Buying a Car on the Costa Blanca, Spain

Summary

See our guide to buying a car in Spain - including new and used cars on the Costa Blanca, including Javea, Moraira & Calpe. As a foreign national, from within or outside the European Union, youare permitted to buy a car in Spain. The car can be used in Spain for a total of 6 months in any calendar year - the 6 month does not have to be a continuous period.

Date Updated

7th December 2022

See our guide to buying a car in Spain - including new and used cars on the Costa Blanca.

As a foreign national, from within or outside the European Union, youare permitted to buy a car in Spain. The car can be used in Spain for a total of 6 months in any calendar year - the 6 month does not have to be a continuous period.

In order to buy a Spanish-registered car, foreign nationals need to meet one of the following requirements:

  • Hold a NIE number.
  • Hold a residence card.
  • Registration with the Town Hall - also known as “padrón” in Spain