Can i use a Fake NIE Number?


Never use a Fake NIE Number

Fake NIE Numbers are a growing problem in Spain. Time and again we are hearing stories of people who have made up a NIE Number to obtain a job or service is Spain not realising the possible consequences.

What is a fake NIE Number?

An official NIE Number issued by the Spanish Police  will start with a letter, followed by seven numbers and another letter in the end, for example D – 758372 – B. Your NIE number is unique to you and is non transferable nor does it expire. A Fake NIE Number is a number sequence made up with has no official use, and has not been issued by the Spanish Government/Police.

We would like to be 100% clear. Using a Fake or illegal NIE Number is not a great idea.  Not only could proving a fake number to your employer possibly cost you your job in Spain but it could also lead to criminal proceedings being taken against you for fraud. Read more about fraud on the Law Society website.

Pgoto showing what a real NIE Number looks like
This is what a real NIE Number document looks like

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4 thoughts on “Can i use a Fake NIE Number?”

  1. If I had of thought about this before I could have easily given my employer a Fake NIE Number because I don’t think he ever registered me for NIE Number.

    1. Hola Roger. That would have been a very bad idea, even if your employer didn’t register you you would have still been breaking the law. Its always best to have a real NIE Number. Many Thanks, Lisa

  2. Who would ever use a fake NIE Number? There’s some Dim wits around these days. Just get your own one.

    1. Hi Rosie, I have to agree but sometimes people do. We highly recommend not using a Fake NIE Number in Spain.

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