You have made a significant investment in Spain, you can take advantage of the Spanish migration scheme for investors and Entrepreneur.

Investor Residence

An investor visa, if you are outside of Spain when the application is submitted.
A residence permit, if you are currently in Spain when submitting the application.

Residence permit period:

  • Real estate assets not formalized: visa/residence permit: 6 months.

  • Visa: 1 year.

  • Residence permit: 2 years

  • Renewal of the residence permit: 5 years.

Financial assets

  • 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).

Real estate (€500,000).

Business projects

There is no minimum investment requirement, they must be of general interest:

  • Creation of jobs

  • Social and economic impact on the geographical area where they are made.

  • Significant contribution to scientific and/or technological innovation.

Entrepreneur Residence

Residence Permition for non-EU national willing to start up an innovative business of particular economic interest in Spain.

  • A startup visa, if you are outside of Spain and you need to come to Spain to make the necessary preparatory arrangements to do business here.

  • A residence permit, if you are currently in Spain and can set up the business.

Residence permition period:

  • Visa: 1year

  • Residence permit: 2 years

  • Renewal of the residence permit: other 2 years.

There are neither minimum capital requirements nor a minimum number of jobs to create, but business plans are required to know if the activity has a special economic interest for Spain or not.

The case by case analyses is based on the decision made by business experts. The Directorate-General for International Trade and Investments.

Residence permition period:

  • Business activity to be performed, start-up date, location, planned legal form of the company, potential economic impact of the investment, description of the estimated number of jobs that may be created and their duties and qualification, planned promotion activities and sales strategy.

  • Description of the product or service: the description shall be detailed and include the innovative aspects.

  • Market analysis: assessment of the market and expected evolution, description of the possible competitors, assessment of potential

    consumers and analysis of supply and demand.

  • Financing: investment required, sources of financing and financial plan

  • The added value for the Spanish economy.