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Paperwork

Navigating the Spanish paperwork system can be entertaining at best, and downright frustrating at worst. This section aims to help you through the maze

No excuses for benefit fraud

No excuses for benefit fraud

A Briton who lived in Mazarrón, in southwest Spain, and claimed that being penniless and homeless had left him no choice but to make a…

15 year rule removed

15 year rule removed

The UK government has detailed plans to allow all overseas Brits to vote in parliamentary elections, seeing the 15 year rule removed.…

Could you pass the Spanish Citizenship exam?
 July 16, 2016  Elle Draper

Could you pass the Spanish Citizenship exam?

Many British residents of Spain are looking into what it takes to gain Spanish Citizenship, including us. For us, Spain is very much home and…

Government launches new webpage for overseas Brits
 July 12, 2016  Elle Draper

Government launches new webpage for overseas Brits

British nationals looking for advice on travelling and living in Europe can breathe a little easier as the Government launches new webpage for overseas Brits…

Proxy voting enrolment ends June 7

Proxy voting enrolment ends June 7

For eligible British citizens, proxy voting enrolment ends June 7 2016. The deadline has already passed for postal voting.…

 British Embassy Press Releases

Surge in expats applying to register to vote as EU Referendum date is set

Surge in expats applying to register to vote as EU Referendum date is set

The announcement of the date for the EU Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union has triggered a surge in the numbers of British expats wanting to register to vote.

 British Embassy Press Releases

Voting in the EU referendum

Voting in the EU referendum

Did you know you may be eligible to vote in the EU Referendum? If you have been on the electoral roll in the UK within the last 15 years then you can register to vote in the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.

 Elle Draper

Spain info | What to do if you’re arrested in Spain

Spain info | What to do if you’re arrested in Spain

Very few set out to break the law, but this article addresses what to do if you’re arrested in Spain. This is not formal advice. It has been collated from a number of reputable sources, but you should always seek formal legal advice.

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