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Military authorisation is needed to buy properties in Spain for Non EU residents

MILITARY AUTHOTISATION TO BUY PROPERTIES IN MURCIA, ALICANTE, CADIZ, GALICIA, TORREVIEJA, ORIHUELA, SAN JAVIER>


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ILITAR AREA AFFECTED TO OBTAIN PREVIOUS AUTHORISATION MINISTRY OF DEFENSE FOR NON EU RESIDENTS

MilitaryAuthorization affects only non-EU foreigners (although resident in Spain ) and it is unusual , however , in certain areas , including the acquisition of real property or real rights need inexcusable to obtain authorization from the Spanish Military Ministry.

Areas like Torrevieja, Orihuela, san Miguel de Salinas, Torre Pacheco, Balsicas, Cartagena, Mazarron, are areas affected n areas with such restrictions.

This obligation is regulated by the Law 8/1975, and the Royal Decree 689/1978 . Although this law is considered outdated in modern times , it is in full force and have to have it in mind because its effects can prevent the sale to a non-EU eventual buyers.

This regulation states in Article 40 . 1. “For the purposes set out in previous articles, notaries and property registrars shall require the presentation of a military authorization, prior to the granting or registration of public documents relating to the acts or contracts affecting to properties, real estates, transmission of domain, or establishment of real rights to those articles refer . “

So this is an authorization which must be provided prior to complete the sale.

So, all non-EU nationals (except Switzerland and Norway, which are not considered as under the agreement) who want to buy a property in the area of Cartagena , the Strait of Gibraltar , in the Bay of Cadiz , the border with Portugal or France and the Galician coast, depending onthe area may require the authorization of the Ministry of Defence.
To get this permission, non-EU citizens have to present to the military authority of the region:
– A criminal record (obtained in their country of origin, legalized and officially translated)
– Photocopy of passport and residence card, if they have it
– Detailed plan of the house in a scale not less than 1/500 and a location map of the property to determine their relationship to the next urban center .
AREA AFFECTED ALICANTE AND MURCIA

NOT SURE IF THE PROPERTY IS AFFECTED BY THIS RESTRICTION? – CONTACT US, AND WE WILL CONFIRM YOU!

ARE YOU REQUESTED TO PRESENT THIS AUTHORISATION? – CONTACT US, AND WE WILL HELP YOU!

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