Healthcare in Spain for UK passport holders – the GHIC

Now that the UK is no longer part of the European Union, there are now two types of healthcare cover available when travelling overseas – the UK GHIC (UK Global Healthcare Insurance Card) or if you have rights under the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK EHIC (European Healthcare Insurance Card). For most people, the UK GHIC…

Top tips – Medical Letter for non-lucrative visa application in the UK

Need a Health Certificate/Medical Letter for your non-lucrative visa application in the UK? Get it ‘right first time’ with these top tips. Applying for a visa for Spain requires resources, determination, persistence and patience, especially as the process is so new for UK passport holders. At Upsticks, we’re learning all the time too and here…

Healthcare requirements to get residency in Spain

An important element of the application process to gain the right of residency in Spain is proving that you have healthcare. The National Police station in Fuengirola have published a notice explaining the healthcare requirements. We’ve translated the information into bite-size pieces for you. They start by saying why they have published the notice, it…

Private Health Care – requirements for Residency in Spain

Who needs private health care cover? If you’re planning to live in Spain and applying for residency, but won’t be working or haven’t yet reached State Pension age, then you’re going to need private health insurance for you and your family. What sort of policy will you need? The Foreigner’s Office is pretty strict when…