Spanish currency exchange

16 feb: Currency transfers and the law now the UK has left the EU

Brexit, currency transfers and the law This article has been kindly supplied by Currencies Direct who have given permission for it to be reproduced on this website As we adjust to life post-Brexit there are many things to consider, but if you need to move money abroad there is one particular change that it is essential to be aware of. The free movement of services came to an end at the close of the transition period, with service providers instead…

Spanish healthcare

30 dec: Don’t wait until you fall ill to correctly register for Spanish healthcare

If you are from the UK and are living in Spain, are you correctly registered for Spanish healthcare? For example, are you living in Spain, not working (retired), but not yet receiving a UK-state pension or benefit? You should not be using a UK-issued EHIC to access healthcare in Spain. You will need to register for healthcare using the route that matches your circumstances, but these general principles will help guide you.   Make sure that you are registered correctly….


21 okt: Do I have to apply for a TIE before the end of the year?

You don’t have to, but you might choose to. If you have either the green credit card or the A4 Certificado de Registro (Registration Certificate) you don’t have to obtain the new biometric tarjeta de identidad de extranjero (TIE) card to prove your residency and rights to live in Spain after 31 December 2020. Both the certificate and credit card, AND the TIE card will perform the same function – to prove your resident status and rights in Spain. At…


11 nov: Get your Residencia immediately! – Update

Do you have your RESIDENCIA? time is running out! A Change in Criteria for Alicante Sun Lawyers are the people to go to if you are looking to become a Spanish resident, especially with Brexit looming even quicker around the corner. Don´t forget that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has pledged to get Britain out of the EU, deal or no deal, and that means time is running out! It all may seem a bit daunting, but here at Sun…