So, you have moved to Spain and are fumbling around trying to figure out the requirements of the non lucrative visa Spain, or how to apply. Perhaps you have lived in Spain for a while and it is time for you to renew your resident visa in Spain. We have all of the steps needed for you to apply for the Spanish non lucrative visa as well as the process for renewal. We have helped hundreds of people move to Spain with these steps and have been through the process ourselves as well.
If you’re looking for an excellent way to travel throughout Europe without having to worry about the Schengen Area visa restrictions, then obtaining the Non-Lucrative Visa from Spain is an excellent choice. If you are moving to Spain from the US, this will allow Spain to be your gateway to Europe.
So you want to live in Spain? For many people that involves obtaining a visa while still in your home country. Most often you will need to make a Spain visa appointment at the nearest Spanish Consulate or Embassy.
Our story from summer 2012 (updated info 2019)
Doesn’t a US citizen need a visa to live in Spain? (Non lucrative visa Spain Process)
You bet! As of today, we are still waiting for our Spanish Resident Visas.
Yes, we can go to many countries for 90 days without a visa, but that just wasn’t long enough for us. We wanted to really immerse ourselves and live there for a while. Back in October of 2011, we began to research our visa options on all of the countries of interest to us. Continue reading