Rentista and Pensionado Visas

Honduras offers visas of 1-5 year validity to those who can demonstrate a regular foreign income of no less than US$1,500 per month.

After five years of residency, the applicant is eligible for permanent status. 

After only three years of residency, however, the applicant is eligible to apply for citizenship in Honduras. Naturalization is contingent on passing a civics exam, as well as demonstrating a proficiency in Spanish language.


Program at a glance

Program TypeIndependent Means Visa
Time to citizenship3 years
Time to permanent residency5 years
Minimum investmentNone. Proof of US$1,500 monthly income
Physical presence requirementNone
Application processing time6-9 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to134 destinations, including the Schengen area
Contribution types availableNo investment required

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