Tips on how to get a resident card to study in Spain

Tips on how to get a resident card to study at MIUC in Spain for Moroccans and students from non-EU/EEA countries

Tips on how to get a resident card to study at MIUC in Spain for Moroccans and students from non-EU/EEA countries

This is the procedure that students go through when it comes to applying for a resident card in a foreign country:

It is very important even necessary for people outside Europe Union (EU) or European Economic Areas (EEA) to have a visa from the embassy of Spain that is located in Casablanca, Morocco to head to Spain:

  • What would be the first procedure to go through as soon as you step in Spain, applying for a resident card?

Get the form that allows you to get to know what papers are going to be needed for you to apply for the resident card.

  • Which is the first basic paper to have for applying to this kind of procedure?

Collecting the first papers that define what are you exactly going to be doing here in Spain either studying, or working, in this case it is studies, so basically a paper from the university that is provided as an admission letter.

  • Are there any taxes to pay to the government for this procedure?

Downloading the form of the taxes online before presenting yourself is very crucial, then heading to pay them at the nearest bank to you.

P.S: Every bank has different times for the payment of taxes

  • Now that you have collected all the documents that include: a copy of your passport, a letter from your university, a receipt for the payment of the taxes, the personal information form, and two photographic pictures of yourself, what is next?

You go and present yourself at the embassy to start the procedure.

As soon as all of this has been done a waiting period of maximum one month is mandatory for you to pick up finally your resident card.

With thanks to MIUC’s  Ignacio Lozano,

DIRECTOR OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND ADMISSIONS

Tips on how to get a resident card to study at MIUC in Spain for Moroccans and students from non-EU/EEA countries

 

WHAT IS A SPANISH RESIDENCY?
It is a short term or permanent legal permission to stay in Spain.
The Spanish residency has two different versions:
EU citizens – it is a green card with your personal details and no photo.
Non-EU citizens – it is a blue / pink card with your personal details as well as a passport photo on it.

 

Post Author: Hiba Haraq

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My name is Hiba, I am the joint editor of the MIUC magazine, that is an online magazine by and for students, focusing on life in Marbella, night or daily routine - in particular for the new students who will come to the university. Still a student at Marbella International University Centre, hoping to graduate with a Media & Journalism degree, and passionate about photography, landscapes and people.

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