Renting a property in Spain – the essentials

Not everyone relocating to Spain owns property from the get-go. Buying and selling property in Spain is a very different experience than the UK for example, and buying in the wrong place can be an expensive mistake. Rent before you buy is good advice we’d give to anyone planning on moving to Spain for the…

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…

Padron – Estepona – How and where to make an online appointment

This article is all about how to make an online appointment for registering on the Padron and getting your Padron Certificate in Estepona. Good to know There are two offices you can visit – the main Town Hall in Puertasol and another in Cancelada – you can choose which one during the appointment process and…