Acquiring fiscal residence in Spain Favourite Spanish Property Insight › Forums › Spanish Property Forums › Other Subjects › Acquiring fiscal residence in Spain This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Ptt 1 year, 9 months ago. Author Posts January 31, 2017 at 12:13 pm #194843 AlienorParticipant Hello, I can’t find anything on this website or that of the Spanish government on what the procedures are for applying for tax residence. Can anyone help? Thanks. February 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm #195006 icaruParticipant You are automatically considered a fiscal resident if you spend more than 183 days / year in Spain. You are then expected to pay taxes here on your world-wide income. If you also want to apply for a residence permit, this site is very helpful: https://www.justlanded.com/english/Spain/Spain-Guide/Visas-Permits/Residency-and-NIE You will need a medical certificate that contains a very specific statement, and in most cases, proof of medical insurance. February 9, 2017 at 1:02 pm #195130 PttParticipant In applying for a Residencia I was asked in Canary Islands for an SP1 from the DWP in UK which basically says that UK Government pays my health costs as a citizen of an EU member state. Author Posts The forum ‘Other Subjects’ is closed to new topics and replies.