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Digital Nomad Visa to Spain for Canadians

I will describe here my experience as a Canadian getting the Spanish Digital Nomad Visa to Spain. I started really travelling after I graduated university and planted trees in BC, Alberta and Quebec. However, I wanted to travel outside of Canada and ended up living for several years in Ecuador and Argentina. I visited Spain for the first time in 2017 and loved it. I could see the connection to...

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Digital Nomad Visa to Spain

If you work remotely for a Company or an employer outside of Spain this visa could be a great option for you. Some of the enefics of getting this visa... Fast application procedure of  just 20 days Get the permanent residency after 5 years Favourable non-Resident Income Tax Regime: what means discounts on taxes and you pay less in your generated income Travel in all the Schengen area...

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Civil partnership in Spain

If you have a partner in the Spain the best option would be to get married or constitute a civil partnership and that will totally open the doors for you to get your recidency in spain. The civil partnership (pareja de hecho) and the "family member of an EU citizen visa" are not the same procedure and it can be confusing to understand that the first can be a mean to obtain the last. That is why many...


Family Arraigo visa to Spain por Canadians

1)What is the Arraigo familiar? 2)Main requirements 3) Process timeline 4) Required Documents for Fingerprinting Appointment This article shares my experience as a Canadian obtaining residency in Spain and the steps I took to get  a Family Arraigo approved.   1) What is the Arraigo familiar? If you are a Non-EU citizen and are with a relative who has Spanish or EU citizenship, then...

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Youth Mobility Visa to Spain

The Youth mobility visa, commonly known as Working Holiday Visa, is for people who wish to go on holiday  to Spain with the possibility of working there in order to supplement their financial means. The conditions to benefit from this program in Spain are: - Be between 18 and 30 years old (up to 35 for Canada) - Have a return ticket or enough resources to buy one, and dispose of the necessary...


Youth Mobility Visa to Spain for Canadians

This article breaks down getting the Youth Mobility Visa from Canada to Spain based on my experience in June 2022 and November 2023 (I have gotten this visa twice) This visa is available for Canadians aged 18-35 who want to move to Spain for 1 year for one of the following reasons: Employment (and you have a post secondary degree) Study in Spain More training / professional development...

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Criminal Record for Spain

Depending on your situation whether it is for study, marriage, civil partnership, or for work, you will need to provide a criminal record translated by a Sworn translator in Spanish for your paperwork. The process would change depending if you are already in Spain or if you are still in your country of origin and will also change depending o what is your country. Please select your country below to...

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Getting Canadian Criminal Record for Spain

This article breaks down the process of getting a criminal record for use in Spain and my personal experience undergoing this process. Please note that there has been some big changes with how documents are authenticated since January 11, 2024. Getting the criminal record while in Canada If you are in Canada and you need to provide a criminal record to take with you to Spain you will need to do a...


Student Visa to Spain for Canadians

In this article, I will share my experiences and the knowledge I gained in the process of applying the student visa in Canada and finalizing the student residency card after I arrived to Spain. I moved to Spain (Barcelona) to pursue a Masters degree in Design and have since then been living in Spain. Please note that Canadian citizens can stay in Spain up to 90 days visa free. After that, they must...

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