Working Remotely in Spain

What are the rules and regulations that companies have to follow when their team members work remotely in Spain?

Overview on remote work regulations in Spain

From October 2020, employers in Spain are liable for the expenses incurred by employees working remotely. The rights of remote employees are equal to those working in-person at the workplace in terms of wages, work schedules, job training, professional advancement, anti-discrimination, and health and safety standards.

Remote employees are entitled to disconnect from the workplace (desconexión digital) at the end of the workday.


  • EUR 100/month

Recommended allowances

  • Home internet
  • Electricity
  • Equipment for home office

Additional allowances

  • N/A
For more details about remote working regulations in countries around the world check out our remote work regulations guide.

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