Expat visas

Looking to move abroad? Let us help you figure out where!

Moving to…

If you're looking to get a visa and experience life in the Mediterranean or the United Arab Emirates - look no further. Not only can we help you to get there, we can help you setup up your business or another branch and so much more.

The process

Our legal experts and administrative staff will work with you to apply for the appropriate visa so you can build a life in your new country, without limits!

Let's go

To enable you to learn more about the different visa options available to you, please explore more below and the countries we operate in.

Which one do I choose?

We can aid you with a simple working permit in Malta; or the full residency package.

Which one is right for me?

RHJ Law currently offer three different visas for the UAE: residency visa and sponsored visa. Read more here to find out which one is right for you!

How do I apply?

Portugal has many different visa types; whether you’re looking to move as a Digital Nomad or invest in the country to enjoy many benefits over the years – we have all the options you need, along with the right help for applying.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a visa?

Depending on what type of visa you are applying for, the timeline can vary. This is due to a number of different factors such as the visa type, the country in which you are moving to and which documents are required.

For example, visas for the UAE typically complete quicker than visas in Portugal, with standard visas in Portugal taking around 3-4 months. However, if you’re on a tight schedule please contact us and we will let you know what is possible.

What countries are in the Schengen area?

There are currently 26 countries in the Schengen area, they are: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Whether you’re setting up your business, finding your dream home or securing citizenship for your family; RHJ Law are here to help you. Whatever it is, talk to us today about your move to Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, the UAE, UK or the USA.


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Lisbon, Portugal

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Porto, Portugal

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Dubai, UAE

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