Find some of the Spanish visa requirements for living legally in Spain, immigration appeals and many other relocation services by ASSISTyouUP Relocation Valencia Services;
Citizens living in Spain
If you come to Spain from an European country, an Spanish visa won´t be required for entry into the country -If you are coming and plan to stay for a period of three months no longer that 6 months per year, your passport must be valid for a period of 90 days after the length of the planned stay in Spain.
In the case of children travelling with an ID document, this must be accompanied by written permission from their parents.
If you come to Spain from a non European country, citizens must be in possession of Spanish visa or documents which justify the object and the conditions of your stay, and be in possession of sufficient economic means for maintenance yourself throughout the period you are intending to remain legally in Spain. Of course applying for an Spanish visa in advance before coming to Spain.
For more information please visit Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación.
Turist and short stays Spanish visas
The Schengen Agreement establishes a unified type of Spanish visa for short stays (up to 90 days) for the participant European countries, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
If you intend to visit several Schengen countries, you must apply at the consulate of your main destination (where you are spending most of the days).
If you are part of a cruise please note the number of days spent in each port. If you are spending the same amount of days in several countries, you must apply at the consulate of your country of first entry.
US citizens and citizens of other nationalities are not included in the list of countries that need an Spanish visa to cross the Schengen borders, they can stay up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without an Spanish visa.
There are three general rules to travelling with your pet, animals should be accompanied by their owners or representatives, must be duly identified and must have their accompanying animal health certificate, which should include a copy written in Spanish. Please take into account that all pets must be in possession of the correct veterinary certificate or passport, according to the species of animal.
Spanish Work visa
EU/EEA and Swiss citizens, with the exception of Croatians up until 30 June 2020, can work without a work permit in Spain but almost everyone else needs one.
It’s the employer’s responsibility to apply for one on your behalf so first you need to get an offer of work and a work contract; once you have that and your employer has obtained the work authorisation on your behalf, you can apply for a visa to come to Spain.
Spanish GOLD visa
The designated Golden Investors Spanish Visa program offer non EU applicants and theirs families the opportunity to obtain the right to live in Spain and reach an Spanish travel visa free travel within the 26 EU countries that signed the Schengen Convention.
The Golden Spanish Visa Program which presents the option of citizenship by economic investment.
Late in the year 2013, the Spanish Government approved its long anticipated investors visa that is kept to non EU foreign national who are investing by purchasing Real estate property, investment in government bonds or in shares in private companies or undertake an Spanish business project.
Family Spanish visa
You can apply for family reunification if you have already lived legally in Spain, with a resident permit, for one year and if you have the residence permit for at least one more year. Your relatives have to enter with their corresponding Spanish visa of residence granted to them for family reunification.
In order to be granted this permit, before they arrive you have to personally apply for their residence permit for family reunification. Also you have to show that you have enough living space for your family members.
In Spain you can be reunited with your husband, wife or civil partner, your children and the minors of your spouse or civil partner, including adopted minors and disabled children of any age.
Also your ancestors and those of your spouse or civil partner if they are economically independent from the Spanish welfare state and if there are reasons that justify their residence permit for Spain.
Student Spanish visa
If you are coming to Spain to study, you have to find a course or programme that will accept you first and then you can apply for an Spanish visa before your arrival. All students intending to study in Spain for more than 180 days will be required to obtain a Certification of absence of police records.
Student Spanish visas are required for those whose time of study in Spain exceeds 90 days.
Non lucrative Spanish visas
These Spanish visas allow citizens to reside in Spain but do not entitle to engage in a professional activity or employment. Non-Lucrative Residence Visas cannot be issued without previous approval of the central services in Madrid. Resolution time is about three months.
As you can see, there are many types of Spanish Visa, depending on each case, different procedures are carried out and different documentation is requested. Settling in Spain is not easy, so from AssistyouUP we will help you throughout the visa processing services in Valencia.
Our knowledge and expertise puts us at the forefront of any Employee Relocation in Valencia. We are located at Valencia center. Whatever, the service we offer businesses and people a range of relocation services, from Area Orientation to Settling-In services, as well as Property Management.
