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Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 5:21 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By bobd22

Re: Unable to get residencia?

The green card may well just be a bit of paper but a bit of paper which proves ones legal right to residency in Spain. It may not be biometric for scanning but does have on it an issue date? So...
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 11:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By bobd22

Re: Unable to get residencia?

Not sure how it will work. However residence in Spain pre 1 Jan does have protections under the WA so they cant simply treat all UK citizens the same? I would imagine that as well as passport they...
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 10:59 am
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By bobd22

Re: Unable to get residencia?

Exactly how I see it, certainly not how I would want to live.
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 10:58 am
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By bobd22

Re: Unable to get residencia?

Yes unless they bring themselves to notice of officials or police as you say they will probably continue to stay under the radar. However problem may occur when returning to Spain should they leave...
Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 10:09 am
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By bobd22

Re: Unable to get residencia?

There are plenty of UK citizens that have been living in Spain for years without obtaining the required residency. Yes some may well not have the required income/bank balance in order to obtain...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2020, 2:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By bobd22

Re: EHIC Updates

Just a point is the wording on the link does state "You need to get a new UK-issued EHIC that’s valid for travel from 1 January 2021" so that to me does seem to imply that the old EHIC issued to S1...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2020, 2:06 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By bobd22

Re: EHIC Updates

I applied for a European EHIC when I got my S1 Registered which I received with date until 2024. It appeared identical to my previous EHIC which I had been issued as normal UK Resident. I too was...
Forum: Spain
Nov 11th 2020, 5:15 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By bobd22

Re: Cita Previa for TIE appointment

Totally agree as you say there are genuine people trying to do the right thing and be fully legal in time to benefit from the withdrawal agreement. Those that have as you say hid under the radar for...
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2020, 11:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By bobd22

Re: EHIC Updates

Thanks for that update and link submitted mine and got confirmation email. Very straightforward.
Forum: Spain
Nov 7th 2020, 11:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By bobd22

Re: Driving through Spain?

Exactly the same last week from Santander to Axarquia. Not one check as you say plenty of signs on the motorway. Also arriving at Santander no check of residency card.
Forum: Spain
Oct 24th 2020, 10:17 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

Thanks for that useful information. Handy to know just in case.
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2020, 6:25 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,938
Posted By bobd22

Re: UK Bank Accounts after Brexit

From the police pension administrators. It doesn't say you can't have a UK bank account it says to check with your bank. I have already spoken to my bank to work around the issue to the banks...
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2020, 11:57 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,938
Posted By bobd22

Re: UK Bank Accounts after Brexit

I have just received an email re my government pension informing me that due to Brexit and pasporting re banking those living in EU may not be allowed UK banking for payment of pensions. So this...
Forum: Spain
Oct 15th 2020, 3:10 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,938
Posted By bobd22

Re: UK Bank Accounts after Brexit

We are visiting the UK and called in at our local Barclays to change the wife's address to Spanish one, mine is already Spanish address on joint account. The girl was very helpful and said it's no...
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2020, 2:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By bobd22

Re: Taking out Finance for a new car ? Where is "cheapest" ?

I got a new car and got free 1 years fully comp insurance, 2 years excess insurance, 2 years free servicing, warranty extended from 3 years 5 and a discount of around 900 Euros from cash price. I...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2020, 6:01 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

I read about it on a few forums
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2959998294104552&id=422269771210763
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2020, 2:40 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

That's good news, 2nd phase is very straight forward doesn't take long at all.
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2020, 11:46 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

I believe from what I have read that they are well aware of this error and have said that the cards are legal with no plans to replace them. My wifes does in fact appears to be correct.
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2020, 8:38 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

That's interesting as my wifes was approved at the end of very first appointment at the Extranjero Office. However fact I was already resident for last 18 months with a green card I think helped. You...
Forum: Spain
Oct 9th 2020, 10:28 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

I am confused as to why you quote Fred's comment and then refer to something I mentioned. Your friend has lost their green card that is not something I have discussed. All my comments have been in...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2020, 12:49 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

From official spanish government site. Specifically mentions in paragraph 6 that it is not mandatory to exchange from Registration Certificate (green card) to TIE. Paragraph 7 goes on to explain that...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2020, 12:38 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

Is there a link to this information you refer to? I have found similar on that site but there is no link or evidence to what they say? If it becomes compulsory then I'm sure the Spanish Government...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2020, 10:33 am
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By bobd22

Re: Trafico Time Limits ?

The 14 day rule in the UK is a Notice of Intended Prosecution sent to registered keeper or given verbally to keeper or offender if at scene. As far as I am aware no such thing in Spain. You may not...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2020, 4:08 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

This official link explains exactly what one needs to do now and in the future specifically mentions changing the green registration certificate in the future after transition ends. It couldn't...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2020, 12:15 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,393
Posted By bobd22

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

It's not what I've been told it's what the Spanish government Web site says. I have residency all I will be doing is exchanging from green card to permanent TIE.
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