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Forum: Spain
Oct 14th 2020, 7:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Live Q&As - full program here...

Hi, Unfortunately, I missed the Blevin Franks webinar. Have they posted a recorded version like they do on the Facebook webinars?
Forum: Spain
Sep 30th 2020, 12:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: TIE with no rental contract

.....But the O/P is a new resident.
Forum: Spain
Sep 30th 2020, 8:56 am
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Transporting fragile items

If you intend living in spain then you could ;
3. Matriculate your car onto Spanish plates

If you're not going to re-plate your car then you have only 2 options, return the car to the UK for the...
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2020, 10:23 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Disgusted with Sabadell

An alternative could be to run a N26 online account in conjunction with your Transferwise account. The N26 account has the european €100,000 guarantee and a Spanish IBAN. It's also fee free. See...
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2020, 10:09 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: TIE with no rental contract

How are you going to sign on the padron without proof of address? ....Are the utility bills in your name? That may help.
Forum: Spain
Sep 20th 2020, 2:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Jim's Guides

Thank you. I've been trying to find the site since Jim left the other forum. (no publicity from me either)

The forum admin deleted all the links pointing to the new site and re-uploaded Jim's...
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2020, 10:55 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Do I need a Spanish bank account?

I'm not sure but they will need to include some certified bank statements showing a "sufficient" balance. We have a similar predicament in that we will also be applying before we have the full 3...
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2020, 10:11 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Do I need a Spanish bank account?

You only need to have submitted your documents before 31st december. Have you got a property in Spain? If not then you'll need a rental contract to show that you're living in Spain and you need to...
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2020, 9:57 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Do I need a Spanish bank account?

You have to apply in person to open a non resident account. You will only need your passport, P60 and NI number. It would also help if you had your UK bank statements. You will only need your NIE to...
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2020, 9:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Do I need a Spanish bank account?

You could but I don't think it would be acceptable for a residency application.......I could be wrong though, as each region seems to have it's own rules. I would be tempted to contact the...
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2020, 5:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Do I need a Spanish bank account?

How do you currently pay your utility bills in Spain? We have a Spanish online account which is fee free but unsuitable for a residency application in alicante, it may be different in Granada. I...
Forum: Spain
Sep 7th 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2020, 8:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Uk cars

This is probably a moot point considering that the UK will leave the EU at the end of the year. However, If you remain non-resident then your car can remain in the EU as long as it's street legal in...
Forum: Spain
Sep 1st 2020, 5:20 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Driving from UK to Spain via Calais

We're in the same boat. Our latest visit was in the middle of August and we opened an expensive branch based non-res account for our residency application. The annoying part is that we recently...
Forum: Spain
Sep 1st 2020, 4:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Driving from UK to Spain via Calais

They are correct, free movement was one of the advantages of being in the EU.

Proof that you are now residing in Spain will be evident from your bank statements If/when you apply for residency....
Forum: Spain
Aug 31st 2020, 9:07 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 2,894
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Applying for residency before EU withdrawal

I fully appreciate your comment and I can find no link that states that you must present a padron certificate. However, in the Alicante province, your application will stall without a padron.

Some...
Forum: Spain
Aug 30th 2020, 6:06 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Uk cars

TBH there's not much call for UK registered RHD cars in Spain, you will probably get a better price in the UK. If you really love the car and want to put it on Spanish plates it would be cheaper to...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2020, 10:19 am
Replies: 62
Views: 2,894
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Applying for residency before EU withdrawal

Strictly speaking it's illegal to be on the padron when you're non-resident. However, some ayuntamiento's will provide a 3 month temporary padron certificate for residency applications.

see...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2020, 8:44 am
Replies: 62
Views: 2,894
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Applying for residency before EU withdrawal

That's good to know and may it may be better for the O/P to apply there. Here in the Alicante area they require 3 months Spanish bank statements certified and showing regular use, ie shopping,...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2020, 7:55 am
Replies: 62
Views: 2,894
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Applying for residency before EU withdrawal

Also, you will need 3 months of bank statements certified by your Spanish bank. You really need to be opening, and using, your non resident account in September to allow you to start the process...
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2020, 1:49 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Spain Income Requirements (ALC)

Thanks Bob22,
Quote from link"SpainYou can exchange a valid UK driving licence without taking a test within 9 months of the date that the UK leaves the EU. After this 9 month period you will need...
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2020, 7:36 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Spain Income Requirements (ALC)

From your link......."Driving licence rules will stay the same until 31 December 2020.

If you are resident in Spain, exchange your UK licence for a Spanish one...
Forum: Spain
Aug 25th 2020, 8:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Spain Income Requirements (ALC)

Hi Barrie,
I think that you'll probably be pleasantly surprised to find that the income requirements in Alicante have reduced.........
Forum: Spain
Aug 25th 2020, 7:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Driving from UK to Spain via Calais

I wouldn't worry about any stamps. I assume that you're apply for residency this trip, if this is the case then your 3 months bank statements will show when you're financialy active in Spain.
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2020, 10:21 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By bolton wanderer

Re: Spain Income Requirements (ALC)

Hi Simon, could you please let us know how they respond.

I've read on another forum (Costa Blanca) that the Alicante office are now looking at income from €5,500 on a case by case basis....
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