At ASSISTyouUP, we pride ourselves on providing a full breadth of services that may be required during a relocation. We can therefore assist with all aspects of a move, enabling us to offer a full end-to-end solution for your relocation in Valencia.
Your employees are your most asset so we treat employee relocation with the up most importance. We make sure they are supported and informed throughout the relocation project.
We understand and appreciate that your employees’ time is precious so we meticulously plan every aspect of your relocation with them and their productivity in mind.
Stress-free experience for employer and employee
We ensure a stress-free experience for employer and employee alike. Your dedicated project manager will oversee your relocation and facilitate communication to ensure everyone feels reassured and confident about the move.
A collaborative environment is one of the key elements of how our team at ASSISTyouUP is committed to deliver on all you need.
Our team is made up of dedicated, experienced specialists who work across all areas of corporate relocation service delivery to ensure we implement shared ownership of the core activities when undertaking an employee’s relocation.
Pre-decision services aim to uncover any potential issues that may arise prior to the employee’s relocation to reduce the risk of a failed relocation.
Some of the most common reasons for failed relocations include, a slow real estate housing, family resistance to move, inflated costs of housing in the relocation place.
Typically, managing a company’s job mobility represents ongoing employee relocation support services, vendor management, candidate selection, relocation benefits, and expense management. Corporate relocation programs can vary across companies due to size, need, or destination.
Terms to consider in employee relocation
- What currency will be used to pay the employee?
- How long is the relocation?
- Loss of taxes
- Tax consultancy costs
- Accommodation Buying and Rental
- Cars Services
- Driving license
- Spanish Language
- Private medical insurance
- Social Life
Relocation services in Valencia
If your company does not have these relocation services, from ASSISTyouUP we can help you in all the complicated process of being located in a new country, a new city, customs, language, banking procedures, visas, nie legal costs, residences, registration service, housing, premises of work and residence.
Valencia is one of the most vibrant short break destinations in Europe. Live in Valencia has its fair share of history, art, music, culture and theater. The province’s best aspect is that it is absolutely livable and with new direct flights from important Europe main cities. Valencia is the third bigger city in Spain, after Madrid and Barcelona.
2017 is the Year of Sustainable Tourism and Valencia is a great place to celebrate it. Visitors can explore the city on foot or by bike with a wonderful weather almost the whole year.
Why you should consider to live in Valencia?
1. Live in Valencia is cheaper than in other Spanish main cities
Living with a wage of 800 euros per month is perfectly possible in Valenncia. However, earning an amount closer to 1,200 euros per month will allow you to live without worrying about every penny, and to invest your hard earned cash on exploring the beautiful region.
2. The Mediterranean at Your Fingertips
When you first think about moving to Valencia you usually have two vivid visions. The first incorporates to live close to the sea with long sandy beaches and the beautiful blue-turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, secondly the amazing sun arising almost every day with a wonderful weather and the delicious Spanish dishes tapas, paella and everything of these specialties. Valencia has its own rich culture and history to enjoy in every corner of the city.
3. Paella & Horchata
Valencia has been named the World’s Food Capital 2017 by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) and will be at the center of the debate about feeding the world in a sustainable and healthy way this year.
Although you can find these delicacies anywhere in Spain, the truth is they are from Valencia! horchata, a delicious creamy drink made from the tuber called chufa (tiger nuts), originates from a little town called Alboraya just 3 kilometers north of Valencia city. While Paella originates from all the whole province, the ability to have either of these specialties at your fingertips is a true advantage.
4.Valencia is a province full of fun festivals
Valencia is a province full of fun festivals that you cannot experience anywhere else. Live in Valencia is a great opportunity to take part in these unique, world-famous parties called LAS FALLAS making memories you’ll never forget.
5. Top Universities
Valencia’s universities are known through Europe for offering a high quality education and currently having around 60,000 students. It consists of three campuses: The Burjassot Campus, The Blasco Ibañez Campus, and The Tarongers Campus. Thanks to international exchanges, students from different nationalities and cultures live and work together at the Universitat de Valencia.
You could find more than 5 reasons to live in Valencia, Valencia is full of life and experiences to enjoy. Don´t hesitate to contact us if you want to find assistance and visit ASSISTyouUP . We will be delighted to attend you in the whole Relocation process. Feel at home with us¡