Working in Spain
Here are some guidelines for people who want to work in Spain.
01/01/2013

​Foreign citizens wishing to engage in gainful or professional activity or employment, must meet the following requirements:
 
- Being over the age of 16, except for self-employment, in which case it is necessary to be over 18.
- Obtaining the corresponding prior authorization to reside and work in Spain. This authorization must be requested by the employer offering the labour contract.
- Obtaining a visa once the residence and work authorization has been issued. 
 
What must a foreign worker do when arriving in Spain?
After arriving in Spain, foreign workers must:
 
- Register in the corresponding Social Security scheme.
- Apply for a foreigner identity card.
 
Citizens of the European Union and their family members, provided that the latter travel with or meet said citizens, are subject to a specific legal system based on the rights recognized in the Treaties.

Twitter@EmbEspSingapur

  • 27 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @SpainMFA: Antonio Velasco joins our campaign #ParaMíEspañaEs to define our country through the words of its citizens. This actor and c…
  • 25 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @GlobalSpain: Spain🇪🇸 stands among the top 15 countries in the world to make the most progress in energy sustainability, according to th…
  • 25 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @ICEXSingapur: La singapurense OVO ENERGY junto a SHELL ofrecerán soluciones energéticas para los hogares españolas basadas en baterías…
  • 24 nov @EmbEspSingapur * El martes 24 de noviembre a las 15h España, Sergio de Lope presentará “Ser de Luz” en un concierto en streaming des… https://t.co/3HwZkxQXQK
  • 23 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @SpainMFA: #Spain is a leading country in the fight to eliminate violence against women. ➡️ The 2004 Comprehensive Act against Gender-b…
  • 23 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @BrusselsMti: One year ago the EU-SINGAPORE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT #eusfta entered into force! The bilateral relationship has only continu…
  • 23 nov @EmbEspSingapur * Streaming concert "Ser de luz" by the Spanish musician Sergio de Lope for #ProgramaVENTANA. Enjoy the flamenco fus… https://t.co/Wu7gcb930Z
  • 23 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @JosepBorrellF: Technology issues are nowadays foreign policy and geopolitics. We need a strong European approach building digital dip…
  • 21 nov @EmbEspSingapur * Hoy a las 19h España, Concierto de Xacobe Martinez Antelo Trío, organizado por AECID a través del #ProgramaVENTANA.… https://t.co/dMA1TQd0Qo
  • 20 nov @EmbEspSingapur * The new campus of Airbus is officially inaugurated in Singapore. The European company, with a substantial participa… https://t.co/nwCPc8T8Og
  • 20 nov @EmbEspSingapur * Don´t miss the webinar “Present Outlook of the Cinema in Spain & Singapore” from 12th of November that involved Fi… https://t.co/4y4kSyMdHn
  • 19 nov @EmbEspSingapur * Se lanza la campaña "España, el país más rico del mundo" sobre la riqueza de nuestra gastronomía https://t.co/fAcbTdpRwE
  • 19 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @SpainSEA: It's refreshing, easy to prepare, and delicious! Are you ready for #ensaladilla (also called #EnsaladillaRusa)? 🧑‍🍳 Let's c…
  • 19 nov @EmbEspSingapur * RT @SpainMFA: Benito Juan Ortega joins our campaign #ParaMíEspañaEs 🇪🇸 For this 90-year-old, who lived through the Spanish Civil War, "#Sp…
  • 16 nov @EmbEspSingapur * Today we celebrate the #DiaInternacionalDelFlamenco. Don´t miss the dialogue between #flamenco and masterpieces at… https://t.co/pY7LZbga4Q
  • Atlas Redes Sociales
  • Embajadas y Consulados
  • Sede Electrónica
  • Página de Participación Ciudadana
  • Página Portal de Transparencia
  • Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Torres Ágora
    Serrano Galvache, 26
    28033 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Pechuán
    C/ Pechuán, 1
    28002 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 17 00
  • AECID
    Avda. Reyes Católicos, 4
    28040 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 583 81 00 / 01
    Fax: +34 91 583 83 10 / 11
Gobierno de España
©Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
Portal gestionado por la Dirección General de Comunicación, Diplomacia Pública y Redes
Premio Ciudadanía 2016
Premio Ciudadanía 2016