Things to do after relocating to Spain

It is generally agreed that relocation can be quite a challenging and demanding task, whether it is about relocating with your family or with your company. There are certain facets that need to be taken care of both before leaving the home country and after arriving to the new host country. In order to make things even easier, numerous companies that provide professional services to everyone interested in removals to Spain, or any other country in the world, have emerged on the market. These removal companies make things a lot easier for you, but still, here is a list of the things you have to take care of as soon as you arrive to Spain.

 Get your Spanish Identification Card

The first thing you have to do the moment you walk on Spanish ground, whether you have moved there with your family or due to your job, is to apply for Spanish Identification Card. Go to the Oficina de Extranjeros, which is the Foreign Nationals’ Office or to the closest police station and apply for the foreign identification number. It is recommended to do some research before and learn more about the taxes and wages you have to pay for.

Get your Spanish Driver’s Licence

It is commonly known that rules and regulations related to driving differ depending on the country, so you have to document a bit about this facet and learn whether you have to exchange the licence you currently have or to take the Spanish driving text, which implies both a theory and a practical test. Go to the nearest police station and ask more details about the driving licence.

Enrol your children into school

If the reason why you have relocated is a personal one and you have moved to Spain with your entire family, one of the first things to do there is to enrol your children to school. You should know that there are three main types of schools in this country and those are public, private and state-subsidised private and the period within which you can apply for admission to a specific school is from March to April. You should also know that the school year in Spain runs from mid-September until June.

As you can see, this is some useful information everyone relocating to Spain should know. In order to benefit from the best results, it is recommended to resort to the services of a professional removal company, so you might want to do some research on the internet and look for the right company for you.

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