DIGITAL NOMAD VISA FOR SPAIN
The Startup Act Law published 22nd of December of 2022 aproved the digital nomad visa in Spain.
The Startup Act Law is the first in Europe with these characteristics, places Spain at the vanguard in the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem based on innovation, creation, the relocation of emerging companies, attracting talent and international capital.
What is the Digital nomad visa in Spain?
One of the aim of the Startup Act is to create a special digital nomad visa for foreign professionals who work on a self-employed basis or as company employees anywhere in the world.
Who could get a Digital Visa for Spain?
The applicants must be foreigners from non EU passports holders countries who are remote workers and are employed by a non-Spanish company operating outside of Spain.
It could be granted as well to a freelance who work remotely from Spain and most of the clients are from outside of Spain.
For this last one will be allowed to dedicate 20% of their professional business activities to a company registered in Spain.
Where it could be applied?
The digital nomad visa could be applied at the Consulate if you start the procedure from outside Spain.
it could be as well directly applied in Spain as long as you are legally staying in Spain with a tourist visa or similar situation.
What is requested to provide?
Non criminal records
Private medical insurance coverage in Spain
Provide working contract from a non Spanish company or provide oficial relationship with clients from outside of Spain who hire your profesional service with the requested terms.
Enough economic resources to live in Spain from outside Spain
Proof of accomodation in Spain
How long does a Digital Nomad Visa for Spain Last?
The Spanish Digital Nomad Visa will be initially valid for one year if you apply from consulate.
After you could apply for the digital nomad residence which could last a maximum validity of three years.
if you are in Spain with a tourist visa you could apply directly for the digital nomad residence.
Holders of the Spanish Digital Nomad residency permit will be able to extend the validity of their temporary permits for an additional two years upon its renewal, making the Digital Nomad Visa valid for up to five years.
Foreign remote workers may obtain permanent residency after the fifth year.
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