Although it is true that a few months ago the usual process was to make an appointment with the immigration office, prepare all the documentation, go in person to present it and wait for the resolution; now everything is much easier.
Well, the vast majority of residence permits can be renewed online electronically .
After the coronavirus crisis and the state of alarm, the government has expanded the list of procedures that can be carried out online , to expedite the situation of foreigners.
Thus, now you can present your renewal online , and you will get a response much faster .
All you need is a digital certificate. If you do not have it, you can mobile number list contact our team of lawyers and we will send the documentation for you.
What is needed to renew the NIE?
In order to renew your NIE, you must basically meet all the requirements that you met at the time you initially obtained your residence card.
That is, the exact requirements will depend to a large extent on the type of authorization you have .
However, there are a series of general requirements that no matter what your specific card is, they must be present.
If you want to renew your residency, you must comply with:
Not having a criminal record in Spain. That is, not register minor crimes or problems with the police or Spanish justice. And, if you have had them, you must cancel them before making your request .
Not be citizens of the European Union , Switzerland or the European Economic Area.
Not have the entry prohibited to the country .
Provide a valid and current passport . If it has expired, renew it before starting the renewal of your residence card.
Be the holder of the residence authorization that you intend to renew and be between 60 days before its expiration or 90 after.
Have health care in Spain . This can be covered with social security if you work for someone else, or with health insurance .
If you have dependent minor children, they must be in school while they are in Spain.