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Spanish Residency

Posted and filed under Spanish Residency, Taxes in Spain.

From time to time we have clients say to us that on many websites it says after 3 months you must get residency. On other law office’s websites it says that after 6 months you are legally resident in Spain. Here, we explain all you need to know about Spanish Residency For British Citizens. This causes a great deal of confusion… Read more »

Guidance for Residency in Spain after Brexit

Posted and filed under Brexit and Spain, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Spanish Residency.

Over the past few months, we have seen a greatly increased number of enquiries for people wanting Spanish Residency in  Alicante – Spain (Residencia). All the relevant Government offices locally have backlogs for Residency appointments currently. Here you have all the information about Residency in Spain after Brexit. This article is to advise you that it is important that all… Read more »

How to get a Spanish Residency Card?

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

There is a good deal of discussion in place regarding how to get the Spanish Residency card and Brexit. Googling the subject instantly shows matters are still in discussion and not at all clear, as agreements are being made between the UK, Spain and the EU on this and a number of points. Until there is clarification, we are not… Read more »

Requirements for Spanish Residency

Posted and filed under Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Spanish Residency.

The requirements to apply for your Spanish Residency depend on the City that you are registered in the Padron. In all Alicante and Murcia, the following documentation will be requested: NIE ( Número de identidad de extranjero- or tax number) Padron up to date (no more than 3 months old) Original Passport Residencia form (Spanish Solutions can provide this) 3… Read more »

The Risks if you don’t have Spanish Residence Permit or Medical Card

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Medical Care in Spain, Spanish Residency.

Over the past few days, we have been trying to help a ill Irish client who has lived here many years. She never obtained her Spanish Residence Permit or her SIP (Spanish Medical Card). She preferred to rely on paying for health care when needed and on the EHIC (European Health Insurance Card). She never doubted that if needed the… Read more »

Residency for expats in Spain after Brexit and a No-Deal

Posted and filed under Brexit and Spain, General Articles of Interest, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Spanish Residency.

Our suggestions for expats in Spain after Brexit We wish to make it clear that we only provide our advice on the legal and tax issues in Spain as we see it. We are not giving any personal opinion on Brexit or deals or otherwise. There is plenty of that elsewhhere for those who wish to read it. You must… Read more »

NIE Number, Residencia & Padron

Posted and filed under Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Spanish Residency.

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

Chicken or Egg – Spanish Residency rules

Posted and filed under General Articles of Interest, Legal Paperwork (NIE, Residencia, Padron), Medical Care in Spain, Spanish Residency.

I thought I would write a little on the current situation with Spanish Residency rules. Firstly: What is a Spanish Residency or Residencia? The Residencia is a joint Residencia/NIE. The new stricter rules for Spanish residency, introduced in July 2012. It state that within 90 days of arriving in the country and with the intent of taking up permanent residence… Read more »

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