How long will it take to get an employee on site with an Spanish work permit?

The supporting documentation needed is quite extensive and can take some time to collect. It must be submitted in Spanish, so translations should be taken into both time and financial budgets. Once the application has been lodged, the Spanish authorities aim to process the work permit request within 1 month.

When the work permit is approved the candidate must apply for a residence visa to travel to Spain and start work.

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