“Golden Visas” Go to Over 1.200 Investors and 600 Family Members

07/15/2014 11:32

Yesterday, the Government announced that 1.880 visas or residency permits have been given out to foreign businessmen and investors since the new Law of Entrepreneurs came into force in September last year.

However, the datum excluding the beneficiaries determined by the ruling indicates 1.231 visas were granted to investors, highly-qualified experts, investigators and the specialists who had to move within the company. Another 656 permits fell in hands of the relatives of the latter. At the moment, the majority of the processed visa applications have been submitted also for family members.

During the scholarships award for studies in China by Fundación ICO, the Secretary of State of Trade Jaime Garcia-Legaz put special emphasis on the importance of the Chinese investors who until now have received 282 visas in exchange for their investments in Spain.

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