Spain:900 102 527

Portugal:800 860 705

Gibraltar:200 44628

UK:0845 652 4239

Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

All other countries: +34 956 695 752 (international rate)



Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

All other countries: +34 956 695 752 (international rate)




  • Our former colleague Janet helping the children of Cambodia

    We are incredibly proud of our former colleague Janet Tartaglia who gave up her life in the Algarve to follow her passion to help the children of Cambodia. Janet has worked for the Cambodian Childrens Fund for almost 3 years now. The Portugal Resident has followed her story. http://portugal...Read More


  • Spanish Government Approves Blue Lights for All Emergency Vehicles

    The Congressional Road Safety Commission have approved the move for all emergency service vehicles to use blue lights, rather than amber, in line with the EU. Traditionally, only the security services such as the Guardia Civil and police would use blue lights when operating as priority vehic...Read More


  • Portugal leaps to 5th place in Global Peace Index

    The 10th edition of the Global Peace Index has seen Portugal leap six places to 5th position as one of the most peaceful countries in the world. At a time of global uncertainty, the country is now only behind Iceland, Denmark, Austria and Switzerland for its ‘peacefulness’. C...Read More


  • Temporary restrictions to car use in Madrid when air pollution levels are high

    Temporary restrictions may apply to car use in Madrid when air pollution levels are high; when in force, cars with number plates ending in an even number will be allowed on even dates and cars with odd numbers on odd dates; restrictions apply within the city boundaries (within the M30 inner ring...Read More


  • Accessing healthcare in Spain for British citizens

    The link below gives a detailed summary for British citizens living in Spain covering registration for healthcare, the special convenio, prescriptions and in which situations cover is available from Spain and which from the UK. More


  • Licence points system to be reviewed in Spain

    The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is proposing a review of the driving licence points system, as, after being in operation for ten-years, the positive downward trend in road fatalities has been broken, with 2016 already seeing more road-related deaths than in 2015. With still some day...Read More


  • Smoking in cars in Spain

    We have seen an increase in the number of people asking a recurring question, is it illegal to smoke in cars in Spain? The short answer is no, not at the moment. The confusion seems to stem from two sources. The first being a law which is aimed at preventing anything interfering with...Read More


  • Driving licence renewal changes in Portugal

    From 2 January 2017 renewing the Portuguese driving licence has become easier. Portuguese driving licences no longer display the holder’s address so you don’t have to renew your driving licence if you move house. The new address now only needs to be updated in the cart&ati...Read More


  • Storms in south eastern Spain

    If you are an Ibex client and unfortunately have suffered the consequences of the rain around Almeria, Murcia and Comunidad Valenciana areas you can notify your claims to You can also download the Consorcio form in our website: ...Read More


  • Christmas & New Year opening hours

    The Ibex offices will be open throughout the holiday period except as detailed below. The dates on which our offices will close are as follows. Albox:- 26 December, 27 December, 2 January & 6 January. Office hours on 23 December are 9am to 1pm, 28 & 29 December are 10am to 3pm a...Read More