How to request the residence card of a family member of a citizen of the European Union?
How to apply for the residence card of a Community Family member or a Citizen of the European Union in Spain?
The residence card of a community family member or of a citizen of the European Union is a document that must be processed by all relatives of a Spanish citizen or of another Member State of the European Union, or of another State party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or Switzerland , who do not hold the nationality of one of said States, when they meet him or accompany him, and who are going to reside in Spain for a period of more than three months.
Said card will allow whoever requests it, not only to reside in Spain but also to carry out a work activity, either on their own account or on behalf of others, under the same conditions as if they were a Spaniard, for a period of 5 continuous years. , as long as the link is maintained.
Which relatives of the Spanish citizen or from another EU country can be beneficiaries of the community family member residence card?
Spouse, provided that the agreement or declaration of nullity of the marriage bond or divorce has not been made.
Partner with whom you maintain a union analogous to conjugal (that is, common-law partner or stable partner), and registered in a public registry established in a Member State of the Union, or in a State party to the European Economic Area.
Direct child of the citizen of the Union or the European Economic Area or of their spouse or registered partner.
Direct ascendant of the citizen of the Union or of the European Economic Area or of their spouse or registered partner who lives in their care.
Any member of the family who in the country of origin is in charge of the citizen of the Union.
Anna Nicolàs Torán.
Lawyer at Martínez Caballero Abogados.