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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Spain

  • Join our community and get to know members of Spain’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Spanish expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Madrid, Sevilla and many other regions

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Spain

Are you an expat working and living in Spain? Or are you preparing to move soon to Madrid, Sevilla or any other of the Spanish international hotspots?

Expat life in Spain has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the amazing beaches of the Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz, learning how Spanish people celebrate Día de la Hispanidad, up to tasting Spain’s favorite dishes such as paella.

Of course, InterNations is active far beyond Spain. Please feel free to explore our expatriate guide on living in Germany or living in Bahrain.

Spain Expat Locations

Horno San Buenaventura

Horno San Buenaventura

Restaurants & Nightlife

John's House

John's House

Restaurants & Nightlife

Hotel Puerta América

Hotel Puerta América

Restaurants & Nightlife

Club DF Madrid

Club DF Madrid

Restaurants & Nightlife

Restaurante Tarpas, tartas y tapas

Restaurante Tarpas, tartas y tapas

Restaurants & Nightlife

VINOTECA BARBECHERA

VINOTECA BARBECHERA

Restaurants & Nightlife

Deutsche Schule Las Palmas de Gran Canaria -- Colegio Oficial Alemán

Deutsche Schule Las Palmas de Gran Canaria -- Colegio Oficial Alemán

International Schools & Education

Malaica Café

Malaica Café

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Spain – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Spain requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Spanish expat life. Living abroad in Spain raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Spain?ʺ, ʺWill I be able to make a living as an EFL teacher in a Spanish metropolis?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Madrid should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Spanish municipality in Barcelona?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Spain is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Spain aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Spain. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from education and children, to local organisations & companies or health-care, up to expat institutions & clubs. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺIn which cases do I need a so-called "Residencia" to stay for longer than half a year?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

InterNations provides you with more info than just for Spain. We also tell you all about living in Sweden or living in Italy, to name but a few expat hotspots.

Tips on living and working in Spain –
From special food stores to private language tutors

Moreover, our expat directory for Spain includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. special food stores or private language tutors. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Spain with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt ¡Hola! from our expats living and working in Spain.

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