UK VISA for a Spanish Resident

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Hi,  I am a Russian citizen living in Spain, with a residence permit (FAMILIAR CIUDADANO DE LA UNION PERMANENTE). I have been married for 3 years now to an Englishman. Our permanent home is in Malaga, but we do travel...

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5 October, 2015 1 Answer 639 views

Summoned to Court

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Hi – i have been verbally summoned to court to reiterate a statement i gave to police. I would like to know my options as i will now be moving back to the UK before the hearing which i told...

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21 September, 2015 4 Answer 698 views

Tax on importing vehicle into Spain

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Hi, I have recently purchased a house in Malaga and want to import my own car from Switzerland (where I have lived for the past 4 years). The car was purchased in Switzerland. I was wondering if you could tell...

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21 September, 2015 1 Answer 683 views

Need to make a Spanish Will

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I have assets in Spain and I would like to make a Spanish Will to assure my assets are left to the people I really want. As far as I know, if you are a foreign resident, you have to...

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8 September, 2015 1 Answer 668 views

Setting up a Spanish company

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I am a British citizen and I would like to open a business in Spain as I am moving to Malaga at the end of the year. What kind of companies can be set up and what are the requirements...

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3 September, 2015 1 Answer 612 views

How does the driving system work in Spain?

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I have received a fine of € 300. According to the Authorities, it was because I went over the speed limit (which I am not sure is really true) and they also mention something about 3 points and I don’t...

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2 September, 2015 5 Answer 617 views

Buying off plan property in Costa del Sol

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I am considering buying a property off plan in Costa del Sol, which is something I have never done before and I have several doubts about the process. What do I have to bear in mind when buying a property off...

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2 September, 2015 1 Answer 649 views

Buying off plan property in Costa del Sol

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I am considering buying a property off plan in Costa del Sol, which is something I have never done before and I have several doubts about the process. What do I have to bear in mind when buying a property off...

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2 September, 2015 1 Answer 649 views

Need to make a Spanish Will

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I have assets in Spain and I would like to make a Spanish Will to assure my assets are left to the people I really want. As far as I know, if you are a foreign resident, you have to...

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8 September, 2015 1 Answer 668 views

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