Freelance residency permit – Spain. Can I work from home? One of the hardest residency permits to achieve in Spain are the initial residency permits to work as freelancers. Those initial types of permits are applied for from the consulate of Spain in the country of residency or of origin of the applicant and is […]
Spanish authorities have just published a step-by-step guide to Brexit and the most frequently asked questions by UK citizens in Spain. What is the Brexit and what is going on now? Brexit is is the name that was given to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irland’s (UK) decision to leave the European […]
UK CITIZENS WILL BE ABLE TO MODIFY OR APPLY FOR THEIR RESIDENCY PERMIT IN SPAIN FROM 6TH JULY 2020 The National Police Headquarters has just made public its Directive in collaboration with the General Migration Office determining the procedure for issuing the residency document, upon the Article 18.4 of the Agreement on the withdrawal of […]
APOSTILLE & SWORN TRANSLATIONS In the previous post about sworn translations we answered some F.A.Q which covered main topics about the subject, you can find it here. We have noticed that many people preparing their documents to apply for a residency permit in Spain have always got questions about the apostille and its’ relation to […]
RULES FOR TRAVELLING IN EUROPE FOR EACH COUNTRY Due to the situation created by the CoViD19 pandemics several Europeans countries have installed several travelling restrictions measures. However the measures taken are different in each country which makes travelling inside of the E.U. confusing. Here are the measures taken by the date of June 18th by […]
Who is required to register their marriage in Spain? You have to register your marriage in Spain when the marriage was celebrated abroad, between a Spanish citizen and a foreigner, two Spanish citizens or if you acquired the Spanish nationality. In such cases it is mandatory to register the marriage in Spain regardless of the […]
SWORN TRANSLATION: PCR TEST When is translation of PCR test results required? Some authorities and agencies (customs, airlines, etc.) may require a PCR screening test with negative results for Covid-19, for the purposes of a travel or visa application, for example. This obligation depends on the regulations established by each country according to the […]
REVIEWING FAQ ABOUT SWORN TRANSLATION Q: Where can I get a sworn/certified translator in Spain? A: You just need go to the list of the oficial sworn translator duly appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This list is updated every time they appoint new translators. At Sterna Abogados we can help you as our […]
SWORN TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING: CRIMINAL RECORD CERTIFICATE The criminal record certificate is a document issued to demonstrate that the applicant has no criminal record in their country of origin or in the country where they have lived in the recent past years. If there are criminal records, they must appear in the certificate. When applying […]
SWORN TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING: MARRIAGE BETWEEN A SPANISH CITIZEN AND A FOREIGNER A new edition of our sworn translation posts is here! We would like to get you know more information about getting married in Spain. As you may know when a foreign person marries a Spanish citizen acquires some advantages such as getting a […]
As we have mentioned in previous posts, sworn translations are linked to immigration due to the necessity of submitting faithful translation of the original documents from your country when your are applying for a residence permit in Spain. All residence permits require the applicant to submit documents that need to be translated, for example, birth […]
First of all, it is necessary to clarify the concept of Pareja de hecho (that would be the equivalent to Domestic partnership in the USA and the civil partnership in the UK). In this article we will refer as domestic partnership to the pareja de hecho. A pareja de hecho or pareja estable (domestic partnership […]
British citizens residency in Spain Starting from July 1st 2020 all the appointments for the E.U. certificate residency card for the U.K. citizens will be cancelled as the police station in Madrid announced today. From July 1st 2020 the British citizens will no longer receive the E.U. members residency permit due to Brexit. Instead they […]
Spanish government extends the validity time of the residency and staying permits of foreigners The residency and work authorizations of foreign citizens that expire during the state of alarm are automatically extended for six months. According the measures taken to safeguard the legality of foreigners in Spain: the residence and work authorizations, both short and […]
Our director Ainhoa Manero has done an interview with former client, Lisa Letto, to talk about the freelance visa and starting a business in Spain.
Our director Ainhoa Manero and our lawyer Juan Carlos Lois did a live stream answering questions about immigration and labour law.
The purpose of the aid is to ensure the continuity of your business and to try to avoidabandonment of the same due to lack of liquidity, as a consequence…
Many have contacted us because their documents are about to expire and they need to request the renewal of their residency card. We can renew your residency online.
We are currently receiving many questions about what will happen to the documentation that has been requested or obtained and is about to expire.
Today we share information that can serve as a guide specifically for all those self-employed/freelancers who want to request the extraordinary benefit.
An international health emergency has been declared due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The state of alarm and the suspension of flights has caused many foreigners to currently be displaced in the Spanish territory.
An ERTE refers to temporary employment regulation records (expedientes de regulación temporal de empleo, in Spanish). Since the…
he Sede Electrónica de las Administraciones Públicas, which is the web to schedule appointments (citas), has posted an important announcement regarding…
Due to the current situation with COVID 19 in the world, Madrid has been one of the most affected cities. Therefore, offices and companies have had…
Due to the current situation of COVID19 (coronavirus), we have taken preventive measures to ensure the health of our workers and clients, so we remind you not to come to our offices and contact us by phone.
The Official State Gazette (BOE) has published a new edition with Royal Decree 463/2020, of March 14, which states a state of alarm for the management of the situation currently caused by COVID-19.
Since last January 31, 2020 the United Kingdom is already outside the European Union. After almost 3 years of negotiations, Brexit has happened…
We start the day with important news for all those who are waiting for resolution of their immigration process! If you have …
The registration period for the Spanish course for migrants and refugees is now open. If you are interested in registering…