All non-EU residents who make a significant capital investment in Spain can apply for a Residence Visa for Capital Investors in Spain (Golden Visa).

To start the visa application process, foreigners must make a significant capital investment in:

1. Financial assets, making an initial investment for a value equal to or greater than:

  • Two million euros in Spanish public debt securities, or
  • One million euros in shares or participations of Spanish capital companies with a real business activity, or
  • One million euros in investment funds, closed-ended investment funds or venture capital funds established in Spain, or
  • One million euros in bank deposits in Spanish financial institutions.

2. Acquisition of real estate with an investment equal or greater than 500,000 euros for each applicant.

3. Business project that is going to be developed in Spain and that is considered and accredited as of general interest, for which compliance with at least one of the following conditions will be assessed:

  • Creation of jobs;
  • Making an investment with a socio-economic impact of relevance in the geographical area in which the activity is to be carried out;
  • Relevant contribution to scientific and / or technological innovation.