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Moving to Spain – Relocating

So, you are moving to Spain!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Spain we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Getting A Social Security Number In Spain

Anyone who works or studies in Spain is required to have a social security number. This number (número de afiliación de la seguridad social) gives you access to the social security services and healthcare in Spain. Social security is generally paid for by the employer. Once you have been entered into the system the number…

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Moving To Spain? Seven Questions Could Save You Money

If you are moving to Spain or have recently relocated, you have made an excellent choice. Aside from its obvious appeal, Spain can offer real tax-efficient opportunities – if you are well prepared.   By Jason Porter This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Jason Porter, Business Development Director at tax and wealth management advisors Blevins…

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Removals Quotes

Simplify your move and ensure a high quality moving experience with top international removals companies.

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Making The Move To Be An Expat In Spain

Once you have decided to relocate you have to choose from the many removals companies operating between the UK and your destination. You then have to decide between exclusive transportation or a cheaper shared-vehicle option. By Julie Bridge Simon’s move from Leamington Spa to Almeria in Spain used shared transport provided by Matthew James Global…

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Moving Your Home Contents

Before beginning to pack make sure that you have thought through what you should take with you. Make a list! It is best to reduce the amount of home contents you take with you, as you may be fitting into something much smaller. First of all, what are you thinking of taking with you? Furniture – You…

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Moving With Family

Any international move is complicated, but moving with family takes even more planning. The first challenge is to deliver the message to the family. This will require a detailed discussion; they are likely to have a large number of questions but it may not be easy to get them to ask them initially. Children of…

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