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How can I send money from Spain to my Russian bank account?

I am Spaniard but now I am studying in Russia and due to sanctions I can no longer transfer money between my accounts. Does anyone know how I can send money from Spain to Russia?
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What does the rental process look like in Valencia, Spain?

My partner and I are looking to move to Valencia in April/May. We are currently in the UK and for the sake of simplicity, I'll just say that we have the right to live and work in Spain. What does the ...
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How to find a rental lawyer in Spain

I'm a foreigner living in Badajoz Spain. I signed a rental contract for 1 year. I need advice on how to get out of the contract early. As I do not have any close friends or relatives in Spain that I ...
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Taking Spanish citizenship while retaining British citizenship

Spain only allows dual nationality for nationals of a limited number of their ex colonies. Foreign nationals who acquire Spanish nationality must renounce their previous nationality But if someone ...
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Spain jobs, relocation packages?

Offered a job in Spain. The relocation package is one way air fare + 2-week hotel for house hunting. Aka no funding to ship goods across Atlantic from Us. Is this pretty typical for Spanish employers ...
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Spanish highly qualified professional visa - spouse coverage?

I have a two part question. Context: Job offer in Spain; employer is willing to sponsor self & spouse “highly qualified professional” visa such that we can both live and work in country. Is it ...
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Obtaining a NIE in Spain ! (Foreigners Identity Card)

To transact any Business in Spain as a Non-Resident you need a ‘Foreigners Identity Card’ or a NIE. To obtain this - on the Application Form EX-15 asks for proof that you intend to transact Business ...
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On a Spanish work visa can I initially enter the EU via another country? Do I have to do something when I arrive in Spain to let them know I'm there?

I'm from the US and will be traveling to Spain to work. My family and I will have Spanish work visas, but we are planning to fly to Amsterdam for a few days before flying to Spain. Since there are no ...
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Does my partner have the right to live & work in Spain if I am a dual national (UK/Bulgaria)?

My girlfriend and I want to move to Spain. We both reside in the UK, however: I have dual nationality (UK & Bulgaria) She is a UK national only We are not in a "formal" relationship (i....
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Is the appointment in the office of National Police in Passeig Sant Joan, Barcelona the only option for my wife?

My wife came to Spain in late 2022 (then not yet married to me) from the North of Africa as she got granted a student visa to study Spanish in one of the private schools of Spain. She was assigned a ...
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Fingerprint for a student visa at the Spanish embassy

I'm about to apply for a Spanish student visa. And I want to know whether they are going to collect my fingerprints at the Spanish embassy or not. Thank you.
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If I have a residence permit to stay in Spain as a US citizen, can I stay in Bulgaria past my 90/180 visa free stay for US passport holders?

US citizen here. My answer to my own question leads towards "no". No harm in asking. I have means to obtain a residence permit in Spain. Can I then overstay the 90/180-day visa-free stay my ...
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How does an unemployed EU national get an EHIC in Spain?

I am an EU national residing in Spain, I have a certificate of residency registration and my foreigner identity number but I do not work and have not worked for the last five years. I arrived to Spain ...
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Leaving Spain meanwhile the application is pending

I am trying to look for more info, but I don't see any evident guideline. Spanish national, is going to require a family reunification visa for her non-eu spouse. They travel to Spain and make the ...
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What do I have to do on my end once I get approved for Spanish family reunification visa?

I am from the United States and my husband has applied for me to come live with him in Spain. He is not a Spanish citizen so we have applied through the family reunification visa. I have not found ...
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Do ALL documents need to be translated & notarised for the Spanish Digital Nomad visa?

I am applying for the recently created Digital Nomad visa for Spain. At the bottom of the page it states (emphasis mine): SWORN TRANSLATIONS AND LEGALISATIONS All documents must be translated into ...
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Form of proof of professional experience for Spanish Digial Nomad visa

I am a U.S. citizen working on my documentation to apply for the Spanish Digital Nomad visa. I meet all the described requirements in terms of income, contract, health care, etc... but I don't have a ...
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Have UK passport and waiting on delivery of Irish passport. About to sign rental contract for 10 month work visit in Spain - can I use UK passport no?

Will need to apply for residency after the initial 3 months and concerned if it will be a problem to have UK passport no on rental contract, rather than the Irish passport no. I will be using the ...
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As an EU citizen, working remotely for an Irish company, can I keep my job if I move to another EU country?

I am a permanent resident in Ireland, holding Italian citizenship. I'm an employee of an Irish company and currently working remotely. I'm considering moving to another EU country, like Spain or Italy,...
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Is 500 Euro enough to survive in Jaén, Spain?

I am applying for a Ph.D. exchange program in Jaén, Spain. The coordinator is saying that the amount is 500 EUR/month. Are 500 euros enough to survive in Jaén, Spain as a Ph.D. student?
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What is the best route for a dual EU/UK national to work remotely in Spain?

I am national of the UK and Bulgaria. I currently hold a British passport and live in the UK (since 2004). I do not have a Bulgarian ID or passport, but I believe that I can acquire those relatively ...
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Do I need to start a company in Spain in order to work remotely as a UK freelancer?

I am looking to relocate to Spain but keep my current job. I work as a freelancer, but just for one company -- they are open to making me an employee if that makes things easier for this move -- the ...
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Do I need a work permit or non lucrative visa for Spain if I am only going to be there less than a month?

My place of work offers a remote work program and I'd like to take advantage of this opportunity and travel to Spain for a minimum of 3 weeks or maximum of 4 weeks. I do plan on working some of the ...
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Working in Spain but living near the border in France

I have read some relevant posts here, but I still didn't extract a clear answer pertinent to my situation. I'm a Canadian citizen, I have a residence permit in France. Now, I have a job offer from ...
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How long can I expect to wait for the approval of a K-1 (fiancée) visa?

