Spain Golden Visa
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.
Spain is an EU country enjoying a sound political system and a thriving economy. The country offers a European standard of living including high standards of education and health care. Spain has been a member of the EU since 1985 and in the Schengen area since 1995.