Request NIE

NIE number:

Applying for a NIE number is mandatory in Spain, if you will stay in Spain for more than 3 months (you will then be considered as a resident). You also need a NIE number for every economic activity in Spain (buying a house in Spain, buying a car and opening a bank account.

The NIE number stands for Numero de Identificación de Extranjero and is comparable to the Citizen Service Number in the UK.

Where do I apply for a NIE number?

You can apply for the NIE number at the Spanish embassy in the UK or country of residence, but if you need the NIE number in the short term, this is not the fastest option.

In Spain you can apply for the NIE number at the Oficina de Extranjeria (immigration service) or Comisaría de policía (appointed police station of the National Police), depending on which municipality you are staying in.

What do I need to apply for a NIE number? To apply for a NIE number you need the following:

  1. Recent passport size photo.
  2. Completed and signed EX-15 form.
  3. Copy of passport.
  4. Proof of payment of the taxes.

What can we do for you?

We can guide you in applying for your NIE number in Spain, saving you a lot of time and effort. 

There are 2 options:

  1. We request and collect the NIE number for you. For this we need an authorization that is drawn up by a Spanish notary. We ensure that the taxes are paid and fill in the EX-15 form for you.

Costs: 100 euros (excluding VAT) per person and excluding costs of notarial power of attorney.

Duration: 5 working days

  1. We will make an appointment for you at the Oficina de Extranjería in Alicante. You will come along on the day of the appointment to submit the application and also collect the NIE number with us personally. We ensure that the fees are paid and fill in the EX-15 form for you.

Costs: 100 euros (excluding VAT) per person and excluding costs of notarial power of attorney.

Duration: 1 working day