NOTE: All scheduled appointments must be in the applicant’s name, so make sure to fill out the requested fields with the correct information.CITA PREVIA during COVID-19 (April 2021):
The NIE consists of an 'X' or 'Y' followed by 7 or 8 digits then another letter.
The NIE number is needed in order to file taxes, buy property, establish a business, open a bank account, and for almost all other forms you fill out. When forming a company, everyone who will be directors and shareholders of the company will need a NIE, as a result of the Fraud Prevention Act which came into force on February 2005. Getting a NIE is the first step in forming a company.