Why Barcelona is the perfect city to study and live

Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations for travellers in Spain, we don’t have any doubts about it. From the beauty of Gaudi’s buildings to the beaches and the history of the city itself, it all adds up to an incredible place not just to visit, but to live and study into. Yes, theContinue reading “Why Barcelona is the perfect city to study and live”

LEARN SPANISH AFTER YOUR STUDIES

Students who have done their undergraduate or master’s in Spain in English can apply for a student visa, to extend their stay and learn Spanish.   How to do so? You can choose between two options: – Extend your student visa as a regular Renewal – Get a new student visa, applying at least 30 days before yourContinue reading “LEARN SPANISH AFTER YOUR STUDIES”

AGREEMENT TO FACILITATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARRIVAL

On the 12th of March five ministries of the Spanish government, among them, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education signed an Agreement in which they will encourage the internationalization of universities.  Through this agreement between the different Ministries, the government promotes better cooperation between universities and institutions to enforce communication between them in orderContinue reading “AGREEMENT TO FACILITATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ARRIVAL”

Entry Declaration

One of the essential pre-requisites to apply for a student VISA in Spain is to show the date of entry into the country. There are two ways to do this: 1. If you have entered through a Spanish Airport, the Immigration stamp on your passport is sufficient. 2. If you have entered through any other countryContinue reading “Entry Declaration”

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”

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”

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 citizenContinue reading “Brexit”

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