Moving to Spain... VIVA is Here to Help

Perhaps your mind is already made up about moving to Spain and you have decided to join the thousands of people over the years who have taken the plunge and started a new life. Or maybe you are one of thousands more who are dreaming about it. Or possibly you are not sure, still in two minds. Whatever your current thoughts, VIVA can help you make the right decision – then give you sound advice to put your plans into action.

But first the good news… If you are an EU citizen who is thinking about relocating, you are entitled to live and work freely in Spain; and if you are retired you can claim your UK pension (for example) here.

The Costa de Sol has always been a hugely popular retirement destination, but over the last decade an increasing number of young people, many with families and seeking new career challenges and opportunities, have been moving to both the coastal and the inland areas.

Rest assured that, wherever you eventually decide to settle, we will make sure your move is a happy, successful and smooth one.

Relocating from Abroad

All the key aspects you need to take into consideration to ensure your move to Spain is stress-free and you can settle into your new dream home in absolute comfort – ready to enjoy the famed Mediterranean lifestyle.

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Moving to Spain. Moving to the Costa del Sol - Narrowing down your choice of area

Plans for Moving to Spain

So you've done your internet research... now it's time to finalise plans with some additional due dilligence.


Moving to Spain. Moving to the Costa del Sol - Finalising travel arrangements

Making your Move

Once your initial planning has been completed, the next step is to ponder other important aspects.

Key Issues

Moving to Spain. Moving to the Costa del Sol - Settling in comfortably

When you Arrive

You're finally on the Coast, happily turning the key into your new home... but still a few other issues to resolve.

Smoothing the Path

Bringing your Pets

With the Pet Travel Scheme, your "best friends" can also accompany you when you make your final move.

Freedom of Movement

Owning a Holiday Home

Escaping to the sun has never been more convenient, financially sound... and immensely popular


Retiring to the Costa del Sol

Enjoying your golden years in paradise.

Costa Haven

Setting up a Business in Spain

Devising a successful plan to be your own boss.

Six Steps

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Client Services Director

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