British Consulate, Alicante

British Consulate November 2018

November 1st, 2018|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] New Opportunities to Ask Questions About Brexit in Alicante and Murcia In November and December, the British Consulate in Alicante is running a series of 17 events for UK [...]

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Car Hire Companies And Consulate Join Forces To Combat Vehicle Break-Ins

March 29th, 2017|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Thefts of valuables and passports from Hire Cars create significant problems both for those travelling or living overseas.  A lost passport usually means a trip to the Consulate to obtain an emergency travel document to get travellers home. […]

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Red Cross and English speaking charities encourage Brits to volunteer

November 29th, 2016|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

One year after signing an agreement with the British Embassy, the Red Cross has taken fresh steps to get English-speaking charities to work more closely with their local groups and to encourage more English speakers to volunteer. […]

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British Deputy Ambassador and Consul Listen To EU Referendum Concerns

July 30th, 2016|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

In a meeting on Tuesday 19th July local British residents had the chance to put their concerns about the outcome of the recent EU Referendum to the Deputy Ambassador, Tim Hemmings, and Consul for Alicante, Sarah-Jane Morris. […]

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Moving to a place in the sun and receiving benefits?

August 25th, 2015|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Remember to inform the UK authorities! Britons who are thinking of moving to Spain and are receiving benefits should remember to tell the authorities before finalising their plans. Failure to do so may well result in a criminal offence, warns the Department for Work and Pensions. […]

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Look after your passport

July 27th, 2015|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Watch new videos that reveal the scams that thieves and pickpockets useWith tens of thousands of British residents living in Spain and millions of UK visitors heading for Spanish holiday resorts and beaches this summer, the Foreign Office has launched a video campaign to help Britons avoid the threat of passport thieves. […]

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British Consul Praises Charities’ Work and Urges More Expats To Volunteer

June 26th, 2015|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Local expat charities are working hard to support both British and Spanish nationals, British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris saw in a day-long visit to the north of Alicante province. Mrs Morris spent a morning in the HELP centres in La Xara and was impressed to see the work that the charity is doing to deliver respite and residential care for those in need. […]

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Watch out for thieves at Alicante Airport Car Hire Collection Point, warns Consulate

March 22nd, 2015|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

One out of five British passports stolen in Alicante province are taken at the airport and half of them are removed from vehicles there, the British Consulate has warned. Beyond the airport, a further one out of five British passports are stolen from vehicles on the road or in car parks. […]

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Get Legal Advice And Learn The Language!

November 26th, 2014|Categories: British Consulate, Alicante|

Getting clear legal advice and learning some basic Spanish were the top tips from British shoppers in Iceland stores in Spain when asked by the British Consulate. Other tips when asked “What is your advice for someone moving to Spain?” included “Do your homework” and “Try renting before you buy.” […]

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