work visa for trusted corporate or highly skilled roles

Trusted Permit

If your profile matches for highly skilled or high management positions, or you have been offer a position related to high management roles or highly skilled jobs, the Spanish legislation offers the possibility to apply and obtain a work and residence permit for a trusted corporate position, in accordance to the Royal Decree 2392/2004.

Our Law Firm is ready to help you with all the legal requirements to successfully complete your visa application. Please note that each case will be exanimated individually for our specialized staff for the requirements might vary from one applicant to another. In this regard, you might apply for this visa according to the following assumptions:

  • That you fit for management or highly qualified staff in large companies (for example, a company with 500 workers or more); companies from specific areas such as information technology and communications, renewable energy, environment, water and wastewater treatment, health sciences, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology or aerospace; or companies that develop business projects considered of public interest.
  • That you fit for technicians and highly qualified foreign scientists hired by the State, Autonomous Regions, local bodies, universities or organizations aimed at the promotion and development of research mainly promoted for them.

Also, you may be granted the entry, residence and work for economic, social or labor, or research or development interests if your profile is listed in the category of highly qualified teachers, or artistic performances of cultural interest.

You must remember as well that Spanish Authorities may ask to submit the following documents:

When working for a company as an employee:

  • An employment contract.
  • An official company fiscal identity document.
  • Original certificates from the Tesoreria General de la Seguridad Social and the Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria proving that the company is fully up to date in its tax and social security payments.
  • A favorable report of the activity or research from the regional ministerial department or body competent in the matter.

    When working for a company, university or any other organization as a researcher, scientist, technician or teacher:

  • Submit a certificate stating that you have been accepted by the research organization where it is outlined its purpose, duration, and material and financial means for its realization.
  • An official company fiscal identity document.

    When working for the State as a researcher, scientist, technician or teacher:

  • Submit a certificate stating that you have been accepted by the research organization where it is outlined its purpose, duration, human resources involved in the project and material and financial means for its realization.
  • A document describing the tasks of the visa applicant.
  • A favorable report of the investigation or research from the regional ministerial department or body competent in the matter stating that the organization’s objective is to aim at the promotion and development of research which in this case is promoted or owned by a Territorial Public Administration.

For artistic performances:

  • A certificate proving the number of performances, place where the performances will take place and capacity of them, team members and countries in which the artist has developed its activity.

Please note that most of these documents must be translated into Spanish by a certified public interpreter. Most of the Spanish Consulates or Embassies have a list of them.

We know that you care about your family as well, thus our staff is ready to guide you through the process of getting a residency status for them too.

Our immigration attorneys will be glad to help you during the entire application process avoiding refusal or delays. Contact us now.

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