Migration, Residency & Citizenship

Spain Digital Nomad Visa



The Spain Digital Nomad Visa Program, launched in the end of 2022, allows non-EU citizens to live and work remotely from Spain for up to five years. The program is designed to attract skilled workers and entrepreneurs to Spain.

Visa Validity

The Spain Digital Nomad Visa is valid for one year, and can be renewed for up to five years. After five years of living and working in Spain on a Digital Nomad Visa, applicants may be eligible for a permanent residence permit.


Applicants for a Spain Digital Nomad Visa must meet the following criteria:

  • Be non-EU/EAA national;
  • Be employed by a company that is registered outside of Spain, or be self-employed with clients outside of Spain;
  • Applicants must have a minimum monthly income of EUR 2,160, or €25,920 per year. The income threshold increases, if applicants want to include family members in the application.
  • Have private health insurance that covers the entire stay in Spain;
  • Applicants must have a clean criminal record.

Required Documents

Applicants for a Spain Digital Nomad Visa, need to submit the following documents:

  • A completed application form;
  • A valid passport
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • Proof of employment or self-employment
  • Proof of income
  • Proof of private health insurance
  • Police clearance certificate


Visa-free Access to the Schengen Area

Spain Digital Nomad Visa holders can travel visa-free throughout the 26 EU countries of the Schengen Area.

High Living Standards

Spain boasts high-quality lifestyle and Digital nomads who are residents of Spain have access to the same public healthcare and education as Spanish citizens.

Tax breaks

Digital nomads in Spain who qualify for the special tax regime can pay a reduced tax rate of 24% on their income for the first four years, instead of the standard rate of up to 48%.

Access to Banking and Tax Number

Digital nomads who are residents of Spain can open a bank account and obtain a tax number, which gives them access to a range of financial services and products.

Investment Options

Conditions and Fees

Minimum monthly incomeEUR 2,160
At least 200% of the set minimum salary in Spain
Family units of two people, including the visa holder, must have an additional 75% of the country’s monthly minimum wage (EUR 810 per month); 25% (EUR 270) is added for each family member after that.
(As Spain periodically updates its minimum salary amount, the income threshold might be slightly changed).
Application feeEUR 80
Other expensescosts for translating and apostilling documents; fee for obtaining NIE (Foreigner Identification Number)

Application Process

Applications for Spain's digital nomad visa can be submitted directly through a Spanish diplomatic mission (consulate or embassy) in the home country of an applicant. Alternatively, they can enter Spain on a tourist visa and apply within the first three months. Applicants need to gather all required documents mentioned above.

Once all required documents are collected an appointment must be scheduled at a Spanish embassy or consulate.

Application for the Spain Digital Nomad Visa, with all the supported documents must be submitted on the day of the appointment at the Spanish diplomatic mission. Applicants also need to cover a visa fee.
The Spanish embassy or consulate will review Digital Nomad Visa application and make a decision. If the application is approved, the applicant will be issued a visa. The processing time for visa applications can vary, so it is important to check with the specific Spanish embassy or consulate for more information.
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