Obtaining your NIE Number

Numero de Iidentificacion de Extranjero

The NIE Number is a foreigner’s tax identification number
and is needed in Spain to do any of the following:

• Open a Bank Account
• Apply for a Mortgage
• To Pay Taxes
• Buy, Sell or Insure a Property
• For Employment
• To Start a Business
• To Register with Social Security
• To Apply for a Diving License
• To Buy a Car


Any resident or non-resident foreigner with financial affairs in Spain MUST HAVE AN NIE NUMBER. The process of application is very easy, usually made with a legal representative or translator. The application can be made at any police station that has a foreigner’s department, or Officina de Extranjeros, in Spanish. Our in-house conveyancing and aftersales team can assist with your NIE application within our conveyancing fees or independantly. Simply give us a call on +44 (0)1392 834782

Documents Required for your Application
• A completed ‘Application Form’ (Solicitud de Numero de Identificacion de Extranjero y
• Certificadoes – Form EX-15)
• A Stamped Receipt from the Bank with Payment of Fees
• An Identity Card or Original Passport and a Photocopy
• Two Passport Photographs

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