Are there any other additional requirements? Are there any other documents to be submitted?

Yes, there are. Besides the documents proving the applicant to be Sephardi of Spanish ancestry and his/her special link to Spain, the applicant shall, in all cases, submit the following documents:

  • Full birth certificate
  • Criminal records certificate from the country of birth and the country in which the applicant has been residing for the last five years.

Both documents shall be translated into Spanish language by a sworn translator and apostilled or legalized as appropriate.

  • DELE Certificate of basic knowledge of Spanish –European A2 level, or higher.
  • Certificate of having passed the knowledge test on constitutional, social and cultural aspects of Spanish life.

Both tests shall be designed and managed by the Instituto Cervantes.

Applicants native to countries or territories where Spanish is official shall be exempt from the Spanish language test, but not from the test on constitutional, social and cultural aspects of Spanish life.