Are you going to study in Barcelona? Check the last update on Travel Restrictions to Spain

One of the measures that states took when the Pandemic started was to close borders. Limitation of people’s movement was an urgent need in order to avoid spreading the virus over countries that were not that affected.  Limitations are being adapted to the economic needs of some sectors such as tourism, but also according toContinue reading “Are you going to study in Barcelona? Check the last update on Travel Restrictions to Spain”

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 submissionContinue 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 areContinue reading “Mobility within the EU.”

TIE APPOINTMENT – cita de 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 cardThe appointment shall be done through the website of the immigration office, completingContinue reading “TIE APPOINTMENT – cita de 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.  1Continue 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 InternationalContinue 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 laContinue reading “Declaration of economic means”

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 requestContinue reading “New appointment system in foreign affairs”

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 theContinue reading “University admission letter”

Searching for work permit

On the 4th of September the Spanish government has passed a new law on immigration, a law which allows students to stay in the country for one more year after finishing their studies. Until that moment only students who have lived in Spain for three years could obtain a working permit. It is still possibleContinue reading “Searching for work permit”

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