Get a residence permit in Spain
Get a residence permit in Spain

Get a residence permit in Spain

Visa-free travelling to 177 countries
From € 10,000
Investment amount
3–4 months
Obtaining period
ESTA
Opportunity to live in the USA
5 years
Opportunity to get citizenship

Spain

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Spain offers interesting and fast business opportunities for foreign investors. The country offers a friendly policy and access to European markets.

Spain ranks 9th in the world in terms of openness to foreign investment. Moreover, Spain has a growing real estate market, which offers many advantages such as good infrastructure, return on investment, high rental demand, etc.

Taking into account the global changes in immigration legislation, Spain reacted very neutrally - no program was stopped, no citizenship was restricted.

The 15th largest economy in the world by GDP.

Capital
Madrid
Population
47,493,088
Official language
Spanish
Currency
Euro (EUR)

Benefits of residence permit in Spain

1.
Freedom of movement
Freedom of movement in the Schengen area, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States (ESTA) for 2 years
2.
Possibility of extension
The validity period of the residence permit under the "Golden Visa" is 3 years with the possibility of extension for 5 years and obtaining citizenship after 8 years of residence
3.
Access to EU bank
Access to EU bank accounts and international business opportunities
4.
Business in the EU
Spain is one of the highly rated countries with a developed infrastructure for international operations and logistics. A Golden Visa gives you access to start and manage a business in the EU
5.
An attractive investment
An attractive investment with a low level of risk. Real estate is traditionally considered an attractive way to invest. Among all other Golden Visa programs, Spain demonstrates a higher level of return on investment, being, for many years, an attractive tourist destination throughout the year
6.
A wide range of properties
A wide range of properties suitable for participation in the program – residential, commercial, off-plan and land. This can satisfy all ambitious investors
7.
Access to European education
Access to European education and a high standard of medical care
8.
Health care system
The Spanish health care system is considered one of the most effective in the world, as indicated in a report by the World Health Organization
9.
Education for children
Education in Spain is free for all children between the ages of 6 and 16 and is supported by the Government. There are many private schools and universities with high rankings all over the world
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Visa-free countries

