Spain is the best country to live in the world. With its great weather, incredible food, lively culture, and relaxed lifestyle, Spain is the most popular place in the world for expats to live when moving abroad.
Among all the cities in Spain, Barcelona is the most popular with its amazing beaches coupled with incredible mountain ranges for hiking and skiing, and entrepreneurial and start-up environment. Barcelona is located in the region of Catalonia, also called Catalunya, that has the most beautiful coastal area in the world, Costa Brava.
Legal Requirements to Live in Spain
When you have citizenship outside the EU, like from USA, you need to obtain a residence visa, sometimes referred to as a residence permit, to live in Spain for longer than 90 days, basically longer than 3 months.
Residence Visas Types
There are basically five types of residence visas you can get to live in Spain. But unless you plan to be a student, have a work contract, plan to spend 500,000 euros in cash on real estate, or want to take a chance on the riskiest visa of them all, an entrepreneurial visa, then the safest and most popular visa to obtain is the non lucrative residence visa Spain.
Non Lucrative Visa Spain
This is by far the most popular visa to obtain to live in Spain. This residence visa will allow you to stay in Spain for up to 5 years with bi-annual renewals. This non lucrative visa is perfect for:
Why BCN Life
Started by a Harvard Law American expat, BCN Life coordinates you entire process to obtain your Non Lucrative Residence Visa Spain. BCN Life uses the protection of the best Spanish immigration attorneys and official translators in Spain.
“Non-Lucrative” Visa Spain Packages include:
For more information read this article about why people use BCN Life to obtain their non lucrative visa to live in Spain.
The Non Lucrative Residency Visa Spain allows you to reside in Spain for longer than 90 days, without needing to buy real estate or live in Spain as a student.
We set you up with the private health insurance required for your Non Lucrative Visa.
Then when you arrive in Barcelona, we help you obtain your NIE card, the final requirement of your Non Lucrative Visa process.
As part of the process of obtaining your Non Lucrative Visa Spain, you are required to obtain private health insurance. Also, the health insurance must meet certain conditions. Moreover, Spanish private health insurance is much more cheaper than international insurance.
We provide you with private Spanish health insurance that has the best coverage with the most affordable rates.