Germany, Sweden and Portugal are listed among the best places to live in Europe and the world.

These three European Union (EU) countries are also considered top destinations for expat workers.

After all, expat workers who live in Germany, Sweden and Portugal can enjoy:

  • High Quality of Life
  • Job Opportunities
  • Advanced Healthcare
  • Safety
  • Freedom
  • Political Stability
  • Top-Rated Education
  • Beautiful Scenery
  • Long-Term Residence Options

Receiving a job-seeker visa can be the key that opens the door to all of this and more!

With a job-seeker visa, you can live in Germany, Sweden or Portugal legally for a limited length of time (up to six months for Germany and Portugal or up to nine months for Sweden), which allows you to search and interview for employment in-person.

Once you have a qualifying offer of employment in Germany, Sweden or Portugal, you can then apply for legal temporary residency while you are still in the country, plus your family can also apply for legal temporary residency to join you.

After living in Germany, Sweden or Portugal for a certain number of years and satisfying other eligibility requirements, you and your family may be able to apply for permanent residency or even citizenship!

To learn which job-seeker visa option is right for you