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Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa

What is the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa?

The Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa is a residence authorization addressed to foreign citizens not belonging to the EU, EEA or Switzerland who have the economic mean to cover the expenses of their stay in Spain and their return and, if applicable, those of their family members, if they do not work in Spain.


What are the benefits of the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa?

  • Rights to reside and work in Spain
  • Free movement within the Schengen area (26 countries)
  • Possibility of obtaining a long-term residence permit.
  • Possibility of obtaining Spanish Nationality
  • No investment required
  • Renewable for consecutive periods of 2 years
  • Extension of these rights for your family members

Key Data Spain

  • You must have sufficient financial resource for yourself and for your family members
  • Allows to live, work in Spain and travel throughout the EU for the applicant and his family
  • Doesn't require investment
  • Access to citizenship
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What are the main requirements for the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa?

Not to be in an irregular situation

Not to be in an irregular situation in Spanish territory.

Medical Insurrance

Private medical insurance with the same coverage as the Spanish public health system.

Accreditation of economic means

Have sufficient economic resources for themselves and their family members during their stay in Spain (at least 30.000 euros for the applicant and an additional 7.000 euros per family member)

Not to appear as rejectable

Not to appear as rejectable within the territorial space os countries with which Spain has an agreement in such sense.

Not suffer from infectious diseases

Not to  suffer from any infectious or contagious diseases that may have serious repercussions on health.

What is the procedure to acquire the Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa?

1 Visa Application

The first step is to apply for a visa at the Spanish Consulate in the applicant's country of residence. The administration has a period of up to 3 months to decide on the application.

2 Entry to Spain

The second step, if the resolution is favorable, is for the visa to be collected in person within 1 month and the applicant must enter Spain within the following 3 months at the latest


As a last step, the fingerprinting and application for the Foreigners' Identity Card (TIE) must be carried out.

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