Visa to work in Spain
There are many types of visa to work in Spain. Each one has its own particularities depending on the type of contract, type of qualification, amount of salary, etc… We can advise you and help you with the application for the following work visas
Visa to work in Spain as an employee
If you receive a job offer of at least 1 year, you can apply for a work visa as an employee. It is necessary that you have the specific professional training and professional qualification for the job.
Visa to work in Spain as a self-employed worker
If you want to start a business in Spain, you can apply for this type of visa to work in Spain on your own. You need to draw up a business plan, be able to create jobs and have the premises/establishment to carry out the activity, as well as the necessary licenses. You are also required to prove a minimum investment in order to apply for this work visa as a self-employed.
Visa to work in Spain with an internship contract
If you are pursuing higher education studies in Spain or if you have already completed them, you can sign an internship contract with any company. As long as you have completed your studies within the last 2 years and the work placement is related to your studies.
What our services include
Review/preparation of the employment contract or business plan, depending on the type of visa in question.
Communication with the company and the worker to request all the necessary documentation from both parties.
Preparation of the forms and online submission of the file.
In the case of applying for the visa from the country of origin, obtaining an appointment at the Consulate/Embassy in question.
In the case of applying for the visa in Spain, obtaining an appointment at the police to register fingerprints and request the foreigner’s identity card.
Timeframes for the process
Visa to work in Spain as an employee: it will depend on whether it is processed from the Consulate/Embassy or if it is processed from Spain because the person is already resident here. Normally the process takes approximately 3 to 4 months.
Visa to work in Spain as a self-employed worker: this type of visa is one of the slowest to be processed. It can take more than 6 -7 months to be approved by the Consulate and the Foreigners’ Offices in Spain as well.
Visa to work in Spain as a worker with an internship contract: there is a preferential processing, which means that the Oficina de Extranjería must approve it with a maximum of 30 working days. If these days have passed without a response, the application is considered to have been approved.