Foreigners wishing to stay in Spain to study must obtain the D visa, which will include the initial authorization to stay in Spain.The D visa is usually issued for three months, but may also be issued for up to twelve months. After arriving in Spain you have to apply for a residence permit within the 3 months which is valid for a year. As Spain is a part of Schengen union so, holders of type D visas are permitted to circulate freely in Schengen countries (other than the issued country) for a period of not more than 90 days per half-year and only if the visa is valid.
Work during studies:
Visa restrictions limit working hours for non-EU students to 20 per week during studies
The processing time for study visa may take from 6-12 weeks from the application day.
You can bring your spouse and kids with you.
The general application process is :
Find a course in an approved educational institution of Spain
Contact the university and initiate your application process.
Find out the requirements from the university to get the acceptance/admission letter.
Get the acceptance/admission letter from the university in Spain
Prepare your visa application and gather other required documents for it.
Apply for a student visa and prepare to move to Spain
more than 6 months
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