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Relocating to the Isle of Man is simple and straightforward

Make the Isle of Man your home in a matter of weeks. The Isle of Man welcomes all new residents who are looking to invest in our economy and call the Isle of Man home.

If you are relocating from the UK or EEA, the process is incredibly simple and straightforward; there are no immigration barriers to moving to the Isle of Man and a lack of restrictions on common travel and property purchase mean that you could make your dream move a reality within just a couple of weeks.

Locate Isle of Man provide a comprehensive and highly confidential service which supports and guides individuals and businesses through the process of relocating.

We also welcome non-European Economic Area nationals and our immigration system is straightforward, clear and simple. The Isle of Man is part of the common travel area, allowing free movement between the Island, the UK and Republic of Ireland. There are a number of visa options for investors and entrepreneurs considering a relocation from around the globe.

As we appreciate that there is no ‘one size fits all’ answer to relocating, Locate Isle of Man offers a bespoke service which is tailored to your personal and business needs, no matter where in the world you currently reside.

For a confidential talk about relocating to the Isle of Man, contact the Locate team or ask your intermediary to meet with us, and we will assist you from initial enquiry through to facilitating introductions and networking whilst in the Isle of Man.

    Well Connected

    The Isle of Man is centrally located in the Irish Sea and benefits from more than 200 flights per week, providing direct links to the UK and Ireland, and connections to the rest of the world.

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    Space to Breathe

    In the Isle of Man, we appreciate that life is about more than just boardrooms and meetings. Whether you want to live fast or take it easy, the Island offers an unbeatable quality of life. It also benefits from very low crime rates, making it one of the safest places to live in the British Isles.

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    Reside in Tranquility and Privacy

    At 33 miles long and 13 miles wide, you are never too far from home in the Isle of Man - in fact, the average commute time is just 20 minutes. There are a number of professional and experienced estate agents working in the local market who are on hand to assist you in your property search, discover more about the properties available in the Isle of Man.

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    Thrive in Business

    The Island’s mature and globally connected financial sector ensures that there is a comprehensive range of services on offer for those considering relocating their existing business or establishing a new operation in the Isle of Man. Commercial activity within the Island spans a wide range of sectors and a skilled workforce and supportive Government make way for a thriving commercial economy.

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    A Place to Belong

    Relocating with your family and settling into a new home can be challenging; however, the Isle of Man encourages its people to reach their full potential, at any stage of their life. Those calling the Island ‘home’ engage in a fast paced and vibrant global economy but live in an island that values community spirit.

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    Key Employee Concession

    The Key Employee Concession ('KEC') can be extremely beneficial to new arrivals to the Island, if they are an entrepreneur setting up a new business, or a key employee being hired to develop or expand a new or existing company.

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    Tax Cap Election

    Alongside tax benefits including 0% capital gains, 0% corporate income tax and 0% inheritance/wealth tax, the Isle of Man offers a Tax Cap for new and existing resident individuals of £200,000 per annum, specifically introduced for those who have annual income such that their tax liability would otherwise exceed the Tax Cap.

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    Meet the Team

    Andrew Stewart
    Head of Locate Isle of Man
    Nick Preskey
    Senior Manager Locate & Inward Investment
    Laura Gill
    Marketing Manager
    Key Benefits

    A unique combination of space to thrive, financial reward, simple taxation and a well-connected, safe community set within a sustainable UNESCO Biosphere.

    • Superb quality of life with space to breathe, space to thrive
    • Financially rewarding, exceptional business environment
    • Well connected to the UK and the rest of the world
    • Crime rates amongst the lowest in Europe
    • Rated best place to live in British Isles in the 2019 HSBC Expat survey
    • Key Employee Concession
    • Low tax rates, 0% capital gains tax & Tax cap of £200,000
    • Financial assistance available for relocation businesses

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