National Police station Baza (Granada) – Foreigner’s office

If you live near Baza or surrounding areas, your appointments for NIE, EU residency, EU to TIE card exchange (GB) or visa TIEs will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjería) of the National Police Station (Comisaria de Policía) in Baza city centre.  The building itself wouldn’t look out of place in a Harry Potter movie.…

National Police station Cordoba – Foreigner’s office

If you live in Córdoba province, your appointments for NIE, EU residency, EU to TIE card exchange (GB) or visa TIEs will be at the Foreigner’s Office (Extranjería) of the National Police Station (Comisaria de Policía) in Córdoba city centre.  The building itself, to be honest, isn’t one of the best looking in the city…

Registering your NIE number with the Spanish Tax Agency – Modelo 030

When moving lock, stock and barrel to another country, a huge part of the process is packing up your worldly goods and getting them transported to your new home. In order to do this successfully in Spain, there’s a very important process you’ll need to complete – registering a Modelo 030 tax form with the…

How to get a ‘poder’ from a notary for an NIE certificate

Need an NIE number quickly? Use a ‘poder’ or Power of Attorney to speed up the process NIE stands for “Numero de Identidad Extranjero” and is a bit like a UK national insurance number, but used for a different purpose in Spain. An NIE is pretty much essential for getting anything official done in Spain,…

NIE number, what do you need it for and how do you get one?

What is an NIE and what do you need it for? All you need to know N.I.E. stands for Número de Identidad de Extranjero, Foreigner’s Identification Number. Why do you need one? Most transactional or official processes in Spain like buying a property or buying a car require that you have an NIE number. Where do you…