Malta ranks second among the countries easiest for emmigration: research results

By TravelWiseMar 23, 2024 15:20 PMNews
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Malta ranks second among the countries easiest for emmigration: research results
With a complexity score of 3.87, Malta presents a less complicated migration process. Source: pixabay

Malta has been ranked second in a new study that has identified the countries where it is easiest for foreigners to move to. It was conducted by William Russell.

He looked at a number of countries and analyzed factors such as the number of emigrants, visa requirements, vaccinations, and language requirements. All this was done to determine the easiest countries to emigrate to. This information was published by maltatoday.com.

The easiest country to move to is Hungary. With a difficulty score of 3.85, Hungary stands out as the most accessible for emigrants. The salary threshold in Hungary is quite low – 14,650 euros and the fees are only 65 euros. There are also no language test requirements, and most travelers only need one vaccination.

Malta is in second place. With a difficulty score of 3.87, it also offers a less complicated migration process. More than a quarter of Malta's population is foreign, which indicates the relative ease of the process compared to other countries.

Expats moving to Malta also don't need to worry too much about vaccines: most travelers only need tetanus shots, and some need rabies shots.

Austria rounds out the top three. The difficulty score of 3.91 reflects Austria's relatively friendly attitude towards expats seeking to obtain an EU Blue Card.

Austria is another country with a relatively high proportion of foreigners (19.3%) and an application processing time of only eight weeks, which is relatively fast compared to other countries.

At the other end of the spectrum, India, Australia, and Finland are the countries that are the most difficult to emigrate to.

India tops the list with its work visa with a difficulty score of 6.45. India has a low percentage of emigrants (0.4%), and the visa requires a significant fee of 500 euros. Foreigners will need to have at least three vaccinations (five, depending on the circumstances).

It is followed by Australia with a temporary visa due to a shortage of qualified personnel (medium flow). This visa has a high difficulty score of 6.42, reflecting the higher Australian fee of €1836, long processing time (4 to 8 months), and the fact that you must pass an English language test.

Finland, which offers the EU Blue Card, has a difficulty score of 5.78. Finland has a high earnings threshold for Blue Card applicants, which is 62,508 euros, and application costs are 380 euros.

Many countries require applicants to have earnings above a certain amount to be eligible for a work visa. This also applies to the EU Blue Card, where each government sets its threshold.

In Luxembourg, the highest figure is 84,780 euros. It is important to note that these figures may vary from year to year, and for certain professions that are in high demand or require certain skills, the threshold may be lower.

Earlier, TravelWise reported that Malta received a record number of travelers last year.

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