Startup visa – your entry to the European market and access to new investments.
Spain, and especially Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, are perfect for creating new business projects. In 2021, Barcelona ranks fourth in the European Union in the number of financing rounds for startups. The innovative atmosphere, talented people from all over the world and favourable conditions for starting companies, create an ideal environment for the new entrepreneurial projects.
What is needed for a startup visa?
Startup visa is a type of investor visa, only in this case, the minimum amount of investment in your business project is not set.
The main condition is that the new project must meet the interests of Spain: be economically attractive, provide jobs, promote scientific and technological development and be innovative.
Benefits of getting a startup visa
Opportunity to develop your business project
Allows you to develop your project in attractive for investment Spain, and then gives possibly to enter other European markets.
Residence in the country and visa-free travel
Gives the right to reside in Spain all year round, and freely travel throughout the Schengen Agreement.
Permanent Residence Permit
After five years, you have the opportunity to obtain a long-term residence permit for 10 years.
After 10 years of residence, you are eligible to apply for citizenship. In some cases, it can be applied for earlier.
The process of obtaining a startup visa to Spain
Preparation of a business plan and documents
Submitting documents for approval
Receiving a decision on the application
Application for a residence permit in Spain
Getting a residence permit card
How can the Lusa Legal team help you?
Comprehensive support in obtaining a startup visa and residence permit:
- We will help you to prepare a business plan to apply to the competent authorities
- Assist in collecting the necessary documents for visas for the team and family members
- Directly in Spain, organize the reception of residence permit cards
- We will prepare all documents to be resubmitted in Spain
- Assist in making appointments with the immigration authorities in Spain
- If necessary, we accompany you to all instances for assistance and translation
- We can open a company and help you understand Spanish taxation as well as reduced taxation and free economic zones (FEZ Barcelona, Cadiz, Vigo, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla)
20 years of experience
Over the years, our team of lawyers has made more than 1200 residence permits for foreigners in Spain.
We will conduct a detailed consultation with you upon request, and find you the best option for obtaining visas.
Guaranteeing great results
We guarantee 99% success in obtaining visas when submitting documents prepared under the supervision of our attorneys.
When you move to Spain, you may have other questions, with the resolution of which we are happy to help you.
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you at Spanish bank
Opening a company
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Lusa Legal’s experienced team can help you with any questions you may have. Contact us today!