A funcionario is a government employee in España. They’re in charge of processing your paperwork and making any legal process a big pain in the butt so that they have something to break the awful monotony of their God-forsaken day.
I end up feeling like throwing myself on the floor and screaming every time I have to go to yet another appointment to get more paperwork processed.
But as of Monday, I’ve officially obtained ‘permanent’ Spanish residency. And I don’t have to go back for another four years. Yay!
Here’s a funny clip (with English subtitles) that pretty much demonstrates “the process”. It’s not too far removed from reality…