Moving to Spain
Moving to Spain, in the first place it is appropriate to find a property to live in and contract someone to assist you with the legal work for a legal stay.
Depending on if you come from an EU country or outside the EU, there will be different requirements on what type of visa or residence permit you will need.
In general EU citizens can stay in Spain for a certain period, before acquiring a residence permit. Another thing is persons who are traveling from outside the EU, that in general will require a residence permit (and visa) for a legal stay.
Also, depending on if you are going to work, study, invest, spend Your retirement days or other reason, you will need to choose the right process for the right type of residence permit.
one of the first documents a foreigner will need in Spain is an N.I.E. number, which is an identification number for foreigners. The identification number is required for example when opening a local bank account.
Another important thing to take care of in the beginning is the registration of your home address at the local townhouse. For validating Your address, the townhouse will require different documents like title deeds or lease contracts, depending on the situation.
INTRO Lawyers will help you find a property to rent or to buy and assist you through the buying/renting- and residence permit process.
N.I.E. (número de identidad de extranjero) is an identification number for foreigners in Spain. N.I.E. is one of the first documents any foreigner in Spain would need to identify themselves for officials or to open a bank account, forming a company, etc.
Foreigners that have an economic, professional or social connection with Spain may apply for an N.I.E. (art. 206 Regulation of Organic Law 47/2000, approved by Royal Decree 557/2011, of April.)
The N.I.E. could be applied for example assisted by a lawyer or personally at the Directorate-General of the Police (directly or through Spain's Consular Posts abroad).