Tenerife Information

Local Taxes in Tenerife

Adeje Town Hall

There are various types of local taxes all of which are dealt with by the corresponding tax office for each municipality ‘Consorcio de Tributos’ in Spanish. Although the tax system can seem daunting and confusing to many, once you start setting things up, it is quite straight forward.   Common …

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How to Renew your British Passport in Tenerife

Renewing British Passports in Tenerife

If you are renewing your British Passport while residing in Tenerife, it’s important you make your application in plenty time as you will need at last 4 weeks from when your declaration form is received by the Passport office so that it can be processed. This may take even longer …

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How to Register with a Tenerife Doctor

Tenerife Health Card

  Once you have confirmation that you are entitled to healthcare in Tenerife your next step will be to register with your local GP. To do this you will have to prove that you are a resident in the area by providing an ‘Empadronamiento Certificate’, your Foreigners Registration Certificate/Card and …

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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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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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