The choice to expatriate without a visa depends on your nationality, the length of your stay and the bilateral agreements between your home and host countries. It’s important to note that visa and immigration regulations can change at any time, so it’s crucial to check current requirements before planning a trip or extended stay. Expatriation is a life project that should not be taken lightly, as it involves significant changes (change of country, life, work, culture, tax residence, etc.).
There are many places where citizens of many countries can stay for a given period without a visa or with simplified visa requirements. Here are just a few examples:
European Union (EU) and Schengen Area: Citizens of many countries can travel visa-free in the Schengen Area for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. .
Latin America: Many Latin American countries offer visa-free periods or visas on arrival for varying lengths of time. For example, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Mexico have favorable policies for tourists of several nationalities.
Southeast Asia: Several Southeast Asian countries, such as Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia, offer visas on arrival or visa exemptions for tourist stays*.
Caribbean: Many countries