Retiring to Australia
“Solutions Designed Just For You”
More than ten thousand people applied to retire in Australia during 2019 alone. Since Australia abolished the “405” retirement visa, we have developed an alternative solution for retirees.
Until July 2021 The Australian Federal Government are treating these visas as a priority. You can now secure your Permanent Residency in just a few months.
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With our retirement visa – you can purchase your perfect home on arrival
As a permanent resident of Australia on arrival, you will be free to buy any property you wish free from the foreign investment prohibitions currently enforced by the FIRB.
Purchasing a property can often act as a useful economic entry point for people who are looking to retire in Australia as opposed to being forced to rent due to foreign investment restrictions imposed on those who only hold temporary residence.
Healthcare is important
Life expectancy in Australia is higher than in many countries and the health and social care facilities on offer are of an excellent standard. However, retirees should always remember that while they will be entitled to any government or medical benefits during their retirement in Australia this can be limited.
Therefore, they may wish to secure their own fully-comprehensive insurance policy. We partner with leading Australian medical insurance providers to provide such medical cover as required.
Practical Considerations When Emigrating to Australia
Make sure you fully understand what your financial situation is before you begin your emigration case to retire in Australia. You need to address what to do with your pension, what your tax liability is and whether you are entitled to any benefits. Here’s how…
- Acquire an estimate of your state pension so that you can work out how much you will have to live on each month.
- Ask HM Revenue and Customs for information on your tax liability on any income over your UK personal allowance. Be mindful of the fact that UK tax payable from abroad can vary quite significantly from country to country.
- Seek independent tax advice about the benefits of offshore banking – it could make a big difference to your savings.
Australia has one of the worlds most socially and politically relaxed climates
According to a survey in association with YouGov, around 27% of ex-pats cite a better climate as the main reason for moving abroad – far more than the average of 12% for other countries.
Australia is a stable, safe country with low levels of crime. It has a thriving ex-pat community, and many are retired – with 14% classifying themselves as retired. One-third are aged over 55, and many are drawn to Australia due to its relaxed culture. Accordingly, 43% moved to Australia to improve their quality of life.
Housing, healthcare and the cost of living are all attractive if you’re planning to retire to Australia.