EXPAT Services

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We provide assistance to Expats from around the world who intend to live in Spain for short or long periods of time and to those considering our country for retiring and making Spain their new home.

– All our services and solutions are tailored for each individual’s personal needs –

 ‘Filasur’ has been committed to provide legal services in Spain for the local community since November of 2004. Starting in 2018 we have partnered with Mr. Hans Geler at ‘Has-G’ in Houston, Texas, in an effort to help those in need of assistance when coming to Spain, although our main offices are in San Fernando, Cadiz, most of our services include all regions and provinces of our country, here is a list of these services:

1 - Staying in Spain as a resident (Immigration)

If you are planning to stay in Spain for more than 90 days, you need immigration services that we can provide.

We would like to make this process easy for you, let’s start by getting some information from you to see how we can help, please send us a description of your plans including questions, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

2 - Retiring in Spain

Lots of people enjoy retiring in Spain, our country is a wonderful and affordable place to live a happy retirement, we can make it happen and help you make this process easy.

Let’s start by learning how can we help you, please send us a description of your plans including questions, and we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

3 - Renting a house or apartment in Spain

Renting a house or an apartment sounds like an easy thing, but unfortunately in Spain the government and the private sector both have complicated bureaucratic processes and much of these are linked in so many ways, so signing the right kind of lease is important, there are cases of scams and bad contracts that can make this experience a bad one for a well intentioned foreigner, we will make sure that you find the best place and that your lease or contract is correctly done, legal and favorable for you, we want to make this process easy and safe, let’s start by learning how can we help you, please send us a description of your plans including questions, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

4 - Buying a house or an apartment in Spain

Buying a house or an apartment involves specific paperwork that is not only all in Spanish but needs reviewing and various legalization steps, we will take care of all of this for you and make sure that you have a fair and successful process on your purchase, we also make sure that comparisons made by a realtor are truthful and that they don’t inflate the price of the property just because you are a foreigner or because you can’t read in Spanish.

We want to make this process easy for you, let’s start by learning how can we help you, please send us a description of your plans including questions, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

5 - Establishing utilities in your new home in Spain

The process of establishing utilities for your new residence in Spain can be tricky, there are great utility companies here but also some that can be a bit shady, these may include hidden fees or unfair policies and practices, we want to help you get the right ones to cover your home needs and review every contract you do with them to make sure you are treated with fairness and respect. Lots of these companies require bank domiciliation, in many cases this a good thing, in other cases it is not, we will look at the ones available in the area that you move in and advise for the best choices.

Tell us what area in Spain are you planning to relocate and what is your wish list for utilities in your new home and we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

6 - Marrying a Spanish citizen

To get married to a Spanish citizen will give you the opportunity to obtain legal status or residency in Spain, the process is not that far more difficult that in the US or Canada but it is singular to the immigration laws of Spain and the process needs to be done by a professional in order to avoid delays or rejects to your application, we can help.

With your inquire, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

7 - Buying land and/or building in Spain

As with any property that you buy in Spain this involves a legal process that can be complicated, we can help you make it simple, clean, favorable and accurate for you and for the law. If you are planning to build we can assist you choosing a reputable builder and identify and handle permits that this builder intents to implement into the building process.

Tell us what area in Spain are you looking for land and what are you planning to build there or use the land for and we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

8 - Establishing a business or corporation in Spain

Corporation creation and business ventures is one of Filasur’s fortes, there is nothing about this process that we wouldn’t know how to handle, please explain what the nature of the investment is you want to make, and we can help right away.

Send us your information here, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

9 - Going to school in Spain

We can provide you with a list of reputable schools in any city of Spain, our services will include checking the school credentials and reviewing all paperwork and payments that you will need to comply with for a smooth enrollment process, we can also include all visa requirements to stay as a student in Spain for specific periods of time.

Let’s make this easy, tell us what school in Spain are you considering coming and study in, or let us know if you need us to help you select one.

We will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

10 - Student/family exchange

We have a program that will allow you to find families where young and adults as well can exchange family experiences living in Spain and in your country of origin, these can be combined with Spanish schools in any city of your choice.

Our system not only has the exchange choice, we also have the “Living with a Spanish family” option that includes short term programs that can be extended for up to 3 months and that do not require an exchange.

We can send you this information upon request. Please tell us about what you wish as an ideal scenario. 

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

11 - Learning Spanish in Spain

There are two modalities for learning Spanish in Spain, going to school or living with a Spanish family or a combination of both, for the first option please go back to our services list and click into: ‘Going to school in Spain’.

For our second option also click back to our services list and click into: Student/family exchange.

Tell us about when and where you would like to come to Spain to learn Spanish, what levels of learning you are looking for and what modality you would like to experience, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

12 - Banking in Spain

When moving to Spain we can help you establish your new bank account/s in our country, we will assist you with money wiring, paperwork and investments, from simple savings to personal or business checking accounts. Not going to live in Spain but want to have an account here anyway? No problem.

Ask us what you need, and we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

13 - Insurances in Spain (Including health insurances)

To have insurances in Spain is like having and needing them in any other country in the world, our services include selecting the best insurance type for your necessities and reviewing all paperwork for you before you sign and enroll.

We would like to point out that private health insurance in Spain is first quality, comparing its costs to countries like the USA, it is incredibly affordable, and the services provided are reliable and professional.

Ask us what you need, and we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

14 - Working in Spain

Yes, we can help, working visas and everything related, we have a solution for almost all scenarios.

Please tell us about your plans including questions, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.

15 - Fertilization, in-vitro treatments and more.

We have an excellent relationship with the largest and most prestigious fertilization clinic in Spain, if you need any of their services we will refer them to you at no cost, with this referral we will offer you the legal aid that some of these treatments require.

Please tell us about your plans including questions, we will respond with a best solution that will include a quote for our services or a referral to the clinic.

For inquiries please email: olga@filasurasesores.com or you can call 713-894 4480 in the USA or +34 656 732 718 in Spain, we also use WhatsApp with both numbers in case you are calling from any other country. Thank you.