NATIONAL VISA: LONG TERM

RESIDENCE VISAS: Rentistas O JUBILADOS

Enables to reside in Spain without carrying out employment or professional activities.
They are necessary 3 Visa Application Forms: duly completed and signed, they must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • 3 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Valid passport with validity of one year.
  • Documents proving family ties.
  • Criminal record, equivalent document, in the case of criminal applicant over age, to be issued by the authorities of the country of origin or the country or countries you have resided during the past five years and in which convictions should not contain existing offenses under Spanish legislation apostille or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized.
  • Medical Certificate, where it is mentioned that no infectious diseases, substance abuse or mental illness.
  • Documents proving sufficient means to meet their living expenses and subsistence, including where appropriate, of your family, during the period of time for which you wish to reside in Spain, without having to develop any kind of work.
  • Payment of fee.

Applicants must submit original and 2 Copies of the above requirements.
The time resolution of this type of visa is three months, counting the time while consulting the Government Delegation or Sub, the place where it will reside in Spain. After this period, the application shall be deemed refused.
In the event of grant of the visa, foreign person to pick up within one month of notification. If not collected within this time, means that the person has waived the visa granted and the matter will be.
The visa will be valid only for Spain but may move up to five days for the territory of the Schengen States.
Once collected the visa, abroad must enter Spain in the term thereof and after making the entry, which must necessarily be included in the passport or travel document, you must apply in person within one month residency card.

RESIDENCE AND WORK VISA EMPLOYEE

Enables a foreigner, sixteen years into Spain to live and conduct an investor or paid employment.
At 3 Visa Application Forms: duly completed and signed, you must submit the following documents:

  • Copy of residence permit and work notified the employer or employer (it has to deal with the contracting company in Spain prior to the submission of visa application).
  • Pasaporte con una vigencia mínima de cuatro meses en vigor.
  • 2 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Criminal record, equivalent document, in the case of criminal applicant over age, to be issued by the authorities of the country of origin or the country or countries you have resided during the past five years and in which convictions should not contain existing offenses under Spanish legislation apostille or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized..
  • Medical Certificate, where it is mentioned that no infectious diseases, substance abuse or mental illness.
  • Payment rate.

The interested must submit original and two copies of the aforementioned requirements.
In the event of grant of the visa, foreign person to pick up within one month of notification. If not collected within this time, means that the person has waived the visa granted and the matter will be.
The visa will be valid only for Spain but may move up to five days for the territory of the Schengen States.
Once collected the visa, abroad must enter Spain in the term thereof and after making the entry, which must necessarily be included in the passport or travel document, you must apply in person within one month residency card.
From the entry into Spain, you can start working and you join the social security in the terms established in the implementing legislation.

RESIDENCE VISA AND SELF-EMPLOYMENT

Allows a foreigner to enter Spain to live and conduct an investor or self-employed.
At 2 Visa Application Forms: duly completed and signed, you must submit the following documents:

  • 3 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Passport valid for a minimum of four months.
  • Request for authorization to reside and work on their own in the Official Model that move Consulate for approval to the delegation or sub-government of the relevant province.
  • Criminal record, equivalent document, in the case of criminal applicant over age, to be issued by the authorities of the country of origin or the country or countries you have resided during the past five years and in which convictions should not contain existing offenses under Spanish legislation apostille or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized.
  • Medical Certificate, where it is mentioned that no infectious diseases, substance abuse or mental illness.
  • The degree or accreditation that the qualifications required for the exercise of the profession has, as appropriate, duly approved.
  • Accreditation that has the necessary financial investment or commitment sufficient support from financial institutions or other.
  • Project facility or activity to be performed, indicating the planned investment, expected profitability and, if, jobs be created by such.
  • List of permits or licenses that are required for installation, opening or operation of the planned activity or to practice, indicating the situation in which the procedures for achieving them are, including, if, certification application with the appropriate organs.
  • Payment rate.
    In the event of grant of the visa, foreign person to pick up within one month of notification. If not collected within this time, means that the person has waived the visa granted and the matter will be.

Applicants should submit original and two copies of the aforementioned requirements. The visa will be valid only for Spain but may move up to five days for the territory of the Schengen States.

Once collected the visa, abroad must enter Spain in the term thereof and after making the entry, which must necessarily be included in the passport or travel document, you must apply in person within one month residency card.
From the entry into Spain, you can start working and you join the social security in the terms established in the implementing legislation.

RESIDENCE VISAS FOR resident family reunion.

You can apply for family reunification an alien who has resided legally in Spain for a year and have approved the renewal for another year of the same, can regroup the following family:

  1. Your spouse, provided that no right not separated.
  2. Your children or your spouse, under 18 years or disabled, that are not married.
  3. All children under 18 years or incapacitated resident's legal representative.
  4. Your parents or your spouse, when they are in charge and there are reasons that justify the need to authorize their residence in Spain.

