Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [spain]

Living in Spain as an expatriate

0
votes
1answer
4 views

Visiting Spain as non-EU family member (unmarried partner) of EU citizen

I recently got a UK residence card on the basis of durable partnership with my Bulgarian partner. My card states that I am an EU family member and have EU right to reside. Now we wish to travel to ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Can Pakistani born person, who became Spanish citizen, be allowed to have a NICOPfrom Nadra Pakistan?

Can Pakistani born person, who became Spanish citizen, be allowed to have a NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) from Nadra Pakistan?.
1
vote
1answer
57 views

What are the Red card requirements for Venezuelans?

I have heard that Spain has some "humanitarian visa" for people flying out of horrible countries like Venezuela… The name of that is "tarjeta roja" or red card. Does anyone can tell me what ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Moving to Spain prior to 31st March

I've read through the many similar posts here and on other expat. forums, I am trying to gain clarity on exactly what is needed because it's not as simple as I thought. I have no intention of flying ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Can I apply for a student visa in Spain once I enter the Schengen as a visa-free traveler?

I'm considering learning Spanish in a language school in Spain, but it would be after I entered the Schengen area for 90-days visa-free and stayed for a while. So for example: Enter the Schengen on ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

Using International Driving license in Spain, while having residence Permit from Germany

I am a Student from Indonesia, and currently studying in Germany. On March I am going to travel to Spain, and planning to rent a car there. I have a valid International Driving License and Indonesian ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

Is it easier to obtain Spanish residency and work permit if my parents are Spanish residents?

I'm a Russian citizen. My parents have Spanish residency via "Golden Visa", which you get i.e. for investment in real estate. Many countries offer less strict requirements and faster proceeding for ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Student Visa in Spain

I have a student visa in Spain, which will expire in a few months. I want to come back to the US for a few months and then return to Spain to continue my studies. Do I need to start all over, or can ...
1
vote
2answers
47 views

Article 10 family card questions

I have some questions re the above. 1 what is SS? Which is referred to above extensively? 2 Our situation is as follows. My wife has a Moroccan passport and has been in Spain 7 years and is now 1.5 ...
2
votes
0answers
52 views

Can I use a 401k/IRA as proof of funds for a non-lucrative visa application in Spain?

My family and I are moving to Spain for a year this summer. I am still working things out with my employer to see if I can work remotely (I'm a programmer, and it shouldn't be a problem), but I may ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

UK expat living and working in Spain - switching to freelancing possible?

I'm an English expat and have been living and working in Mallorca, Spain for the past two years. I have been contacted by a remote-only software development company who have employees globally, and ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Spanish citizenship when parents have naturalized citizenship

My parents, who were both originally UK citizens, have recently acquired Spanish citizenship due to long term residency. I'm now considering joining them; I believe that there is a fast-track ...
2
votes
1answer
306 views

Overstaying 90 days while waiting for the NIE in Spain

Please help! I’m an Australian citizen. I came to Spain and have applied for the NIE. I'm still waiting for the decision from the immigration office. My 90-day stay expires before I get my NIE ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Can someone bring his wife to Spain (he is non-EU, and studying for a Master's in Spain)?

My friend is from Bangladesh. He is studying for a Master's in Spain. Recently, he went to Bangladesh on vacation, and got married there with a Bangladeshi girl. He is currently in Bangladesh, ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

How to extend my visa in Spain to stay studying language?

I had a Schengen visa to visit Spain for 90 days and took a 3-month language class. Now I want to extend my visa in Spain to study more. Any suggestions on how to do this? I have searched some ways ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

How to obtain NIE/ NIF for Spain from India?

I have recently been accepted for Master in Pure and Applied Logic in University of Barcelona. However, while trying to apply for scholarships I am facing some problems. They are listed below, While ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Renewal of residence and work permit in Spain

I have a work visa in Spain for 3 years, which is about to expire. On my TIE, it says "RESIDENCIA Y TRABAJO". I would like to know the procedure to renew it. My employer is happy to extend my contract,...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Moving to Spain from Germany with an EU blue card

I am an EU blue card holder living in Germany for about 4 years. Recently I got a job offer in Spain as Java Developer, which I intend to take. But the company and I are oblivious to the visa process. ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Schengen visa for Filipino same-sex fiance of a UK citizen living in Italy

I am a UK citizen. I wish to live in Italy, France or Spain and wish to enter into a same-sex civil union with my Filipino boyfriend, who is in the Philippines and has an aunt living legally in France....
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Canadian citizens, married, considering emigrating to Spain to retire. Is there an EU registration or visa process?

Information from Canadian expat residents of Spain appreciated.
3
votes
2answers
795 views

Spanish visa for non-EU unmarried partners

I (dual NZL/UK citizen) am looking to move to Spain with my non-EU (NZL) spouse and I am finding some of the information out there a little unclear. I'm hoping that someone can check my understanding ...
1
vote
0answers
123 views

I am married to a Spaniard. Can I apply for my residence while overstaying my Schengen?

We married in the US and then we came to Spain with the idea of getting my residence permit and live here together. But to get the paperwork done took way more than expected and now my Schengen visa ...
4
votes
0answers
38 views

Can a cousin be my financial sponsor to obtain long term Spain student visa?

I have been accepted in an institute in Barcelona for a 1-year long course. I now have to apply for a long term Spanish student visa in India. One of the documents required for visa purpose is ...
2
votes
1answer
99 views

Is there a personal recruiter/agent service in Madrid/Spain?

Both me and my girlfriend are EU nationals (same country) and recently I moved to Madrid/Spain to work at a big company. For the last several months we are trying to find her a job as well, but given ...
4
votes
0answers
129 views

Filipino wife going to Europe to live

I'm an Irish citizen currently living in Ireland. However I plan to relocate to Spain. Next year I plan to marry my Filipino girlfriend and we are going to live together permanently in Spain. I spoke ...
1
vote
1answer
162 views

Will they revoke my student visa if I don't go to school?

Will my Spain student visa be revoked if I don't attend class all semester? I had a changes of plans and will be backpacking through Europe instead.
1
vote
1answer
444 views

Filipina married to EU citizen wanting to live in Spain. Difficulty in applying Schengen Visa for a start

I am a Filipina and we recently got married in the UK while I am on a short-term visa. Our plan is to go to Spain and live there. We have difficulty getting accurate information about documents to ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

How to pay in advance to the returning passport that was sent to the embassy?

As my previous question, there are two options to send my passport from the Netherlands to our embassy (The Syrian embassy) in Spain, which are: PostNL: There's a special service for valuable things ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

Is there a secure way to send a passport from the Netherlands to Spain?

I want to send my passport to our embassy in Madrid. I live in the Netherlands. What are my options? PostNL? is it safe to send the passport using it?
5
votes
1answer
262 views

Can I stay in Spain after my residence permit expires, but while waiting to get married?

I have a residence permit as a student in Greece, which expires on the 31st of July. I'm currently in Spain, waiting for appointment to get married to a Spanish citizen. We started the marriage ...
2
votes
1answer
125 views

Price ranges for private schools in Spain [closed]

I'm researching the situation with schools in Catalonia, Spain and am trying to understand if there is such thing as an affordable private school for children in terms of fees? Anything in the range &...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Permanent work permit for Spain

I'm a non EU citizen, and my girlfriend is from Romania living in Spain. She doesn't have Spanish citizenship but has been living there for last 10 years. We want to settle in Spain together but ...
2
votes
1answer
82 views

Getting work permit for Spain

I'm from India and I want to know if I marry an European girl (Romanian), will I be able to get the nationality and work permit for Spain as she is living in Spain.
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Conditions for temporary residency in Spain?

