Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento
Sep07

Moving to Spain: Getting your Empadronamiento

A solicitud de empadronamiento is the procedure for registering yourself as living in a Spanish municipality and constitutes legal proof of where and how long you have lived at a certain address. The process is free and can be made by those residing in Spain regardless of legal status – and, ojo: being registered is a requirement for obtaining a TIE in many comunidades. Typically, your city or town will have at least one office...

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Moving to Spain: 8 Questions to Ask Your Spanish Landlord
Aug22

Moving to Spain: 8 Questions to Ask Your Spanish Landlord

When moving to Spain, often your first order of business is finding a place to call hogar, dulce hogar. And, like many things in Spain, it’s an exercise in patience! Renting a flat in Spain is far from a simple task, but it’s one of the most importantes. After you’ve found a few flats you’re interested in viewing and have made appointments to see them, be prepared to ask your landlord the tough questions. While...

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How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency
Jun27

How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency

Without a doubt, Brexit and the European Union have become buzzwords overnight. The UK’s big breakup with the EU has sent many Spain dwellers into a tailspin on how to apply for Spanish nationality. Luckily for everyone, the procedure for applying for Spanish citizenship was completely overhauled in 2015 and the new system, while more costly and restrictive (expect to pay upwards of 300€ for application fees and official exams), is...

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