Pareja de Hecho in Andalucia (Proof of Single Status)

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Pareja de Hecho in Andalucia (Proof of Single Status)

Postby DipMalaga » Mon May 01, 2023 12:49 pm

I require proof that I'm single to enter a Pareja de Hecho. The UK government website (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/notarial-an ... -for-spain) says in Andalucia that a "No Trace Letter" from the General Register Office (GRO) is required as proof. The GRO charges £50 to search ten years of the marriage register; the service cannot cover the most recent 18 months period. Before I pay for 4 of these letters covering my adult life, has anyone been through this? Can someone confirm this is what is required before I pay £200? (It seems odd to require these letters if they can't cover the last 18 months.). Any help much appreciated.

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Re: Pareja de Hecho in Andalucia (Proof of Single Status)

Postby spanish_lad » Sun May 07, 2023 8:45 am

The 18 month thing will be because paperwork is so slow and it has to go through many departments, that it takes at least 18 months to register the marriage.

I would be interested in this as well, but i didnt realise that they needed a back ground check :lol:
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Re: Pareja de Hecho in Andalucia (Proof of Single Status)

Postby Mariposa23 » Thu Jun 22, 2023 8:40 am

We did this a few years ago. At the time we found a number to ring via someone the office in Granada had been dealing with, rang up an office somewhere in the Uk and they produced a not quite up to date letter, free of charge ,which seemed to suffice. Looks as though they have formalised it now, and introduced a charge. But it was accepted.

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Re: Pareja de Hecho in Andalucia (Proof of Single Status)

Postby DipMalaga » Sun Sep 10, 2023 4:34 pm

I've received my certificate that confirms I'm on the register for pareja de hecho. I didn't need to supply any documentation to "prove" I was single, just attest to that when the paperwork was submitted. It took 2 months to get a decision. Hope this is helpful for others (and saves time and money).


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