As with applying for your NIE, this is a proceedure that your Gestor or Lawyer can generally assist you with.
Applicants may also be asked for proof of private or public healthcare insurance.
Although previously many EU Citizens chose not to apply for their Residencia when they decided to make spain their permanent home, Royal Decree 240/07 states that those who have lived in Spain for 90 days must now apply.
You no longer need photos we found out after having photos taken.
As Steve below states most of your info above is out of date.
Most major towns in your province will have one of these.
Documents you will need to apply for your Residencia: As with every legal process that you undertake in spain, take photocopies of every document.
I have been writing on Live in the Philippines for two and a half years now, living here nearly three years. Read and learn as much about the culture and language as possible. Don’t believe that you are a wealthy target everywhere you walk.
Before moving here, I lived in the Middle East, and traveled extensively in the developing world. Leave the walled, guarded compound once in a while.
Theres also odd forms for cross-border workers and suchlike. But we love it anyway and in fairness most things we have tried to do have worked out well.
Contact your local social security provider BEFORE you leave for Spain. The town hall are great where we are in Turre, Almeria despite only receiving half their salaries this month.
People in this category can apply for a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). These provide temporary cover and become invalid when you take up (self) employment.