Long time residents of Spain from the UK may have the older green residencia certificate, which has now been replaced by the standardized plastic TIE residency card. While it is not mandatory to exchange the green residencia certificate for the new biometric TIE card, the new card does have some benefits such as a more convenient form factor and wider recognition at local institutions.
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Includes 15 min consultation, application assistance and review, and a cita previa.
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Information on getting your TIE, NIE, social security number and other forms of identification for expat residents of Spain.
If it feels like you've spent all your extra time and Friday mornings clicking through to make a cita previa for your TIE or fingerprints appointment, you're not alone. Instead, try emaling your local office to share your grief and ask for an appointment!