How to get the Spanish social security number a.k.a Seguridad Social.

First of all you need the NIE-number (Numero Identificacion de Extranjeros), if you do not have it please read my post on this before continuing.

Fortunately it’s much easier and faster to get the Security Number than the NIE-number. I can assure you, you do not have to queue 2 hours which is normal time for the queue to the NIE-number.

What you will need to bring is:
– Copy of your passport
– Copy of your NIE-number

There are several offices in Barcelona were you can get the Security Social number. Check out this link to see where your closest one is situated.

If you would like to read up on EMPADRONAMIENTO, all the info you need you can find here.

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~ by barca2and4elly on October 15, 2008.

One Response to “How to get the Spanish social security number a.k.a Seguridad Social.”

  1. […] after NIE-number. That’s it. Have fun. Of course after this you will want to go and get your Spanish social security number and after this you might want to register in Barcelona by getting your Empadronamiento. Possibly […]

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