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Spanish Non Lucrative Visa


The Spanish Non Lucrative Visa is a non working visa that provides an expedited path to Spanish citizenship for LatAm citizens. 

This temporary Spanish residence is initially issued for a period of 1 year. You must renew the permission before the end of the first year. The renewal is valid for a period of 2 years. You can apply for Spanish citizenship after two years of holding the Spanish Non Lucrative visa. 

Three step Process

  1. Apply for the Spanish Non Lucrative visa in the country where you hold legal residence.
  2. Renew the Spanish Non Lucrative visa in Spain before the end of year 1.
  3. Apply for Spanish Citizenship at the beginning of year 3 from Spain.

General Requirements for the Spanish Non Lucrative Visa

  1. Completed National visa application form
  2. Completed EX-01 Form
  3. Photograph
  4. Copy of passport
  5. Proof of financial means (approx €30.000)
  6. Spanish health insurance
  7. Long term Spanish rental contract
  8. Criminal record check
  9. Medical certificate
  10. Proof of residence in the consular district
  11. Payment of application fee (Form 790 code 052)


  1. You must enter Spain within 60 days of your approval
  2. You must apply for your NIE (Spanish foreign ID and tax number) within 30 days of your entry to Spain
  3. Technically you must spend 6 months per year in Spain to retain your eligibility for renewal and citizenship

What is Included in This Service

  • One initial application or renewal.
  • Full legal counseling during the entire duration of the application.
  • Government application fees. (Does not include extra reciprocity fees applicable to certain countries).
  • Compilation, compliance revision, and due diligence work of all necessary paperwork, as well as taking care of all appointments and communication with immigration and consular officers.
  • Concierge services for NIE (legal advice, representation, and legal translation services).

Citizens of non LatAm Countries

You may apply for this visa using the same process. However, you will not receive the expedited time for citizenship. You would instead receive permanent residence after 5 years and citizenship after 10 years.

€800 for Spanish NLV