Andorra Expat

Residency

Andorra provides a main land European zero tax residency alternative to Monaco, Malta, Ireland and the UK (non domicle) options.

Andorra offers world class skiing, superb pyrenees mountain scenery and is within a 1.5hr drive to Barcelona, one of the world’s most desirable cities to live in. Barcelona habour is one of the world’s premiere super yacht deep hull marinas and offers very reasonable yacht anchorage rates. (Andorra is a 30 minute helecopter ride from Barcelona).

Within an hour’s flight from many of Europe’s major cities (Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Zurich, Geneva, Nice, Bilbao, Rome and many more), it enjoys a vibrant winter season, stunning picturesque alpine scenery and some of the best skiing, snowboarding and winter sports facilities in Europe. It also has a reputation for the best tax free shopping Europe. Summer in Andorra is a time of near perfect weather.

While Andorra boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, the temperatures in summer are warm but not as hot as other parts of Spain. There is an endless list of popular summer leisure activities including a wide variety of outdoor activities; from hiking, trekking horseback, motorbike, 4×4 and mountain biking along beautiful alpine trails. Mountain climbing, ‘iron roading’, lake diving, golf and a range of other sports and extreme sports. Andorra also boasts excellent fishing in the stunning mountain lakes and estuaries and unspoilt wilderness. If it’s water sports you are offer Andorra has excellent swimming facilities in all of the main parishes as well as a range of lakes and rivers that combine beautiful scenery with unspoilt wilderness.

You are also never far from some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe including the Spanish Costa Brava and Costa Dorado and the French Cote d’Azur.

Obtaining residency in Andorra is currently a relatively straightforward procedure without the strict and costly requirements of other European havens. There is already a thriving population of expats parts from the EU and beyond who have formed a supportive and close knit community in this mountain paradise.
The minimum number of days residents are expected to be inside Andorra’s boarders is being reduced to 90 days per annum from autumn 2012 onwards. This represents more relaxed terms than most of her zero or low tax alternatives including London, Ireland, Malta and Monaco. This ‘relaxed’ approach to residency makes Andorra an ideal base for highly mobile international investors.
For retirees Andorra is a particularly favourable destination, not only because of the absence of any personal taxation, but also because of its extremely high standard of living, unrivalled political stability – Andorra has had no wars, no strikes, no enemies or terrorist threats, the lowest crime rate in Europe, and an unrivalled healthy climate especially for those suffering from respiratory and other ailments including rheumatism, bronchitis and arthritis. Indeed, Andorra has the highest life expectancy of any country in the world.
Info@andorraexpat.com are happy to assist in anyway we can to streamline the whole process of property purchase, passive residency applications and all other matters in relation to your relocation.
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