Foreigners' Identity Number (N.I.E.)

An appointment per person is required. Each applicant is not allowed to have more than ONE appointment. If you have more than one, all your appointments will be cancelled.
The Foreign Identity Number (N.I.E.) is processed via this Consulate General only if the applicant has economic, professional or social interests in Spain.
For Citizens from any State of the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, please do not apply through this Consulate General if your reason is the following:
  • Intend to live in Spain.

Once you are in Spain, you may register with the local authorities where you intend to live and apply at the town hall for the NIE number.


The application must be submitted and collected in person providing the following documents:
  • Application Form EX-15 ( EX-15 ), dully filled (by typing only) but not signed as you will do so in our presence.  ( Guide for filling EX-15 )
  • Passport of the applicant (plus 1 photocopy)
  • Hong Kong ID / Macau ID (plus 1 photocopy) 
  • Copy of previous N.I.E. Certificate (for renewal only)
Consular fees:
HK$ 84.00 (new application)
HK$ 62.00 (renewal)
Cash only. Fee may vary due to € / HK$ conversion rate.
Application & Collection hours:
Mon - Fri: 09:00 -13:00 except our holidays.
Processing time:
At least 2 - 3 weeks.
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