Sede Electrónica de Castilla y León
Sede Electrónica de Castilla y León
Qualifying and working as a Tourist Guide in the Community of Castile and Leon.
Natural persons who meet the requirements set out in the legislation.
A distinction is made between the following cases:
Castile and Leon Tourist Guide Card
a) Tourist guide card issue. After convening the Castile and Leon Tourist Guide qualification tests and publishing the results in the Castile and Leon Official Gazette (BOCyL), a Castile and Leon Tourist Guide card will be issued ex officio. This will include a photograph of the qualified person, with the following information:
The Castile and Leon Tourist Guide Card will be valid for five years and renewable for the same time periods, in accordance with the provisions of the following article.
b) Tourist guides qualified in accordance with the above regulations. Upon the entry into force of Decree 5/2016, persons who are accredited as regional tourist guides and provincial tourist guides will automatically qualify as ‘Tourist Guides of Castile and Leon’. The corresponding card will be issued on the request of the interested party using the form available in the ‘download form’ section
Documentation to be provided: A recent colour photograph of the applicant's face, measuring 32 x 26 millimetres, with a plain all-white background, taken from the front with the head completely uncovered and without dark glasses or any other clothing that could prevent or hinder identification of the person. Put the photograph in an envelope, and staple the envelope to the application. If the application is submitted electronically, attach the photograph in JPG format.
c) Application for the card
d) Notification of a change in data and termination of the tourist guide licence
Change in data: if there is any change to the data on the card or other data registered in the Tourism Register of Castile and Leon, the interested party must report this in the form template available in the ‘Download forms’ section.
Termination of the authorisation: This will be notified using the form template available in the ‘Download forms’ section and will take place:
CONVENING OF TESTS TO QUALIFY AS A TOURIST GUIDE IN CASTILE AND LEON: The deadline for participation in the qualification tests will be indicated in the public notice to hold tests.
RENEWAL OF THE CASTILE AND LEON GUIDE CARD: A renewal application must be submitted at least 1 MONTH before the end of the period of validity.
NOTIFICATION OF A CHANGE IN DATA: If any of the data on the card or other data registered in the Tourism Register of Castile and Leon change, the interested party must report the change within a maximum period of ONE MONTH from when the change took place.
In the ‘Related content’ section of the form, tourist activity owners and professionals who carry out tourist activities in Castile and Leon without a physical establishment must clearly indicate an online link where complaint forms are available, or can be made available to tourists upon request, and that they can be downloaded from the link provided.
This applies to tourist guides from Castile and Leon and tourist guides authorised in other Autonomous Communities or in another Member State of the European Union who are established in Castile and Leon and apply for registration in the Tourism Register of Castile and Leon.
For tourist guides authorised in other Autonomous Communities, and tourist guides established in another Member State of the European Union who provide their services under the freedom to provide services in the Community of Castile and Leon, the complaint form template, or similar document, will be specific to each Administration or State where the guide is authorised.
Última actualización: 23 de mayo de 2022