Skip to main content

Questions tagged [spain]

Living in Spain as an expatriate

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
1 answer
48 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
159 views

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?
0 votes
1 answer
60 views

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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
43 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
257 views

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,...
1 vote
1 answer
83 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
60 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
79 views

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 ...
1 vote
0 answers
57 views

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 ...
1 vote
2 answers
72 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
39 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
488 views

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 ...
1 vote
2 answers
442 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
75 views

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....
5 votes
1 answer
586 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
1 answer
126 views

How do I immigrate to Spain with an EU spouse?

My husband is a British citizen, but I'm an Iranian citizen. He wants to immigrate to Spain. I want to know whether I should go with him or whether he must go first and find a job? Does it take long?
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

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.
3 votes
1 answer
118 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
79 views

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 ...
5 votes
2 answers
1k views

How to bring my girlfriend permantly to Spain without getting married?

I've been reading some posts related but I'm still not quite sure, so I'll just throw my question. I have dual nationality (Peruvian and Spanish). I have been living in Spain for 6 years and have a ...
2 votes
0 answers
90 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
44 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
20 views

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 ...
1 vote
1 answer
152 views

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 ...
1 vote
2 answers
79 views

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 ...
4 votes
2 answers
291 views

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?
2 votes
1 answer
214 views

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 ...
2 votes
2 answers
158 views

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 ...
1 vote
0 answers
37 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
312 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
596 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) ...
3 votes
0 answers
54 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
43 views

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". ...
1 vote
0 answers
54 views

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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
112 views

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 ...
-1 votes
1 answer
403 views

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 ...
2 votes
1 answer
50 views

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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
55 views

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?
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
370 views

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 ...
4 votes
1 answer
131 views

Foreign wife of British citizen in Spain

I am a 79 year old British Citizen living permanently in Spain with my 58 year old Russian born wife who holds a Russian passport. We both hold an NIE number and have registered the Padron. We don´t ...
1 vote
0 answers
68 views

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 ...
3 votes
0 answers
42 views

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 ...
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
127 views

How can I obtain a Blue Card in Spain?

I'm living and working in Spain with the Work permit and my visa is multiple (Type-D). I want to have a Blue Card as well. I've searched a lot but couldn't find the process on the internet. I want to ...
2 votes
1 answer
87 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 ...
2 votes
0 answers
334 views

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 ...
3 votes
1 answer
902 views

What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

I have a question that I have not found any related source, and my question is mostly focused on these group of people: "People of origin from Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, ...
3 votes
0 answers
37 views

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 ...
1 vote
0 answers
38 views

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 ...