Dubai, Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Barbados, Bermuda, and Mexico are currently offering digital nomads the opportunity to live in the country through different residency programs. Although for some countries the application costs more than $1000, in other cases it costs only $36.
Now that frontiers are opening their doors and tourism is getting back on track, digital nomads are temporarily looking for new places to wander and live. With the remote work boom developed throughout the pandemic, countries have seen it as an opportunity to help their economies and bring opportunities to the country.
6 Countries to Work and Live as a Digital Nomad
Dubai is offering a one-year virtual work program for foreigners. The cost of the application is $611, and some of its characteristics are that they accept health insurance with UAE coverage validity, as well as travel insurance with health coverage. The program grants digital nomads access to all standard services and benefits residents have.
2. Antigua & Barbuda
Similar to Dubai, Antigua & Barbuda is offering digital nomads a residence program that enables them to live and work on the island for a year. However, the application costs $1,500 and one of their conditions is that you earn at least $50,000 yearly.
3. Cayman Islands
One of the Cayman Islands’ major benefits is its tax-free system. The country is now offering a Global Citizen Concierge program that allows remote workers to work and live in the Islands for up to 2 years. The cost of the application is $1,469 and you need to earn a minimum of $100,000 per year.
Want to work with a beach view every day? Barbados is a great option. Whether you want to go individually or with your family, Barbados is offering a 12-month welcome stamp program to encourage remote workers to live in the country. The cost of the application is $2,000 for individuals and $3,000 for families.
Bermuda is offering a Work From Bermuda certificate that allows executives and students to work and study remotely on the island. With this certificate nor students or remote workers are allowed to seek work at a local company. The cost of the application is $263.
If you are craving to work with a beach view but can’t afford to send an application to other countries, Mexico is a perfect choice. The cost of application is $36, and it allows remote workers to live and work in the country for a year with a possible extension of four years. The only condition is that you earn at least $1, 620 per month.
Digital nomads now have more possibilities to stay longer in beautiful countries thanks to these remote work visas. And while in the US, many states and counties also offer great remote work opportunities, living and working abroad is also a great experience!