FAQ: Effects of the Coronavirus on Foreigners’ Procedures and Foreigners in Spain

Since last Monday 16 March, Spain has been in a state of alarm as a result of COVID-19, which has been extended until April 11th. The Government issued a Royal Decree by which a series of measures are taken to stop the spread of the virus. Due to the paralysis of the country, many administrations have cancelled their activity and…
State compensation obligations for Covid-19 control measures

STATE COMPENSATION MEASURES FOR COVID-19

During times of a viral out-break, as we are living today with coronavirus, the government takes measures to protect the public and to minimise the economic and sanitary consequences. When doing so, said measures can lead to damages to property or rights of individuals.  The patrimonial responsibility of the Administration is based on the fact that the individuals have the…
Health Care System

ACCESS TO THE SPANISH HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Given the current situation, it is clearer than ever how important it is for all citizens to have access to a quality health service. The Spanish Health Care System is open for Expats if they comply with the requirements. Taking advantage of the fact that Spain has the best public health service in Europe and the third best in the…
Coronavirus travel spain

CORONAVIRUS: Can I travel to Europe?

As you may know, Coronavirus has spread around the world during the last weeks has provoked some countries to  go into travel ban and take certain measures to try to contain the epidemic, and thus prevent more people from getting infected and sick. Spain, like other European Union countries, has taken steps to try to stop the virus from spreading…
STATE OF ALARM IN SPAIN

SPAIN DURING THE STATE OF ALARM: A SUMMARY FOR EXPATS

As you may know, the Coronavirus has spread around the world during the last weeks and some countries have proceeded to take measures to try to contain the epidemic and thus prevent more people from getting infected and sick. Spain, like other European Union countries, has taken steps to protect the Spanish population. WHAT MEASURES HAVE BEEN TAKEN BY THE…

Digital presentation for immigration applications

All those who have an appointment with the immigration office after March 16th and receive a cancellation of the appointment due to the current sanitary crisis, may submit the Digital presentation for immigration applications for initial residence and/or work permits Due to the crisis that we are suffering because of the expansion of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), those who have an…
Entrepreneurs Law: Processing Time

Spanish Entrepreneurs Law and Processing Time

Since the introduction of the Law 14/2013 for Entrepreneurs, which regulates the application for a residency permit for Highly Qualified Professionals, Intracompany Transfers, Entrepreneurs, Investigators and Investors, many applications have been presented and resolved. With regard to this, we deem it necessary to clarify a specific feature of this procedure; the processing time, which the Entrepreneurs Law indeed regulates, but…
SPANISH NATIONAL FOR UK CITIZENS

Spanish Nationality for UK Citizens

Yes! It is possible to get Spanish Nationality if you are a UK citizen! Since January 31st the United Kingdom is not a party of the European Union anymore. Until 31 December 2020 a transition period is in place in order to enable the UK and the European Union to adapt to this new situation. After that, it is not…

Success Case in Company Displacement and Residence Permit for Employment in Spain

The client, in this case, is an international company dedicated to the assembling and construction of submarines for scientific, technical or recreational purposes. Here, we find a company based in the United States willing to open a branch to relocate the construction of maritime vessels to Barcelona. In order to do so, this company required very specific and qualified personnel,…
Post Brexit

Post Brexit: Frequently Asked Questions

Since January 31st the United Kingdom is not a part of the European Union anymore. In a globalised world where worker exchanges and diversity are commonplace, Post Brexit creates a bewildering situation for many British people living in the European Union, and vice versa. What are the requirements to regularise the migration status in the country of residence? Will I…