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SPAIN: New Requirements for Assignment Letter for Intra-Company Transfer Permit Applications

December 2, 2019

Effective immediately, the immigration authorities have established new requirements for assignment letters in support of all intra-company transfer permit applications, both those under EU Directive 2014/66 and those under the Spanish Entrepreneur’s Law.

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SPAIN: New Requirement for EU Registration Certificate Appointments for UK Nationals

September 27, 2019

The immigration office in Madrid dealing with EU registration for EU nationals now requires UK nationals to use a special tab on the online scheduling system to book appointments for EU registration certificates.

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SPAIN: Delays to Residence Permit Processing and Visa Application Appointment Booking

July 26, 2019

Applicants for Spanish residence permits are experiencing significant delays in the application approval process.

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BREXIT: Spain Publishes Contingency Measures for No-Deal Brexit

March 5, 2019

The Spanish government has published a decree adopting contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit.

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SPAIN: Immigration Authorities Suspend In-Person and Telephone Consultations

October 4, 2018

The Spanish immigration authorities have issued an announcement confirming the temporary suspension of in-person and telephone consultations at both the Large Companies Unit (Unidad de Grandes Empresas – “UGE”) as well as the temporary suspension of in-person consultations at the General Subdirectorate of Immigration.

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SPAIN: Delay in Processing of Visas Under Entrepreneurs’ Act

September 7, 2018

Currently, Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is experiencing delays in the processing of applications for visas under the Entrepreneur’s Act (14/2013) due to staff shortages, as well as ongoing delays in processing of residence authorisations.

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SPAIN: Stricter Salary Criteria for Highly-Qualified Workers Under the Entrepreneur’s Act

July 17, 2018

Effective immediately, the Spanish authorities appear to be requiring a higher minimum salary for residence authorisations for highly-qualified workers under the Entrepreneur’s Act (14/2013).

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SPAIN: New Document Criteria for Residence Card Applications in Madrid

April 17, 2018

Effective from now, a residence card applicant in Madrid whose passport does not bear an entry stamp from Spanish border control must submit a statement of entry (“Declaración de entrada”), the only acceptable alternative to an entry stamp as proof of entry for residence card applications in Madrid.

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SPAIN: New Procedures for Fast-Track Residence Cards at Central Police Station in Madrid

October 21, 2017

Effective 20th October 2017, fast-track applicants for residence cards and número de extranjero (NIE) certificates at the central police station located at San Felipe in Madrid are no longer able to make appointments in advance. Instead, officers will provide application numbers to the first 30 applicants to attend each day. Foreign nationals who do not receive […]

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SPAIN: New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

June 2, 2017

Effective 29th May 2017, employers posting workers to Spain must comply with new notification and document retention requirements. Spain has implemented EU Directive 2014/67 67 (concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services) by amending Act 45/1999. New Requirements Employers must now submit the posting notification electronically – although the […]

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