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FAQ

Who do I talk to if I want to know something about the Council of Tenerife and its services?

The Centre for Citizen Services is the Council of Tenerife's customer service centre. You can call us or visit any one of our offices located around the island. Our offices are equipped with the latest information technologies to ensure visitors are offered high-quality services. For addresses and opening times please visit our Network of Offices link. For information by telephone, please call our citizen services centre on 901 501 901 during opening hours, as indicated on our website. For a small cost, regardless of where you are calling from, you can obtain information on Council of Tenerife services and activities or any other information.

Are there currently any job vacancies with the Council of Tenerife?

The Council of Tenerife's web portal offers detailed official information on public job offers, application requirements and deadlines. Just visit Council of Tenerife Employment Opportunities in the Living on Tenerife section, which you can access from our home page. Furthermore, in the Employment and Entrepreneurs section on this website you can access information on finding work, employment offices and unemployment benefits, social security, aid for entrepreneurs and the Canary Islands Foundation for Employment and Business Development (FIFEDE), as well as many other resources.   

What's on in Tenerife today? Where can I go?

The Council of Tenerife's Interactive Calendar of Events provides detailed up-to-date information on the island's cultural and leisure activities, such as fairs, conferences, fiestas and traditional celebrations. To find out what's on, visit our Agenda. You can also access our detailed holiday calendar to find out what celebrations are on throughout the year. To find out what's on in your local area, please visit Your Municipality. You can also find information on museums, art centres, theatres, Tenerife Auditorium events and the concert calendar for the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, and more, in Culture and Leisure.

Does the Council of Tenerife provide aid or subsidies for my project or business?

The Council of Tenerife, via the Department for Economy and Competition, offers resources for entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized businesses in Tenerife. Further information can be found in Employment and Entrepreneurs  on this website. The Council of Tenerife is especially committed to supporting traditional businesses and shopping areas in the island's municipalities. Furthermore, in specific fields such as agriculture and farming, tourism, fashion and crafts, the Council of Tenerife plans, designs and launches promotional, training and marketing initiatives aimed at entrepreneurs, and offers financial aid. Further information can be found in Grants, aid and subsidies.

Where can my child go to school?

Generally, children attend the closest school in the administrative district in which they live, depending on the number of available places. This is the principal criteria for enrolment in a particular school.

How do I get to where I want to go?

In the section on Living on Tenerife, which can be accessed from the Council of Tenerife home page, there is a section on Travel by Public Transport, which offers detailed and up-to-date information on transport by road around the island, services, timetables, frequency and ticket prices. If you plan to travel by sea or plane to other islands or abroad, please visit the section on Getting There for information on daily services from the island's airports and seaports. You can also access the same information on Getting Around Tenerife, which is in the Discover Tenerife section.

Where can I play sport close to home?

The Council of Tenerife has a network of sporting facilities run by the company IDECO. It also collaborates with 31 town halls in maintaining and improving its own facilities. Information on facilities can be found on the website of each municipality by visiting the Your Municipality section. Also, many schools around the island run by the Government of the Canary Islands Department of Education have their own sports facilities which can be used by residents. To find out more please contact the schools directly. Contact details can be found in Education and Training on this website.


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