I asked this on a forum that is supposed to be only about expats in Spain, but it seems that although plenty of people ask questions there, nobody ever answers any. I chuckle at the first sentence of ...
3
votes
1answer
59 views

Primary school options with Castilian in/close to Barcelona

We may be moving to Barcelona for work and are looking at school options for our 5 & 8 year old kids. Our kids only speak english at the moment. From our research, it seems most/all primary ...
2
votes
1answer
99 views

US citizen married to EU citizen retiring in Spain?

I am looking at steps that a non-EU spouse (US citizen) needs to take in order to retire in Spain with their EU citizen partner. It seems simple enough: Move to Spain Request a EU-family member ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Can I drive a “moto” in Spain with an EU driving license?

I currently hold a Dutch AM and B driving license. I've been residing and working in Spain for 4 months now, and I wonder: Do I have to change my Dutch license for a Spanish one at some point? ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Working in another eu country as a non-eu spouse?

Good Evening, I'm a Turkish citizen, recently married to an Italian. I'm holding an Italian residence permit and I have moved my residency to my wife's address in Italy. Therefore I will be able to ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Searching the Catastral in the Canary Islands

Is there a way to search the Catastral in the Canary Islands for a Surname or Company name to find the address of that person?
2
votes
1answer
68 views

Can I marry a resident in Spain if I am not from European Union?

My boyfriend is a resident in Spain. I am a not from European Union. We can't get married in our hometown because of some problems. Is it possible for us to get married is Spain or can he sponsor me?
2
votes
2answers
223 views

What does Spain “do” with the address on an NIE?

I was told that I need an NIE (foreigner's ID number) to rent an apartment but I need a residence address to get an NIE. The advice was to use a friend's address and then change it after getting the ...
5
votes
2answers
164 views

Proving my identity while my passport is being renewed

My UK passport will expire this year, so I need to get it renewed. The process requires me to send my current passport to the UK, and it will be returned by post. However, it will certainly be ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

Accused in Spain, but no police interview

I have been accused (I believe), by a security guard of assaulting him. I did not do this, and was no where near him at the time of the alleged offense. However he has made a false denuncia, and has ...
3
votes
1answer
413 views

Temporary Residency in Spain: Is there a better way?

I don't see any duplicates in the suggestions, but some of my previous questions (listed below) are somewhat related. Consulate website says I can have a “duly accredited representative” do my visa ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

12+ month business stay in Spain — cost of life

I'm offered a 12+ month long freelance work in Alicante, Spain with €3160 per month after tax. I know that this is a good salary, but I'd like to know how much of this I'll spend for everyday costs of ...
4
votes
0answers
64 views

Does my Spanish work permit relate to an EU Blue Card?

I've been scouring the Internet for an answer to my situation but have come up short. I am a non-EU citizen currently in Spain under Highly Qualified based on the Law 14/2013. I've been told that ...
2
votes
1answer
459 views

Can an American citizen get an NIE in Spain while on a no-visa 90-day visit?

I've determined that I need to apply for a visa de jubilado but interference from other things is greatly slowing the process. So I was thinking of going in January (no visa required for ninety days) ...
2
votes
0answers
254 views

Wife issued short-term visa for residence in Spain as spouse of EU citizen

I'm a British citizen and my wife is Filipina. She received a visa so that she can come and join me in Spain and live here with me, as is her right as the spouse of an EU citizen. She made it clear ...
4
votes
1answer
345 views

VAT on imported personal effects in Spain

Has anybody ever dealt with Spanish Customs for importing personal effects? I have a shipping company in Barcelona trying to charge me 1300eur for VAT, even though my understanding is that personal ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

Do I really need a “certified translation” for the Spanish consulate if my documents are already in Spanish?

For a longer-than-ninety-days visa to Spain, the Houston Spanish Consulate requires a raft of documents, all with "certified translation into Spanish." Now if the original is in Spanish, wouldn't ...