From January 1st, 2021, British citizens that are not in possession of the Certificate of Registry of European Union Citizen or the TIE card, will be able to go on living in Spain as long as they can prove their effective residence in Spain on December 31st, 2020, but to exercise their right and prove before the authorities their legal residence in Spain, we advise you to ask for the TIE card as soon as possible. For that, and according to the previous requirements foreseen in the Withdrawal Agreement, they will have to show by any means in accordance with the law that they resided legally in Spain before December 31st. The documents that show the residence in Spain are: certificate of registry at the Town Hall, rental agreement or property deed, health insurance at 30/12/2020, etc, each case is different, therefore, we advise you to tell us about your situation to make a previous study. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the citizens that are in the situation described above, on this page they can find the procedure to follow to get the residence in Spain through the TIE card. However, for the rest of the British citizens that enter Spain from 01-01-2021, according to the Withdrawal Agreement. The United Kingdom has become a non-member state for the E.U. and are considered non-community citizens, This new status is going to produce changes in certain procedures, one of the ones which will be most affected is obtaining Spanish residence.
So British citizens entering Spain from 01-01-2021 will be considered non-member citizens and among the different kinds of visas that they will need to negotiate to obtain residence in Spain, we would like to mention: