Residence Visas

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Guatemala
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Talent Migration

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A person with temporary resident status may obtain permanent residence if they have Temporary residence in Guatemala for 24 months and they have demonstrated to the immigration authorities that their situation is stable (ibid.). In addition, Article 42 of the Immigration Law (Ley de Migración) states that a person may obtain permanent resident status if they have been married to a Guatemalan citizen for at least one year.

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DURATION

Lifelong Month(s)

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CITIZENSHIP

34 Month(s)

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FEES

400

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P. RESIDENCY

2 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for the Residence Visas

4 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport.
  • You need proof of validity of the passport.
  • You should be of good conduct.
  • You need temporary resident visa.

Document Requirements for the Residence Visas

6 Document Required

  • Original passport and a certified photocopy.
  • Certificate indicating the validity of the passport issued by the accredited diplomatic representation in Guatemala or a certified birth certificate if the applicant's country of origin has no diplomatic relations with Guatemala.
  • Proof that no criminal record exists in the country where the applicant lived during the five years preceding the application. If such a document does not exist in that country, a certificate is required to indicate that the country does not issue such a document, as is an affidavit testifying that no criminal record exists.
  • A certified certificate from a Guatemalan sponsor.
  • A copy of the decision concerning the granting of temporary residence.
  • A valid temporary resident visa.

Talent Migration data for Guatemala

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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