How to get spanish nationality
HOW TO GET SPANISH NATIONALITY
If you are thinking of acquiring Spanish nationality, we have to talk about current legislation, Law 12/2015, of June 24, and Law 19/2015, of July 13, which regulates the procedure for obtaining Spanish nationality. by residence. This law establishes, among other requirements, that applicants must pass two tests designed and administered by the Instituto Cervantes. On the one hand, the DELE Spanish diploma level A2 or higher, which accredits a basic knowledge of the Spanish language, and on the other hand, the test of constitutional and sociocultural knowledge of Spain (CCSE), which accredits knowledge of the Spanish Constitution. and the Spanish social and cultural reality. Below we explain what each test consists of and how you can prepare yourself to have the best result.
WHAT IS DELE?
The DELE is the official diploma of Spanish as a foreign language awarded by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. Its levels, from A1 to C2, correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The DELE diploma certifies a candidate's command of Spanish worldwide, regardless of the center or method of study carried out.
This DELE Spanish diploma is valid indefinitely and is internationally recognized.
How is the DELE exam?
Structure for the DELE exams from levels A1 to B2:
Estructura para nivel C1:
Estructura para nivel C2:
How is the CCSE exam?
The Constitutional and Sociocultural Knowledge of Spain test (CCSE) is the exam that accredits knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and the social and cultural reality of Spain. Passing this test is a requirement required by law to obtain Spanish nationality.
The CCSE test consists of 25 questions on two types of content, knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and the social and cultural reality of Spain, and is organized into two large sections:
1. Government, legislation and citizen participation in Spain (15 questions).
2. Spanish culture, history and society (10 questions). It is made up of five tasks with 25 multiple-choice questions and
3 closed-answer or true/false options. The test lasts a maximum of 45 minutes and is written in the variety of contemporary peninsular Spanish. The validity of the CCSE certificate is 4 years from the date of approval of the qualification certificate.
When can I do the tests?
These are the exam dates approved by the Instituto Cervantes for the year 2023, although they may be subject to change.
Where can I take these exams?
In any of our ELE USAL schools (Spanish Language Schools of the University of Salamanca) that are an accredited or examining center of the Instituto Cervantes. You can enroll through them in any of the two tests and take the exams in the same schools. In addition, in our centers you can prepare these exams to guarantee you the best result, we have DELE or CCSE preparation courses with exclusive material, highly qualified teachers and our own methodology that will make it much easier for you to face these tests.
Where can I prepare for the DELE and CCSE exams?
ELE USAL ALICANTE
75 euros/6 horas de clase.
Descuento del 10% para aquellos inscritos en los exámenes con la escuela.
ELE USAL BILBAO
para aquellos inscritos en los exámenes de noviembre tanto en DELE como en el CCSE.
ELE USAL ESTEPONA
Desde 140 euros/10 horas de clase.
Clases en grupo.
ELE USAL ESTRASBURGO
Desde 380 euros/30 horas.
ELE USAL GRAN CANARIA
99 euros al mes/12 horas de clase.
ELE USAL MALLORCA
Desde 50 euros/2 días de clase.
PREPARE THE DELE OR CCSE WITH ELE USAL AND GET THE MOST OUT OF IT!
If you are interested and need more information, do not hesitate to contact us or any of our schools.