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Registering your vehicle with DGT Tráfico – proof of address

If you’re buying a Spanish car or registering a foreign vehicle with the traffic authorities (DGT – Dirección General de Tráfico) in Spain you’ll need to provide proof of address. Depending on your circumstances, there are three ways to meet this requirement: Padrón Certificate – Certificado de empadronamiento By far the best way to prove…

Photographs for identity documents – how to get them right first time

The Upsticks guide to all things photos “A picture is worth a thousand words”, especially when applying for visa and identification documents. The photograph on any ID document is critically important, that’s why it’s essential that you make the effort to get the correct specification and format. Whether it’s for a new passport, visa, driving…

CNP National Police Station Almeria – Foreigner’s Office

If you live in Almeria  and surrounding areas and need to apply for your NIE number, EU residency, TIE card exchange (GB) or to register your NLV visa, your appointment will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjeria) of the National Police Station (Comisaria de Policia) in Almeria. The address is: Dirección:  Calle Marruecos, 1, 04009…

Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh

Now that the UK is no longer a member of the European Union, in order to live, work or retire in Spain, UK passport holders need to apply for a visa at one of the Spanish consulates in the UK. Which consulate you need to visit depends on where you live in the UK. If…