Employees can be of a a nationality other than Spanish.
Employees coming from European Union countries
…may work in Spain without the need to obtain a work permit, needing only their registration certificate as EU citizen. Employees with non-EU nationality will need a prior authorisation to reside and work in Spain. One way of obtaining a residence visa provided by law is for a foreigner legally residing in Spain to make a significant capital investment. The investment may be:
For an amount equal to or greater than 2 million euros in Spanish public debt securities.
For an amount equal to or greater than 1 million euros in shares or interests in Spanish companies.
A bank deposit in a Spanish financial institution.
A contribution in investment funds, closed-end investment funds, or venture capital investment funds incorporated in Spain.
The acquisition of real estate in Spain for an amount equal to or greater than €500,000.
A business project developed in Spain considered of public interest. This means that the following requirements must be fulfilled:
-Making an investment with socio-economic impact on the socio-geographical environment in which the activity is carried out.
Relevant contribution to scientific or technological innovation.