Applying for residency in Spain (A couple with EU and non EU nationality).

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Applying for residency in Spain (A couple with EU and non EU nationality).

We recently had a client who is British and her husband is from New Zealand. They asked how they could apply for Residency in the Valencia region (please note it varies from region to region) and this is how we responded:-

Being a British citizen it is fairly easy to apply for residency. You would have to apply first, and then your husband who I understand is from New Zealand would have to apply once you have yours.  You need the following for yourself –

If you are retired you need the following docs to apply for residency –

S1 healthcare forms from the British government

Yearly pension letter from the department of pensions.

Recent Bank statements showing the pension being paid in to your account

Padron certificate from your local town hall

Passport photograph

passport copy

NIE (if you have one)

If you are not retired you need the following docs –

Full cover private health insurance policy (in Spanish).

A minimum of 7,500€ per person in your bank account (any account). 3 months bank statements.

Padron certificate from your local town hall.

Passport photograph

passport copy

NIE (if you have one)

If you are working here in Spain, it is much easier to get residency.

You would only need a certificate from the social security saying that you are working and a padron certificate.

Once you have your residencia, your husband can apply for his at the office in Alicante.

You would attend an appointment here in Playa Flamenca town hall.

The documents for your husband’s residency would include a legalised marriage certifiacte, notarised and translated officially. (We can do this as well at an extra charge).

And all of your documents again as he would get residency as your dependant.

The foreigner’s office may ask for extra documents depending on your situation.

 

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