We feel it necessary to update our FAQS from three years ago and remove what CAB believes to be erroneous information provided on the European Commission website. We have also advised the EU Commission of what we consider to be an error.
All EU citizens and their EU and non-EU family members have the automatic right to permanent residency after five years of legal residency in Spain. In some cases the right is acquired after three years of legal residency. (Information). The inf
On this LINK is the full information about permanent residency status. Where it can be seen that permanent status does not have to be applied for but is an automatic status for those who have resided legally in Spain for five years or more. It i
Through the online office of the Public Administratons.
Box to click to continue with the online procedure at the bottom of the information.
You can apply in the window starting 60 days before your authorisation runs out, till 90 days after
For those wishing to change their nationality with regards to their registration as resident, e.g. from British passport to Irish or any other EU passport, you can be asked to provide a Certificado de Concordancia, to be obtained from the Britis
If you are in receipt of a UK state pension, request an S1 form (previously E121) from the Overseas Healthcare Service on +44 191 218 1999. If you are in receipt of an exportable DWP benefit you can request an S1 from the office which pays your
You will find a full explanation on the right of a permanent resident to apply for an updated or duplicate certificate for the inclusion of permanent residence status: “residente comunitario permanente en españa desde –/–/—
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