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Students who are nationals of any country belonging to the European Union do not need to apply for a visa to enter or reside in Spain, this exemption also applies to the performance of work activities.
NON EU STUDENTS
This permission or authorization should only be requested by students who enter Spain with a student visa and when their studies exceed 6 months. The situation of the foreign student is considered as a stay, never as a residence.
Those who have become tourists cannot apply for it.
For further information call the Ministry of the Interior (Telephone 060).
In order to enter Spain as a student for people from non-EU countries, it is necessary to ask a student visa in the Spanish consulate of the country of origin. This visa is valid for 3 months.
For more information you can see the following Ministry of Interior website.
If the student comes from one of the following countries, he or she will have free health care at public hospitals and health centres with European Health Insurance Card:
People from the United Kingdom (including Gibraltar) should ask their country’s health authorities about health coverage in Spain.
According to the country of origin, you must go with the European Health Insurance Card or document attesting your right to public health care issued by the relevant agency of your country.
Private medical insurance is compulsory for any international student who needs a visa to study in Spain, i.e. students who are neither resident nor nationals of countries of the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Not having this insurance assumes the risk of not receiving proper health care