My fiancée is an American citizen and I'm from Spain. We got engaged in Spain, but we wanted to marry in the US (and we would like to stay there after). I saw the K-1 visa and it is exactly our ...
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Required "The statutes of an association" in Spanish visa

I have a brother who was invited by a charity organization in Spain, he has all the documents, but one is not known what it refers to: It is named: "copia de los estatutos de la entidad". ...
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Non-EU student in Spain to Ph.D. internship in Germany

I am a no-EU Ph.D. student in Spain. I have received an internship offer from Huawei, Munich, Germany to do a Ph.D. research internship for 5 months. At moment, I hold a Spanish work visa and ...
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Moving from the Netherlands to Spain while temporarily keeping Dutch employment contract for a few months?

My girlfriend and I are currently living in Amsterdam and are planning to move to Spain in February. She has an employment contract with a Dutch company that extends to Aug 2022. Will it be possible ...
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Apply for a Spain Schengen visa on an expired H-1B

I am on an H-1B visa residing in the USA. I have a valid I-797 that is expiring in 2024 but my H-1B visa expired recently. I am planning to visit Spain for 6 days for an important event in January and ...
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Spain entry requirements for US citizen

Sorry if this has been asked already. I was looking at the entry requirements for coming into Spain if you are from the USA and it says you will need to show them your vaccination card. This is from ...
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Is it possible to stay in Spain after I get my PhD? [duplicate]

I got a Ph.D. admission as an international student from Madrid University. As an Iranian, if I got admission from another country other than Spain I would choose to stay there too because of the ...
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Spanish resident to work in the Netherlands [closed]

I am a Spanish resident (not a Spanish citizen, RESIDENCIA LARGA DURACION) that would like to work for the summer up to 3 months in the Netherlands. Can I do it and what it will be the procedure?
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Get invitation letter and then find a place to rent

We are making an invitation letter for a friend (from Tunisia) to stay with us (in Spain) while she works as an intern. We already have the invitation letter from the company, but we still lack one of ...
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Get invitation letter and then find a place to rent [duplicate]

We are making an invitation letter for a friend (from Tunisia) to stay with us (in Spain) while she works as an intern, we already have the invitation letter from the company, but we still lack one of ...
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Visa for Spain: how to fill in the form EX-09?

I am applying for a Visa for Spain (for my PhD). One of the forms I need to present is the EX-09. I asked for help on how to properly fill it in at the Embassy in my country but they do not provide ...
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Losing indefinite Spanish residency, but reobtaining it after returning years later

I'm a British citizen in possession of a British passport currently living in Spain and have been living here for 19 years. I have residencia here, an A4 piece of paper with my NIE with no expiry date ...
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Visa to remote-work in Spain for a few weeks

I am a British citizen, living in the UK, working for a UK company. We have an office in Spain, and I'd like to work in the Spanish office where the rest of my team is based for 6 weeks taking my ...
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Remote services between European States?

When providing online professional services between European States, what regulation does apply, the one of the country where the professional is or the one of the client? Particularly, I'm concerned ...
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Tertiary education expense for Expat children in Spain and Portugal?

I know that in some EU countries (such as Germany and Poland - irrespective of the country of origin - EU or Non-EU) tertiary education is absolutely free of charge if someone knows the native ...
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Status of Highly Qualified Professional visa after quitting the job

I moved to Madrid/Spain (from a non-EU country) with a job that provided the Highly Qualified Professional (Profesionales Altamente Cualificados) visa type recently. Initially, the visa has a one-year ...
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Taxes for EU/EEA/CH working for a few days in another member country

I'm an EU/EEA/CH living and working in another country in the block, with a local contract for a local company. Due to the covid situation I am allowed to work remotely for as much as I want as long ...
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How does the Spanish Tax Agency view US S-Corporation income?

Given the following hypothetical situation: I have an S-Corp in the US which generates 300K USD annually I am a US citizen I am an EU citizen and reside in Spain I invoice the US S-Corp for 50K EUR ...
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Can I have 2 EU residency permits at once?

I am thinking to apply for the Portuguese Golden Visa program where I will have to live only 14 days a year in Portugal to maintain my residency, and I am thinking to work and live in Spain, as my ...
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Work in Germany without registration

I have a couple of questions regarding the registration process in Germany and the Insurance. I have been working in Germany for the last 10 years, I would like to come back to Spain and work remotely ...
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Is it easier for a EU resident to open a company in another European country?

I am wondering, is it easier for a non-EU citizen to open a company in a European country if the person holds a residency permit of another EU country? For example, if I hold a residency permit in ...
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Which banks in Spain are more willing to work with foreigners and expats?

I am buying a property in Spain, I got my N.I.C number from the consulate and already started visiting the properties. I was expecting to be able to open a 'foreigner' bank account with ease. Just ...
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US citizen expat with EU citizen wife and kids moving to the US- residence ans/or citizenship

I am a 48-year old US citizen that lived in the US only for a few years of my early childhood. My parents are Argentinian and also left the US with me about 40 years ago. My wife and 3 kids are ...
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Status in Spain while holding a German residence permit

I was working in Germany, and I also have the residence card, but I left for Spain, since it's also Schengen they didn't do any passport checks, also to work and also applied for the visa just in ...
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Dependent visa for unmarried partner EU/Canada

I am looking to relocate to Europe (preferably Spain/Germany) or Canada, visa sponsorship for me shouldn't be an issue as my company has offices in all these locations. But I am worried about my ...
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Chicken-and-egg problem for enrolling kids in school in Spain

My wife and I hope to take our two minor children for a school year in Asturias, Spain. The kids seemingly need to obtain student visas for minors, but two parts of the puzzle may be in conflict. The ...
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