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Updated by Alastair Johnson on May 20, 2020
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10 countries that offer Startup visas

Startup founders can get access to express immigration and government support. Moving your new company abroad could be just the boost you need. See here for more details about these and other Startup Visas.

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Latvia is rapidly attracting high potential startups with its Startup Temporary Residence Permit.

Latvia is rapidly attracting high potential startups with its Startup Temporary Residence Permit.

For more details on Latvia immigration please visit this page.

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Denmark will assess your Startup visa application within 6 weeks.

Denmark will assess your Startup visa application within 6 weeks.

The Denmark startup visa is notable for excellent government support, including free education and healthcare for your family. See this page for more information on Denmark immigration.

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Portugal's Startup visa gives you access to excellent incubators and accelerators.

Portugal's Startup visa gives you access to excellent incubators and accelerators.

Lisbon has a vibrant startup community. See this page for more details about immigrating to Portugal and the Portugal Startup Visa.

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BREXIT won't slow down the United Kingdom's push to attract high quality startups to the UK through their Startup Vis...

BREXIT won't slow down the United Kingdom's push to attract high quality startups to the UK through their Startup Vis...

The UK has some of the worlds largest VC firms and access to excellent funding pools. Your startup can use a UK startup visa to share in the wealth. See here for more details on the Startup visa and on UK immigration.

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Chile aims to become a startup powerhouse. It has several programs aimed at attracting and retaining top talent.

Chile aims to become a startup powerhouse. It has several programs aimed at attracting and retaining top talent.

The Chile Startup Visa is one of the easiest in the world to access and comes with excellent support and access to talent. See here for more information on Chile immigration.

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Estonia is actively capitalizing on the knowledge economy and a flexible Startup visa is part of this strategy.

Estonia is actively capitalizing on the knowledge economy and a flexible Startup visa is part of this strategy.

The Estonia Startup visa gives you the opportunity to grow your company in this EU country. See this page for more information on Estonia Immigration.

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Japan's startup visa is limited to the Fukuoka prefecture for the moment.

Japan's startup visa is limited to the Fukuoka prefecture for the moment.

This local Japanese government offers office space, rent subsidies and much more to promising Startups. Explore this Startup Visa and more.

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Spain looks at the benefit your startup will make to the Spanish economy when assessing your application.

Spain looks at the benefit your startup will make to the Spanish economy when assessing your application.

This easy to access visa has a fast processing time. To see more details around Spain immigration see this page.

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The Canada Startup visa requires support from an approved VC fund, investor group, or angel investor.

The Canada Startup visa requires support from an approved VC fund, investor group, or angel investor.

Canda welcomes startups that can attract funding through its Startup visa. For more details on Canada immigration see this page.

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France aims to become Europe's Startup capital. An excellent startup visa program is central to this ambition.

France aims to become Europe's Startup capital. An excellent startup visa program is central to this ambition.

The French government offers a wide range of support from free office space to access to funding pool for high potential startups. See here for more information on France immigration.

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New Zealand is not just natural beauty, it is also a great place to do business.

New Zealand is not just natural beauty, it is also a great place to do business.

New Zealand has an Entrepreneur Visa program that goes beyond just Startup founders. But, it does work great if you have started your own business. And, if you stay for 2 years you can qualify for New Zealand residency. There some qualification you need to meet to get there though, including having invested NZ$100K into the company and having your business plan/idea approved by the Kiwi government..