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Moving to island advice

Posted: Mon Dec 7, 2020 6:33pm
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Location: Maspalomas

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I’m moving to gran canceria on 2 January .I’m renting for 3 months whilst viewing properties to buy. I’m looking for help with the following

1 how to get a bank account any thing can I do before leaving uk

2 are you able to buy bus passes eg weekly or monthly

3 how to apply for residency and what documents I need to have with me

4 are there any places where ex pats meet for support

5 do I still need to have a negative test for COVID before entering island

6 what is the best medical insurance to buy


Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2022 4:17pm

Posts: 9

Location: Playa Del Inglés

Joined: 4 Dec 2021

Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2022 4:17pm


My partner and I have just been through the process of getting the NL visa and TIE cards to allow us to buy a property and stay more than 3 months out of every 6 (we’re from the UK) 

I’ve written a blog a out the whole process some of which might be helpful to you ?


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