Category Archives: Case of the NIE

Everything NIE related

List of 7: Renewing Your NIE

10 months after you’ve first applied for your NIE you find yourself back on the net, scrambling to get the list of requirements for the next process: renewing that little piece of plastic that insures you stay in Spain a little longer…  Welcome to the real world of never-ending responsibilities! Continue reading List of 7: Renewing Your NIE

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Applying for your NIE

Here is where you need an office suitcase of paperwork.  Not really but it might feel this way..

Assuming your Empadronamiento is done and ready to serve it’s purpose, we now move on to the second step of becoming a legal long-term student in Spain: acquiring your student residence card or Número de Identificación de Extranjeros, a.k.a the NIE.  Keep in mind, you need to start this process within 30 days of arrival. Continue reading Applying for your NIE

Empadronamiento

You’ve just arrived in Spain, took a cab to your hostel, student residence or flat and now it’s time to unpack and settle in.

You need to finalize a couple of things in a time frame of 3 months but really you just want to get it over and done with BEFORE class starts.  Great!  You’ve got your priorities in order!  Let’s see what you need to get and where to find it. Continue reading Empadronamiento