Nick Shrimpton

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20 Jun: Sun Lawyers “Visa Guru” quoted in The Daily Telegraph

One of the interesting things to witness is how people’s attitudes to living in Spain have softened since the transition period ended on 31 December 2020. Back then the sentiment was that the expat Spanish dream was over. During one of the lockdowns, people were clearly spending more time in front of a computer and some chose to find about more about how the residency process operated, starting with a visa application. We have seen in conversations at the property…

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30 May: Non lucrative visa Spain – webinar presentation

A Place in the Sun approached us to ask if we would like to do a webinar to help explain the process about applying for a Spanish visa to enable stays of more than 90 days. We said yes and it was agreed to focus on the non lucrative visa Spain applications in particular (aimed at the retirees market) and to feature someone who has used Sun Lawyers to support their application. The result, an informative webinar and discussion where…

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21 Apr: Worried you don’t have enough income for getting a NLV? We can help…

Non Lucrative Visa Spain The Non Lucrative Visa is proving the most popular route for Britons to move to Spain after Brexit. This visa does not require you to spend a certain sum of money on a property (or even buy a property) and the process is becoming gradually more streamlined. We have dealt with over 70 applications for this visa since early 2021 and there are increasing numbers in the pipeline. Meeting the minimum income requirement Apart from the…

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14 Apr: Come and see us in London (Olympia) in May

Following the success of A Place in the Sun in Manchester, where over 5,000 people attended over two days, the shows rolls on to London’s Olympia. The event runs for three days in London from 6 -8 May.   Sun Lawyers is exhibiting on stand D48 and our english-speaking team will be delighted to see you. You can apply for tickets here. It will be lovely for us to meet people again who are enthusiastic about embracing the Spanish lifestyle…

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16 Mar: How can a UK passport holder married to an EU citizen get Spanish residency??

Spanish residency after Brexit I am a UK Passport holder married to an EU Passport holder. Do I need to apply for a long-stay visa to become a Spanish resident? This is a question that we are getting asked more frequently, especially if the spouse is Irish. If you are a UK passport holder, there are two options. Apply for Spanish residency as family of an EU member. This will need to be done after the successful application for Spanish…

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09 Mar: Digital Nomad Visa Spain

What we know so far about the Spanish Digital Nomad Visa Having just returned from A Place in the Sun Live at Manchester, people were asking about digital nomad visas. Other countries in Europe already have such a visa in place, but currently Spain isn’t one of them. The Pandemic has accelerated the acceptance of remote working as a sustainable model for certain jobs and roles. The rise of cloud-based IT to make remote working practical existed already; workplace attitudes…

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25 Jan: Come and see us in Manchester in March

We’ve waited a long time, but it’s a great sign of opening up that A Place in the Sun Live is back! There was a pilot event in Birmingham last October, but this one in Manchester on 5 and 6 March is full scale, with access to all of the resources to help you gather information about buying a property in Spain. Sun Lawyers is exhibiting on stand E36 and our english-speaking team will be delighted to see you. You…

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25 Jan: Breaking: Covid travel tests in England and Scotland to end for fully vaccinated travellers

From 04:00 on Friday 11 February 2022, fully vaccinated passengers returning to England and Scotland from overseas will no longer need to arrange and take any Covid travel tests if they are fully vaccinated. The need to complete a passenger locator form remains. The form can now be completed three days ahead of a UK return rather than two. It is expected that the form will also be simplified, but not time scale is given for that change. At the…