Where and how can I apply for a Residence Permit?

The application for a residence permit must be submitted to the Regional Directorate of the Aliens and Frontiers in your area, by completing a form signed by himself (or legal representative in the case of smaller 10 years of age or unable).

This request must be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Passport or other valid ID;
  2. Valid residence visa, unless it is waived;
  3. Two identical photographs, passport, a cores, updated and in good condition;
  4. Proof of means of subsistence;
  5. Documentary proof of kinship ties, where appropriate;
  6. Certificate of consular registration.

The Aliens and Borders decides whether or not to grant a residence permit within 60 days.


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