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Checklist of procedures for leaving Spain


Leaving Spain

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  • Cancel the bank accounts and payment methods you used while in Spain if you are no longer going to use them.

  • Note down a helpline for the payment methods you used in Spain.

  • Cancel all services (water, electricity, gas, communication services, etc.) that you were subscribed to and notify your bank.

  • Remember that if you lived in a rented home, you are entitled to total or partial devolution of the contract security deposit.

  • Do not leave debts or bills unpaid: you may be blacklisted on an international debtor registry, which will affect your credit record.

  • Obtain an Employment Record of your professional activities in Spain from the Social Security Service and check that the information is correct. If there are any errors, request a correction.

  • Obtain certificates and qualifications of the studies and/or professional activities carried out.

  • It may be advisable to take out travel insurance.

  • If you are travelling to a country in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, get your European Health Insurance Card.

  • Consult the EURAXESS Services

  • If you are going to travel with your family (including children), obtain the certificates and titles for your children.