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British Embassy & Consular services in Spain

Whether moving to Spain or as a resident, legal documentation is often required to be produced. Items like a certificate of non-impediment, legally witnessed signatures and certified copies of documents. The British Consulate can provide these notarial services together with limited translation of legal documents but cannot provide legal advice. They can however, provide a list of english speaking lawyers. Other consular services include:

  • Passport replacement
  • Information about how to transfer funds
  • Assistance for victims of crime and people in hospital
  • Provide lists of doctors, funeral directors, solicitors and interpreters
  • If detained by the authorities the consulate will endeavour to make contact within 24 hours
  • Support and assistance in the event of death, abduction and missing persons
  • Contact friends or family
  • Special arrangements in cases of terrorism, civil disturbances or natural disasters.

British Consulate

Malaga


Edificio Eurocom,
Bloque Sur Calle Mauricio Moro Pareto 2-2o 29006 Malaga

Apartado de Correos 360
29080 Malaga
Telephone: (34) 95 235 2300
Fax: (34) 95 235 9211
Email: [email protected]

British Consulate-General

Madrid


Paseo de Recoletos, 7/9
28004 Madrid
Spain

Telephone: (34) 91 524 9700
Fax: (34) 91 524 9730
Email: [email protected]

British Embassy

Madrid


C/ Fernando el Santo, 16
28010 Madrid

Telephone: (34) (91) 700 8200 and
(34) (91) 524 9700 (Consular Services)
Email: [email protected] (Consular enquiries)
Email: [email protected] (Commercial)

British Consulate

Alicante


Plaza de Calvo Sotelo, 1, 2o
Apdo. de Correos 564
03001 Alicante

Tel.: 96 521 6190 or 96 521 6022
E-mail: [email protected]

British Consulate-General

Barcelona


Avenida Diagonal, 477, 13o
08036 Barcelona

Tel.: 93 366 6200
E-mail: [email protected]

British Consulate

Bilbao


Alameda de Urquijo 2-8
48008 Bilbao
Vizcaya

E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: (+ 34) 944157600

British Consulate

Ibiza


Avenida. Isidoro Macabich
07800 IBIZA
Postal Address:
Apartado de correos 307
07800 Ibiza

Tel.: + 34 971 301818
Fax: + 34 971 301972
Email: [email protected]

British Consulate

Mallorca


Convent dels Caputxins
Edificio Orisba B 4th D
07002 Palma de Mallorca

Tel.: (00-34) 971-712445
Fax: (00-34) 971-717520
Email: [email protected]

British Consulate

Malaga


Edificio Eurocom,
Bloque Sur Calle Mauricio Moro Pareto 2-2o 29006 Malaga

Apartado de Correos 360
29080 Malaga
Telephone: (34) 95 235 2300
Fax: (34) 95 235 9211
Email: [email protected]

British Consulate-General

Madrid


Paseo de Recoletos, 7/9
28004 Madrid
Spain

Telephone: (34) 91 524 9700
Fax: (34) 91 524 9730
Email: [email protected]

British Embassy

Madrid


C/ Fernando el Santo, 16
28010 Madrid

Telephone: (34) (91) 700 8200 and
(34) (91) 524 9700 (Consular Services)
Email: [email protected] (Consular enquiries)
Email: [email protected] (Commercial)

British Consulate

Alicante


Plaza de Calvo Sotelo, 1, 2o
Apdo. de Correos 564
03001 Alicante

Tel.: 96 521 6190 or 96 521 6022
E-mail: [email protected]

British Consulate-General

Barcelona


Avenida Diagonal, 477, 13o
08036 Barcelona

Tel.: 93 366 6200
E-mail: [email protected]

British Consulate

Bilbao


Alameda de Urquijo 2-8
48008 Bilbao
Vizcaya

E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: (+ 34) 944157600

British Consulate

Ibiza


Avenida. Isidoro Macabich
07800 IBIZA
Postal Address:
Apartado de correos 307
07800 Ibiza

Tel.: + 34 971 301818
Fax: + 34 971 301972
Email: [email protected]

British Consulate

Mallorca


Convent dels Caputxins
Edificio Orisba B 4th D
07002 Palma de Mallorca

Tel.: (00-34) 971-712445
Fax: (00-34) 971-717520
Email: [email protected]

EDUCATION If the parents of children aged six to sixteen are legally resident in Spain then it is the law that those children should attend school. It is not obligatory for pre school children to attend. Education is free from pre-school to 18. The availability of school places depends on the demand in the area. For a full list of all schools in Spain that offer english style education, contact the British Council, Paseo General Martinez Campos 31, 28010 Madrid.

Tel.: 91 337 35 66/ 00 Fax: 91 337 35 73 Website: http://www.britishcouncil.es

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS As of 28 March 2007, it is a legal requirement that all EU citizens residing in Spain for more than three months must register in person at the Oficina de Extranjeros (Foreigners Office) in their province of residence or at a designated Police station. Instead of a residence card a certificate stating registration date, name, address and identity number. People who possess valid residency cards must re-register at the Oficina de Extranjeros or designated police station on expiry of the card. EU citizens should present their passports in person within 3 months of entering Spain, complete an application form and pay a fee. Application forms and further information may be obtained from:

Alameda de Urquijo 2-8
48008 Bilbao
Vizcaya

E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: (+ 34) 944157600

a) From the Labour Ministry Website

b) In person at the Oficina de Extranjeros or local police station in your province of residence. The Oficina de Extranjeros in Madrid can be contacted as follows: C/ General Pardinas, 90 28006 - Madrid Tel.: 913226801 Comunitarios (Open from 9.00 to 19.00 Monday to Thursday and from 9.00 to 14.00 on Fridays)

c) By calling the Labour Ministry's Immigration Directorate helpline on 91 363 9071; 91 363 9069; or 91 363 7108

SOCIAL SECURITY AND PENSIONS Whilst resident in Spain, if entitled to Widows benefit, British state pension or war disablement pension then payments can be made. However unless entitled prior to 1st June 1992 payments are not generally transferrable abroad for: Invalid care allowance, Mobility, Disability and Attendance allowances, UK Income support, housing and council tax benefits. Contact the International Pension Centre for full information. International Pension Centre Department for Work and Pensions Tyneview Park Benton Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE98 1BA

Tel.: 00 44 (0)191 213 5000 Fax: 00 44 (0)191 218 3389 website: http://www.dwp.gov.uk