Barcelona International Welcome
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Barcelona International Welcome
Complete the formalities for settling in
Barcelona International Welcome
Your new life in Barcelona
Barcelona International Welcome
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Barcelona International Welcome
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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

News

Another step towards a completely sustainable bus fleet in 2024

09/06/2021 - 17:35 h

Mobility and transport. This year sees 69 new eco buses come into service, 23 of them electric and 46 of them hybrid electric and compressed natural gas vehicles.

All the measures for reactivating the economy in a single guide

07/06/2021 - 17:54 h

The guide details the 82 measures adopted, such as grants, subsidies and other resources.

22@ revitalises its public space and boosts sustainable mobility

06/06/2021 - 10:20 h

Urban planning. Work is under way to revamp C/ Tànger, between C/ Àvila and C/ Pamplona, along with the surrounding area.

A boost for innovative companies in healthcare

02/06/2021 - 15:00 h

Science. BCN Health Booster is a new accelerator programme for science start-ups.

Highlights
  • MWC is back to Barcelona! Go to content
    MWC is back, economic activity is back. This year's Mobile World Congress edition will showcase outstanding content, in a new hybrid format with a local community-focused approach. Don't miss it!
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  • 4YFN: Join the startup movement Go to content
    This year's 4YFN editon will share space with the MWC (Hall 2). More the 350 startups, world-class conferences and activitites to get to know the next big emergent companies.
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  • Barcelona Green Deal Go to content
    The Barcelona Green Deal sets out the urban economic agenda for the next decade, designed to make the city more qual, sustainable and competitive.
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  • Barcelona Sports Tech HUB Go to content
    The Barcelona Sports Tech Hub is located in Montjuïc and has been conceived to make the city an international leader in sportstech.
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  • Barcelona reAct - Blue economy Go to content
    The blue economy is a strategic sector which includes activities such as logistics, fishing, boatbuilding, sport, leisure, energy, science and marine tech, but where sustainability criteria also hold.
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  • Workation: Work from Barcelona! Go to content
    Are you working from home and looking for a change of scene? Barcelona Workation gives you the opportunity to work and live like a local, in the city or in the heart of the countryside, by the sea or in the foothills of the Pyrenees.
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  • Practical guide for international families Go to content
    The school pre-enrolment period has already started. You'll find what you need to know about the education system in Barcelona in this practical guide for international families.
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  • Formalities section updated Go to content

    We have updated the website's formalities section in 2021 to help you comply with the necessary bureaucratic requirements to settle and live in Barcelona.

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  • Connect your project with your city Go to content

    Barcelona never stops. Now, it’s easier than ever to get your domain.barcelona.

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  • 10 tips to feel at home in Barcelona (2021) Go to content

    Keep in mind these suggestions to enjoy the city

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  • #BCNcuida't Go to content

    Consult full information on the measures for the Covid-19 in Barcelona.

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  • 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!

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  • Moving to Barcelona Go to content

    Practical guide to setting down

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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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