Archive For October 31, 2016

Highly qualified professional: keys to the residence permit

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Highly qualified professional: keys to the residence permit

Although the legislation on foreigners in Spain offers several options for obtaining a residence and work permit as a highly qualified professional, in practice few authorizations are granted in this way. The reason, however, is that in most cases the requests are poorly prepared. Here we clarify the main doubts about this aspect. Highly qualified…

Evidence that you must contribute to obtain asylum in Spain

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Evidence that you must contribute to obtain asylum in Spain

In a previous article we talked about different aspects of asylum and refuge (in what it consists, the reasons, the procedure, etc.). In practice, the most important of all these points is how to prove the reasons for obtaining asylum in Spain. Thus, it is not enough to claim that persecution is suffered for political,…

Who are exempt from the exams to obtain Spanish nationality

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Who are exempt from the exams to obtain Spanish nationality

There are exceptions for some cases in which the examination of Spanish nationality should not be done In principle, there are two exams to obtain Spanish nationality by residence that must be overcome, which are administered by the Instituto Cervantes. Namely: the diploma of Spanish as a foreign language (DELE) -like a minimum of level…

How to obtain the municipal registry having no domicile

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How to obtain the municipal registry having no domicile

One of the material documents that you must obtain as a resident in Spain, whether you are in a regular situation or an irregular one (that is, “without papers”), is the certificate of registration (“padrón municipal” or “empadronamiento”), which you will need for many formalities, including obtaining a Residence and work permit, or the granting…

What to do if you are denied a community family card (NIE)

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What to do if you are denied a community family card (NIE)

  Royal Decree 240/2007, of February 16, allows you to obtain residency in Spain, through the community family card, if you are a spouse, domestic partner, ascendant or descendant of a Spanish citizen or of the European Union. live in Spain. Even this possibility has been extended to other relatives when certain assumptions are met….

5 changes in the procedures for obtaining Spanish nationality

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5 changes in the procedures for obtaining Spanish nationality

On October 11, the Order of the Ministry of Justice 1625/2016, dated September 30, on the processing of procedures to obtain Spanish nationality by residence, was published in the Official State Gazette (BOE). It is, in turn, a development of Royal Decree 1004/2015, of November 6, containing the Regulation that regulates the aforementioned procedure. The…

Travel to Spain without a visa: requirements that you must meet

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Travel to Spain without a visa: requirements that you must meet

In principle, a foreigner who wishes to go to Spain as a tourist must obtain a visa, processed in the Spanish consulate in the country of origin or residence. However, there are some States whose citizens can travel to Spain without a visa, with a valid passport. (UPDATED 01/01/2019) (Check here the list of countries…

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