The Spanish Highly Qualified Workers Visa & Residence Permit is a temporary residence and work permit for citizens from outside the European Union performing the functions corresponding to a managerial or highly qualified position.
The company and the worker must be within one of the following categories:
Acreditation of the characteristics of the company and report from the General Directorate of Trade Investiments.
Employment contract or accreditation of the professional relationship, as well as a job description
This varies if it is a position of director an manager or of technician and scientific and intellectual professionals..
Private medical insurance with the same coverage as the Spanish Public Health System.
The first step is to apply for a visa at the Consulate in the country of residence or the Large companies Unit (UGE-CE).
Depending on the application is made, the administration will have between 10 and 20 days to resolve the issue
The last step will be the fingerprinting and application for the Foreigners Identity Card (TIE)