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Consultation of the status of residence permits and nationality applications in Spain

In most cases, in Spain the processing of a residence and work permit application takes several months, or several years in the case of nationality applications. Due to this, it is important to know that foreign citizens can electronically consult the processing status of their residence permit or spanish nationality application by entering the data [...]

By |2024-03-05T11:04:43+01:0026 February,2024|Categories: Immigration law|0 Comments

What is the certificate of concordance for?

The certificate of concordance is a certificate that is normally issued by the National Police, although it can also be issued by some Immigration Offices, which certifies that the NIE number of the foreigner who has obtained Spanish nationality corresponds to the number and ownership of the DNI (National Identity Document) that has been granted [...]

By |2024-01-05T13:22:47+01:005 January,2024|Categories: Immigration law|0 Comments

How are deadlines computed in immigration procedures in Spain?

The calculation of deadlines in immigration procedures will be the same as that applied in any other type of administrative procedure, therefore, the rules established in this regard by Law 39/2015, of October 1, on Procedure, will apply. Common Administrative System of Public Administrations. Article 30 of Law 39/2015 classifies the calculations based on the [...]

By |2024-03-05T11:19:39+01:0010 August,2023|Categories: Immigration law|0 Comments

The process of establishing a de facto couple or domestic partnership in the Basque Country

Introduction The purpose of the Registry of de facto couples of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country is to register all those people who are or wish to become de facto couples, both of the same and different sexes, to whom the provisions will be applicable from then on. in Law 2/2003 of May [...]

By |2024-04-05T12:32:16+02:004 April,2023|Categories: European Union, Immigration law|0 Comments

Residence permit for a professional internship program in Spain

Introduction Foreign students who have obtained a higher education degree in the two years prior to the application date or who are carrying out studies that lead to obtaining a higher education degree in Spain or abroad, have the possibility of participating in an internship program by signing an internship agreement or work contract. It [...]

By |2023-03-17T15:31:51+01:0017 March,2023|Categories: Students, Immigration law|Tags: |0 Comments

The application for a certificate of resident or non-resident in Spain

This is an application to prove the status of resident or non-resident foreigner in Spain. Basic regulations Organic Law 4/2000, of January 11, on the Rights and Freedoms of Foreigners in Spain and their Social Integration (article 34.2). Regulation of Organic Law 4/2000, approved by Royal Decree 557/2011, of April 20 (article 206 Requirements Not [...]

By |2023-03-02T13:48:47+01:002 March,2023|Categories: Business immigration, Immigration law|0 Comments

Implementation of the ETIAS travel permit in Europe

Starting in November 2023, the European Commission will implement a US-style electronic travel authorization (ESTA) system for visitors from countries that are currently visa-exempt to visit the Schengen Area. To date, citizens of 50 countries could access the Schengen area without requesting any permission and without a visa, however, the EU wants to strengthen its [...]

By |2023-01-23T19:12:07+01:0017 January,2023|Categories: European Union, Immigration law|Tags: |0 Comments

The new visa and residence permit for digital nomads in Spain

Recently the Spanish Congress approved the so called Startups Law. Some of the provisions contained in the new regulations have been focused on attracting foreign talent and more specifically on attracting the so-called "digital nomads" or international teleworkers. In this sense, foreigners not residing in Spain who intend to reside in Spanish territory in order [...]

By |2023-02-18T15:30:52+01:009 December,2022|Categories: Business immigration, Visas, Immigration law|Tags: |0 Comments

Temporary residence permit for family reunification in Spain

Respect for and protection of family life are recognized as fundamental human rights in many international declarations such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (article 16), the European Convention on Human Rights (article 8), the European Social Charter (revised in 1996), the European Convention on the legal status of migrant workers (1977) and the [...]

By |2023-01-23T19:10:08+01:0011 November,2022|Categories: Immigration law|Tags: |0 Comments

How to obtain a NIE number in Spain

What is the NIE? Foreigners in whose favor a procedure is initiated to obtain a document that enables them to remain in Spanish territory other than a visa, those for whom an administrative file has been initiated by virtue of the provisions of the regulations on immigration and those who, due to their economic, professional [...]

By |2023-11-24T12:03:11+01:0024 September,2019|Categories: Immigration law|0 Comments
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