Spain: New Foreign Qualification Evaluation Portal

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • The government of Spain will introduce a new system for recognizing education and work qualification requirements issued in a country outside of Spain  


The government of Spain will introduce a new system for recognizing foreign qualifications throughout the work permit application process. Through the new system, foreign nationals will be permitted to submit education evaluations online instead of in person. Applicants will then be able to check the status of the evaluation online.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Spain will introduce a new online system for submitting qualification requirements for work permits and visas. According to the government announcement, the goal is to streamline procedures for qualification requirements. The purpose of the system is to ensure that foreign degrees are recognized within six months or less depending on the applicant’s country of origin.  

Subscribe to Envoy's Global Blog Digest

Looking Ahead  

The new system will start after publication in the government’s official state gazette. Continue to check the government of Spain’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.