Spain Relaxes Minimum Stay for Citizenship
The Spanish Golden Visa programme has long been a popular choice amongst Ibero-American and Filipino applicants due to the shortened route to Citizenship that it offers. For the majority of...Read more
Spain launched its golden visa programme in 2013. An investment of €500,000 in real estate will gain family residency. The Spanish investor visa can be renewed every two years. After five years it is possible to gain permanent residency and after ten years citizenship. It is not necessary to live in Spain in order to retain and renew the residency visa permit.
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From €500,000 + costs
Flexible. No minimum stay.
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It is possible to apply for permanent residency in Spain after living in the country for five years. Citizenship can be applied for after living full time for ten years. Although the temporary residency permit (the golden visa) can be easily renewed without living in the country, the route to both permanent residency and citizenship requires the investor and their family to reside in Spain. For this reason the Spanish Golden Visa programme is popular with those applicants who either wish to reside full time in Spain or simply maintain a second residency in Europe but without a path to citizenship.
After several years of price declines real estate is now at rock bottom prices and the Spanish property market offers considerable potential for capital gains in the coming years. Investors need to consider their purchase carefully. Is it for investment and rental or lifestyle? There are many offers on the market from developers and banks but location and property type is critical to the success of the investment. Investors needing our services may wish to check our procedure or read more detail for the golden visa programme in Spain. To contact us, speak to an expert and for further details on the procedures and our property portfolio enquire here.
Spain is not the only country in Europe offering a golden visa program leading to a residence permit through real estate investment. Visit the pages below for further options.
From €350,000 + costs
Real Estate investment
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