Once you enter in Spain you need to make an appointment at the police station of your city, that is called “cita de huellas”. There they will give you a provisory NIE that will be exchanged in 40 days for your NIE card The appointment shall be done through the website of the immigration office, completing the following steps.
  • www.seat.mpr.gob.es
  • Extranjería
  • Cita previa de extranjería
  • Acceder al procedimiento
  • Provincias disponibles: Barcelona
  • Cita Huellas
The required  document to get the NIE card are the following:
  • Form EX17 form
  • Passport (original)
  • Passport copy of picture page, visa page and entry stamp page
  • 1 passport picture
  • Police appointment
  • Domicile certificate (in case you have changed last year)
  • Tax fee  number 790 (012)