So, you need a NIE Number Fast? Here at MY NIE Number Spain getting your NIE Number as quick as possible is our job. But how long is the wait to get a NIE Number appointment at the Spanish Police Station?
How long it takes to get a Spanish NIE Number in each Spanish region varies greatly depending on the time of year, how busy the police station is, joined by other factors such as Brexit making more people apply for NIE Numbers.
Here at MY NIE we will book you the earliest CITA appointment possible. Then, if you require an urgent appointment we will wait until an Cancellation appointment becomes available and move your appointment forward.
The longer you leave booking your original appointment the less chance of you being able to obtain a cancelation appointment.
NIE NUMBER WAITING TIMES
Below we have put an average guide to how long it takes to get an appointment in each region: (June 2018)
The waiting time in Alicante can be between 4-6 weeks. This includes Benidorm
Coruna has a reasonably short wait at current with some NIE Number appointments the next week.
Alava also has a reasonably short waiting list for NIE Numbers. You can normally get an appointment within 1-2 weeks
The current wait in Albacete is around 2 weeks.
Almeria has a longer wait for NIE Numbers. You can expect to wait in the region of 6 weeks for your appointment.
This region has the shortest wait for a NIE Number, averaging about 1 week.
Two to Three weeks in the normal waiting time in Avila for a NIE Number appointment at the police station.
Badajoz has fewer than average police stations and as such has a current wait of around 3 weeks.
NIE Number appointments in the Balearic Islands can vary from 2-8 weeks depending on which island. Contact us for more information.
Barcelona currently has a 4-6 week waiting time. We can get you a cancelation appointment most of the time.
Biscay has a reasonably short wait for a NIE Number of 2 weeks
Its possible to get a NIE Number appointment in less than two weeks in Burgos
Caceres has a short wait of only a week.
Most areas of Cadiz you can get a NIE Number in less than two weeks.
Cantarbia is an easy location to get a NIE Number, the wait is around a week.
The current wait in Castellon is 2-3 weeks.
Ciudad Real has a wait of approximately 4 weeks for NIE number appointments.
Cordoba has a wait of around 1 week for a NIE Number appointment.
Gipuzkoa police work fast! You can sometimes get a NIE Appointment the same week.
Granada has a long 4-6 week wait for NIE Number appointments at the moment.
Gaudalajara is a very responsive Region. You can normaly get your NIE Number in less than two weeks.
Huelva is not an easy region to get your NIE Number…. We have seen waits of up to 8 weeks in this region.
Huesca has a reasonably short wait of 1-2 weeks.
No waiting around in Jaen. We can normally book your NIE Number appointment for the same week
A medium waiting time currently in La Rioja with the average being 2-4 weeks.
This region is extremely busy in peak season. You can expect to wait upto 8 week for your NIE Number appointment in this region.
Although Madrid is the capital of Spain and has many police stations the current waiting time for a NIE Number appointment is 5-8 weeks
Malaga is another busy region this time of year. You can again expect to wait upto 8 weeks for an appointment.
Murcia currently has a medium wait, approximately 4 weeks but this can increase and decrease during the year.
If your moving to Navarre and need a NIE Number fast your in luck. The waiting time is normally less than a week.
With hundreds of orange pickers in Seville requiring a NIE Number in peak season the wait can be up to 6 weeks.
This is another great region if you need your NIE Number Fast! The wait in Soria is normally less than 2 weeks.
Although Tarragona is not a popular tourist hot spot the wait for NIE Numbers can be several weeks up to a month in peak season.
Valencia currently has a 6 week wait and this number is growing. Book your NIE Number appointment early in this Region.
If your moving to Valladolid your in luck! The waiting time is normally less that 2 weeks.
Zamagoza has an equally fast system with most people getting a NIE Number appointment in less than 2 weeks.
Getting your NIE Number in Ibiza can be a long wait. In peak season you can expect to wait up to 10 weeks for an appointment!
Some NIE Number case studies on the amount of time it takes to get a NIE Number in Spain
Darren and Steve booked their NIE Number appointments with us on May 1st 2017. The Area they wanted was Benidorm in Spain. This area is notoriously busy at this time of year with the start of the tourist season. We Managed to get them booked in on the 5th June which was not ideal. Although we had there appointments booked in we managed to move Steve’s appointment forward to the 14th June (13 day wait) and Darren’s to the 18th June (17 day wait)