What documentation do I need to take to get my NIE Number?

What documentation do I need to take to get my NIE Number Spain?

There is a list of documents you will need to take with you to get your NIE Number in Spain. If you turn up at your NIE Number Spain appointment without the correct documents you will likely be turn away and have to make another Cita Appointment.

You will need forms:  790 & EX-15

Form 790 for your NIE Number Spain is the form for paying the taxes at the Bank.  You will need to fill in this form and print a copy and take it to a bank to pay the fee and for it to be signed.

form 790 nie number spain
This is what form 790 for your NIE Number Spain looks like
ex-15 application for NIE Spain
This is what your EX-15 NIE Number Spain application form looks like

How to fill in your NIE Number Spain forms

Your EX-15 NIE Number Spain form is your main application form. On this form you will need to give all your details, including passport number, full name, parents names, address and city of birth.

You current in date passport

Make sure your Passport is within date. We do not recommend trying to get your Spanish NIE Number with a passport that has less than 6 months to run.

British passport
To apply for your NIE Number Spain you will need your passport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two passport sized photos which follow the same standards as the UK passport photo requirements

To get your NIE Number Spain you need  to provide 2 identical photos.

They must:
-measure 45 millimetres (mm) high by 35mm wide (the standard size used in photo booths in the UK)

-The photos can not be a cut down version of a larger picture

-If you use a photo machine outside the UK, check it can give you photos that measure 45mm high by 35mm wide.

-The photos must be printed to a professional standard

-Your photos need to be clear and in focus

-The Photos need to be in colour on plain white photographic paper with no border and without any creases or tears. They must also be unmarked on both sides (unless a photo needs to be countersigned)

-Your NIE Number Spain photos must be unaltered by computer software and be a close-up of your full head and upper shoulders. They must not contain any other objects or people.

-Ensure your photo is taken  against a plain cream or light grey background and are in clear contrast to the background

Its advisable so your NIE Number Spain photos are not rejected to have a plain expression and your mouth closed and have your eyes open and visible.

Hair should not be in front of your eyes and you should not have a head covering, anything covering your face (unless it’s for religious or medical reasons) Photos with shade marks or ‘red eye’ will be rejected.

Proof of why you need a NIE Number in Spain

Depending on what area of Spain you are applying for your NIE Number you maybe asked proof as to why you need a NIE Number.

This can include:

-A works contract

-A letter from a solicitor stating you are buying a house

-Proof of Funds from an accountant or Bank

 

Get your Spanish NIE Number Spain
You may need to show a works contract to get your Spanish NIE Number

Proof of your address in Spain

You maybe required to show proof of your address at your NIE Number Spain Appointment. You can take a solicitors letter or a copy of your tenancy agreement.

Spanish Tenancy agreement to get NIE NUMBER SPAIN
You may need to show your Tenancy agreement to the Police to get your NIE Number in Spain

Ensuring you take all the right documents with you to your NIE NUMBER SPAIN appointment is very important. If you don’t turn up with the correct paperwork you will be sent away and have to book another appointment.

Read more about if you are refused a NIE Number Spain as you don’t have the right forms.

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Ensuring you take the right paperwork with you is vitally important. If you don’t have the right documents and a valid passport you will be sent away and have to book another NIE Number appointment.

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