What is an NIE number and why do I need it?


The NIE is a Spanish tax identification number assigned by the Spanish authorities. The NIE number is essential for any fiscal transactions in Spain, such as buying property or a car, but it’s also needed for gas, water and electricity. The NIE number can be requested at the Spanish consulate in the UK or Spain (takes about 6 weeks). We can request the NIE number for you for a small fee, which will save you a lot of hassle and time!