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An American expat shares his experience acquiring and renewing the commonly called “retirement visa” in Spain. Read more

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We tell you how to register as a foreigner living in Barcelona and get your all-important Número de Identidad de Extranjero (NIE) Read more

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Take some of the stress out of shipping your belongings with some advice from the experts at LA LUNA shipping® Read more


If you are an EU national and resident here rather than in your home country, you may need a European Health Card to claim free public health services when you are visiting friends and family Read more


Monday 10th January

Fourth day of pension negotiations between government and trade unions - Number of potential new foreign voters to rise significantly in May council elections - Winner of Golden Ball to be announced today Read more

Jan 10, 2011 10:29 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Find out how to renew your passport from Barcelona. Read more

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Read our quick guide to unemployment benefit and the dreaded tax office Read more


Find out how to get registered at your local town hall and why you should do it Read more


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Getting registered in Barcelona can make life easier Read more

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