Announced on January 29, 2021, Montserrat Remote Workers Stamp is year-long visas that designed to attract visitors to Montserrat, and facilitate them to strike a more ideal work/life balance.
As one of the latest offer a remote work program, Montserrat Remote Workers Stamp is basically telling people to come to Montserrat to work and you can do the same work that you would have produced for your company, from Montserrat.
Montserrat is not open to short-term tourists at this time, only those with valid visas. Upon arrival in Montserrat, travelers are required to produce negative COVID-19 test results and quarantine for 14 days. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have placed Montserrat under a Level 3 Travel Advisory.
Montserrat has had zero active cases of COVID-19 on the island since July 2020 and throughout the pandemic, Montserrat only reported 13 cases of the virus and one death. Face masks and social distancing are required when in a place of business, but there are no curfews currently in place in Montserrat.
Applications for the program are now open and available online. Candidates must be able to provide proof of full-time employment, an annual income of at least USD 70,000 and health insurance coverage.
The stamp costs USD 500 for individuals and USD 750 for families with up to three people, plus USD 250 for each additional family member. The stamp will remain valid for 12 months.
It takes only about seven business days to process the application so, if all goes well, you could be working beachside by the end of the month.
Montserrat is not the only option for professionals looking for a change of scenery. Aruba, the Cayman Islands and Madeira have all launched similar programs.