British pack their bags as Venezuelans flock to Spain

We can assume that the findings are accurate as they are based on the number of people who visited their local town hall to obtain a  ‘padrón, the official list of everybody who lives in a certain town similar to what we know as the electoral roll.   So what do these latest set of figures show us? Firstly there …

Fear that Nerja could lose around 1600 inhabitants in 2016!

Deadline approaches for residents to renew their registration on the Padron population list.
Failure to renew will be detrimental to the town’s entitlement to receive grants and will affect a foreigner’s benefits and rights.

Confirming padrón (census) registration

As things currently stand, around 2,200 foreign residents of Nerja are due to be removed from the padrón – census – at the end of March 2015.

Confirming registration on the Population Census (Padrón)

The Government has decided that all foreigners registered on the Padrón (Population Census List) who have not renewed their inscription before the end of March will be removed from the list. In Nerja there are currently around 2,200 foreigners who have not confirmed their registration on the Padrón. Renewal is required every 2 years. Nerja Town Hall receives an average …

Still time to renew your census registration

The deadline of the end of December has obviously been extended as there is apparently still time for foreigners who have been on the padrón (census) for more than 5 years, and have not made any changes in the past two years, to renew their registration.

New rules for padrón registration

Apparently, foreign residents who have been registered on the padrón, the Town Hall census list, for more than 5 years are now required to check to make sure they are still on this list. A new law states that after a period of 5 years, foreigners must confirm every 2 years that they are still registered on the padrón.

Illegal immigrants and the padrón

Following a request for clarification by the City Council of Vic, Barcelona, relating to the legality of refusing registration on the padrón to illegal immigrants, the State Bar has sent a report to the Government of Cataluña stating that it is not appropriate to refuse registration on the grounds that the person is not lawfully resident in Spain. It adds …

Nerja population

As of March 31st, the registered population of Nerja was 22.272, which is an increase of 46 on the previous month but is still below the highest recorded level of 22,310 in October 2008.