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Frances10



Joined: 12 Apr 2017
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:57 am    Post subject: Jobs for people aged 60+ Reply with quote

I am starting out rather later in life having just turned 60 (completed a TESOL and 4 months teaching experience in India earlier this year) and know that there can be problems getting jobs in some countries if their retirement age is set at 60.
Any experiences of restrictions or postive stories would be very helpful.
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rioux



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Frances,

Please check your message box. I sent you a private message.

Rioux
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Grenouille



Joined: 01 Oct 2006
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Location: Moscow

PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Frances,

I work in Moscow and there seems to be no upper age limit here. We have a few older teachers in our school.

Of course Moscow and Russia aren't for everyone - do your research before you go anywhere Smile
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suphanburi



Joined: 20 Mar 2014
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Most of East Asia is off the map for you in regards to LEGAL work.
There are lots of old guys working but their stay is based on a "Retirement" visa.

In most cases they fall into a gray area regarding work but a retirement visa is NOT a work visa. Some countries allow you to work on a retirement visa. Some do not.

Some countries like Cambidoa and Myanmar allow you to purchase a "Business" visa without an upper age limit and you can work on that but you end up doing a border / visa run every 70-90 days (depending on the country).

If you are American there are always the states of Micronesia and the American protectorates where you can work with minimal visa issues and no age related legalities.

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simon44



Joined: 15 Mar 2013
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Some countries like Cambidoa and Myanmar allow you to purchase a "Business" visa without an upper age limit and you can work on that but you end up doing a border / visa run every 70-90 days (depending on the country).


I teach in Myanmar - I'm 58 years old and my school wants me to teach until I'm 70 years old, if I'm able and willing Smile

Just to clarify the above comment, the issuance of the business visa has to be supported by documentation from your employer, but now it is possible to obtain a 1-year, multiple entry business visa from the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok. (They initially issue a 3-month visa, then 6-month visa on your next visa-run and finally a 1-year visa after that).

Additionally, as a foreigner, it is now possible to obtain permanent residence in Myanmar after 3 years of employment. PR entitles you to a renewable, 5-year visa, (but you have to be employed).
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