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Countries with the best long term visas


There are a few countries around the world that are great to live in, and also offer long term visas. Although this may sound too good to be true, it isn’t. As more people work digitally, they are migrating around the world as they do not have to be attached to a desk. If you are a digital nomad, then one of your biggest concerns is finding a location that is great to live in and has long term visas. Here’s a list of our top picks. Read on for your next digital office destination…


Spain’s self-employment visa will grant you up to a year’s stay, whereas usually, you can only stay for 90 days in the European Union. Spain is a beautiful country with a temperate climate, an exciting nightlife and a culture you will fall in love with. Why not work from little cafes while eating tapas and basking in the hot sun? Madrid and Barcelona have a vibrant community of digital nomads and people who have immigrated from around the world. You will need to pass a background check before you get your visa, and you also need to prove that you have enough money to support yourself during your stay in the country. Once these things are achieved, however, you can go to Spain and soak up the sun instead of sitting in an office at home.


Working from a desert island sounds amazing. It’s not just a dream, it could be a reality for you for up to a year, as the Island nation has just launched a working holiday visa. It’s $2000 for single people and $3000 for families. Barbados is full of gorgeous beaches, tropical wildlife, beautiful food and nightlife and the weather is fantastic. It is exactly the type of place that will relax your soul and mind, and you can work and earn money while you are doing it. It’s a win-win situation! There are many things to do in Barbados, and if you have time, you can go island hopping to one of the other tropical paradises in the West Indies. There is no longer a need to work from home or in an office, so you can live out your Barbados dreams.


Australia is the ultimate digital nomad and backpacker destination. It seems like a rite of passage for young people to travel around the continent while working to pay their way. You can get an Australian Working Holiday Visa if you are aged between 18-35. You can extend the visa, but only if you complete some farm work in exchange. You can choose from activities like picking grapes or helping on a horse farm. Australia has it all, from golden, sandy beaches to lush, tropical rainforests up north. The cities have entertainment, culture and a great food and nightlife scene. The countryside has many different varieties and lots of stunning sites to see. This could be a perfect place for you to work while you travel around Australia.

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