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Is there cash assistance available? Who is eligible? How does someone apply?

In Spain, financial aid was approved mceclip0.png for Ukrainians forced to flee due to hostilities. Payments are 400 euros for each adult and 100 euros for minors. Financial assistance will be provided for 6 months.

Who can get help?

Persons who meet the following criteria will be able to receive funds:

  • have temporary protection in Spain
  • are not supported by official charitable organizations (Red Cross, Caritas, CEAR, etc.)
  • have a residence permit
  • have no income

How to get help?

To receive help, you need to register for an appointment mceclip0.png at the Social Security Service (on the website, select the section "Make an appointment for pensions and other benefits (INSS)") or call 915412530 / 901106570.

For additional questions about receiving assistance, contact the Oficians de la Seguridad Social.

How do I set up a bank account?

You can open a bank account in one of the following banks without any fee:

How do I withdraw cash or exchange my currencies?

Cash is usually withdrawn from automatic teller machines(ATMs) at bank branches. In addition, in Spain it is easy to find ATMs to withdraw cash in shopping centres and shopping areas, large urban centres and historic centres in small towns.

If you need to change your money to โ‚ฌ, you will be able to do so at exchange points, at various banks, and at the majority of hotels and travel agencies.

How do I pay taxes in a country?

After you become a tax resident in Spain and find a job, your employer pays taxes on your behalf on a montly basis. There are different procedures for non-tax residents and freelancers that you can find here mceclip0.png.

How to pay taxes if you are registered in Ukraine as an individual entrepreneur?

If you are in Spanish territory for more than 183 days, then you will be considered a Spanish employee and payer of IRPF income tax, and the total income will be subject to this tax, regardless of the place where this income was received and regardless of the residence of the taxpayer.

If I already work remotely, how should I pay my taxes?

Tax residents (if you live over 183 calendar days) in Spain must pay taxes in Spain for all their income, including those generated abroad.

How can I send money back to Ukraine?

You can transfer money from Spain to Ukraine via an international transfer or money transfer at a corresponding provider or a bank.

For an international transfer at the bank you have to fill out a special form and usually pay fees. Other special money transfer providers (e.g. Western Union, Moneygram, Wise, Revolut, Paypal) are often a cheaper and faster alternative.