European divorce law

I’M DIVORCING AN EU CITIZEN, DO I HAVE TO LEAVE!?

Until now, we have mostly covered ways to obtain Spanish residency via the EU, including ways in which someone, not being an EU Citizen, may live in Spain if married-to or in a registered stable relationship with an EU citizen. We have never discussed, however, what happens if the ties you have to the scheme disappear. Do you have to…
schengen visa rule

BILATERAL AGREEMENTS & THE SCHENGEN VISA 90/180 RULE

Generally speaking, any Non-EU citizen can enter the Schengen space either with a Schengen Visa, or just with their stamped Passport, and stay for 90 days out of every 180 days. This means that the traveller can spend a total of 90 days at a time travelling through Schengen countries. Are there any exceptions to this rule? A typical method for travellers to…
Brexit and settled status

BREXIT & THE SETTLED STATUS SCHEME

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Spanish Residence in Exceptional Circumstances

SPANISH RESIDENCY IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES

how to get spanish residency

THE SPANISH RESIDENCY APPOINTMENT CRISIS

Residency Interviews at The Spanish Embassy

INTERVIEWS AT THE SPANISH EMBASSY

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Are qualifications enough for a Golden Visa in 2018

ARE QUALIFICATIONS ENOUGH FOR A GOLDEN VISA?

Today we are addressing one of the main aspects of the Golden Visa for Highly Qualified Professionals, which is the possibility for “graduates and post-graduates of universities and business schools of recognized prestige” to be considered as eligible by the (usually quite high) standards of the visa. This sounds very simple on paper, since it may look like all you…
golden visa spain

PROPERTY: THE ONLY PATH TO THE GOLDEN VISA?

When it comes to the Golden Visa regime, especially with regards to the investor route, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably Real Estate Investment. Through the years, this option has become, undoubtedly, the most popular path to the Golden Visa for foreign investors - to the point that most people actually identify the Golden Visa synonymously…
spanish tax ID number (NIF)

HOW TO: SPANISH TAX ID NUMBER (NIF)

Any person that has moved or thought about moving to Spain has no doubt heard about the all-important NIE number. However, in the corporate world, the NIF number has a place of its own and is just as vital. Here we present the basics and the most frequently asked questions related to the NIF number. First of all, what is…
Living in Spain, Barcelona and Madrid - Residency Permit 2017 & 2018-min

WHY YOU CAN’T APPLY FOR A RESIDENCY PERMIT FROM SPAIN

Please keep in mind that this article will only be applicable to non-EU citizens, as EU citizens have everything easier for them in regards to residency because of freedom of movement. Today, we are covering another of the most usual questions that pop up in our feed, which is about the possibility to apply for a residency permit for Spain…