Who can apply?
You must be a non-EU national to apply for a Spanish Golden Visa. UK nationals will be able to apply after Jan 2021 depending on the agreement reached.
What are the benefits?
The applicant and their spouse and children will be allowed to travel freely within Europe and will be able to live and work in Spain. To ensure you keep those rights you only need to visit Spain once per year.
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A Spanish Golden Visa gives you…
The freedom to live and work in Spain, as well as travel throughout Europe.
Important Questions Answered
What you need to know about Golden Visas in Spain
What are the basic requirements to apply?
In order to apply the main applicant must be…
- from a country outside of the European Union
- be at least 18 years old
- have no criminal record in the past 5 years
- have not entered or been in Spain illegally
- have a Spanish health insurance policy (family cover, if applicable)
- have made one of the qualifying investments
What are the minimum investment requirements?
In order to qualify for a Golden Visa you will need to choose one of the following investment options.
If you are investing in real estate the minimum cash investment is €500,000 (in one or multiple properties). You can top up your purchase with a Spanish mortgage, as long as you invest a minimum of €500,000 into the purchase (this does not include the property purchase costs which are around 11%).
Any single option will allow you to qualify
- Public debt (€2 million)
- Shares (€1 million)
- Investment funds, investment funds of close-end type or venture capital funds set up in Spain (€1 million)
- Bank deposits (€1 million)
There is no minimum investment requirement, however it must be an approved government project. You must do the following.
- Create jobs
- Make some sort of social and economic impact on the geographical area.
- Make a significant contribution to scientific and/or
What documents do I need to apply
The main applicant will need to provide the following documents:
Proof of resources
Proof of investment
If your spouse is also applying they will need to provide the following documents:
If you have children you will need to provide the following:
How long is the visa valid for?
If you are purchasing a property and the property purchase is not fully completed then you will be issued a temporary visa which will be valid for 6 months.
Once your visa has been issued it will be valid for:
You will be issued with a 1-year visa which is annually renewable
You will be issued with a 2-year residency permit which is then renewed for 5 years periods
Renewals are not based on you living in Spain.
Can family members apply for a visa?
Yes, family members (see below) can jointly apply at the same time or at a later date.
Family members are classed as the following:
- Your spouse or partner
- Children who are minors or those of legal age being financially dependent on the holder.
- Parents in their charge
Can I travel and stay in Europe?
To live and work in Spain there are no restrictions.
Travel throughout Europe (Schengen zone) is restricted to a maximum of 90 days of travel in any 180 days.
What are your fees?
We charge a one-off fee for each Golden visa, there are no extra costs.
€2,995 + IVA (21%)
€3,500 + IVA (21%)
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