Spanish Golden Visa FAQ

The Golden Visa, aimed at residents outside the European Union, is a residence permit for partners, children under 18 years of age and economically dependent parents and children.

1- What do I need to obtain a Golden Visa?

Invest 500,000 euros in Spanish real estate. It must be mortgage free and before taxes.

2- Once obtained, where can I travel to?

All 28 countries of the Schengen network, for both work and leisure without needing to apply for any type of visa.

3- Does it give you Spanish nationality?

The Golden Visa allows Latin American citizens to obtain Spanish nationality in only 2 years.

4- Can I bring my family with the Golden Visa?

Yes, your spouse, children under 18 and economically dependent children and parents.

5- How long does it take to obtain the Golden Visa?

The whole process can be done in less than 3 months.

6- Do I have to live in Spain to benefit from the Golden Visa?

No, the Golden Visa does not require you to live or visit Spain frequently. Many people choose to buy a property, obtain the Golden Visa and then rent out their property and obtain high returns.

7- Once I obtain Permanent Residence or Spanish Nationality, do I have to keep the investment?

No, once you obtain the Spanish passport or permanent residency you can decide to do whatever you want with your property.

8- What are the advantages of the Golden VISA compared to other visas?

It is a much quicker and simpler process, and other advantages include the possibility of obtaining Spanish nationality in only 2 years and that direct family reunification is automatic.

9- Do I need professional advice to deal with the public administration?

Yes, we can provide initial advice and then we always provide the details of law firms and tax advisors specialised in these procedures.

10- Are there any restrictions on the type of property that can be purchased?

There are no restrictions: from villas on the Mediterranean seafront to flats in the centre of the city.

If you still have doubts about the Golden Visa or want to know more about investing in Spain, please contact On the investment pages you will find the best real estate opportunities in Galicia, Madrid, Tarragona, Valencia, Costa Blanca, Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera and Canary Islands.

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