Country Report

Country Report: Spain Last updated: 30/05/24


Since 2018 and up to 2023, updates of this report were written by Teresa De Gasperis at Accem and were edited by ECRE. The 2017 update was written by Teresa De Gasperis, Jennifer Zuppiroli and Laura Carrillo at Accem, and was edited by ECRE. The first version of this report was written in 2016 by Magdalena Queipo de Llano and Jennifer Zuppiroli at Accem, and was edited by ECRE.

The information in this report was obtained through observations from Accem’s practice and engagement with relevant stakeholders, including UNHCR, Save the Children, and Fundación Cruz Blanca.

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2023, unless otherwise stated.



To access the report, you can navigate the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation