Can I return to Spain with my card or “return permit”, even if they have expired? What happens if my card expires during Coronavirus state
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The Spanish goverment has imposed an extension of validity for expired residency cards and visas due to the situation with COVID-19. A Royal Decree has
All Schengen Area Member States have approved a plan proposed by the EU Commission which foresees the closure of the external borders of the territory,
The Directorate-General of Police has suspended the issuance of documents and all prior appointments, except for duly justified reasons of urgency. In a statement the
If you intend to apply for Self-Employed residency, you may end up having a Spanish Limited Company (“Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada” or SRL). In fact,
Spain’s state-owned rail company Renfe will launch a new low-cost, high-speed service called AVLO on April 6, 2020. The service will operate between Madrid and
What is “continued residency” in Spain, for the purposes of maintaining or renewing Spanish residency?
Spain Continued residency in Spain implies that any foreigner in Spain cannot be absent from the country for a given period of time, if he
Meanwhile Japan and Singapore have firmly established their lead on the passport power ranking, overtaking countries such as Germany and Finland, the Henley Passport index
The Non-Lucrative Spain Residency Permit is for applicants who wish to retire in Spain, or for those that are able to conduct their business remotely with Spainish Residency and their Residency in Spain.
To obtain Residency in Spain this permit requires proof of receiving a regular income anywhere in the world either from a business activity, corporate dividends or interest on investments. It does not allow the applicant to officially work in Spain.
The Investor-Residency , or as some call it the Golden Visa, is for applicants who wish to benefit from the advantages of being a resident in Spain and yet not be classed as a resident for tax purposes. This permit requires an investment of at least 500.000€ in Spanish property (one or several), per applicant. Provided the first €500,000 of the property value is unencumbered. It is also possible to apply by depositing €1,000,000 in a Spanish bank account.
The Self-Employed Residency Permit is for applicants who wish to start a business in Spain. This permit allows the applicant to officially work and reside in Spain, leading to Spanish Citizenhip through their Residency in Spain.