ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Sep 2013

In September 2013, the government of Spain announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

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  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 30 Sep 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

Effective 30 September 2013, managers and highly skilled workers, workers that are transfered within companyies, scientific researchers, university lecturers, entrepreneurs and investors will benefit from an accelerated procedure when they apply for a residence permits. Concretely, the government is required to adjudicate these residence permits within 20 calendar days and the Spanish consular posts to process the corresponding visas within 10 business days. 

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