Applying for Spanish citizenship

If Brexit was the last straw for you, here's what you have to do to become a Spaniard


British expats who truly feel that Spain is now their home may consider applying for Spanish citizenship – which implies renouncing their British passport.

Costa News has investigated the process after readers contacted the newspaper for details in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Entitlement to apply citizenship based on residency requires most applicants to have been resident in Spain continuously for the last 10 years, although for anyone born in Spanish territory it is only one year.

Read more in this week’s print edition or go to e-paper

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