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The Spain Golden Visa programme offers successful applicants the opportunity to both live and work in Spain, as well as visa-free travel throughout the Schengen Area.

In addition, residents can enjoy the surf off stunning white sandy beaches and feel the turf in the Great Outdoors of rural Spain as well.

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A family-friendly programme, a Spain Golden Visa allows you to add your spouse, plus children, and, finally, parents to your application. They can take advantage of the excellent education and health services Spain has, along with you.

Spain Residency Benefits

With your Spanish residency, you’ll gain access to the right to live, work, and, also, study within Spain. Furthermore, this is one of the EU’s most developed countries.

Travel freely around the European Union (EU) and Europe’s Schengen Area with a Spanish Golden Visa.

You can add dependent family to your application, allowing dependents to benefit from public healthcare and education systems along with you.

Who Can Get Spain Residency

  • Firstly, over 18 years old
  • Also, must not be an EU national
  • Next, need to show proof of a clean criminal record
  • Finally, must provide evidence of the source of funds

  • First, over 18 years old
  • Second, must not be an EU national
  • Last, needs to show proof of a clean criminal record

  • While living in the family home

  •  Still financially dependent on the investor

  • If financially dependent on the investor

Programme Requirements

To qualify for the Spain Residency-by-Investment Programme, you must fulfil ONE of the following investment options AND meet other requirements:

OPTION 1. Invest in Spain

Invest €2,000,000 in Spanish public debt securities or, if you prefer, €1,000,000 in Spanish capital companies. Alternatively, entrepreneurs may either invest €1,000,000 in Spanish investment funds or €1,000,000 in Spanish financial entities. Furthermore, these investment options provide a pathway to permanent residency in Spain.

OPTION 2. Buy a Property

Investors seeking residency in Spain can purchase real estate valued at €500,000 or more. Moreover, this investment threshold can include multiple properties.

OPTION 3. Start a Business in Spain

Obtain residency in Spain by launching a new business project that creates jobs and also positively impacts the local community or advances scientific innovation.

Other Requirements and Benefits

As a Spain Residency-by-Investment Programme applicant, you must hold a valid health insurance policy that covers both you and your dependants.

After 10 years of legal residence in the country, you and your family too can receive Spanish citizenship. What’s more, the Spanish passport is among the strongest in the world.

Speak to a global expert

The Latitude team has global experts in over 20 countries. We can advise in 14 languages. Let us help you find the perfect investment migration solution.

The Latitude team has global experts in over 20 countries. We can advise in 14 languages. Let us help you find the perfect investment migration solution.

Application Process

  • Month 1

    Client onboarding process

    We commence our process, appropriately enough, with Form 1. This enables us to, first, carry out the initial Latitude due diligence. Following the successful screening, we will next provide you with a Client Agreement (CA). Before proceeding further, you need to review and sign this.

    You will then add your signature to a PoA. Therefore, this means you obtain a NIE (Número de identidad de extranjero). Spanish tax authorities use this Foreigner Identity Number.

  • Months 3-4

    Application review and submission

    You will next need to sign a sales and purchase agreement on a qualifying real estate investment.

    After an in-person appointment, you will then receive a one-year Golden Visa from the Spanish consulate of your home country.

    You must also make a biometrics appointment for your TIE, Spanish Identity Card.

  • Months 5-7

    Residency issued

    Finally, you will need to collect your TIE, Resident Card, in person.

    This is valid for three years and then you can renew every five years should you continue to meet the qualifying conditions, that is.

Frequently Asked Questions

With a Spanish residency, you’ll have access to a thriving European Union (EU) country. Additionally, there are stunning surroundings, plus excellent schools, and public healthcare as well.

Furthermore, residents will obtain the freedom of visa-free travel across the EU and European Schengen Area, all of which can be extended to immediate family members.

The minimum requirement for this Residency by Investment is €500,000, in the form of real estate within Spain.

If you can uphold all necessary requirements, without fail, you should gain your residency certificates after five months.

Those who can be included within your application are as follows:

• Firstly, your non-EU citizen spouse or partner
• Next, children living within the family home who are under the age of 18
• Also, children over 18, parents, or grandparents who are financially dependent on you.

Speak to one of our global experts and begin your journey today

Our team operates in over 20 countries worldwide, securing second citizenship or residency in desirable locations and unlocking a brighter future.

  • 29 schengen countries to explore
  • €500,000 minimum requirement
  • 5-7 months processing time
  • World-class healthcare services