The Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) has launched a new online tool providing relevant details for those applying for residence permits.
Here you can find up to date information on the submission of supporting documents, payment procedure and the receipt of documents for initial and renewal residence permit and EU residence status applications and for the registration of residence permits.
The OCMA also announced the launch of a new telephone service for enquiries about visas and residence permits.
The Spanish government has approved a Royal Decree which includes measures to expedite the procedures for the recognition of foreign degrees, facilitating the mobility of qualified foreign professionals.
All degree recognition procedures will be carried out online, including online tracking of application status. Moreover, applications should be resolved within six months.