Blog Category: Official Documents in Spain

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Power of Attorney (POA)

Posted and filed under Official Documents in Spain.

This is the process whereby you nominate someone to transact on your behalf, for example to buy or sell houses, open bank accounts and sign documents. This can be between partners and on a reciprocal basis, giving both equal rights to effect transactions on behalf of each other. Also, this can be arranged for a third party, meaning that the… Read more »

What unexpected services do we provide?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Official Documents in Spain, Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron).

1) Legal – I wonder if sometimes people think we mainly deal with administrative bureaucracy such as sorting water, electric and paperwork problems. We do far more than that. We have had a lawyer working with us over ten years, and now have two lawyers working with us. Besides dealing with conveyancing (or the legal assistance when buying or selling… Read more »

Brexit For British Nationals Travelling and Living in Spain

Posted and filed under Brexit and Spain, Official Documents in Spain, Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Property in Spain.

In recent months meetings have taken place for British living in Spain attended by representatives of the British Consulate. We understand that many things were discussed, the most important being that was for those who live in Spain full time, if you are a resident, and on the Padron, which is the equivalent of the electoral roll (Padron should be… Read more »

The Green Box

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Official Documents in Spain.

Six years ago in the newsletter, we published this story that one of our clients passed to us, and we would like to share it with you once again, as many of you will not have seen it. Jim McArthur was a TEC Australia member. His father John was also a TEC member. John called his son Jim to let… Read more »

Moving to Spain Check List

Posted and filed under Local area, Newsletters, Official Documents in Spain.

MOVING TO SPAIN CHECK LIST If you are looking to enjoy a permanent or non-permanent life in Spain, we recommend you follow this advice below:- Advice before buying a property: – Find a lawyer who speaks good English as well as Spanish, who will explain everything properly to you and detail the costs. They will carry out searches, as it… Read more »

Leaving Spain- What Do You Need To Know And Do?

Posted and filed under Financial outlook, Legal Issues in Spain, Official Documents in Spain, Other Services, Property in Spain, Property Purchase/Sale Service.

Leaving Spain – What do you need to know and do? We have recently been asked what someone should do if they are moving back to their home country from living in Spain? If you are selling your property, what will you need to pay out as a seller? 1) Plusvalia – every seller has to pay a tax based… Read more »

What is the Spanish Probate process?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Newsletters, Official Documents in Spain, Wills, Probate, Donation and Inheritance.

What is the Spanish Probate process? A loved one has died or you have inherited assets in Spain? What do you do? We are able to deal with Inheritance and Probate in Spain. It is a fact of life that the day will arrive when you will have to deal with a probate. Probates are always complicated, whether in Spain… Read more »

Carrying Documents with you: Useful infomation

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Issues in Spain, Newsletters, Official Documents in Spain, Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron).

We were recently asked a question and I felt it would be useful to place here? Could you please inform me as to what identification documents are required to be carried on one´s person under Spanish law. I ask this question where a non driver and non passport holder would not normally possess photographic identification. Everyone in Spain must carry… Read more »

NIE Number, Residencia & Padron

Posted and filed under Official Documents in Spain, Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron).

 NIE NUMBER, RESIDENCIA AND PADRON All foreigners with any kind of fiscal (tax) obligations here in Spain are required to obtain a foreigner’s identity number, called an NIE (“Número de Identificación para Extranjero”), which identifies you to the Spanish tax authorities. This is very similar to the National Insurance number which you have in your own country. This original certificate… Read more »

What are Golden Visas?

Posted and filed under Legal Issues in Spain, Official Documents in Spain, Property in Spain, Property Purchase/Sale Service.

WHAT ARE GOLDEN VISAS?  Many of you will not have heard of Golden Visas, which were introduced by Spain in September 2013 to aid the then ailing property market. A Golden Visa is when a Non EU person can obtain a Residency permit in exchange for investing in Spanish property (and other assets). This can develop into permanent residency if… Read more »

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