Visa Requirements

Prospective student profile

European Union Students

  1. The Certificado de Registro is for students of the European Union who will study in Spain. It must be requested within the first month of your arrival, and it is not necessary to renew this card annually.

    Initial application card information and documents

International Students Non-European

  1. The first thing that you should apply for before you arrive is your VISA. The type of visa that you should apply for depends on the length of stay (Visado de Alumno process and documents).

  2. The Tarjeta de Identificación de Extranjero (NIE) is even more important than the Visa, however you cannot obtain this until you have the 90 day visa. You must apply for this within the first month of arrival and it is imperative that you renew this card annually.

    Initial application card information and documents

    Renewal application card information and documents

    For more information go to Immigration procedures UNAV