182 countries are available for citizens of Spain
Albania
visa-free / 90 days
Andorra
visa-free
Angola
Visa-free / 30 days
Armenia
visa-free / 180 days
Austria
visa-free
Bahamas
visa-free / 90 days
Bahrain
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Bangladesh
visa on arrival / 30 days
Barbados
visa-free / 90 days
Belarus
visa-free / 30 days
Belgium
visa-free
Belize
visa-free
Benin
eVisa
Bolivia
visa-free / 90 days
Bosnia and Herzegovina
visa-free / 90 days
Botswana
visa-free / 90 days
Brazil
visa-free / 90 days
Bulgaria
visa-free
Burundi
visa on arrival / 30 days
Cambodia
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Cape Verde
visa-free (EASE) / 30 days
Chile
visa-free / 90 days
Colombia
visa-free / 90 days
Comoros
visa on arrival / 45 days
Democratic Republic of the Congo
eVisa / 90 days
Costa Rica
visa-free / 180 days
Cote d'Ivoire
pre-enrollment / 90 days
Croatia
visa-free
Cuba
tourist card / 30 days
Cyprus
visa-free
Czech Republic
visa-free
Denmark
visa-free
Djibouti
eVisa / 90 days
Dominica
visa-free / 180 days
Dominican Republic
visa-free
Ecuador
visa-free / 90 days
Egypt
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
El Salvador
visa-free / 90 days
Equatorial Guinea
eVisa
Estonia
visa-free
Eswatini
visa-free / 30 days
Ethiopia
Visa on arrival / eVisa / 90 days
Fiji
visa-free / 120 days
Finland
visa-free
France
visa-free
Gabon
visa-free / 30 days
Gambia
visa-free / 90 days
Georgia
visa-free / 360 days
Germany
visa-free
Greece
visa-free
Grenada
visa-free / 90 days
Guatemala
visa-free / 90 days
Guinea
eVisa / 90 days
Guinea-Bissau
visa on arrival / 90 days
Guyana
Visa-free / 90 days
Haiti
visa-free / 90 days
Honduras
visa-free / 90 days
Hong Kong
visa-free / 90 days
Hungary
visa-free / 90 days
Iceland
visa-free
India
eVisa / 30 days
Iran
Visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Ireland
visa-free
Italy
visa-free
Jamaica
visa-free / 90 days
Jordan
visa on arrival / eVisa
Kenya
eVisa / 90 days
Kiribati
visa-free / 90 days
Kosovo
visa-free / 90 days
Kyrgyzstan
visa-free / 60 days
Laos
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Latvia
visa-free
Lebanon
visa on arrival / 30 days
Lesotho
visa-free / 14 days
Liechtenstein
visa-free
Lithuania
visa-free
Luxembourg
visa-free
Macao
visa-free / 90 days
Madagascar
visa on arrival / 90 days
Malawi
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Malaysia
visa-free / 90 days
Maldives
visa on arrival / 30 days
Malta
visa-free
Mauritania
visa on arrival
Mauritius
visa-free / 90 days
Micronesia
visa-free / 90 days
Moldova
visa-free / 90 days
Monaco
visa-free
Montenegro
visa-free / 90 days
Mozambique
visa-free / 30 days
Nepal
visa on arrival / E-visa / 150 days
Netherlands
visa-free
Nicaragua
visa-free / 90 days
Nigeria
eVisa
North Macedonia
visa-free / 90 days
Norway
visa-free
Pakistan
eVisa / 30 days
Palau
visa on arrival / 30 days
Palestinian Territories
visa-free
Panama
visa-free / 90 days
Papua New Guinea
eVisa / 60 days
Peru
visa-free / 90 days
Philippines
visa-free / 30 days
Poland
visa-free
Portugal
visa-free
Qatar
free visa on arrival / 90 days
Romania
visa-free
Russia
visa-free / 90 days
Rwanda
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis
visa-free / 90 days
Saint Lucia
visa-free / 90 days
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
visa-free
Samoa
visa-free / 90 days
San Marino
visa-free
Sao Tome and Principe
visa-free / 15 days
Seychelles
tourist registration / 90 days
Sierra Leone
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Singapore
visa-free / 90 days
Slovakia
visa-free
Slovenia
visa-free
Solomon Islands
visa-free / 90 days
South Africa
visa-free / 90 days
South Korea
visa-free / 90 days
South Sudan
eVisa
Spain
visa-free / 90 days
Sri Lanka
eTA / 30 days
Suriname
tourist card / 90 days
Sweden
visa-free
Switzerland
visa-free
Tajikistan
visa-free / 30 days
Tanzania
visa on arrival / eVisa
Timor-Leste
visa-free / 90 days
Togo
visa on arrival / eVisa / 15 days
Trinidad and Tobago
visa-free / 90 days
Tunisia
visa-free / 90 days
Turkey
visa on arrival / eVisa / 90 days
Tuvalu
visa-free / 90 days
Uganda
eVisa
United Kingdom
visa-free / 180 days
Uzbekistan
visa-free / 30 days
Vanuatu
visa-free / 90 days
Vatican City
visa-free
Venezuela
visa-free / 90 days
Viet Nam
visa-free / 45 days
Zambia
visa-free / 90 days
Zimbabwe
visa on arrival / 90 days
Antigua and Barbuda
visa-free / 180 days
Argentina
visa-free / 90 days
Australia
eVisitors / 90 days
Azerbaijan
eVisa / 30 days
Brunei
visa-free / 90 days
Burkina Faso
visa on arrival / eVisa / 90 days
Canada
eTA / 180 days
Indonesia
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Iraq
visa on arrival / 60 days
Israel
visa-free / 90 days
Japan
visa-free / 90 days
Kazakhstan
visa-free / 30 days
Kuwait
visa on arrival / eVisa / 90 days
Marshall Islands
visa-free / 90 days
Mexico
visa-free / 180 days
Mongolia
visa-free / 30 days
Morocco
visa-free / 90 days
Namibia
visa-free / 90 days
New Zealand
eTA / 90 days
Oman
visa on arrival / eVisa / 30 days
Paraguay
visa-free / 90 days
Russian Federation
eVisa / 15 days
Saudi Arabia
visa on arrival / eVisa / 90 days
Senegal
visa-free / 90 days
Serbia
visa-free / 90 days
Somalia
visa on arrival / 30 days
South Ossetia
visa-free
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
visa-free / 90 days
Taiwan
visa-free / 90 days
Thailand
visa-free / 30 days
Tonga
visa-free / 90 days
Türkiye
visa-free / 90 days
Ukraine
visa-free / 90 days
United Arab Emirates
visa-free / 90 days
United States of America
eTA / 90 days
Uruguay
visa-free / 90 days

Tax regime

Income tax ranges from 19% to 45%. 19% are paid by those whose income for the year was less than € 12,450, 24% — from € 12,450 to € 20,200, 30% — up to € 34,000, 37% — up to € 60,000, 45% — over € 60,000.

The total corporate tax rate is 25%. The rate for new companies during the first 2 years of their activity is 15%. Corporate events with tax protection – 20%.

