How to do an FBI Background Check Online for Use in Spain
Jul30

How to do an FBI Background Check Online for Use in Spain

Of all of the visa woes our clients most strongly detest, requesting (or perhaps more aptly put, waiting for) an FBI Background Check is almost always at the top of the list. Sending off for the check via snail mail often means wait times anywhere between 12 to 18 weeks. There’s also the option to apply for your check using an approved-channeler, which does expedite the process considerably, but can also cost and arm and a leg...

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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

Updated summer 2018 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 of getting an empadronamiento is free and can be made by those residing in Spain regardless of legal status. Wondering why you need to be registered? Ojo: an empadronamiento is a requirement for obtaining a TIE...

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