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


Changes in migration patterns in Barcelona

27/02/2021 - 10:09 h

City Council. Between June and October, emigration from the city increased by 8% compared to the same period last year.

L’Institut dels Aliments de Barcelona

Barcelona Food Institute to open for the 2021-2022 academic year

25/02/2021 - 17:49 h

Education. A complete professional training centre specialising in the food industry and based at Mercabarna.

New support service with online procedures via videoconferencing

25/02/2021 - 14:05 h

City Council. The ‘OAC calls you’ service offers a means of virtual communication between citizens and the administration and comes in addition to the support offered in person at Citizen Help and Information Offices.

panoràmica barcelona

Measures to contain the spread of Covid-19

26/02/2021 - 08:00 h

COVID-19. As from Monday, 1 March, shopping centres can open and capacities for swimming pools and group sports are to be increased.

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Connect your project with your city Go to content

    Barcelona never stops. Now, it’s easier than ever to get your
  • 10 tips to feel at home in Barcelona (2021) Go to content

    Keep in mind these suggestions to enjoy the city
  • #BCNcuida't Go to content

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