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How And Where To Apply For ´carta De InvitaciÓn´?

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Author: Richelle de Wit
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At your local police station, for visits from friends or relatives from outside the EU.

Please read this information from the website of the Spanish Police.

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Short description of the procedure in English:

The form is only the start of the procedure, the application for the Carta de Invitación. Once filled out and copies of necessary documentation handed over, the police will take care that the application gets processed and the applicant will receive notice of the resolution. If the resolution is positive, you will be invited to come and pick up the actual Carta from the police station. The notification also serves to go and pay the ´tasa´ required.  Proof of payment needed when you go pick up the Carta.

The original Carta then needs to be sent to the person invited to come and stay, by mail, as he/she needs to carry the original when he/she comes to Spain.

Please note: The information provided is based upon our understanding of current legislation. It is not legal advice but is provided freely to enable you to be properly informed. We recommend that if you are considering taking action, you should seek professional advice.

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