What is the Difference between a NIE, TIE, NIF in Spain?

The difference between a NIE Number and a NIF and TIE Number Spain.

The difference between the 3 different types of Tax Numbers (NIE,TIE,NIF) in Spain is reasonably simple.

NIE Number Spain: A NIE Number is issued to a EU citizen.  You can book your NIE Number appointment through our website

TIE Number Spain: A TIE Number is issued to non EU residents who wish to work or buy property in Spain. Its similar to a NIE but you also get an identity card. Book your TIE Number appointment today

NIF Number Spain: A NIF Number is used to Spanish Citizen as their tax identification number. A NIF Number is not issued to non Spanish Citizens.

Here at my NIE Number Spain we can obtain your NIE Number or TIE Number. Visit our home page today to read more of book using our secure booking form.

What our NIE Number Expert Lisa Says:

After Brexit it is thought British Citizens will need to apply for a TIE Number and NOT a NIE Number.  These plans have not been announced yet, however we will update our blog as soon as we know.

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4 thoughts on “What is the Difference between a NIE, TIE, NIF in Spain?”

  1. Hi, are we able to get an appointment before we are in Spain? We are due to fly to Murcia on the 1st Ocotber and would like to get the ball rolling.

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