Barcelona International Welcome

Are you starting a project in Barcelona? If you are coming to live here, we’d like to make your arrival easier for you and offer you the information and advice you will need to establish yourself here, from procedures to daily practicalities. You will also be able to take part in numerous activities to find out everything the city offers you, share experiences, establish links and make new friends.


Priority procedures

Find out about the procedures you will have to carry out if you wish to come to Barcelona. We offer you key information, clearly explained, on fulfilling administrative requirements.

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Barcelona International Welcome Desk

Barcelona International Welcome Desk is the new personalized support service for international talent that wants to come to live in the city of Barcelona or has recently settled here. It offers in-person and online attention.

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Barcelona Christmas Tour

We are offering 50 free tickets for enjoying this tour. We’ll announce how to get them on Tuesday, 29 November and on Monday 5 December in our Instagram profile @welcome_barcelona.

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Barcelona Activa connects you

Barcelona Activa connects you

The economic promotion agency of Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Activa, connects citizens with resources to find a job, boost a business, get trained or start up.

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Barcelona, open and diverse city

  • 22,2%

    foreign population over the city population

  • 481.657

    city residents born in other countries over a population of 1.6 million

  • 176

    nationalities present in the city

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