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Spain: Renewal of temporary residence authorization and work for research.

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Renewal of temporary residence authorization and work for research: It is the renewal of the residence and work authorization of the researchers.

Council Directive 2005/71 / EC of 12 October 2005 on a specific procedure for the admission of third-country nationals for the purpose of scientific research.
Organic Law 4/2000, of January 11, on the Rights and Freedoms of Foreigners in Spain and their Social Integration (articles 18.1 and 38 bis).
Regulation of Organic Law 4/2000, approved by Royal Decree 557/2011, of April 20 (articles 73 to 84).

Not to be a citizen of a State of the European Union, of the European Economic Area or of Switzerland, or relative of citizens of these countries to which the regime of citizen of the Union applies.
Lack a criminal record in Spain. However, the possibility of renewing the residence permit will be assessed for those who have been convicted of committing a crime and who have served their sentence, those who have been pardoned or are in a situation of conditional remission of the sentence or suspension of grief
Not be prohibited from entering Spain and not appear as rejectable in the territorial space of countries with which Spain has signed an agreement in this regard.
That the research body is authorized to sign agreements and, consequently, appear in the list that, for such purposes, is carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Information consulted can be obtained at
That the research project be accepted by the agency and that in it, its object, duration and material and financial means be determined for its realization.
The investigation body must be registered in the corresponding regime of the Social Security system and be aware of the fulfillment of its tax obligations and against Social Security.
The agency must have signed a host agreement with the researcher, which includes the corresponding work contract signed by the agency and the foreign researcher, with the effective date conditional on the granting of the authorization.
Possess the professional qualification legally required for the exercise of the profession.

Note: in general, copies of the documents must be provided and the originals must be displayed at the time the application is submitted.

Application form in official form (EX – 04) in duplicate, duly completed and signed by the researcher. This form can be obtained at
Full copy of valid passport or travel title.
Documentation accrediting the professional qualification legally required for the exercise of the profession.
Reception agreement signed by the researcher and the agency, with descriptive report and work contract.
Where appropriate, the report of the integration of the Autonomous Community of your place of residence, where the participation in training activities and knowledge of official languages, may be submitted for evaluation by the Aliens Office.
Important note: when documents from other countries are provided, they must be translated into Spanish or co-official language of the territory where the application is submitted.

On the other hand, any foreign public document must be previously legalized by the Consular Office of Spain with jurisdiction in the country in which said document has been issued or, where appropriate, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation except in the case in which said document has been apostilled by the competent Authority of the issuing country under the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961 and unless said document is exempt from legalization under the International Convention.

Subject legitimate to submit the request: the investigator personally or through representation.
Place of presentation: any public registry and addressed to the Immigration Office corresponding to the province in which the investigator resides. The address information, telephone numbers and customer service hours can be consulted at
Application deadline: during the 60 calendar days prior to the expiration date of the authorization. It can also be requested within 90 calendar days after the date on which the authorization period expired, without prejudice to the possibility of the corresponding sanctioning procedure being initiated.
The submission of the application in time extends the validity of the previous authorization until the resolution of the procedure.
The residence and work rates: will be accrued at the time of admission to the application process, and must be paid within ten business days, they are:
Model 790 code 052, section 2.2 renewal of temporary residence authorization, to be paid by the worker
Model 790 code 062, section 2.1 renewal or modification of a work authorization processed in a temporary residence and work authorization procedure, to be paid by the employer
The payment form can be downloaded from the Internet portal of the Secretary of State for Public Administration
Deadline for resolution of the application: three months from the day following the date on which it had entered the registry of the competent body for processing. After this period has elapsed without the Administration having practiced the notification, it may be understood that the request has been estimated due to administrative silence. The competent authority in the concession must issue, upon request of the interested party, a certificate proving renewal for this reason. (When it has not been possible to notify the resolution, it will be announced on the Single Edictal Board (TEU) If you had opted for electronic or regulatory notification, you were obliged to use that medium, the resolution will be will notify by publication in the electronic headquarters. If the resolution is not accessed within 10 business days of its publication, it will be notified).
The duration of the renewal of the residence and work authorization will be one year.
Within one month of the grant, the investigator must request, in person, the Foreigner Identity Card at the Aliens Office or Police Station of the province where the authorization has been processed. To see where to go, the schedule and if you have to make an appointment you can consult
The applicant will display his passport or travel document at the time of the fingerprint process and will provide:
Application for Foreigner Identity Card, in official form (EX-17) available at
Proof of payment of the card fee.
Proof of membership and / or registration of Social Security.
Three recent color photographs, in white background, passport size.
To renew the residence authorization for family reunification of the relatives of the researchers, the requirements and procedure provided for in the authorizations for family reunification must be met. See corresponding fact sheet.

*The content of this page is merely indicative. Only the provisions of the regulations in force at the time the application is submitted is applicable.

Last update: 01/2016

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