Barcelona International Welcome
Welcome, talent!
Barcelona International Welcome
Complete the formalities for settling in
Barcelona International Welcome
Your new life in Barcelona
Barcelona International Welcome
Get involved in the city!
Barcelona International Welcome
Connect with Barcelona!

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 formalities 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. Read more


New measures against Covid-19 in Barcelona decreed by PROCICAT

25/10/2020 - 20:00 h

Covid-19. Bars and restaurants will be closed for fifteen days, with capacities reduced for shops, leisure activities and worship.

Barcelona, ciutat de talent

A city which nurtures and supports talent

21/10/2020 - 18:23 h

Talent. The budget for generating, attracting, driving and developing talent in Barcelona has been increased to 5.3 million euros.

The keys to doing business and successful entrepreneurship in Barcelona

21/10/2020 - 11:26 h

On Thursday 22nd of October, Barcelona Expat Week will focus its online activities on the world of business and entrepreneurship in Barcelona from the international community’s point of view. Register for free and join the conversation!

Conveni SOC-BA

Greater coordination for employment policies in the city

20/10/2020 - 15:09 h

Employment. The agreement with the Catalan Employment Service will enable progress in the creation of an integrated services model.

  • Barcelona Expat Week Go to content

    A new hybrid, digital and on-site event, from October 19 to 23, 2020. It is aimed at the international community of Barcelona and people interested in the international talent of the city.
  • #BCNcuida't Go to content

    Consult full information on the measures for the Covid-19 in Barcelona.
  • Rethinking the city brand in times of covid-19 Go to content

    1 day. 10 speakers. 6 cities and 4 international universities discussing about the key role of city branding in the post-pandemic reality.
  • Job Seeking Online Training Go to content

    Would you to like to improve professionally or boost your job search, at your own pace? Check Barcelona Activa's online trainning offer and sign up for it!
  • Covid-19 donations Go to content

    As part of the exceptional measures against the Covid-19 crisis, Barcelona City Council has launched a specific procedure for accepting donations intended for funding social-assistance, healthcare and economic-promotion programmes.

  • Barcelona. Your partner for a lifetime project Go to content

    Barcelona is ranked as one of the best cities for locating a startup and raising businesses. A city with the best worklife balance. Check out why!
  • Brexit Information Point Go to content

    Barcelona City Council makes two specific resources available to individuals and businesses with information regarding the Brexit scenario: a set of practical digital contents with useful links and a face-to-face help desk in Barcelona city.
  • Moving to Barcelona Go to content

    Practical guide to setting down
  • Barcelona Talent Guide 2019-20 Go to content

    Publicació pràctica i amena en format revista que presenta informació útil pensada per a estudiants universitaris, personal docent i investigadors que arriben a Barcelona.
  • Barcelona brand book Go to content

    Discover the new storytelling of a city for all of life’s ventures
  • Getting there Go to content

    Find the best way to travel and get about in Barcelona
  • Agenda 500 Barcelona Go to content

    Discover the best selection of activities
  • 10 tips to feel at home in Barcelona Go to content

    Keep in mind these suggestions to enjoy the city

    Use this webapp to learn about the most relevant places in each neighbourhood
Priority formalities

Find out about the priority formalities 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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