What is this for: The registration of persons or legal entities holding companies established in Spain to which apply any of the measures provided for in Law 55/2007 of 28 December, for them to carry out activities of production, distribution, exhibition and related activities in the cinematographic and audio-visual sector.
Initiating the process: ex officio and by request of the interested party.
When to apply: no specific time requirement.
Where to apply: On the State Secretariat for Culture website, at the General Registry of this Ministry, at those places indicated in article 16.4 of Law 39/2015 of 1 October, on the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations or in the competent bodies of the Autonomous Communities.
Who decides: The Directorate General of the Institute of Cinematography and Audio-visual Arts (ICAA) or the competent body of the Autonomous Community. The registration of a company in the Register of Companies that exists in an Autonomous Community, is enough to register in the ICAA without need for the interested party to apply for a new registration.
How long does it take:
Appeals: Applicant can appeal directly to the Ministry and also through the Courts.
If the applicant is a legal entity:
If the applicant is a physical person: