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Can A Non Spanish Citizen Be Employed As A Civil Servant?

Would expect that anyone interested in this topic would have a high level of Spanish. For those who have not could use the translation facility on their computer. Information from the Spanish Government website in Spanish: FAQs

Guide Dwp State Pension Claim Form

Guide on how to fill out forms to claim your State Pension from DWP, how to get your UK pension paid out in Spain etc. LINK TO GUIDE Applying for your UK Pension by telephone

Data Protection Agency - What Does It Do?

Full info in this informative leaflet, in English. As of May 2018 the new Data Protection Law will come into force, we will update when more info on how this new law will be implemented, has become available.   LINK TO WEBSITE DATA PROTECTI

Digital Certificate - Indispensable Why?

All the topics listed in the series recently posted on our facebook group, listed in this article, for your convenience. LINK TO ARTICLE

How To Renew Italian Passport From Spain

Link to website Italian Embassy HERE You will either have to go Madrid or Barcelona, depending on the autonomous region you live in. If you are registered on AIRE, you can apply at one of the other consulates in Spain, nearer to you, but would s

Csv Code On Government Documents - What Is It?

CSV – Sure Verification Code or in Spanish: Código Seguro de Verificación is a code, usually added at the bottom of documents that are issued by government administrations. More info in English HERE You can verify the authenticity of 

Registro Sanitario - For Businesses Manufacturing, Selling Or Distributing Food

Info on who should register and how, in English HERE   You can also use their online office to register a product you want to bring onto the market, file a complaint about an establishment, errors in labelling on products that have caused a

Holiday Rentals Catalonia

As in practically all autonomous regions, in Catalonia you have to register your property, if used for holiday lets. Either holiday apartment, specifically for this use, or ´vivienda´ that is rented out part of the year. Full info in English f

Tourist Tax Cataluña – As Of October 2017

Different rates for Barcelona city and rest of Catalonia/Cataluña as of October 1st, in accordance with Royal Decree 141/217 of September 19th. Higher rates for those establishments that offer gambling facilities. Info from the Generalitat in E

Farm Animals – Licences And Registration

To be able to keep farm animals legally, you need a ´Código de Explotación Ganadera´ from the government of your autonomous region. A farm licence registration, basically,  that has certain requisites to be met for each species of farm anim