We will assist you with the administrative procedures required to acquire Spanish nationality. There are different ways to acquire Spanish nationality:

  • Original Spanish nationality: Spanish nationality can be obtained by those born to a Spanish father or mother, those born in Spain provided that one of the parents was also born in Spain (except for the children of diplomats), etc.
  • Nationality by option: the application for nationality by option is offered to those who meet certain conditions, such as having been subject to the parental authority of a Spanish national, having been born to a parent who had Spanish nationality, etc.
  • Nationality by residence: nationality will be granted to those who have resided in Spain for at least 10 years in an uninterrupted manner.
    However, this period may be limited to 5 years, 2 years or 1 year in certain cases (refugees, nationals of Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, Equatorial Guinea, Portugal or people of Sephardic origin, those born in Spain etc.).
  • Nationality by naturalization decree: this method of acquiring nationality can be granted by the Spanish government in exceptional circumstances.