Passport & Consular Services

Can I Get Spain Citizenship by Investment?

Spain does not currently offer a direct path to citizenship through investment. However, Spain does offer the Golden Visa program, which grants a residence permit to non-EU citizens who make a qualifying investment in the country.

While the Golden Visa program does not lead directly to citizenship, it provides a pathway to long-term residency in Spain, and after five years of legal residency, individuals may be eligible to apply for long-term residence permits or even Spanish citizenship through the regular naturalization process.

The regular naturalization process in Spain requires meeting certain criteria, such as residing legally in the country for a certain period of time, demonstrating knowledge of the Spanish language and culture, and meeting other specific requirements.

It’s important to note that immigration laws and policies can change over time, so it’s advisable to consult with official sources, such as the Spanish consulate or embassy, or seek advice from qualified professionals who specialize in immigration and investment matters in Spain, to obtain accurate and up-to-date information regarding the options and requirements for obtaining Spanish citizenship.

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