This page lists all the written and video guides we have produced about immigration to various countries around the world.

businessman at airport
If you want to set up a business in Spain there are plenty of opportunities to do so, especially if ...
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an elderly woman on the bus, wearing sunglasses
Retiring to a foreign country is a dream for many people around the world. If you are going to live ...
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This guide is about the steps you need to take when preparing to work in a foreign country. It covers ...
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Should you take your money with you when you go abroad long-term? If so, how should you do it? What ...
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Migrating geese in a V formation
Immigration, and its sister emigration, have never been of greater interest. As I write this guide (July 2018) we remain ...
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Coming to Spain for Short-Term Work (Immigration/Visas)
Many people come to work in Spain on a short-term basis. Sometimes this will be a young person wanting a ...
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Coming to Spain for Other Reasons (Immigration/Visas)
Our other guides to immigration cover the vast majority of cases where people wish to come and live in Spain ...
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Coming to Spain as an Asylum Seeker/Refugee (Immigration/Visas)
Spain is home to a reasonably small number of the world's 68million-plus refugees (2018). But Europe as a whole is ...
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Coming to Spain to Join Your Family (Immigration/Visas)
This guide looks briefly at what's involved in joining a close family member in Spain. The rules governing this are ...
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One way to get the right to live in Spain is via its "residence by investment" ('golden visa') programme. This ...
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Coming to Spain to Work (Immigration/Visas)
Well over 10% of Spain's workforce is made up of foreign nationals - and the number is growing quickly ...
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Coming to Spain to Retire (Immigration/Visas)
Hundreds of foreigners retire to Spain each year. The weather is warm, the food is good and there are already ...
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Coming to Spain as a Student (Immigration/Visas)
Spanish further (tertiary) education is high-quality and its courses are relatively cheap. Spain has embraced the idea of the international ...
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Thousands of people visit Spain every year. This isn't surprising - it is a beautiful region with beautiful climate and ...
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Immigration, Visas & Residence in Spain
This guide gives details of the immigration rules in Spain. It covers immigration for settlement when joining relatives, immigration to ...
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Coming to Turkey as an Asylum Seeker/Refugee
Introduction Turkey is the world's largest host country of registered refugees. Almost all of the refugees in the country come ...
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Coming to Turkey to Join Your Family (Immigration/Visas)
Foreigners wishing to join their family in Turkey will need to obtain a Family Residence Permit. See our Guide to Residence ...
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Coming to Turkey to Start a Business (Immigration/Visas)
Introduction People wishing to come to Turkey on a long-term basis in order to set up or run a business ...
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Coming to Turkey to Work (Immigration/Visas)
Introduction If you're lucky enough to be skilled in the right field, you might find it relatively simple to get ...
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Coming to Turkey to Retire (Immigration/Visas)
Retiring to Turkey - or simply living there as an 'economically inactive person' - is pretty easy. It's worth talking ...
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Coming to Turkey as a Student (Immigration/Visas)
Introduction Turkish schools (primary & secondary education) and its colleges and universities (tertiary education) are of high quality and relatively ...
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Coming to Turkey as a Tourist (Visas)
In 2015, 41million people visited Turkey. In 2016, largely as a result of the combination of the conflict in Syria, ...
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Turkish Visas for Highly Skilled People - the "Turquoise Card"
This guide looks at Turkey's brand new "Turquoise Visa". We will be updating it as more information emerges. Introduction This ...
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Residence Permits in Turkey
A person wishing to live in Turkey will, in many cases, need a special visa authorising entry to the country ...
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Immigration & Visas in Turkey
Immigration into Turkey has changed a lot in recent years. Generally, it's easier. We have a more settled system with ...
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