order to obtain a work contract with a
, you will need a NIE number
first. To get the same rights as a Spanish
employee you will need a work contract that
is at least in duration.
You must then
register with the Spanish Security office
(Seguridad Social) and for this you will
need to take your work
. Any spouse, partner or child
is also entitled to medical cover. An additional
form must be completed, and the Marriage
Certificate, Certificado de Convivencia
and Birth ,
as appropriate, should be produced with
the other paperwork.
mothers with a child
can apply for child benefit, by completing
and presenting Form 140
to the Hacienda (tax office).
You will receive a temporary card that shows
your social security number. This card should
be taken to your local social security clinic
and you should register with a doctor. This
will instigate your .
you go from the ,
having been previously ordinarily resident
in Great Britain, and expect to spend no
more than 12 months there, you would normally
continue to pay employee’s Class 1
National Insurance contributions in the
UK. In all other circumstances Spanish Social
Security contributions as an employee would
be payable. To access the Spanish state
healthcare you should obtain
from the .
Working in Spain