Immigration procedures

A student visa allows you to stay and study in Spain. Citizens of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland do not need a permit or visa to live, study or work in Spain. However if you are planning on staying for more than a semester it is recommended for European Union citizensto apply for a residence certificate.

Types of Student visas

Short term: 90 day visa
The 90 day visa or "open" visa is valid for three months. This allows students who are doing an academic year-long program to apply for the student residence card for foreigners.

Long term: 180 day visa
The 180 day visa is ideal for those students who are doing to be studying for one semester at the Universidad de Navarra. This visa will be your document proving legal temporzry residency in Spain. You may freely move about the country throughout the 180, however this visa cannot be extended beyond the allotted time.

International Student Identity Card

  • Non EU citizens (with student visas issued for 90 days): Tarjeta de Identificación de Extranjero

    Submit the following documents at the Police Station, calle Pascual Madoz 3.

    1. Official application form. (EX-17). You can obtain the application form at http://extranjeros.empleo.gob.es/es/ModelosSolicitudes/Mod_solicitudes2/17-Formulario_TIE.pdf

    2. Passport with the student visa.

    3. Registration certificate of the studies or research at the University of Navarra.

    4. Photograph (ID size).

    5. A certificate (empadronamiento) from the City Hall (Ayuntamiento) giving evidence of living in Pamplona or in the nearby towns.

    If living in Pamplona, the certificate is obtained from Servicio de Atención Ciudadana, Palacio de Condestable (c/ Mayor 2) Mondays to Friday between 8.30 and 14.30.

    For that, you require to present following documents:

    1. A contract or letter from the property owner.

    2. Photocopy of the property owner's ID card (DNI)

    3. Your passport.

    Take the documents (1, 2, 3, and 4) together with a photocopy of each, to the Police Station, prior appointment.

    You will be asked to pay the corresponding fee (15,15 Euros) at a nearby bank.

  • Students from the European Union (stays longer than 3 months): Certificado de Registro Central de Extranjeros

    Submit the following documents at the Police Station, calle Pascual Madoz 3.

    1. Official application form (EX-18). http://www.interior.gob.es/extranjeria.

    2. Identity Card issued by country of origin or Passport.

    3. Registration certificate of the studies or research at the University of Navarra.

    4. A bank statement giving evidence of having sufficient money (a minimum of 532, 20 Euros per month is required) to cover housing and living expenses during the academic year at the University.

    5. Medical insurance to cover the whole period of study or research (European Health Card)

    Take the documents (1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) together with a photocopy of each, to the Police Station, prior appointment. You will be asked to pay the corresponding fee (10,40 Euros) at a nearby bank.

  • Non EU citizens (with visas issued for 180 days)

    No need to do any procedure, since no residency permits are issued for students holding this visa. Make sure ou leave the country on or before the visa expiry date.

International Relations Office

Contact:
Universidad de Navarra
Campus Universitario
31009 Pamplona
Spain

+34 948 42 56 00 Ext. 80 2181
relint@unav.es