Entrepreneurs

Can request a visa or a residence permit foreigners non-resident in the HAT that will carry out the prior procedures to develop an entrepreneurial activity or to start, develop or direct an economic activity as an entrepreneur in spain.

Types of permits

  • Visa: where the applicant is outside Spain, you will get a permit 1 year to reside and work throughout the national territory.
  • Residence permit: if the applicant is legally in Spain, you will get a permit 2 years to reside and work throughout the national territory.

Where submit applications for residence?

  • Visa: In Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices Embassies and consulates
  • Residence permit: in the unity of large companies and Strategic Collectives. UGE-CE

Required documents

  • Documentos generales: available in General information.

Entrepreneur-specific documents: (*)

  1. Professional profile of the applicant, their training and professional experience as well as their involvement in the project. Where there are several partners, assess the participation of each of them, both of those seeking a visa as those that do not require the same.
  2. The business plan, at least, with the following elements:
    1. Description of the project: business to develop, start date, location, legal form provided the company, economic impact potential of investment, description of the number of jobs that it is estimated that can be created and its functions and qualification, planned activities of promotion and sales strategy.
    2. Description of the product or service: the description will be detailed and include the innovative aspects.
    3. Market analysis: valuation of the market and expected developments, description of the potential competitors, valuation of potential consumers and analysis of supply and demand.
    4. Funding: investment required, funding sources and financial plan.
    5. The added value for the Spanish economy, innovation and investment opportunities.

    (*)In the case of visas, must get the favourable report prior to the visa application .

Where request the report of Entrepreneur?

  • Visa: In the economic and commercial Office the scope of the geographical boundaries where the investor present the visa application.Application form.
  • Residence permit: in the unity of large companies and Strategic Collectives. UGE-CE

Download the brochure "Entrepreneur"