Amount Minimal Annual Income Taxes
Residence without gainful activity Temporary residency - 20 investor real estatebank depositactive business investmentbondsfixed bank deposit €400,000 €35,692.20 10%
Residence without gainful activity Temporary residency - 20 entrepreneurself-employed (contractor) entrepreneurship €50,000 €35,692.20 10%
Business Residence Visa Temporary residency - - entrepreneurinvestor entrepreneurshipshares Dhs50,000 - 0%
Property investor Residence Visa Temporary residency - - investor real estate Dhs1,000,000 Dhs120,000 0%
Person of independent means visa (Rentista) Temporary residency 3 5 person of independent means proof of incomePassive Income - ARS$30,000 35%
Pensioner visa (Pensionado) Temporary residency 3 5 retired pension - ARS$30,000 35%
Investor visa (Inversionista) Temporary residency 3 5 investor active business investment ARS$1,500,000 - 35%
Business Innovation and Investment Programme Temporary residency 1 5 entrepreneurinvestor entrepreneurshipactive business investment - - 47%
Business Innovation and Investment Programme Temporary residency 2 6 investor active business investment A$1,500,000 - 47%
Business Innovation and Investment Programme Temporary residency 4 8 investor Private equityVenture capitalInvestment fund A$5,000,000 - 47%
Business Innovation and Investment Programme Temporary residency 4 8 entrepreneur entrepreneurship A$200,000 - 47%
Business Innovation and Investment Programme Temporary residency 1 5 investor real estatebondsdonationactive business investment A$15,000,000 - 47%
Qualified Retired Person Incentive Program Temporary residency 1 6 retired proof of incomepensionPassive Income - $24,000 25%
Investor/Entrepreneur/Trader Visa (Inversionista/Empresario/Comerciante) Temporary residency 1 5 investor businessreal estateentrepreneurshipactive business investment - - 35%
Retirement/Income based visa (Jubilado/Rentista) Temporary residency 1 5 retiredperson of independent means pension - $18,000 35%
Person of independent means visa (Rentista) Temporary residency 3 7 person of independent means Passive Income - $30,000 25%
Pensioner visa (Pensionado) Temporary residency 3 7 retired pension - $12,000 25%
Investor visa (Inversionista) Temporary residency 3 7 investor real estateactive business investmentForest plantationsSecurities $200,000 - 25%
Temporary residence visa Temporary residency 2 3 anyone proof of income - $12,000 35%
Temporary residence permit Temporary residency 5 10 entrepreneurself-employed businessentrepreneurshipactive business investment €65,000 €3,120 20%
Temporary residence permit Temporary residency 5 10 entrepreneur entrepreneurship - €1,560 20%
Temporary residence permit Temporary residency 5 10 investor Investment fundactive business investment €1,000,000 €3,120 20%
Residency Visa for Acquisition of Real Estate (RIV) Temporary residency 5 10 investor real estate €500,000 €25,560 48%
Residency Visa for Capital Investors (RIC) Temporary residency 5 10 investor bonds €2,000,000 €25,560 48%
Residency Visa for Capital Investors (RIC) Temporary residency 5 10 investor bank depositInvestment fundVenture capitalPrivate equity €1,000,000 €25,560 48%
Residency Visa for Capital Investors (RIC) Temporary residency 5 10 investor shares €1,000,000 €25,560 48%
Residency Visa for Entrepreneurs and Business Activity (REM) Temporary residency 5 10 entrepreneur entrepreneurship - €25,560 48%
Non-lucrative residence visa Temporary residency 5 10 retiredperson of independent means proof of incomePassive Incomepension - €25,560 48%
Self-employed residence visa Temporary residency 5 10 entrepreneurself-employed (contractor) entrepreneurshipemployee/contractor - - 48%
Investment as Entrepreneurs Temporary residency 7 - entrepreneur entrepreneurship - - 17%
Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Temporary residency 7 - Highly skilled person Professional background - - 17%
Residence Permit for the Pursuit of Gainful Activity Temporary residency 5 8 entrepreneurself-employed entrepreneurshipemployee/contractor - - 15%
Start-up Entrepreneur Programme (STEP) Temporary residency 5 8 entrepreneur entrepreneurship €50,000 - 40%
Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) Temporary residency 5 8 investorentrepreneur active business investmententrepreneurship €1,000,000 - 40%
Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) Temporary residency 5 8 investor Investment fund €1,000,000 - 40%
Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) Temporary residency 5 8 investor real estate investment trust €2,000,000 - 40%
Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) Temporary residency 5 8 investor donation €500,000 - 40%
Business Manager Visa Temporary residency 10 5 entrepreneur entrepreneurship ¥5,000,000 - 55.95%
Share capital investor residence permit Temporary residency 5 6 investor shares €50,000 - 23%
Real estate owner residence permit Temporary residency 5 6 investor real estate €250,000 - 23%
Bonds investor residence permit Temporary residency 5 6 investor bonds €250,000 - 23%
Bank deposit residence permit Temporary residency 5 6 investor bank deposit €280,000 - 23%
Residence Permit Temporary residency 10 10 anyone bank deposit €500,000 - 0%
Personal work permit Temporary residency 5 8 entrepreneurself-employed entrepreneurshipemployee/contractor - - 10%
Global Residency Scheme Temporary residency 5 5 anyone real estateproof of income - - 15%
Retirement Programme Temporary residency - - retired pensionreal estate - - 15%
Temporary resident visa Temporary residency 4 5 person of independent means proof of income - $15,600 35%
Temporary resident visa Temporary residency 4 5 investor real estate Mex$2,804,000 - 35%
Temporary resident visa Temporary residency 4 5 investorentrepreneur entrepreneurshipactive business investment Mex$1,400,000 - 35%
Malaysia My Second Home Program Temporary residency - - retiredanyone pensionbank deposit - RM120,000 28%
Malaysia My Second Home Program Temporary residency - - anyone bank depositproof of income RM300,000 RM120,000 28%
Malaysia My Second Home Program Temporary residency - - investorretired real estatebank deposit RM1,000,000 - 28%
Entrepreneur Work Visa Temporary residency 3 5 entrepreneur entrepreneurshipactive business investment NZ$100,000 - 33%
Temporary Retirement Visitor Visa Temporary residency 2 7 retiredinvestor bondsPrivate equitySecuritiesreal estateInvestment funddonationproof of incomePassive Income NZ$750,000 NZ$60,000 33%
Reforestation Investor Visa Temporary residency 2 7 investor investment (other) $80,000 - 25%
Self Economic Solvency Visa Temporary residency 2 7 investor bank depositreal estate $300,000 - 25%
Business Investor Visa Temporary residency 2 7 investorentrepreneur active business investmentPrivate equityentrepreneurship $160,000 - 25%
Investor visa (Inversionista) Temporary residency 3 2 investorentrepreneur entrepreneurshipactive business investmentshares S/500,000 - 30%
Resident worker visa Temporary residency 3 2 entrepreneurself-employed (contractor) entrepreneurshipemployee/contractor - $12,000 30%
Residence Permit for Investment Activity (ARI / Golden Visa) Temporary residency 5 6 investor SecuritiesbondsPrivate equity €1,000,000 - 48%
Residence Permit for Investment Activity (ARI / Golden Visa) Temporary residency 5 6 entrepreneur entrepreneurship - - 48%
Residence Permit for Investment Activity (ARI / Golden Visa) Temporary residency 5 6 investor real estate €500,000 - 48%
Residence Permit for Investment Activity (ARI / Golden Visa) Temporary residency 5 6 investor Venture capitalInvestment fund €500,000 - 48%
Temporary Residence Permit Temporary residency 5 6 retired pension - €12,000 48%
Temporary Residence Permit Temporary residency 5 6 person of independent means proof of income - €12,000 48%
Singapore Entrepreneur Pass Temporary residency 2 4 entrepreneur entrepreneurship S$50,000 - 22%
Non-Immigrant O-A (Long stay) Temporary residency - - anyoneretired bank depositproof of incomepension ฿800,000 - 35%
Non-Immigrant O-X (Long stay) Temporary residency - - anyoneretired bank depositproof of income ฿3,000,000 - 35%
Iglu’s Umbrella Partnership Program (Business visa) Temporary residency 3 13 self-employed (contractor) employee/contractor - $30,000 35%
BOI Company (Business visa) Temporary residency 3 13 entrepreneur entrepreneurship ฿1,000,000 - 35%
Residence permit Temporary residency 8 5 investorentrepreneur entrepreneurshipreal estateproof of income - 35%
Resident visa for entrepreneur Temporary residency 5 5 entrepreneur entrepreneurship NT$500,000 - 45%
Resident visa for investment Temporary residency 5 5 investorentrepreneur entrepreneurshipactive business investmentbondsInvestment fund $200,000 - 45%
Investor Visa Temporary residency - 10 investorentrepreneur entrepreneurshipactive business investmentannual levy VT5,000,000 - 0%
Land Owner Visa Temporary residency - 10 investor real estateannual levyproof of income VT10,000,000 VT3,000,000 0%
Self funded Visa Temporary residency - 10 person of independent means proof of incomeannual levy - VT3,000,000 0%

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