The VAT rate is from 10% to 21%. Capital gains tax is progressive. From the first €6,000, 19% is paid from €6,000 to €50,000, 21% is paid from €50,000, 23% is paid. The same applies to the tax on dividends -19% for the first 6,000 euros of income 21% for the next 6,000 - 50,000 euros 23% for the next 50,000 euros.

The tax on the purchase of real estate is 1.5% of stamp duty + VAT, 10% of the transaction amount for new buildings, 6-10% of the cadastral value for secondary housing, 25% of the transaction amount for commercial real estate.

When opening a bank account, you must provide the company name, tax identification number, and a certificate verifying the company name. You must make investments and obtain the relevant certificate confirming this.

Currently, Spain has double taxation treaties with more than 90 countries worldwide, so there is a high likelihood that you will benefit from these agreements.

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Business set up

One needs to obtain his unique Foreign Identification Number (NIE) to set up a business bank account in Spain and establish a corporate business entity. A Tax Identification Number (CIF) is also required.

Business structure in Spain. There is unincorporated (freelancer, sole trader, and partnership) and incorporated business (limited liability company (SL) and stock corporation). A limited company is most frequently chosen. After opting the type of company, you are going to pass through this process:

  1. Obtain NIE
  2. Register the company's name
  3. Gain the company’s tax identification number
  4. Open a company bank account
  5. Sign the deed of incorporation
  6. Register for the Spanish Tax Agency
  7. Register for the social security
  8. Obtain all necessary licenses, permits for your type of business.

Opening a bank account

When setting up a bank account, you must do it with the use of the name of the company, tax code and the certificate which confirms the company’s name. You are due to deposit investment and get relevant certificate proving it.

Currently, Spain has double tax treaties with more than 90 countries globally, so there is high possibility that you will benefit from these treaties.

Post-immigration services

Apart from company registration, opening a bank account for an individual,opening a bank account for a company, there are other post-immigration services available, as following:
Company registration
Company registration

Company registration/incorporation (local and offshore companies)

Banking assistance
Banking assistance

Banking assistance (local and offshore accounts)

Proof of address
Proof of address

Proof of address (Lease Agreement + Utility bill)

Tax ID
Tax ID

Tax Identification Number

Driving license
Driving license

Getting a driver's license

Police reports
Police reports

Police reports for approved clients

SIM card
SIM card

Local SIM card

Visa to the USA
Visa to the USA

Requirements for applicants

Family applications

Family members eligible to apply spouse/partner, children under the age of 18 (under the age of 21 if they study at university, under the age of 23 if they study and are financially dependent).

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Receipt process
residence permit

Step-by-step instruction
1
Payment
2
Choosing the investment option
3
Opening a bank account
4
Investment
5
Obtaining the title deed
6
Collecting the file
7
Submission
8
Issuance
Payment
Payment under the consulting agreement
«NO LUCRATIVA» RESIDENCY FOR FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT APPLICANTS - 1 year

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANT:

  • To have sufficient financial resources to support oneself in Spain. The applicable minimum amount for 2023 are 2.400 euros per month for the main applicant, plus 600 euros per month for each family member.

  • All incomes must be passive incomes. Please note that with a non-lucrative residency it is possible to live in Spain, but you are not allowed to work (neither in Spain not abroad).

  • Clean criminal record.

  • Not to be in an irregular legal situation in Spain.

  • Health insurance issued in Spain with full coverage.

  • Proof of availability of a living place (title deed or rental agreement as example).

  • Medical certificate showing that the applicant does not suffer from any physical or mental illness that would pose a threat to public health.

Eligible to apply with main applicant:
Spouse/partner, dependents (children and parents) part of the family
and depend financially from main applicant (students, retired).

«NO LUCRATIVA» RESIDENCY FOR FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT APPLICANTS - 1 year
GOLDEN VISA - 3 years

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:

The investor could buy one or more properties as long as the total price is 500,000 euros or more, free of charges and encumbrances.
OR
To invest 2 million euros or more in Spanish government bonds.
OR
To acquire shares of Spanish companies, or bank deposits in Spanish financial entities, for an amount equal to or greater than 1 million euros.
OR
To invest, to a value of at least 1 million euros, in an investment fund, investment funds of closed nature or venture capital funds incorporated in Spain.
OR
To develop a business project in Spain which is considered as being of general interest to society and fulfilling one of the following requirements:

  • Creating work positions;
  • Having a positive socio-economic impact;
  • Contributing into scientific and/or technology innovation
GOLDEN VISA - 3 years
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, it is necessary to notify the Federal Tax Service.

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