• Work in Norway

    Work in Norway

    Economy Norway is a very prosperous country with a strong private sector, a large state sector and an extensive social safety net. The World Bank (2012) ranked the country’s nearly US$500 billion gross domestic product (GDP) twenty-third globally. The Legatum Institute ranked Norway’s economy first […]

  • Move to Norway

    Move to Norway

    Immigration Entry Requirements As a participant in Europe’s Schengen Agreement, Norway allows U.S. citizens to enter the country for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the period of […]

  • Live in Norway

    Live in Norway

    Geography and Climate Known as “the land of the midnight sun,” Norway stretches up the western coast of the Scandinavian Peninsula to the Arctic Circle. The Norwegian Sea, Sweden, Finland, the North Sea and Russia all border Norway. Norway’s territory also includes the archipelago of […]

  • Work in New Zealand

    Work in New Zealand

    Economy New Zealand has a mixed economy that operates on free market principles. Its over US$142 billion Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is ranked fifty-fifth in the world by the World Bank (2011). The Legatum Institute ranked New Zealand seventeenth out of 142 countries it studies […]

  • Move to New Zealand

    Move to New Zealand

    Immigration Entry Requirements You must have a valid U.S. passport to enter New Zealand, but a visa is not required under the Visa Waiver Agreement between the U.S. and New Zealand. U.S. citizens may visit New Zealand as a tourist for up to three months […]

  • Live in New Zealand

    Live in New Zealand

    Geography and Climate New Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean about 1,200 miles southeast of its neighbor Australia, across the Tasman Sea. The country is divided into two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, separated by the Cook Strait. A […]

  • Live in Singapore

    Live in Singapore

    Singapore is located just off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula where the Indian Ocean meets the South China Sea just 85 miles north of the equator. It is separated from Malaysia by the Straights of Johor to its north and Indonesia’s Riau Islands by the Singapore Straight to its south. Highly urbanized, Singapore is slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington DC.

  • Work in Singapore

    Work in Singapore

    Despite having a small domestic market, no natural resources and a small land area, Singapore has a highly developed and successful free-market economy based on its global competitiveness. The World Bank (2011) ranked Singapore as the best country in the world to do business. The country also ranked third in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report.

  • Move to Singapore

    Move to Singapore

    U.S. citizens do not need a visa for tourist or business visits of up to 90 days, but will be issued upon arrival a Social Pass good for a 30-day stay in Singapore. The Social Pass may be extended online for a further 60 days. To live, work or invest in Singapore, apply for the appropriate Pass prior to traveling to Singapore.

 

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