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La Fuente Sylvia

24 Aug: New: Client Testimonial

“We cannot thank Silvia Champagne from Sun Lawyers enough for all of her help and support through the purchase of our first property in Spain. We live in the UK and were naturally apprehensive, however we needn’t have worried as Silvia’s knowledge and experience quickly reassured us that we were in safe hands. Very friendly, professional and courteous every step of the way. We would highly recommend.” Scott Rainger

Spanish Golden Visa

24 Aug: Golden Visa Spain – What is it and how to apply

Golden Visa Spain The Spanish Golden Visa scheme offers British citizens and other non-EU citizens a path to residency in Spain. The most common method is through an investment of €500,000 made through one or a number of property purchases totally at least this amount. Spanish residency also conveys visa free access to the Schengen zone. Sun Lawyers can provide all of the advice and support to help people through the Golden Visa Spain application process. Other investment channels are…

Moving to Spain after Brexit and the Pandemic

17 Aug: Can I still move to and live in Spain post-Brexit and COVID?

If you are an aeroplane geek, and aware of Flight Radar 24 (check it out if not) then the number of yellow aircraft emojis over France and Spain is all the evidence you need that travel around the continent of Europe is back up and flying. Is the dream of living in Spain back on? Looking at the number of flights, does that means people’s dreams of living in Spain are back on? Just because COVID has pushed Brexit off…

Military permit law scrapped

16 Jul: Relaxing of military permit law gets the thumbs up

Good news for British property buyers as bureaucratic obstacle removed Britons buying typical homes in a Spanish military area no longer need to worry about disruptive delays, thanks to the scrapping of a law introduced over 40 years ago. On 2nd July 2021 Spain’s Ministry of Defence removed the requirement for non-EU citizens to obtain special permission when purchasing a home in one of the country’s strategic defence (or military) zones. This is welcome news for British buyers, who lost…

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02 Jul: Breaking News: Law change will help British buyers of Spanish Property

We are hearing that the Spanish Government is to scrap the 40 year old law that non-EU buyers of Spanish property (that’s Brits of course) have to apply for military permission to buy property sited on historical military land. This law created uncertainty and long delays to the time it took to complete on a property purchase. It was a law which didn’t apply when Britain was an EU member and in many ways has been proven redundant. In today’s…

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02 Jul: 2 July – Entry into Spain

This is an abridged version of the full and detailed UK Government guidelines which can be found here.  Note: the information below is for information only and should not be relied upon as advice. It is liable to change at any time. Changes for entry into Spain from the UK From 2 July, the Spanish government requires all arrivals to Spain from the UK to present on entry one of the following: a negative COVID-19 test; or proof of vaccination….

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21 Jun: Sun Lawyers added to UK Government list of Spanish lawyers

Sun Lawyers has been added to a list that is maintained on the UK Government website of lawyers located in the area covering: Alicante, Albacete, Valencia and Murcia. The list is for helpful information only, to assist British nationals who may need support overseas. One example may be for sourcing a lawyer to help with a Spanish property purchase. None of the service providers are endorsed or recommended by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office (FCDO). The fill list is…

Spanish Visa

25 May: Residency permits in Spain

We receive enquiries regularly about residency permits for people wanting to live in Spain. We expect to receive more now that travel restrictions have been eased and hopefully there will be no reversal of that decision. In this blog we explore the residency options. Under the Withdrawal Agreement To make applications for a residency permit under the “Withdrawal Agreement” you will need to prove that you were living in Spain prior to the end of 2020 and normally this is…

Non-lucrative visa

26 Apr: Visa and Residency after 1 January 2021

We are receiving enquiries from UK Nationals about moving to Spain post-Brexit. The entry requirements for UK Nationals entering Spain changed on 1 January 2021 when Britain became a third country (outside the EU). We have prepared a separate note about tourist travel where you can visit Spain (and any other country in the Schengen area) for 90 days in any 180 period period. This article focuses mainly on non lucrative visa Spain but also Golden Visas too. Visa applications…