Steps to open a Business in Spain


At Laver Consultores – Legal Advisory Spain, we help foreign companies to create and run their business in Spain, in all administrative, fiscal, labour and legal areas. These are the steps to open a business in Spain: 1. Obtain a personal NIE number (Número de Identificación de Extranjero) As a preliminary step, before choosing any […]

Why should you have a trusted partner to manage your local branch in Spain?

Be Sure You Have Found the Ideal PartnerIn conclusion, having a trusted partner means you have found the ideal collaborator who understands your business objectives and aligns with your vision. They will provide you with the right advice, taking into account all the essential elements needed for a successful expansion. From legal compliance to market insights, a […]

Entrepreneur Visa in Spain: Requirements & Application Process

If you are thinking about setting up your business in Spain, this article is for you. Spain offers a welcoming environment for foreign entrepreneurs, with its growing economy, diverse business opportunities, and supportive ecosystem. Now, the country’s government is making it really easy for you to set up your business and obtain residency with the Entrepreneur […]

Manage your local branch 100% online

online management of business

In today’s world, running your local branch in a foreign country has become easier and more convenient than ever thanks to technology. With the right tools and strategies, you can effectively monitor your operations from the outside, ensuring efficient management and risk reduction. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits and key factors to […]

Types of legal corporate entities in Spain


If you are thinking about establishing a business in Spain, one of the most important decisions to make is selecting the appropriate legal corporate entity. This decision holds significant legal and fiscal implications, so careful consideration is essential. In this blog post, we will explore the different legal corporate entities and business structures available in Spain and […]

Looking for the ideal partner in Spain?

The process of opening a business or a local branch in Spain, especially if you are from abroad, is not easy. There are many questions and hurdles. Which structure should I choose, where should I establish the company, what is the process o create the company are only some of the numerous questions you will ask yourself. To save time, money […]

Why should you invest in Spain

Choose Spain for business

Spain offers a long list of benefits for potential investors, from its strategic position in Europe to skilled workers and progressive policies.  With our expertise in consultancy and management advisory services, allow us enlighten you on how investing in this country can lead to positive outcomes for your business ventures. Access to the Dynamic European […]

How long does it takes to open a business in Spain

The length of time it takes to open a business in Spain can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of business, its legal structure, and the location. Generally, the process can take between two weeks to several months. Here are the main steps and estimated timeframes involved in setting up a business […]

Translation guide on terms related to open a business in Spain


Spanish term English term Agencia Tributaria Tax Agency / Inland Revenue / Internal Revenue Service Apostilla de la Haya The Hague apostille CIF (Código de Identificación Fiscal) Tax Identification Code (TIN in United States) Certificado Certificate Convenio Labour agreement (wage or collective agreement) Fecha de constitución Date of incorporation Filial Branch / Subsidiary company / Local […]

Labour and social security formalities to open a business in Spain

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In general, from a labour and social security standpoint, there are essential formalities that must be performed in order to open a business, company or workplace in Spain*. In this article you will find a list of the main aspects you need to take into account as a company. Formalities Registration of the company with […]