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Healthcare Entitlement in Tenerife

Canaries Healthcare Service

You are entitled to healthcare and are covered by the Spanish National Health Service if you are working or self-employed and making the corresponding Social Security contributions. You can also register any legal dependants under your healthcare entitlement by providing the necessary documents to prove your relationship with your dependants, …

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Changing a UK Driving Licence to a Spanish Licence in Tenerife

uk-driving-license

  If you are a resident in Tenerife and you are still using your UK driving licence then maybe it’s time to think about exchanging your licence for a Spanish one. In January of 2015 new European regulations are coming into force and once this happens, if you are stopped …

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Registering as a Resident Foreigner in Tenerife

spanish residency card

There have been several changes made to the requirements for registering as a resident foreigner here in Tenerife in recent times. This certificate/card is known amongst existing residents as the residency/green certificate. If you are thinking about registering in the near future, maybe you will be interested to read a …

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Certificado de Empadronamiento in Tenerife

Certificado de Empadronamiento in Tenerife

  Probably the first step towards starting a new life in Tenerife as far as the paperwork battle is concerned would be to register on the Padron at your local Town Hall, this is the equivalent of the local electoral register. You will be issued with an enrollment certificate in …

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