Below are details of the general procedure
Who can apply for it?
Emigrant workers and pensioners of a foreign social protection system who return to the country and their families.
When does it have to be submitted?
Any time following their return or temporary stay or definitive change of residence to Spain.
What formalities are involved?
They should submit Form TA-0040.
Where is it processed?
In the Provincial Department of the Social Security Treasury General or Administration corresponding to the address of the applicant.
Through the e-Office, if you have a digital certificate.