As a result of Brexit, British expats need a Spanish driving licence. Although this problem was meant to be solved, it has not been. British expats await updates from Hugh Elliot, the British Ambassador to Spain and Andorra. In the meantime, our expat writer, Sally Veall, shares how the issue of needing a Spanish driving licence is impacting British residents.
Spain has approved and defined their digital nomad visa scheme. It will enable remote workers to work from home in Spain. Additionally, there is promising news that Spain will lobby Brussels to relax the 90-day rule, enabling Brits to stay in the country for longer.
With the UK now out of the European Union, the British must start to follow many of the same rules and procedures as other third country nationals. However, while the visa processes for Americans, Australians and others are well established, they have not been for British long-stay visa applicants. Hence there is nowhere to apply just yet.
Despite some restrictions, thousands of British people have made the move to Spain in the past few weeks – and many more are still in the process – as they beat the Brexit transition door closing. So, what do you need to do as you step off the plane?
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