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
Get involved in the city!
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

Applied technology to make commerce more competitive

12/05/2021 - 15:11 h

Commerce. The BCN Retail Lab is launched to personalise the digitalisation of commercial establishments.

Barcelona as a city of science and knowledge

12/05/2021 - 12:46 h

Culture and free time. Presentation of the document developing the Barcelona Science Plan 2020-2023, devoted to the international projection of the city’s science model.

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Controlled occupancy begins at the beaches for the bathing season!

06/05/2021 - 16:29 h

Environment and sustainability. A team of staff to provide information, control access points and coordinate operations will be on duty from 10 am to 7 pm, ensuring no build-ups of people and compliance with prevention measures.

Municipal nursery pre-registration gets under way for the 2021-2022 school year

06/05/2021 - 10:42 h

Childhood. Applications can be submitted online up until 19 May.

Highlights
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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!

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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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  • 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.

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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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