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Submission of applications

In general, the authorizations can be presented through the following channels: 1. online using the digital certificate. 2. through the post office. 3. through the ORVE system. 4. in person We suggest to use the first and second option, and not to present the applications in person because the offices of are mere submission centers, … Continue reading Submission of applications

Mobility within the EU.

EU regulations have made it easy to move within the EU, especially for students coming from a non-EU country with a valid residence permit to study in Europe. Those students who are under a EU mobility program or inter university program are entitled to travel to a second EU country for a maximum of 360 days. The requirements are as … Continue reading Mobility within the EU.

TIE appointment – Cita huellas

Once you enter in Spain you need to make an appointment at the police station of your city, that is called “cita de huellas”. There they will give you a provisory NIE that will be exchanged in 40 days for your NIE card The appointment shall be done through the website of the immigration office, … Continue reading TIE appointment – Cita huellas

Economic resources to live in Spain while studying

It is necessary to prove that you have sufficient economic resources for the duration of your period of residence in Spain. Please note that pay sleeps from your own work won’t be accepted to show you have economic means since student resident permit only allows students to work as part of their study program.  1 … Continue reading Economic resources to live in Spain while studying

Health Certificate

When applying for a visa you must show a Health certificate, which shall not be confused with the health insurance certificate. Health certificate will be issued after visiting a doctor and being checked for general infectious diseases. The certificate must state you don't have any infectious disease or any acute disease according to the International … Continue reading Health Certificate

Declaration of economic means

Extranjeria does not require you to show your bank account balance because the law states you only have to declare you have enough money to sustain yourself during a year. How do you do that? By signing a declaration in Spanish with the following content: "Declaración jurada: Yo, (here goes your name), con Pasaporte de la … Continue reading Declaration of economic means

Official studies

Not all schools are considered to be official schools. The ministry of education requests universities and research centres to  comply with a series of requirements . In this way the country can control what subjects are offered in each center and what is the level reached by students while pursuing the course. One of the … Continue reading Official studies

New appointment system in foreign affairs

If you have a working permit or a family resident permit, this information concerns you. As of 1/10/18 the Immigration Office has set up a new appointment system. In addition to the well-known web page where we all connect at 9:30 in the morning to obtain a prior appointment (https://sede.administracionespublicas.gob.es), now we can also request … Continue reading New appointment system in foreign affairs

Brexit

On March 29, 2019, it would be 2 years since the request to withdraw the UK from the EU. And, although the EU and UK’s joint agreement in terms of Immigration laws is still unknown, transitory measures have been regulated. UK citizens who have a certificate of registration or family card of an EU citizen … Continue reading Brexit

University admission letter

Renewing your NIE may be a matter of days or months. To streamline the process it is essential that the documentation you submit meets the administration’s demand, and that you review each document you submit. One of the documents that can create problems is the admission letter of the university. This letter must contain the … Continue reading University admission letter