European Commission regarding registering your residence in Spain.
As an EU national, you are entitled to live in Spain for over 3 months if:
•you have a salaried position or you are self-employed in Spain
•or you can support yourself and your family, and you have a public or private health insurance that provides full cover in Spain
•or you are a registered student at an educational establishment recognized by the Spanish authorities, and you can support yourself and have a public or private health insurance with full cover in Spain
•Or you are a family member of an EU national that meets one of the previous conditions. The family member can be:
oIf case of a student: his/her spouse or common-law partner, or his/her childrenoIn other cases:
his/her spouse or common-lay partner, his/her children or spouse ́s children up to 21 years old or incapable or his/her ancestors.
In all of these cases, you must still register with the Central Register of Foreign Nationals Registro Central de Extranjeros, no later than 3 monthsafter arriving in Spain.
Registering with the Central Register
Do this in one of 2 places:
•the Register’s local office oficina de extranjería in the province where you are living
•in your local police station (if the Register has no local office in your province)Requested documentation.
You have always to attach the following documents:
•Passport or other identity document (not expired)
•Official form (EX-18), two copies, filled and signed by the EU national.
In addition, you will have to attach other documents, depending on your situation:
•Salaried workers – your contract of employment or other proof of your employment status.
•Self-employed workers – proof of registration in the register of economic activities (censo de actividades económicas) or other proof of your employment status.
•Not in employment in Spain? Proof of: o(I) health cover valid in Spain
Sufficient means to support yourself and your family.
Pensioners – provide proof of public health cover.
•students – o(I) proof of your registration in an educational establishment, proof of public or private health cover and formal declaration that you have sufficient means to support yourself during your stay.
Implementation of direktiv 2004:38 in SpainMinisterio De Trabajo, Migraciones Y Seguridad Social.