What does a NIE Number look Like
A NIE Number is a white piece of Paper, usually A4 Size. Its given to you when you register for a NIE Number at any police station in Spain or at a Spanish embassy in another country. Applying for your NIE Number is easy. Visit our sister website and use the easy English language booking form and let them do all the work.
Lots of People Think a Spanish NIE number comes on a Card. It doesn’t. Your NIE Number will be given to you on a printed piece of paper.
Photo of a Spanish NIE Number
So the myth that a NIE Number is a green card is no longer true. Back years ago the Spanish did used to issue green cards when you got your residency but that is no longer the case.
So, when you are asked for your NIE Certificate they are talking about the white piece of paper you was given at the police station.