The process of getting an EU residence permit in Spain
Are you a member of a European Union country that is planning on spending a period of three months or longer in Spain? Or are you a British Citizen, preparing for the imminent completion of Brexit? If so, then you will need to obtain an EU residence permit (also known as a Certificado de Registro de Ciudadano de la Unión Europea in Spanish) and we are here to help. Allow the experienced team of legal professionals at Lusa Legal assist you in obtaining your EU certificate of registration to make this as fast and easy of a process as possible.
Who requires an EU residence permit?
Any European Union citizen is able to spend less than three months within Spain and all that they require is a valid passport and proper identification. An EU residence permit is required for everyone who plans on spending three months or longer within the country of Spain. The Spanish authorities will authorize a certificate of registration with the following documents:
- Proof of a valid passport.
- Valid healthcare coverage in Spain by either a public or a private provider.
- Proof that there is a bank account in the certificate holder’s name with sufficient incoming funds to support both themselves and any dependents.
What British Citizens Need To Know About Certificate of Registration in Spain?
Since Britain is leaving the European Union (Brexit), recent, stricter regulations have been put in place for those seeking residency in Spain. It is very important that all UK citizens currently have documents for residence certificate and that these documents state that they are permanent and do not have an expiry date on them. After the completion of Brexit, proposed in the spring of 2019, any British citizen living in Spain that is not in possession of an EU citizen registration certificate, may lose some of their rights and privileges in Spain. The number of requests for these immigrant certificate of registration for UK citizens has greatly increased since their imminent departure from the European Union so it is recommended that any British seeking to obtain EU residence permit in Spain do so as soon as possible.
Getting an EU Certificate with us
If you are interested in obtaining Spanish residency, we are ready and qualified to help. Applying for an EU Certificate is a simple first step in how to obtain residency in Spain and our qualified team of legal professionals are able to provide all of the guidance that you need to make your experience a fast and easy one. If you have questions, we are always ready to hear from you: +34 682 085 432.