Does Spanish residency expire?
If you apply for the TIE and have been resident in Spain for more than 5 years, you will be issued with a permanent TIE, valid for 10 years. You must renew your TIE card if it is about to expire. Read the Spanish government’s residency Q&A for full details of the application process and documentation required.
How is life in Spain long term?
Permanent residency in Spain After five uninterrupted years of residence, you can apply for a long-term or permanent residence. If you hold a Blue Card from another EU-member state, and have lived elsewhere in the EU for the same period, this also entitles you to long-term residence in Spain.
Do I have to renew my Residencia in Spain?
The general regime inside the Spanish immigration law establishes that your residence card can be renewed in the 60 days previous and 90 days after its expiration. You have 5 months in total to do it. However, we recommend that you start the process before the card expires.
What do I need to get Residencia in Spain?
- NIE, or your foreigner’s tax number.
- Your S1 form if you are a pensioner or proof of Spanish health insurance if not.
- Proof of fee payment for the residencia application (paid at any Spanish bank)
- The completed residency application form.
- Two passport size photos.
- Proof of income.
What happens if you stay longer than 90 days in Spain?
If you are a non-EEA national (including British) and wish to stay in Spain for longer than 90 days, you will need a visa. When your visa application is approved and you have the visa stamp in your passport, you may travel to Spain to apply for a residence permit.
How can you stay in Spain longer than 90 days?
If you are a non-EEA national (including British) and wish to stay in Spain for longer than 90 days, you will need a visa. You should apply for the visa that suits your purpose from a Spanish Consulate in your home country.