Say hello to EES – the EU Entry/Exit system

Say hello to EES, the EU Entry/Exit system At the same time as ETIAS rolls out, the EU will also introduce EES, the EU Entry/Exit system, a security measure designed to monitor the movement of third country nationals into and out of the Schengen area.  The primary aim of EES is to prevent cross-border criminal…

National Police Station Torrevieja – Foreigner’s Office

If you live in Torrevieja and surrounding areas, then your NIE, EU residency or TIE card appointment will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjeria) of the National Police Station (Comisaria de Policia) in Torrevieja. The address is: CNP Torrevieja, Arquitecto Larramendi 3 03182 Torrevieja Here’s a Google Maps link for location, directions etc. Google Maps…

Residency in Spain for EU passport holders – all you need to know

Criteria for residency in Spain as an EU passport holder The requirements are the same for any EU passport holder –  proof of economic sustainability, healthcare and proof of where you are living. Proof of income to support yourself and your family – you’ll need to prove “sufficient resources not to become a burden for…

Residency in Spain for Irish passport holders – all you need to know

Ireland is still in the European Union (EU), which means Freedom of Movement applies and the criteria for gaining Spanish residency are the same as they have always been – pretty straightforward. If your parents or grandparents were born in Ireland, you could be eligible for Irish citizenship – meaning you can get an Irish…

National Police station Estepona – Foreigner’s office

If you live in Estepona and surrounding areas, your NIE, EU residency application or TIE card appointment will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjeria) of the National Police (Comisaria de Policia) in Estepona. The address is:Calle Valle Inclán 1,29680 EsteponaHere is a LINK to Google Maps.  Parking isn’t easy in the area – as you approach the…