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The Complete List of Digital Nomad Visas (updated)

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updated October 21, 2020

A Digital Nomad Visa gives you a more official presence in your host country, allowing you to stay beyond the usual 3-4 month duration of a tourist visa.  They eliminate the need for border runs.  If you like a place and want to stick around, you can sign a lease without worrying you’ll have to pack up and leave.

While some of these are designed purely for digital nomads, other countries offer more “traditional” temporary residency visas that have similar benefits. 

Here’s the list so far, and we suspect we’ll see additional countries joining the fray. We’ll keep this list updated with developments. Please sign up for our email newsletter to stay updated. 

Digital Nomad Visas

 

Antigua & Barbuda - Digital Nomad Visa

  • Antigua & Barbuda – Nomad Digital Residence (NDR) Visa

    • Valid for 24 months
    • Can travel in and out, but must maintain accommodation in the country
    • Does not allow employment in country
    • Proof that you are a non-national who is employed or self-employed in a country other than Antigua and Barbuda and who is resident and employed by a company registered and operating outside of Antigua and Barbuda
    • Proof of Income requirement of at least $50,000/year
    • Requires Proof of medical insurance
    • The fees are: Single applicant: US$1,500.00, Couple US$2,000.00, Family of 3 and over: US$3,000.00
    • Learn More ->

Australia - Digital Nomad Visa

  • Australia – First Working Holiday Visa

    • While not technically a “Digital Nomad Visa,” there seems to be no reason you couldn’t use it this way (not legal advice)
    • Valid for 12 months
    • Allows you to work temporary jobs in country
    • Unlimited exit and re-entry
    • Limited to citizens of approved countries (see list)
    • Must be 18-30 years old, or up to 35 if your Canadian, French, or Irish
    • $485 AUD application fee
    • Must apply from outside the country
    • Learn More ->

Barbados - Digital Nomad Visa

  • Barbados – Barbados Welcome Stamp

    • Valid for 12 months
    • Visa Application processed in 5 days
    • $2,000 USD Individual / $3,000 USD Family (non-refundable) application Fee
    • Proof of Valid Medical Insurance Required
    • Learn more ->

 

Bermuda - Digital Nomad Visa

  • Bermuda – Work from Bermuda Certificate

    • Valid for 12 months
    • Visa Application processed in 5 days
    • $263 application fee
    • Proof of Valid Medical Insurance Required
    • Learn more ->

 

Estonia - Digital Nomad Visa

 

Dubai - Digital Nomad Visa

  • Dubai, UAE – Virtual Working Programme

    • Valid for 12 Months
    • US$287 application fee
    • Medical insurance with valid UAE coverage
    • Proof of Employment
      • proof of a one-year contract
      • a minimum of US$5,000 per month salary
      • previous months’ paystub
      • 3 preceding months’ bank statements
    • Or, if a company owner, then
      • proof of ownership of company for one year or more,
      • average monthly income of US$5,000 per month
      • 3 preceding months’ bank statements
    • Apply here ->

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