Visitors who overstay beyond 90 days are subject to potential sanctions. They may be fined for every extra day they spend in the country, forced to leave, or banned from entering Spain or any other Schengen nation in the future. For gross violations, a jail term may be the consequence.
What is the new citizenship law in Spain?
Have you heard about the Democratic Memorial Law also known as the Grandchildren's Law ? This new legislation, passed in October 2022 simplifies the process of obtaining Spanish Citizenship for grandchildren (and even great-grandchildren) of Spaniards by waiving the requirement to live in Spain for at least 1 year.
What is the penalty for overstaying 90 days in Spain?
What happens if I stay longer than 3 months in Spain?
Prison sentences – Staying in Spain for over 90 days in any 180 days without a valid visa can result in jail time. Depending on how long you overstay your welcome, you could be sentenced to 6-12 months in prison.
What is the new immigration law in Spain 2023?
Reform of the Law on Foreigners: Social rootsIn order to obtain temporary residence on the basis of social roots, the following is required: Continued residence in Spain for three years. Lack of criminal records in Spain and at origin.