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SPAIN: New Start-Ups and Digital Nomad Visas Law Adopted

January 6, 2023

A new law to facilitate the entry and residence of foreign talent, investors, entrepreneurs, and digital nomads has gone into effect through a whole legislative package of a type that has not yet seen in Europe.

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SPAIN: Corporate Immigration and International Mobility, Permanent Challenge

December 1, 2022

As the world has reopened to travel, and corporate mobility is again returning to pre-pandemic levels, international mobility managers are finding themselves faced with a rapidly-changing travel landscape and challenges unknown before the pandemic.

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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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