National Police station Orihuela town – Foreigner’s office

If you live in Orihuela-Costa and surrounding areas, your NIE, EU residency application or  TIE card appointments will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjeria) of the National Police Station (Comisaria de Policia) in Orihuela town. The address is:Calle Sol 34, 03300 OrihuelaHere is a LINK to Google Maps.  Google Maps takes you straight to the station, and…

Importing a non-EU vehicle into Spain – all you need to know

Importing a non-EU vehicle into Spain – all you need to know The UK is no longer a member of the European Union (EU), and is therefore a “third country” so there are a few more hoops to jump through in order to bring goods or vehicles into Spain from outside the EU. The rules…

Alert Cops the Spanish Police App in English

AlertCops is a fantastic app available on both Android and Apple phones, which allows you to report a crime or accident without making a call. It’s available in various languages (Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Basque) so ideal for non-Spanish speakers. Operated by the National Police, Guardia Civil and the Ministry of the Interior,…

August in Spain – where is everyone?

August in Spain – where is everyone? The answer to that is that the world and his wife goes on holiday in Spain in August, and that applies to the Spaniards themselves, as much as it does to the tourists that flock to the second most popular holiday destination in the world. Schools and universities…