Spain’s Residency-by-Investment Programme from €500,000

Introducing the Spanish Golden Visa, a gateway to investment in a stunning European nation and the freedom to travel throughout the Schengen area, all without the need to relocate. With a minimum real estate investment of just €500,000 anywhere in Spain, you qualify for this coveted Investor’s Visa. The application process is remarkably swift, with approvals often granted in as little as six months.

The Spain Golden Visa programme offers successful applicants the opportunity to both live and work in Spain, as well as visa-free travel throughout the Schengen Area.

The Spanish Golden Visa program offers a range of investment options to obtain residency in Spain in as little as four months, which can eventually lead to EU citizenship. Pam Golding has partnered with the Latitude Group, one of the leading global citizenship and residency by investment companies, to offer our clients a unique opportunity to obtain residency in a safe European country with reduced capital commitments.

Key Features of the Spanish Golden Visa Program

- Asset diversification
- Stable investment in a safe EU country
- Visa-free travel throughout the European Schengen Area
- Right to settle in Spain and a pathway to apply for EU citizenship
- Access to excellent, free education
- Access to bigger European business market

How to get a Spanish Golden Visa

Following an investment of €500,000 in Spanish Real Estate, the process to obtain a Spanish golden visa is relatively straightforward and quick. Applicants, who will need to be non–EU residents, are required to have:

 - A clean criminal record
-  Sufficient funds and healthcare to cover their stay
- No previous Schengen visa refusals

Don't miss the opportunity, act today. Programme requirements may evolve, so seize the moment and consult with our experts to obtain the latest information. 

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Explore Spain

Festivals and celebrations

Festivals and celebrations

Few places celebrate like Spain. Some of the most famous ‘fiestas’ take place in Spain, such as the popular annual ‘Tomatina’ or ‘Tomato Battle’ in Buñol where thousands participate in throwing tomatoes at each other, until all is drenched in red. Additionally, most Spanish villages have individual summer fiestas including the likes of folk dances, flaming effigies and more food battles involving meringue, grapes or oranges.



With both the best and the oldest restaurant in the world, there is no doubt that Spanish cuisine is superb. ‘El Celler de Can Roca’ has ranked consistently among the top restaurants in the world, taking 1st place in 2013. An enjoyable custom in Spain is the tradition of serving free food when a customer orders a drink. Spain’s countless varieties of paella are a source of traditional pride and contain ingredients like rabbit,



From Egyptian temples like the ‘Temple of Debod’ in the centre of Madrid, to thousand year old Mosques like the World Heritage Site of the ‘Mezquite’, Spain has more than its fair share of priceless and spectacular historical sites to offer. Other must-see sites include the Moorish palace ‘Alhambra’ in Grenada or its varied breathtaking cathedrals such as the ‘Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela’ – a place of international pilgrimage.



The Spanish are renowned for their hospitality and generosity. Spain has a population that is helpful and accommodating to outsiders, sharing their relaxed lifestyle as a kind of second nature. Spain has a very rich artistic heritage and culture. The invention of the Spanish guitar in the 1700s has also created a unique Spanish culture around music and ‘flamenco’ – a cultural trend involving music, dance and fashion.

“Sip sangria at a sidewalk café in Las Ramblas while watching flamboyant street performers, then create your own moveable feast by floating from tapas bar to tapas bar.”

TripAdvisor on Barcelona, Spain

Living in Spain


The Economist Intelligence Unit placed Spain’s quality of life among the top 10 in the world. Spain’s low crime rate offers a safe and ‘free’ environment. The Mediterranean lifestyle consists of summers on the coast, Sunday siestas and long family meals. Day to day living is approached with an informal attitude, contributing towards the enjoyable quality of life which is enhanced by the pleasant weather year round and a social culture.

Owning property in Spain

In 2008 prices in Spain fell by as much as 70% in some locations. There is an opportunity for buyers to take advantage of excellent property values as the market will have an upward trend for 2015 due to growth in the Spanish economy and better access to loans. Spain constantly tops the lists of European countries for increased property values. Properties in regions like Murcia are still undervalued, making them potentially valuable investment


The Spanish healthcare system with its modern hospitals and excellent, quick medical treatment is ranked among the best in the world and is one of the most comprehensive systems in Europe. Spain has one of the highest rates of organ donations in the world and those living and working legally in Spain have access to free state healthcare. The WHO has even named Spain as a “near perfect environment” for one’s health.


Barcelona is just 2.5 hours from the ski slopes of Andorra in the Pyrenees Mountains and is very accessible to several other European cities. London and Paris are just a two hour flight away and South Africans can reach Barcelona with only one stop via either London or Dubai. Within Spain, there is an extensive system of interlinked transport modes. The Madrid Metro and other underground systems are some of the most modern networks in the worl

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius