How to Get a Work Visa for Spain and Why it’s so Difficult for non-EU Citizens
Mar29

How to Get a Work Visa for Spain and Why it’s so Difficult for non-EU Citizens

Here at the virtual offices of COMO Consulting we’ve received hundreds of emails and blog comments from readers who are ready to join the Spanish workforce. They want to know how to work legally in Spain and what a company must do in order to hire a non-EU citizen. While we say óle to you and your ganas de trabajar, it’s going to take a lot more than lucky underwear and a winning smile to get your foot in the puerta. But if you have...

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Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento
Sep07

Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento

A solicitud de empadronamiento is the procedure for registering yourself as living in a Spanish municipality and constitutes legal proof of where and how long you have lived at a certain address. The process is free and can be made by those residing in Spain regardless of legal status – and, ojo: being registered is a requirement for obtaining a TIE in many comunidades. Typically, your city or town will have at least one office...

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How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency
Jun27

How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency

Without a doubt, Brexit and the European Union have become buzzwords overnight. The UK’s big breakup with the EU has sent many Spain dwellers into a tailspin on how to apply for Spanish nationality. Luckily for everyone, the procedure for applying for Spanish citizenship was completely overhauled in 2015 and the new system, while more costly and restrictive (expect to pay upwards of 300€ for application fees and official exams), is...

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