Understanding the System

17/09/2017

How do I: 1) get a NIE, 2) register as officially resident in Spain or 3) get on the ‘padrón'(town hall census)?

This article explains briefly the process for applying for the following three things and the differences between them, as well as links to more information or […]
09/09/2017

I need some help understanding some forms I need to fill in (in English or Spanish)

By clicking on the link below, you can find a list of community and statutory organisations that can provide assistance if you need some extra help […]
09/09/2017

I need help translating and understanding some documents from Spanish

By clicking on the link below, you can find a list of community and statutory organisations that can provide assistance with translating or understating some documents […]
09/09/2017

I would like someone to come with me to a hospital appointment/social services interview/town hall visit etc.

By clicking on the link below, you can find a list of voluntary community organisations that can provide support for visits or assistance with translating or […]
09/09/2017

I need to make some phone calls or ask some questions in a meeting but do not speak Spanish

By clicking on the link below, you can find a list of community organisations that can provide assistance with translating or interpreting in Spanish.    List […]
09/09/2017

I need some help contacting Spanish statutory social services

The most important centre for dealing with Spanish statutory social services in your area will be your local town hall or council. Although some benefits and […]
05/02/2019

I would like to try learning some Spanish

Most town halls can provide information on adult classes to learn Spanish in the same municipality or nearby. These are normally free of charge or at […]
31/12/2018

I need legal advice, such as drawing up a will, or professional help to understand the system in Spain

It may be that you need a lawyer to help you. Free legal advice is rare, but lawyers normally offer an initial consulation free of charge […]
09/09/2017

I need a disabled parking badge or to register as disabled

(According to the Withdrawal Agreement, Britain’s exit from the EU has not changed the rights of those Britons living in Spain into the future, providing you […]
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