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

Foreigners having an economic, professional or social connection with Spain may apply personally for an N.I.E

06/09/2018
Article 206 of the Regulations of Organic Law 4/2000, on the rights and freedoms of foreigners in Spain and their social integration, approved by Royal Decree 557/2011, of 20 April, sets forth that foreigners having a relation with Spain for economic, professional or social interests shall be provided with a personal, unique and exclusive sequential number, for identification purposes. 
 
Consequently, foreigners having a relation with Spain for economic, professional or social interests may personally apply for an N.I.E. at the Directorate-General of the Police, either directly or through Spain's Consular Posts abroad. 

 

 
 
If you live in Victoria, W.A., S.A. or Tasmania you can submit your application at the Melbourne office. Applications must be submitted in person.
 
If you live in W.A., S.A. or Tasmania you can send the documents by post, in which case you need to include a money order for the amount specified in number 6 and a registered post envelope with your name and address for the return of your original passport. Please do not send cash.  

 

Documents checklist: 

 

1. A copy of a document that proves the economic, professional or social interests that justify the request of an NIE number.

2. EX-15 Form (filled out and signed) Please state your email address in this document clearly as you will receive the number via email. Guidance EX-15.
 
3. 790 Model (filled out and signed). 790 Model sample.
 
4. Passport and a copy of the identification page.
 

5. $19,95 cash or Money Order - ($ 15.05 Fee  +  $ 4.90  Passport copy certification). Special fees for Americans, British and Irish. 

 

 

 

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