Immigration in spain

Get yourself a Residence Card for Family Members of EU citizens

Thinking about enjoying Spain together with family members or partners?

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Spain, with 300 sunshine days per year, offers beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and enchanting cities to discover. With a Family Visa, this Mediterranean way of life is effortlessly within reach for your close ones.

The Family Permit in Spain provides non-EU citizens excellent infrastructure when it comes to transportation and technology. This makes it super easy for your close members to live at an affordable cost of living and travel freely across Europe.

Getting yourself a Family Residence Card not only provides an easy access to try our the Spanish lifestyle, but also potentially leads to citizenship after a decade. This broadens the horizon of possibilities for you and your family’s future.

Why move to Spain?

There are countless reasons why a large number of individuals from around the globe opt to elevate their lifestyle by moving to Spain. It’s no secret that Spain boasts one of Europe’s most favorable climates, providing endless blue skies and vibrant sunshine unlike many of its continental neighbors.

The decision to call Spain home is also driven by its abundant, wholesome, and diverse culinary delights. The Mediterranean diet, hailed as one of the world’s tastiest and healthiest, is a daily treat.

Moreover, we must mention the vast array of landscapes that Spain presents, from sun-drenched beaches to frosty mountain peaks, and lush green vistas. Spain also provides a myriad of cultural and historical experiences, and of course, top-tier education.

How can a lawyer help me?

Our partnered lawyers can assist you in various ways when it comes to immigration procedures in Spain:

  • Eligibility Clarity: We’ll break down the visa requirements for you, ensuring you understand what’s needed.
  • Application Prep: We’ll help you get your application in tip-top shape, ensuring every required document is on point.
  • Handling Hiccups: Run into an issue? We’re here to navigate challenges, whether it’s employment gaps or other concerns.
  • Appeal Assistance: In case your application faces any hurdles, we’re ready to represent you and guide you through the appeal process.
  • Stay Updated: Throughout your application journey, we’re here to answer questions and keep you informed.
  • Comprehensive support: Our collaborations with health insurance providers, certified translators, and international schools will enhance your initial Spanish experience. We provide comprehensive support in Spanish, English, French, and Italian.

If you’re interested in living and working in Spain? Reach out to us! Our friendly partners are eager to help turn your Spanish dream into reality. Let’s chat and get the ball rolling!

Got questions? We’re here to guide you.

Staying in Spain for non-EU Family Members

If you’re not from the EU, but have family in Spain or another EU country, you can get a residence and work permit. If you’re planning to stick around for more than three months, you’ll need one. And the best part? It’s valid for five years.

The EU family member backing your stay needs to show they’ve got enough funds to support you. Plus, they need to have health coverage, either from their job in Spain or their self-employed work.

  1. Town Hall Registration: Might take a day to three weeks.
  2. Gather Documents: Plan for two to five days, but it varies by situation.
  3. Submit Application: Doing it online? Less than a day.
  4. Wait for Approval: This can take up to three months.
  5. Police Station Visit: Book an appointment, which might take a week.
  6. Apply for a Foreigner ID Card: This is quick, under a day.
  7. Get Your ID Card: Expect it within a month.
  • For Parents & Direct Relatives: If you’re the spouse or domestic partner of an EU family member, you’re good to go. Just make sure you have a public certificate or solid proof of your relationship.
  • For Spouses: Same deal – spouses or partners of EU family members can apply. Again, you’ll need proof of your relationship.
  • For Kids: If they’re under 21 and not from the EU, they can get a residence card. Just ensure you can show you have the means to support them.


No worries! You can only be expelled for serious crimes.

Yes! It grants you a five-year work and residence permit.

It varies by region. Some places need proof of your relationship with documents like bank statements or rental agreements.

It’s better to not leave the Schengen area if you’ve overstayed. You might have re-entry issues.

If your EU family member isn’t employed by a Spanish company, both of you need health insurance.

You’d need to prove financial dependence on her. Joining a Spanish university is one way to show this.

You must show they medically depend on you and have lived with you for at least two years before applying.

Yes, you both need to live at the same address, and the EU member should have an EU Certificate.

It would be best to ensure that the European family member’s account has the necessary funds instead. So it would be best to transfer the funds to their account.

It varies, but in some places, the funds need to be in a Spanish account for at least three months.

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Other requested Immigration Services

🌍 Golden Visa

  • The Golden Visa program offers residency to those who invest over €500,000 in Spanish property.
  • This visa provides the holder with the privilege to live in Spain and travel all across Europe.
  • Initially, the residency permit is issued as a one-year visa, particularly for applicants residing overseas.

💰 Non-Lucrative Visa

  • The “Wealth Visa” gives you the opportunity to reside in Spain, provided you have enough financial resources to support yourself and your family.
  • We offer guidance to non-EU individuals who aspire to live in Spain without engaging in any economic activities.
  • Secure a Non-Lucrative Visa with our partners today!

🏠 Spanish Nationality

  • Obtaining spanish nationality allows individuals to obtain a permanent right of work and residency in Spain for you and your family.
  • We offer guidance on the best ways for you to obtain spanish nationality according to your situation whether it be through family, marriage or residence.
  • Secure your Spanish Nationality today!

🧑🏻‍💼 EU Certificate

Secure your EU residency
  • An EU certificate is a mandatory registration for all European citizens who wish to live in Spain for more than 3 months and gives the holder the right to legally reside in Spain.
  • Get quick and reliable support for obtaining your foreign identity number. This ID unlocks dozens of benefits for executing your personal, economic or professional goals.

🧾 Digital Nomad Visa

  • Experience Spain while continuing to work remotely for your company with the Spanish Nomad Visa. We’re here to assist you with visa procedures, taxation, and housing needs.
  • Become part of the growing community of digital nomads in Spain and delve into the diverse offerings of this remarkable nation.
  • Allow our dedicated partners to optimize your digital nomad journey and ensure your remote work visa in Spain.

💸 Entrepreneurship Visa

  • An Entrepreneurship Visa is a privileged residence permit that supports entrepreneurs and investors to promote the arrival of foreign talent in Spain.
  • We recommend this visa if your priority is to work on your activity, project or idea from the day you arrive in Spain and could be considered as in the “general interest” of Spain
  • Let our partners help assess your business intent and secure your entrepreneurship visa!

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Discovery call (Free)

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Est. 1-2 days after initial form submit

Our legal experts will have a light chat with you to assess your request and understand your situation.
✅ We will take this opportunity to start preparing for your Deep-Dive Call

Deep-dive call (Free)

Approximately 30 minutes
Est. 3-5 days after Discovery Call

Our legal experts will walk through your situation and cover everything that you will need in order to solve your situation
✅ We will also go over any outlying legal, tax, administrative and bureaucratic needs you may have that we can solve for you
✅ Afterwards there might be some light email exchange before we present your final quote and you can choose to accept the service

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Once eligibility and next steps for your case have been accepted from the Deep-Dive Call, we’ll immediately get to work in starting advice and legal submissions
✅Document collection and submissions

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Can vary widely according to your service requested from a few weeks to a few months

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