Malaga Relocation Service

Simple English Advice

Simple English Advice offers relocation support to expats living in or moving to Malaga, Costa del Sol or Spain.
Whether it’s car ownership transfers, accommodation, residency, ITV, translations or other paperwork,
we can help take the stress out of it. Contact us today for support in Spain.

Our Services

Honest & transparent support/advice and pricing.

Buying and selling a car Spain

Vehicle Transfers

Transfer car ownership in Spain – No trips to trafico or hacienda. All done remotely via email for €50. Just send us the documents and we will transfer vehicle ownership the next day (same day sometimes). Simple!

Other Vehicles

Spanish car registrations/importations. Vehicle baja/deregisters. ITV service (free pick up & drop off). Vehicle reports, UK to Spanish driving licence exchange and much more.

selling a car in Spain
paperwork help in Malaga


Help with paperwork such as: NIE/TIE, residency, digital nomad visa in Spain, social security, padron, translations & apostilles, paro, autonomo and other Spanish bureaucratic nightmares.


Property help – renting/buying, property lawyer services (low commission), tourist licences, dealing with landlords, translations and more.

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cheaper electricity supplier comparison Spain

Electricity Comparison

Recent soaring electricity prices in Spain are causing many to look for a cheaper electricity supplier.
We offer an electricity comparison service to find you
a cheaper electricity supplier for only €20.

Who We Are

Helping ex-pats in and around Malaga for over 15 years.

Simple English Advice was started by Christina & Delroy, a married couple who are both British expats and understand the frustration of dealing with Spanish bureaucracy and even more so in Malaga. Our intention was to help people in a similar boat to ourselves navigate their way through the ordeal of settling in Costa del Sol. We recently won the SME News Award for Best Global Relocation Support Services Experts 2022.

We have been living in Costa del Sol for 25 years and for the past 15 years have helped many people through stressful tasks such as NIE/TIE/Residency, social security matters, car driving licence exchanges, car ownership transfers, importing a car into Malaga. Also, the remote worker visa, doctors, translations, property lawyer services etc.

Being bilingual means we can help you with most situations you will face in your relocation to Malaga, Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Marbella, Estepona, Mijas or surrounding areas or even if you’ve been here for years and are stressed out with the Brexit situation.

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Richard G
Richard G
Absolutely fantastic levels of service, attention to detail and clear precise and timely communications. Del really went above and beyond in overcoming many of the difficulties inherent in the Spanish bureaucratic system - and at affordable and realistic prices too. Highly recommended.
Andrew Spink
Andrew Spink
Really helpful advice and service from Del on a transfer of Car ownership. Lots of challenges but he made it easy and stress free. Thanks very much, would recommend.
Daniel Phillips Construction Ltd
Daniel Phillips Construction Ltd
Del has just helped me, with the necessary documents, for purchasing a vehicle and changing names of ownership. First class service, very happy with everything. I am now using him again, for the purchasing of a trailer 👍 Very knowledgeable and efficient, Thanks again Daniel 😊
jason mulcare
jason mulcare
Fantastic service, took all the stress and hassle out transferring a vehicle to my ownership. Really nice people to deal with too. Highly recommend 👍🏻
AccuSpark Ignition Systems
AccuSpark Ignition Systems
Excellent service - quick & professional. Del was very helpful in transferring a car to my name. No hesitation in recommending very highly, thanks very much, Jane
Alberto F
Alberto F
very kind, quick to give an answer. thank you
Andrew Dilley
Andrew Dilley
Absolutely fantastic service and advice! I thoroughly recommend
Helmut Roessler
Helmut Roessler
Great service , flexible and professional ! I highly recommend. Thanks again for helping with the tax
Amanda Waltenberg
Amanda Waltenberg
Great service, they made everything so easy. They did everything in a time to suit me. I have recommended them to friends.

Why Choose SE Advice?

Bureaucracy in Spain can be a nightmare with laws and regulations changing constantly. We take the stress out of those procedures for you in a simple, efficient way.


As an expat married couple, we are down to earth & approachable as we know what it's like to struggle with the bureaucracy in Andalucía.


We pride ourselves on being honest & trustworthy and only working with other people and agencies who have earned our trust over the years.


We always strive to satisfy our clients needs, by offering the best possible help at the lowest cost, going out of our way to achieve this.

Spanish Red Tape

Navigating the Spanish bureaucratic system can prove to be an extremely trying task, often causing much distress and anxiety. With so many procedures and regulations to adhere to, such as changing car ownership, banking and social security, it can be all too easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of red tape.
However, there is a solution for those who are feeling frustrated and lost. Our expert team is dedicated to providing helpful assistance every step of the way in dealing with these everyday processes, in order to take away as much of the stress as possible.

It’s not uncommon to find conflicting information when trying to research specific inquiries, for example: “How much does it cost to transfer ownership of a vehicle?“, “How can I import a car into Malaga?” or, ‘Is it possible for UK citizens to get residency in Spain now?’ It can be immensely frustrating as even different departments or representatives within the same department can offer conflicting information. We’re here to ensure that you receive the most accurate and reliable knowledge for your specific situation.


This short video sums up Spanish red tape.

Kinda funny, but sadly true. Even Spanish people are frustrated by Spanish red tape. With over 25 years of experience dealing with Spanish bureacracy, Simple English Advice can help you to get things done quicker and easier. Don’t just take our word for it – read our 5-star reviews on Google or see what our customers say below.

Car Owner Transfer

Need to transfer a vehicle (transferencia o cambio de titularidad del vehículo) you are buying or selling?
Simple English Advice can change the name for you online via email – all for €50.

No stressful trips to El Tráfico. No wading through Spanish bureacracy. We can change ownership the same day.

Just send us an email to get started with an online logbook transfer and receive your new Permiso de Circulación (log book) in a week. Simple! 

Alternatively, if you want to know the necessary paperwork for selling or buying a car in Spain or a Spanish car title change, then follow our car buying guide.

Permiso de circulacion car owner transfer
"Del helped us transfer the car ownership for a second hand car we bought in Barcelona. Reliable, responsive, quick and efficient - we can definitely recommend Simple English Advice!! Thanks again, Del! Ruth."
Ruth Wachsmuth
remote worker in Spain

Digital Nomad Visa

Digital nomad visas in Spain are now finally available. You can apply for them from your home country or get a fast-track application by applying in Spain. 

The Spanish remote worker visa is an excellent choice for non-EU nationals who want to live and work in Spain for up to five years. 

It is possible to include your spouse and children in the digital nomad visa application, allowing you to move to Spain with your whole family.

Another benefit is you can use this residency card to move freely throughout the EU. There are certain requirements that must be met which you can read about in our guide


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