Spain: useful information for refugees from Ukraine

Spain accepts all refugees from Ukraine, regardless of the stamps in the passport and the first EU crossing country. June 15, 2022 0 2 min

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Temporary Protection

Spain provides citizens of Ukraine with temporary protection for a period of 1 year, which gives the right to live and work, as well as access to education, health care and social services.

Help centers for refugees from Ukraine are located in the following cities:

  • in the province of Madrid – Pozuelo de Alarcon
  • in the city of Barcelona – Fira de Barcelona
  • in the city of Alicante – Ciudad de la Luz
  • in the city of Malaga – Palacio de Ferias y Congresos

Contacts of all centers are here.


Entrance with animals possible, but if there are a number of documents, read about them here.

Where to go for help?

  • Office for Asylum and Refugees (OAR);
  • Any Office for Foreigners (Oficina de Extranjeros);
  • police stations;
  • Centers for Interim Detention of Foreigners (CIE).

Website for helping refugees:

Finding accommodation

For help finding accommodation, contact the Red Cross or refugee organizations:

  • CEAR

As in the case of other countries, you can search for housing on these resources:

  • /looking-for-help-abroad (transfer and accommodation search)

Help chats


Cities of Spain:

  • Barcelona
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  • Madrid
  • Alicante, Benidorm, Valencia, Granada

Why Spain is not the best country for Ukrainian refugees

Embassy of Ukraine in Spain

Address: c/Ronda de la Abubilla, 52, 28043 Madrid

+34 91 748 93 60, +34 917 48 93 82

Hot line: +34 620 64 1324


Take care of yourself and your loved ones!

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