The UKNSF project has reach its end and IOM Spain is no longer providing support on residency rights under the Withdrawal Agreement. Our helplines are now closed and we will not be taking new cases. The information contained in this website has been updated up to the 31st of March 2022.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been providing practical support to UK Nationals who may find it harder to complete their residency applications to secure and maintain their residency rights in EU countries now that the UK has left the EU. In Spain, the Project has been supporting UK nationals residing in Spanish territory with a special focus on the Community of Madrid, the Community of Andalusia, the Region of Murcia, Castilla La Mancha, Castilla y León and Extremadura and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla.
Now that the project is reaching its end, although people who are still interested are able to find general information online in the British Government’s guide on living in Spain and in the Spanish Government website. IOM has prepared and upload some documents we believe could be useful in order to obtain residency, particularly for those UK Nationals living with disabilities, those grappling with chronic illnesses and those facing specific barriers related to language, literacy or access to technology.
Therefore, if you are a UK national who was lawfully living in Spain before 31st December 2020, you and your close family members have the right to request a Withdrawal Agreement residency card called the TIE (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero). This residency permit provides evidence of your rights in Spain as a beneficiary of the Withdrawal Agreement.
- Useful link
- FQA guide
- British Government “Living in Spain Guide”
- Spanish Goverment informative website
- Almería Residency guide
- Cádiz Residency guide
- Córdoba Residency guide
- Granada Residency guide
- Huelva Residency guide
- Jaén Residency guide
- Madrid Residency guide
- Málaga Residency guide
- Murcia Residency guide
- Sevilla Residency guide
- Healthcare dedicated guide
- Driving licenses dedicated guide
- Economic means dedicated guide
- Free legal services in Andalusia, Ceuta and Melilla
- Free legal services in Madrid, Castilla La Mancha, Castilla León and Extremadura
- Free legal services in Murcia
- List of English-speaking lawyers
- List of sworn translators
- Information if you are travelling to Spain
- Appeals guide
- How to obtain the digital certificate NIE guide Family Reunification guide
- How to present online your application IOM’s informative video
- In case you intend to travel to Spain from the UIK, in the British Government “Living in Spain” website you can check the needed requirements in response to Covid-19.
- For further information check the UK government’s ‘Living in Spain guide’ at Living in Spain - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). It includes details on how to register your residency and, if you were lawfully settled in Spain before 31st December 2020, how to obtain the new Withdrawal Agreement residency card.
- If you moved or you intend to move to Spain after the 1st January 2021, the UK government’s ‘Living in Spain guide’ provides you with some useful links.
- You should also read the Spanish government’s information for non-EU nationals on general immigration routes and the criteria to apply for these, as well as the information on the websites of the Spanish Consulates in the UK: London, Manchester and Edinburgh.
- In case you need to contact your nearest British consulate, please find more information here
- British Consulate General Madrid - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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