Non-lucrative visa document – what does it all mean?

Non-lucrative visa – what does it look like? What information does the visa page actually have? There’s a lot of important information on your visa page, not least a photo showing who it’s been issued to – but what do the other numbers and letters mean? Valid for: Pretty self-explanatory, this is the country that…

Relocating to Spain – Upsticks Top 10 tips for success

As well as visas, residency applications and vehicle registrations, over the years the Upsticks team have picked up hundreds of top tips for moving countries and the steps you can take to make the process as straightforward and stress free as possible. In no particular order, here we share our Top 10 tips to make…

YouToo Spain – What is the NIE number?

Chris Goodacre and Skatz on the YouToo Spain channel. Great to be back on our regular spot on YouToo Spain, chatting with Skatz about the NIE number and giving a full report about our 2022 Upsticks UK tour After a year of entertaining and informative videos, it’s time to get back to basics for people…

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…

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…