Living in Spain

Guidance on Brexit changes, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  3. Living in Europe

    Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA, Switzerland and Ireland, including guidance on residency, healthcare and the Withdrawal Agreement.

  4. Living in Spain

    Official information for UK nationals moving to or living in Spain, including guidance on residency, healthcare, passports and the Withdrawal Agreement.

  5. Living in Spain: useful information

    Information sheet with useful websites for British nationals living in Spain.

  6. Rape and sexual assault in Spain: information for victims

    Information for British nationals who are victims of rape or sexual assault in Spain.

  7. Spain travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Spain including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  8. Spain: buying property

    Information on laws and taxes for British nationals who want to buy or let property in Spain.

  9. Spain: doctors

    List of English-speaking medical facilities and practitioners for British nationals in Spain.

  10. Spain: healthcare

    Healthcare advice for British nationals living or planning to live in Spain.

  11. Spain: lawyers

    Lists of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Spain.

  12. Spain: legal aid

    Guidance on how Britain nationals can obtain legal aid while in Spain.

  13. Spain: register your residency

    How British nationals who plan on living in Spain for more than 3 months must register as a resident and on the padrón at their town hall.

  14. Spain: translators

    List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Spain.

  15. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  16. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  17. Voting if you move or live abroad

    How to vote if you move or live abroad, including eligibility and registration