About Andre Bothma

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Andre is a seasoned digital entrepreneur with extensive experience working in the demand-side of the Residency and Citizenship By Investment industry.

He has been writing about Golden Visas, Citizenship By Investment and investment migration programs for over six years, and has frequently written and been interviewed by industry-leading RCBI publication, IMIDaily.com.

Andre is a D7 Visa holder and Portuguese resident himself. Having identified a gap in the market for affordable European immigration solutions outside of Golden Visas, he launched D7 Visa to help more foreign individuals and families settle in Europe without the need for property investment.

He is also one of the earliest global promoters of the HQA Visa Program and the Cultural Golden Visa program.

Andre spends half his time in Porto, Portugal.

Italian town of Presicce, Puglia, now offering new residents €30k to move there in 2023

In a scheme reminiscent of the Italian €1 House Scheme launched in Sicily, another Italian town - Presicce in Puglia - is going one step further - by offering new residents €30,000 to move there in 2023. If laid-back living in a beautiful Italian town sounds like your bag, then this article is just for [...]

By |2022-11-26T11:03:23+00:00November 23rd, 2022|news|0 Comments

Greek Golden Visa Price Set to Increase to €500K from 1 May 2023

Saturday, September 10, Thessaloniki With election season just around the corner and the energy crisis impacting households around the country, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced an economic aid package worth €5.5 billion at the 86th Thessaloniki International Exhibition, an annual trade fair event hosted in Greece's second largest city. During the much anticipated and [...]

By |2023-01-12T08:17:18+00:00September 11th, 2022|golden visas, greece|0 Comments

Thailand Announces New 10-Year Visa and Low Tax Rate For Investors and Nomads in 2022

Starting on 1 September 2022, Thailand is launching a new “Work-From-Thailand” visa category with a maximum validity of 10 years. The visa is issued for an initial period of 5 years, after which it can be renewed for an additional 5 years. And yes, one of its streams will double as a Thailand Digital Nomad [...]

By |2022-08-06T06:44:48+00:00August 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sweden Launches New Residency Visa for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs

4 August 2022, Porto, Portugal Looking to move to Sweden but don’t have a job offer yet? Thanks to the new Swedish job seeker visa, suitably qualified professionals can enter Sweden for up to 9 months to look for employment or start their own business. Let’s have a look at this residency program below… Sweden’s [...]

By |2022-08-10T14:49:56+00:00August 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Portugal announces new visa category for job seekers and digital nomads in 2022

16 June 2022, Alges, Lisbon Portugal’s government has just announced that the country will be launching a new visa category for job seekers and digital nomads. Aimed at streamlining and simplifying immigration procedures for those seeking to settle and work in Portugal, the new visa regime will coincide with the scrapping of the quota based [...]

By |2022-08-04T14:46:27+00:00June 17th, 2022|portugal|0 Comments

Italy Is launching a new Digital Nomad Visa Program

Italy is getting on the digital nomad visa bandwagon. Here's a summary of the latest news articles and what we know about the program thus far... Latest news on the Italian Digital Nomad Visa Program: Italy to Introduce Digital Nomad Visa - SchengenVisaInfo.com Italy launches one-year Digital Nomad Visas For Foreigners. - GlobalTrender.com Italy approves [...]

By |2022-04-29T13:34:59+00:00April 29th, 2022|Digital Nomad Visas|0 Comments

Spain to launch Startup Visa and Tax Breaks for Startups, Digital Nomads in 2022

On December 10, 2021, Spain’s Council of Ministers adopted the draft of the Spanish Startups Law, a piece of legislation intended to promote the country as an attractive destination for foreign startup founders, entrepreneurs, and remote workers. In an article published by Spain's Vice-President and Minister for Economy and Digitalization, Nadia Calviño, she outlines sweeping [...]

By |2022-04-24T09:41:37+00:00December 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global instability putting Portuguese residency on the radar of the following countries in 2021…

Global instability has been a key driver of success for both the Portuguese Golden Visa and D7 Visa Program for people with means. Albeit for differing reasons, nationals from the following 12 countries are increasingly considering Portugal, either as a “Plan B” or as a permanent new home. Yet given the existence of international sanctions, [...]

By |2022-06-26T11:25:10+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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