Bureaucracy

Work your way through the Spanish red tape. © iStock image
Work your way through the Spanish red tape.

Bureaucracy

Spain is a fairly bureaucratic country, with a red tape tradition going back centuries. It is inevitable that you will encounter numerous paperwork projects while you are living here. The following articles will provide insights into some specific projects as well general information and advice that should help you regardless of the task you face. Of special importance will be an understanding of cultural norms that will help you behave in culturally appropriate ways that should contribute to the success of your venture.

 

 

Citizens of Members States of the EU (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Latvia,… More →

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Spain is a fairly bureaucratic country, with a red tape tradition going back centuries. It is inevitable that you will encounter numerous paperwork projects while you are living here. The… More →

 

 

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