They must submit the following requirements:

  • 3 Visa Application Forms: and Supplementary Request Form: debidamente cumplimentados y firmados.
  • Passport valid for a minimum of four months.
  • Copy of residence permit the applicant notified. The record begins in Spain by foreign resident who wishes to regroup the above family, must obtain a resolution of temporary residence issued by the provincial or central government representatives.
  • 3 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Documents proving the family relationship and the legal ones.
  • Birth certificate or apostille marriage or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized.
  • Copy of passport of the foreigner residing.
  • Criminal record of the past 5 years, where you have lived at least 6 months apostilled or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized.
  • Medical Certificate, where it is mentioned that no infectious diseases, substance abuse or mental illness.
  • Payment rate.
  • Must present original and two copies of the aforementioned requirements.
    Once collected the visa, abroad must enter Spain in the term thereof and after making the entry, which must necessarily be included in the passport or travel document, you must apply in person within one month residency card.
    El visado será sólo válido para España pero podrá transitar un máximo de cinco días por el territorio de los Estados Schengen.

RESIDENCE VISAS FOR COMMUNITY REGIME family reunification

Must obtain all foreigners who are not citizens of the European Union and be subject to the requirement of visas when crossing the external borders of the EU applying to reside in Spain with Spanish citizen or a citizen of the European Union, including Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein o Suiza, with whom they have family links given below:

  1. Your spouse, provided that no right not separated.
  2. Your children or your spouse, under 21 years or disabled, that are not married.
  3. All children under 21 years or incapacitated resident's legal representative.
  4. Your parents or your spouse, when reasons justifying the need to authorize their residence in Spain is in charge and there.

American citizens and other nationalities according to the list do not require a visa must apply for a residence card upon arrival in Spain.
Nationals of countries subject to the visa requirement, must submit the following requirements:

  • 3 Visa Application Forms: and an additional request form: duly completed and signed.
  • Passport valid for a minimum of four months.
  • 3 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Document proving the family link.
  • Family Book or birth certificate or marriage apostille or is of a non-signatory “Hague Convention” legalized.
  • For descendants over 21 years, or parents, documentation proving that live at the expense of it familiar to the derecho al Regimen Community.
  • Copy of passport of the citizen to be regrouping.
  • Registration of the person residing in Spain.

Applicants must submit original and 2 Copies of the above requirements.
In the event of grant of visa, abroad to be picked up within two months of notification, personally, if not carrying out the collection within the said period, means that the person has waived the visa granted and the matter will be.
The visa is valid for all Schengen states.
The validity of the label shall be one entrance and will be valid for three months. Once collected the visa, abroad must enter Spain in the term thereof and after making the entry must apply in person within one month residency card.
The holder of a residence permit issued in the Community scheme, you can perform any activity as an employed or self, under the same conditions as Spanish.

STUDENT VISAS

The student visa allows a stay in Spain to study or conduct research for stays longer than three months.
The application must be submitted in person.
They can simultaneously requested visas for spouses and minor children of 18 Student years.
This visa will be stamped on your passport before and must be presented to Immigration authorities at the point of entry of the Schengen countries.
Documents you must submit to apply for student visa:

  • 2 Visa Application Forms, and Supplementary Request Form: Los formularios deben estar firmados y cumplimentados con letra de imprenta.
  • Passport. The passport must be valid for the period of stay in Spain and have at least one blank page for the visa.
    Also provide one of the following identity: driving license, documento de identidad estatal o carné de estudiante en vigor .
  • 2 color photographs with white background (passport size).
  • Carta de aceptación de la Universidad o escuela española, or program of study in your country, specifying : name, address and registration number of the school with the Ministry of Education of Spain; Full payment of tuition fees; duration of studies; materials; weekly class hours, at least 20.
  • Health Insurance (original): Must provide medical and accident insurance with international coverage for the requested period of stay in Spain for a minimum of 30.000 euros (or its equivalent in dollars) and including repatriation.
  • Livelihoods: Please provide one of the following documents:
  1. Statement of the University or Spanish school, curriculum or their country, assuming full financial responsibility for expenses and lodging ( often included in the Letter of Acceptance).
  2. Prueba de ayuda financiera o de beca de al menos 1000 dólares por mes de estancia para alojamiento y manutención.
  3. Notarized letter from parents or guardians assuming full financial responsibility for expenses and lodging for at least 1000 dollars per month of stay. Suggested text: "I hereby certify that I am the (father, mother, other, etc.) of (…) I will cover your stay in Spain 1000 dollars a month and I am responsible for any expenses incurred in emergency ".
  4. Estados personales de cuenta de al menos 1000 dollars per month of stay.
  • Payment rate.
  • Letter of Authorization (under 18 years): Notarized letter from parents or guardians.
  • Certificado de antecedentes penales “Certificate of Absence of Police Records” (only stays higher 180 days) del Departamento de Policía de todos los lugares donde ha residido el solicitante en los últimos cinco años. Must certify that they have a criminal record. This certificate must be legalized with the Apostille of The Hague. If the certificate is issued outside the USA. must be legalized by the corresponding Consulate of Spain.
  • Medical Certificate (only stays higher 180 days): Declaration of a physician on your letterhead indicating who has examined the student and who is in good physical and mental condition to travel and study abroad and no infectious diseases, drug addiction or mental illness
    Interested parties should submit originals and copies of the above requirements,
    The request shall be maximum 4 meses antes del viaje y no más tarde de 3 semanas antes de viajar.

Durante el primer mes a contar desde su llegada a España debe también solicitar la prórroga de estancia hasta completar sus estudios y la correspondiente tarjeta de estudiante en la Policía Nacional.
The visa entitles transit to and from Schengen countries for a maximum of Spain 5 days (total).