High Quality

May apply for a residence permit for highly qualified professionals, who shall be valid throughout the national territory, the companies that require the incorporation in Spain of foreign professionals or postgraduate graduates of universities and business schools of recognized standing, graduates of vocational training of above, or specialists with experience in a comparable level of at least 3 years, in the conditions set forth in the instructions referred to in the additional provision 20th of this act

Types of licences

Authorization of residence: when the applicant is legally in Spain, you'll get a 3 years or duration of the contract if the minor, to reside and work throughout the national territory.

Where application of residence?

Authorization of residence: in the unit of Big business and Strategic Collective. UGE-CE


  • General documents available at: Background information.
  • Documents specific to the High Quality.

    Documents attesting to comply with the requirement to which:

    • Graduate and postgraduate of universities: Title of the university or College of business of recognized standing.
    • Credentials of the applicant company.
    • A copy of the contract or professional relationship between the two parties.
    • Profile of the job.


  • The accreditation of compliance with the requirements of recruitment of highly qualified staff members shall be effected only once, being registered in the unit of big business and Strategic Collective.
  • This registration will be valid for 3 years renewable if the requirements.
  • Any change should be communicated to the unit of big business and Strategic Collective within 30 days. Failure to notify that modification, the company will cease to be registered in the unit.