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TIE Application for British & Non-EU Citizens (EU) in Spain

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Service Details

TIE Application for British & Non-EU Citizens

Available in the following locations: Alcoy, Alicante City, Barcelona, Benidorm, Cadiz, Castellon, Córdoba, El Campello, Estepona, Fuengirola, Gandia, Granada, Jaen, L`Eliana, La Manga del Mar Menor, Las Palmas, Los Alcázares, Los Cristianos, Mazarron, Murcia, Nerja, Orihuela Costa, Oviedo, Palma de Mallorca, Puerto del Rosario, Puzol, Seville, Torrevieja, Valencia, Velez Malaga, Vera, Vigo.

* If your local town is not listed, a lawyer from our nearest office will be happy to assist you.


1Who is this Service for?

If you wish to become resident in Spain, it is a legal requirement to obtain a TIE (Tarjeta de Identitdad de Extranjero) Card.

A new model was introduced in May 2020 which incorporates a biometric chip in the card, similar to those in modern passports.

This should be distinguished from an NIE number which is required to carry-out many types of official procedures such as purchasing or inheriting a property or opening a business in Spain.

UK citizens wishing to become newly resident in Spain since 1st January 2021 must first obtain a Visa  Applications may be made on your behalf by a legally empowered lawyer

2What does this service consist of?

  • An initial consultation to explain the process
  • We will provide you with a list of documents and explanation of the requirements with which you must comply in order to successfully apply for a TIE
  • We will make the application for the card on your behalf
  • Once the application has reached the stage of attending a personal appointment at the appropriate Police Station, a lawyer will accompany you
  • We will continue providing assistance up until the TIE card is issued
Support services

3Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

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