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Working in Spain as a non-EU citizen

Working in Spain as a non-EU citizen 28 January, 2014Leave a comment

Professionals that wish to work in Spain and are non-EU citizens will have to undertake a series of steps with the Spanish authorities to be able to become a legal worker in Spain.

The citizens of these countries will only be able to live and work in Spain normally if they comply with the requirements and procedures of the Spanish law.

Before searching for work in Spain, your should be aware of the different types of visas, and you should understand that to obtain a Spanish work visa you must have a job offer from a company in Spain, in addition to all the requirements of the Ministry of Work and Foreign Affairs.

You must not to confuse the work permit and the work visa. You may be granted the first but denied the second. However, the visa cannot be obtain without the permit.

There are various types of visas. You can consult the website of the Foreign Employment and Social Security Ministry to find out more detailed visa information.

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