Venezuelans in Spain will be able to process paperwork with an expired passport
24 April, 2019Erika
If you are Venezuelan, live in Spain and your passport has expired, you do not have to return to Venezuela to renew it or carry out procedures related to immigration legislation.
Procedures you can perform in Spain:
- Residency for studies
- Non-work residence
- Residence with work as an employee
- Residence with self-employment
- Blue Card
- Family reunification
- Foreigner identity card
According to the General Secretariat of Migrations, this order will apply exclusively during the time that the current circumstances in Venezuela continue.
Migratory labour mechanisms will be guaranteed to Venezuelans the so that they are not forced to return to Venezuela. Neither irregular presence nor the lack of identity documents will be considered a valid reason for denying access to legal residence.
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