People who have had a residence permit for one year in Spain and have the residence permit for at least one more year can reunite their family members living abroad.
Family members are:
- The spouse (only one), not separated de facto or de jure, and provided that the marriage is genuine.
- The person who is in a relationship with the applicant, similar to that of marriage (recorded in a public registry or proven by the applicant).
- Dependants: The resident’s unmarried children o those of the spouse or partner, including adopted children. Direct descendants over 18 with disabilities Children or other persons over 18 with disabilities whom the resident is legal guardian o representative.
- Parents of the resident, or those of the spouse or partner, over 65. Exceptionally on humanitarian ground a residence permit might be granted for parents under 65.
Minor children already living in Spain (of parents living legally in the country) can obtain their legal residence too.