The renewal process could be started 60 days before and 90 days after the expiration date of the student card. INVESTATE can take care of the process of the student authorisation renewal. The price of the renewal procedure is not included into the initial Student visa process.

In order to apply for the renewal it is necessary to comply with all the requirements for it. It is obligatory to terminate the previous course studies, some bad marks could be admitted, but most of the course subjects should be accomplished.

Here are the documents to submit:

  • Copy of your complete passport (including blank pages).
  • New admission letter and if you have paid part or all of the registration fee for the following year, you must attach the receipt.
  • Spanish Bank certificate showing the amount you have available today (which must be higher than 100% of the monthly IPREM), as well as bank movements from the past months.
  • Copy of your previous residence card (if you had one).
  • Proof that you have paid the corresponding fee: form 790 code 052

The renewal process normally takes 3-6 weeks, but every time you do renewal you need to visit the police office in person for the fingerprinting and card issuing. The card will be issued in 30-45 days from the police appointment. The card should be picked up only in person, even children


The Golden Visa or Investor Visa is a plan that allows citizens outside the EU to obtain qualified residence permits in exchange for investing in Spanish real estate (and other assets), leading to permanent residence in Spain if certain conditions are met:

  • Real estate assets valued at 500,000 euros or more
  • Bank deposits of 1 million euros or more
  • Public debt of 2 million euros or more
  • Business projects in Spain considered of general interest