Retiring in Scotland

Hello everyone,

Why did you choose to retire in Scotland? What are the advantages compared with your home country?

What were your main considerations when deciding to move? For example, taxes, ease of transferring your pension, etc..

Are there any specific formalities you had to go through as a retiree moving to Scotland (for example, is there a particular retirement visa)?

What is Scotland's healthcare like? Have you had any good or bad experiences dealing with healthcare professionals?

Do you have any tips for other retirees in Scotland?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


The Present Government have a big Program with Immigration. The U.K has been allowing Commonwealth members to immigrate since the end of the British Empire,now its doing its utmost to keep other Nationalities out. You simply cant arrive in Scotland with money in the Bank and expect to retire here. Nor can anyone gain an employment visa or students visa at retirement age. The only way is to apply for an Entrepreneurs Visa,but in order to do so one most purchase £200,000 of Shares in a British Company & become a Director of that Company.
I know this because Our Company sponsors the U.K Governments Entrepreneurs VISA Program.
The Company have adopted the Program in an effort to try to help a few victims of the Refugee Crisis in Sryria.
The information can be found here.
http://www.5-star-film-co-international … rogram.php

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