Country Program type Time to permanent residency Time to citizenship Best For Investment Type Investment Amount Minimal annual income Taxes
Argentina Pensioner visa (Pensionado) temporary residency 3 5 retired pension - ARS$30,000 35%
Belize Qualified Retired Person Incentive Program temporary residency 1 6 retired proof of incomepensionpassive income - $24,000 25%
Chile Retirement/Income based visa (Jubilado/Rentista) temporary residency 1 5 retiredperson of independent means pension - $18,000 35%
Costa Rica Pensioner visa (Pensionado) temporary residency 3 7 retired pension - $12,000 25%
Spain Non-lucrative residence visa temporary residency 5 10 retiredperson of independent means proof of incomepassive incomepension - €25,560 48%
Malta Retirement Programme temporary residency - - retired pensionreal estate - - 15%
Malaysia Malaysia My Second Home Program temporary residency - - retiredanyone pensionbank deposit - RM120,000 28%
Malaysia Malaysia My Second Home Program temporary residency - - investorretired real estatebank deposit RM1,000,000 - 28%
New Zealand Temporary Retirement Visitor Visa temporary residency 2 7 retiredinvestor bondsprivate equitysecuritiesreal estateinvestment funddonationproof of incomepassive income NZ$750,000 NZ$60,000 33%
Portugal Temporary Residence Permit temporary residency 5 6 retired pension - €12,000 48%
Thailand Non-Immigrant O-A (Long stay) temporary residency - - anyoneretired bank depositproof of incomepension ฿800,000 - 35%
Thailand Non-Immigrant O-X (Long stay) temporary residency - - anyoneretired bank depositproof of income ฿3,000,000 - 35%