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Where can I go to find emergency/short-term housing?

The Spanish government provides refugees from Ukraine with housing, an application can be submitted to one of the centers for helping refugees from Ukraine or the hotline numbers: +34 91 399 00 09.

More often, Ukrainians are accommodated in hotels, hostels or dormitories, and they are also provided with food. You can live here until the refugees find work and can rent something on their own.

Also, the Spaniards are ready to shelter Ukrainians in their homes, the offers are collected on Prykhystok portal mceclip0.png.

You can contact one of the reception, care and referral centers for people displaced from Ukraine (CREADE). There you will be able to spend the night for several days, receive financial and legal assistance, as well as help in submitting documents for obtaining temporary protection. More information about CREADE and the addresses of their centers can be found here mceclip0.png.

Can I access public housing or housing provided by the state? How and where do I apply for public housing?

The Spanish government provides refugees from Ukraine with housing, an application can be submitted to one of the centers for helping refugees from Ukraine or the hotline numbers: +34 91 399 00 09.

More often, Ukrainians are accommodated in hotels, hostels or dormitories, and they are also provided with food. You can live here until the refugees find work and can rent something on their own.

You can contact one of the reception, care and referral centers for people displaced from Ukraine (CREADE). There you will be able to spend the night for several days, receive financial and legal assistance, as well as help in submitting documents for obtaining temporary protection. More information about CREADE and the addresses of their centers can be found here mceclip0.png.

How do I find long term housing?

You can look for a long-term accommodation on the following websites:

Also, the Spaniards are ready to shelter Ukrainians in their homes, the offers are collected on Prykhystok portal mceclip0.png.

You can find housing for long-term rent on the website mceclip0.png. Housing prices depend on the size of the city and the location of housing: in big cities such as Barcelona and Madrid are more expensive, in Valencia prices are moderate. Smaller cities like Tarragona or Alicante are much cheaper.

If I am staying with friends and family in the long term, what documents do I need to fill out to make it official? How can I obtain proof of residency?

The proof of residence (padrรณn) in Spain is provided by the municipal register. In order to register, it is necessary to submit a form and a photocopy of the rental contract or a signed authorisation of the owner of the property where you are staying along with your ID / passport. Usually, the documentation required consists of the following: (i) identity documents (ii) salary statements to guarantee income (iii) a financial deposit.

You can find information regarding the presentation of the application

  • For the Community of Madrid here
  • For Catalonia here mceclip0.png

The โ€œOficina de Asilo y Refugioโ€ must be informed about any change of your address. It is highly advisable to provide the competent authority with a telephone number and e-mail address so you can be contacted easily.