How to Apply For Unemployment as a Foreigner in Spain
Jul02

How to Apply For Unemployment as a Foreigner in Spain

The prestación por desempleo de nivel contributivo, commonly known as paro, is a social service that seeks to protect workers who have lost their jobs or have seen a sharp reduction in their work hours. Every worker who pays into the social security system contributes to this fund through their paycheck, at a rate that is usually less than 2%. Everything related to the work world is regulated through the SEPE – el Servicio...

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How to Get a Social Security Number in Spain – February 2019 update
Mar07

How to Get a Social Security Number in Spain – February 2019 update

updated February 2019 A Spanish social security number is necessary for tax purposes as well as contracting and all procedures related to labor and work. Petitions are made at the Instituto Nacional de Seguridad Social (INSS),which also handles pensions, disability, motherhood and fatherhood leave, death and survival, as well as public health care. The Spanish Social Security system benefits all workers who are active within it. Each...

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