Immigration, Visas & Residence on the Costa del Sol

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This audio guide features Miguel Manzanares, Senior Partner & Founder of Manzanares International (info@manzanaresinternational.com) and John Howell, Editor & Founder of Guides.Global (editor@guides.global).

It was recorded in June 2016. The law and practice in Spain change all the time. Our guides are updated as frequently as possible - typically every three years - but may be out of date.

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The beautiful climate and the relaxed way of life make Spain – and the Costa del Sol in particular - a popular destination for resettlement, whether upon retirement or to work or run a business.

There are some 4.7 million expats living in Spain, almost 2.6 million of which come from outside the EU.

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John Howell

6 December 2016


This guide was co-authored by John Howell (Email: John.Howell@Guides.Global or John@jhco.org. Web: www.jhco.org or www.Guides.Global)


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