Are you receiving a $2,000 monthly pension and looking for a country, where the weather is warm and the locals easily flashes you with a welcome smile?
If yes, then you could consider spending the rest of your golden years in Brazil. Some people consider it one of the best countries to retire.
Retirees, who are aged 50 years old and above, would be allowed to live in this South American country if their monthly pension is equivalent to $2,000 or about $66 a day.
For this amount, you would not only be providing a vacation home for yourself, but you could also bring in the rest of the members of your family. You could invite your wife, your sons and daughter and grand children to visit you and have a family reunion several times a year.
Come to think of it, this beats the notion that the elderly people would be spending the rest of their lives lonely. Remember those scenes from the movies wherein an elderly person would be dropped off by their children in some retirement home and completely be forgotten?
Well if you decide to make Brazil your second home then I'm pretty sure nobody would want to forget about you. They would want to grab the chance to visit you whether Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries or even if they have a few days off from work.
The Brazilian government says that foreign retirees who receive a $2,000 monthly pension could have unlimited number of dependents, who are also entitled to apply for permanent visas. But, there is a catch. The main applicant has to show proof that they are genuine dependents or relatives.
Since you are receiving the said pension sum, of course it wound not hurt of course if you received more, you would be given free visa for yourself and two other dependents. However, again there is a catch, the applicant must show an additional $1,000 every month for each additional dependent, over and above the initial $2,000.
Formalities would also have to be made. You would have to coordinate with the agency in charge of paying your retirement pension and that there should be a bank declaration authorizing the monthly transfer of $2,000.
They say that one could easily lose themselves in Brazil. Considered to be the fifth largest country in the world, its land area is 3,287,597 sq mi, has a very diverse topography including hills, mountains, plains, highlands and scrublands.
But while it is mainly considered as a tropical country and is covered by the Amazon Rainforest, at the southern tip of the country the temperature could fall lower than 18 degrees Celsius where the wind blown air is colder than the rest of the country and sometimes one could almost see snow.
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