Marbella & Co

The Golden Ticket to residency in Spain

Post Brexit, many UK citizens who want to live in Spain, are wondering how they can stay longer than the 90 days permitted to non-EU citizens.

There are a few options to consider, but here is one popular solution...

THE GOLDEN VISA

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF OBTAINING THE GOLDEN VISA?

There are many benefits to obtaining this visa, among others:

HOW TO OBTAIN THE GOLDEN VISA...

The Golden Visa can be obtained in several ways:

The purchase of a property or several properties in Spain valued at or with an overall value of 500,000€ or more with own funds (please note that the associated costs and taxes are not included as part of the investment.

Investing in real estate in Spain is a great investment - See all our properties here.

This is a very popular option with our clients, however there are other ways to obtain this visa:

Investing in a new business project in Spain. It would need to be a business that is considered as being of general interest to society, fulfilling one of the following requirements:

See our Business and Investment opportunities here

Acquire shares in a Spanish company/companies or make a deposit in a Spanish bank for no less than one million Euros.

Making an investment of no less than 2 million euros in Spanish government bonds.

* To be eligible for the Golden Visa You must be over 18, have no criminal records, not have been refused a Schengen Visa in the past, to be in Spain on a regular basis and have private health insurance with full coverage issued in Spain.

WHO CAN BE INCLUDED ON THE VISA?

The family members of the investor are included on the visa, specifically:

SPEAK TO ONE OF OUR AGENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION! If you’ve been thinking about moving to Spain and are interested in investing in a property, leave your email and number and one of our agents will get back to you (office hours).

We have access to every available property from Málaga to Estepona.

DON’T HAVE SO MUCH TO INVEST?

HERE ARE SOME OTHER OPTIONS...

Lucrative Residency

Non-Lucrative Residency

To apply for non-lucrative residency, the following legal requirements must be met:

The residency is granted for a year and if you wish to renew it, it will be necessary to prove that you lived in Spain at least 6 months.

Please note that this type of residency must be applied for at the Spanish Consulate in the country of origin.

Please note that with a non-lucrative residency it is possible to live in Spain, but it is not possible to work here.

European Family Member Residency

To apply for a Family Member Residency, the following legal requirements must be met:

This residency is granted for 5 years.

Please note that it is necessary to apply in Spain for this type of residency.

If successful, the applicant has the same rights and obligations as a European citizen.

Under this kind of residency, it is possible to work in Spain and to enter and exit the country freely.

Special cases for students, research etc.

There are other specific situations which have to be studied on a case-by-case basis.

If you are looking to move to Spain and wish to buy a property that is less than the minimum amount stipulated by the Golden Visa, then please do book a call with us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions and help you to search for your new home with confidence.