In this post we are going to show you how to book your NIE appointment online. Please note that these instructions can also be followed to book your residency application online.

We offer NIE and residency application as part of our relocation packages, this includes booking your appointment, preparing all your paperwork and attendig the appointment with you.

This service can also be booked as an adhoc service. Read more details here: Nie and Residency Services

UPDATE: This procedure is only applicable to EU Passport holders. UK passport holders should read this article!

Step 1: Enter the official portal for booking your NIE appointment online.

Enter using the link:

Do not worry when you see the “Not secure” warning sign. Spain is different remember ūüėČ

NIE appointment online

Step 2: Select your province.

Using the drop down box, select the province in which you live. In this example, we are using Malaga

Then, press “Aceptar”

NIE appointment online

Step 3 : Choose your application type

Using the dropdown box, select the application you wish to submit.

At the time of writing this, all British Citizens must choose the option “POLICIA-CERTIFICADOS-EU (EXCLUSIVAMENTE REINO UNIDO)”

Then, press “Aceptar”

NIE appointment online

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Step 4: Read the notes

The notes below state that you must attend the appointment with your application forms completed, with a copy of the forms, all required documentation and with corresponding taxes duly paid.

Then, press “Entrar”.

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Step 5: Complete your personal details.

Complete the details below:

Type of document: If you already have an NIE and are applying for residency, use your NIE as the document number. If you do not have an NIE, use your passport number.

Ensure your document number and names are inputted identically to the ID document you will produce at the appointment.

Do not use spaces or special characters in your ID number.

Press the square next to “No soy un robot!

The, once you have checked all the details, press “Aceptar”.

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Step 6: Request an NIE appointment online

In this example, we have used the name JOAN SMITH, with passport number 12345678

You can now choose to:

  • Request an appointment
  • Consult confirmed appointments
  • Cancel an appointment
  • Exit

NIE appointment online

Step 7: Select where you want your appointment.

Using the dropdown box, select where you would like you appointment. In this example, we have selected Marbella.

Then, press “Siguiente”

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Step 8: Confirm your contact details.

NIE appointment online


Step 9: Select your appointment date and time.

Here you are given a choice of dates and times for your NIE appointment. Select which you prefer. By clicking on your choice, the box will be highlighted in red.

Then press “Siguiente”.

Step 10: Confirm your choice by pressing “ok”.

Step 11: Check your details and confirm your appointment.

If all your details are correct, tick the two checkboxes and then press “confirmar”.

If you see an error, press “volver” to start the application process again.

You will receive a confirmation of your appointment in your email inbox.

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