Spain: Non-Lucrative Visa (Remote Work Visa)

Spain’s Non-Lucrative Visa allows people who earn a passive income to move to Spain. 



The Non-Lucrative visa allows retirees and other people who earn passive income to live in Spain. Residents of Spain appreciate the friendly culture, low cost of living, reliable internet, and dynamic atmosphere of cultural centers like Barcelona and Madrid.

Internet Speed

Fixed broadband: 186.40 Mbps download/156.58Mbps upload

Mobile: 54.50 Mbps download/13.63 Mbps upload

Cost of living

No. 39 globally 

Income Requirements

$31,330 per year income (plus $7,982 per year per dependent).

Different embassies and consulates can have different rules. Depending on where you apply, you may need the full $31,330 in passive income, or you may only need some passive income and some remote income. 

You may also be asked to deposit the entire $31,330 when you apply.


Application Process

Apply in person with your documents at the Spanish embassy or consulate in your home country.

It usually processes within 3 months.

Documents Required

Documents may need to be apostilled or translated into Spanish, and usually include:

Other documents may be required.

Learn More

The Ultimate Guide To Freedom

Join a private community to learn about the best places around the world to live and do business in