In Spain it is highly advisable to photocopy all documentation and keep a copy of everything in a safe location as this is the land of obsessive bureaucracy and copies of documentation are frequently requested during administrative procedures. It also minimises the problems should your documentation disappear.

Nash Warren recommend that whenever you leave your vehicle unattended that you take the documents with you or follow the procedure above to “compulsar” your documentation so you don´t have to carry the originals.

However if you don’t have copies or lose the originals, then you will have to arrange to replace them before your claim can be settled.