EU: Schengen Visa Types & Validity

EU: Schengen Visa Types & Validity

Schengen Visa Types & Validity In this article A Schengen visa obtained by any of the Schengen Area member countries allows free movement to its holder within the whole Schengen Zone regarding the European Union Schengen members as well as the EFTA Schengen members, up to its validity and period limitations. According …

EU: Schengen Visa Info

EU: Schengen Visa Info

Schengen Visa Information What is Schengen? Schengen refers to the EU passport-free zone that covers most of the European countries. It’s the largest free travel area in the world. What is a Schengen Visa? A Schengen visa is a short-stay visa that allows a person to travel to any members of the Schengen …

Spain – Exchanging your driver’s license

Spain – Exchanging your driver’s license

If you want to drive in Spain, as a foreigner, you need a valid and legal driver’s license. There are 2 possible scenarios: As a Tourist If you are a citizen of the EU, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein – You need your country’s driver’s license (European format). If you are …

Spain – Empadronamiento (Registration to the City Hall)

Spain – Empadronamiento (Registration to the City Hall)

What does empadronamiento (registration) mean? It means registering at the municipal register, for all the people who live in a given municipality. It is a right and a duty for everybody who lives in Spain, regardless of their nationality and whether they hold a residence permit or not. In order to register, …

Spain: Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation.

Spain: Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation.

Law 14/2013, of 27 September 2013, on support for entrepreneurs and their internationalisation. Disclaimer: please note that this is an unofficial, non-legally binding English version of the legally binding original Spanish text published in the Spanish Official Journal (Boletín Oficial del Estado) of 28 September 2013. TITLE V Internationalisation of …

Visas in the World

Visas in the World

Visas in the World A visa (from the Latin charta visa, meaning “paper that has been seen”) is a conditional authorisation granted by a territory to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that territory. Visas typically may include limits on the duration of the foreigner’s stay, areas within the country …

Spain:  The Power of the Spanish Passport

Spain: The Power of the Spanish Passport

The Power of the Spanish Passport As of June 2019, Spanish citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 186 (of 189 as the maximum) countries and territories, ranking the ordinary Spanish passport 4th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley visa restrictions index. Spanish citizens can live …

Spain: Foreigner Identity Number (NIE).

Spain: Foreigner Identity Number (NIE).

Foreigner Identity Number (NIE): It is a question of granting a foreigner identity number for identification purposes. BASIC REGULATIONS Organic Law 4/2000, of January 11, on the Rights and Freedoms of Foreigners in Spain and their Social Integration (Article 34.2). Regulation of Organic Law 4/2000, approved by Royal Decree 557/2011, …

Spain: EU long-term residence

Spain: EU long-term residence

EU long-term residence: It is a long-term residence permit-EU that authorizes to reside and work in Spain indefinitely under the same conditions as the Spaniards and grants the possibility of obtaining a residence or residence and work authorization in other Member States of the Union, in the conditions that they …

Spain: Long-term residence

Spain: Long-term residence

Long-term residence: It is a long-term residence authorization that authorizes to reside and work in Spain indefinitely under the same conditions as the Spaniards. BASIC REGULATIONS Organic Law 4/2000, of January 11 on Rights and Freedoms of Foreigners in Spain and their Social Integration (article 32). Regulation of Organic Law …