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Vélez-Málaga Council / Ayuntamiento

The main foreign-resident population of Vélez-Málaga borough is in Torre del Mar and the district town hall (known as the ‘Tenencia de Alcaldía’) in Torre del Mar can provide assistance in English.

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The local town hall / council office is the normal gateway to Spanish social care or route for contacting Social Services’ team of support professionals. To access much of the social care or benefits, it is necessary to have been registered on Spanish town halls’ ‘padrón’ census registers for a minimum period of time; generally from one to five years in total depending on the type of support or benefit requested, although this can vary according to local policies.

Therefore, it is important that residents and their families think ahead and always register on their town ‘padrón’, and keep their details updated (see also Helpful Topics: Understanding the System on this website). (If a UK national resident is not registered on the ‘padrón’, in extreme cases some short-term emergency help may be available, but this is ad hoc, cannot be predicted and varies by municipality.)

Contact information
Phone (0034) 637 07 07 04
Full address TURISMO Paseo marítimo, C/Poniente, 1 / TENENCIA ALCALDIA, C/ Manuel Azuaga, 1, 29740, Torre del Mar, Vélez-Málaga, Málaga
Languages English spoken, Spanish spoken
Timetable 09:00 -13:30 (Monday-Friday)
Type of organisation Public

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