Types of Golden Visa in Spain


The different types of investment included in law as a way to obtain the stay and residence visa form a group about the concept of significant investment, considering as significant those which fulfil any of the following assumptions:

  • An investment equal or higher than 2 million Euros in Spanish public debt titles.
  • With the aim of acquisition of shares of Spanish companies, or bank deposits in Spanish financial entities, for an amount equal or higher than one million Euros.
  • Consisting in the acquisition of a real estate asset valued in 500.000 Euros or higher.
  • With the purpose of developing a business project in Spain considered and confirmed being of general interest to fulfil one of the following requirements: creation of work positions; carrying out an investment with a relevant socioeconomic impact; relevant contribution to the scientific and/or technology innovation. In case of being realized by a legal entity, it cannot have its registered address in a tax haven and the petitioner should have the majority of the votes.

This last assumption is considered by law as a different type of significant investment due to its amount, since the obtaining of the visa is determined by social importance reasons or other economic benefits not financially valued in money or capital. Also are included within this range the professional highly qualified and those who realize transactions within the same company.