DENIAL OF A RESIDENCE PERMIT:
One of the reasons why the residence renovations are denied is because of your being out of Spain longer than is allowed.
The extinction of the temporary residence or of the residence and work permit:
The absence from Spain is more than 6 months in one year.
The extinction of the long-term residence authorization:
The absence from the territory of the EU is twelve consecutive months.
The extinction of the lon-term EU residence authorization:
- The absence from the EU territory during twelve consecutive months.
- The absence from the Spanish territory is more than 6 months.
Note: The Directorate General of Immigration after previous report of the General Foreigner and Border Committee can determine no extinction of an authorization because of exceptional grounds.
A residence card for relatives of the Eropean Union citizens:
- The validity of a residence card for relatives of the EU citizens expires because of the absence longer than 6 months in a year.
- A permanent residence for relatives of the EU citizens will be lost because of the absence from the Spanish territory more than 2 consecutive years.
Despite of these circumstances your long-term residence can be cancelled because of the absence of more than 10 months in the last 5 years.