We hope that this text will be of a help for all those wanting to buy a property, car, open bank account, work, became resident etc.
NIE number is a tax number issued from the Spanish government and it is required for making any kind of financial transaction.
Below you will find an explanation how to obtain your NIE number.
NIE=Número de identidad de extranjero
Before applying for an appointment, you should know which of these 4 groups you belong and what is the purpose of getting your NIE number.
We called in A, B, C , D because it easy to understand.
Main questions would be: Are you coming from the country which is part of European Union or not, do you need NIE number for opening bank account, buying property, buying car etc. or you also plan to live and work in Mallorca.
A) Coming from EU , need NIE number for opening bank account, buying a property, buying a car etc.
B) Coming from EU, need NIE number as you plan to become resident and work in Mallorca
C) Not coming from EU, need NIE number for opening bank account, buying a property, buying a car etc.
D) Not coming from EU, need NIE number as you plan to become resident and work in Mallorca
NOTE: Whichever group of these 4 you belong, appointments MUST be done online, language is Spanish.
Make sure you apply for your appointment on time as an average waiting time is one month and a half. (Photo/1).
Please, find link bellow.
Both will fulfil the document (Photo/2), bring passport and the only difference is that C needs a document from the notary office in which is written a purpose of applying for NIE number.
For option B, coming from EU, purpose of obtaining NIE number is planning to become resident and work in Mallorca. Apply for “CNP CERTIFICADOS UE” (Photo/3).
Fulfil the document (Photo/4) and bring your passport for an appointment.
For option D the process is more complicated, takes more time and variates from case to case. Find more info on the web page.
When we went to the extranjeria=foreign office to get informed, we have made a picture of the document which gives you more information.
AUTORIZACION RESIDENCIA TEMPORAL POR CIRCUNSTANCIAS EXCEPCIONALES. ARRAIGO SOCIAL (Photo/5a,b).
We recommend you to get better informed.
Location of the building where you have an appointment is Calle Felicià Fuster, 7, Palma. It is called Oficina de Extranjeros. (Photo/6), (Photo/7)
When you walk through the door on the right side you will see “policia” that would be an appointment place for cases A,B,C (Photo/8) and if you continue straight that part is for case D it is extranjeria.
From Monday to Thursday 09:00 – 17:00hrs
Friday from 9:00 to 14:30hrs
Closed on Saturday and Sunday
Thank you for your attention!