Legal notice

General conditions of use of the portal

The Ministry of Justice informs you that access and use of the website, and all subdomains and directories included under it (hereinafter collectively referred to as the Portal), as well as the services or content that may be obtained through it, are subject to the terms detailed in this Legal Notice. Access to some of these services or content may require the acceptance of additional General Conditions.

Therefore, if you do not agree with the provisions detailed in this Legal Notice, please do not Use the Portal, as any Use you make of it or of the Services and Contents included in it will imply your Acceptance of the Legal Terms set out in this text.

The Ministry of Justice reserves the right to make changes to the Portal without prior notice, in order to Update, Correct, Modify, Add or Delete the Contents of the Portal or its design. The Contents and Services offered by the Portal are updated periodically. Due to the fact that the Updating of information is not immediate, we suggest that you always verify the Validity and Accuracy of the Information, Services, and Content provided on the Portal.

The Terms and Conditions contained in this Notice may change, so please review these Terms when you revisit the Portal. The Ministry of Justice is not responsible for any Damages or Losses that may arise from the use of the Tools and Information contained on econcerning the adoption of decisions related to the Initiation, Development, or Outcome of Administrative Procedures. Such decisions should be verified with the competent Centres, Bodies or Agencies. In any event, the Information and Contents of this website may not be invoked in Contradictory Proceedings with the Public Administration, and no responsibility is assumed for any discrepancies that may exist between the printed documents of the competent Administration and the electronic publication on these pages.

Intellectual and industrial property rights

Both the design of the Portal and its source codes, as well as the logos, brands and other distinctive signs that appear on it, belong to the Ministry of Justice or collaborating entities and are protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights. The images on the server of the Ministry of Justice are also protected by the corresponding rights.

Their use, reproduction, distribution, public communication, transformation or any other similar or analogous activity is strictly prohibited without the express authorisation of the Ministry of Justice. The licence to use any content of this Portal granted to the user is limited to the downloading by the user of such content and the private use thereof, provided that such content remains unaltered.

Consult the reusable information made available by the Ministry of Justice and the conditions for reuse in the open data section of its electronic headquarters.​

The Ministry of Justice declares its respect for the intellectual and industrial property rights of third parties; therefore, if you believe that this site may be infringing your rights, please contact the Ministry of Justice through the Ministry's Central Office for Citizen Services and Registration.​

Links or hyperlinks​

The Ministry of Justice links to other websites that we believe may be of interest to you. However, it does not own these sites, nor does it review their content, and therefore cannot be held responsible for them, for the functioning of the linked site or for any damage that may arise from accessing or using them.

Users who intend to establish a hyperlink to the website of the Ministry of Justice must take the following into account:

  • The establishment of the hyperlink does not imply in any case the existence of a relationship between the Ministry of Justice and the owner of the website or the e-mail address to which it is linked, nor the acceptance and approval by the Ministry of Justice of its contents or services. Therefore, it shall not be stated or implied that the Ministry of Justice has expressly authorised the hyperlink or that it has supervised or assumed in any way the services offered or made available on the website from which the hyperlink is established.

  • The Ministry of Justice is in no way responsible for and does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, reliability, correctness or morality of the content or services that the establishment of the hyperlink may offer. The user assumes sole responsibility for any consequences, damages or actions that may arise from accessing the hyperlinked website.

  • The web page or electronic communication in which the hyperlink is established may not contain any trademark, denomination, logo, slogan or other distinctive signs belonging to the Ministry of Justice, except those signs that form part of the hyperlink itself.

  • The website on which the hyperlink is established shall not contain information with illicit content, contrary to morality and generally accepted good customs and public order, nor shall it contain content contrary to any third party rights.

At any time, the Ministry of Justice may request the removal of the link to its domain, without giving any reason. In such a case, the page that has created the link must immediately remove it, as soon as it receives notification of this from the Ministry of Justice.

Multilingual version

This website of the Ministry of Justice is translated into several official Spanish languages in their respective territories, in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 and its Statutes of Autonomy. The languages are Catalan, Basque, Galician and Valencian. It is also translated into English.

The content of the portal is translated at different levels of depth. The channel/sections (News) of the portal's Home page are excluded from the translation, given the immediacy of the changes proposed in the portal, as well as the legal regulations.

It should be noted that, in general, there may be a discrepancy between the Spanish version and the version in the other languages, due to the process of translation into those languages.


The Ministry of Justice expressly prohibits the use of 'framings' or any other mechanisms by third parties that alter the design, original configuration, or contents of its Portal.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The applicable law in the event of a dispute or conflict of interpretation of the terms that make up this Legal Notice, as well as any question related to the services of this Portal, shall be Spanish law.

For the resolution of any conflict that may arise from visiting the Portal or from the use of the services that may be offered therein, the Ministry of Justice and the User agree to submit to the Courts and Tribunals of the User's domicile, provided that the same is located in Spanish territory.​