Information for Foreigners
This section provides detailed information necessary for foreigners who want to visit Spain.
  • Entry Requirements
    This section describes the different requirements currently in force for entering Spanish territory.
  • Formalities after entering Spain
    Once a visa has been issued, there are certain formalities which must necessarily be carried out in Spain.
  • Tourism in Spain
    Spain is the world's leading destination for holiday tourism, and the second most visited country in the world.
  • Working in Spain
    Here are some guidelines for people who want to work in Spain.
  • Studying in Spain
    This section includes some basic considerations and a series of links to further information.
  • Residing in Spain
    Foreigners wishing to reside in Spain must have prior authorization to do so. Once said authorization has been obtained, it shall be necessary to obtain the corresponding visa allowing entry into Spain.
  • Airport Transit Visa
    This visa entitles its holder to go through the international transit area of Spanish airports.
  • Uniform Schengen Visa
    Procedures and conditions for issuing these visas can be found in Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community Code on Visas.
  • Long-Term Visas
    These visas entitle their holders to reside, work, study or research in Spain.
  • Foreigners' Identity Number (N.I.E.)
    Foreigners having an economic, professional or social connection with Spain may apply personally for an N.I.E.
  • Nationality
    This section describes the different ways in which Spanish nationality may be acquired.
  • Legalisations
    Legalisation is an administrative act whereby a foreign public document is validated, by verifying the authenticity of the signature on the document, and the capacity in which the signatory of the document has acted.

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  • 18 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * #TarjetaConsular #VisadoDeEstudios: requisitos y procedimientos para que estudiantes extranjeros estudien en España https://t.co/dVaPL2gKij
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #LaPorteFire [update] near Bangor (Butte County) is now 6,151 acres and 98% contained. #WindComplex https://t.co/Zx1jdKBIRE h…
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #LoboFire [update] near Rough and Ready (Nevada County) remains 821 acres and 97% contained. #WindComplex https://t.co/tg3H3g
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #PocketFire [update] north of Geyserville (Sonoma County) is now 12,430 acres & 45% contained. https://t.co/kzAp8Yp6Hj http…
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #OakmontFire [update] east side of Hwy 12 near Oakmont community (Sonoma County) is 1,029 acres and 16% contained. https://t…
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #CascadeFire [update] Loma Rica area (Yuba County) is now 9,989 acres & 98% contained. #WindComplex https://t.co/YJb34EVgxE
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #Canyon2Fire [final] west of Gypsum Canyon (Orange County) is now 100% contained at 9217 acres. https://t.co/QHeyNoFpME https…
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #SulphurFire [update] Clearlake Oaks (Lake County) remains 2,207 acres & 85% contained. #MendocinoLakeComplex https://t.co/
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #RedwoodValleyFire [update] N of Ukiah (Mendocino Co) remains 35,800 acres & 50% contained. #MendocinoLakeComplex https://t.c
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #NunsFire [update] north & east of Glen Ellen (Sonoma County) is 51,512 acres & 53% contained. #CentralLNUComplex https://t.c
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #TubbsFire [update] between Calistoga and Santa Rosa (Napa & Sonoma County) is 36,432 acres & 75% contained. https://t.co/5
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @CAL_FIRE: #AtlasFire [update] N and W of Napa (Napa & Solano Counties) is 51,064 acres & 70% contained. #SouthernLNUComplex https://t.…
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * INCENDIOS FORESTALES REGIÓN VINÍCOLA NORTE DE CALIFORNIA: página Cal OES Incidents con los recursos del día. https://t.co/jZtdCeufBY
  • 17 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * INCENDIOS FORESTALES REGIÓN VINÍCOLA NORTE DE CALIFORNIA: informe diario de la situación y estado de los fuegos. https://t.co/CE3x95m78H
  • 16 Oct @ConsuladoEspSF * INCENDIOS FORESTALES REGIÓN VINÍCOLA NORTE DE CALIFORNIA: indique su estado a través de La Cruz Roja. https://t.co/5IhBlv3M9I
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