The NIE journey continues…

Many thanks to Amanda for this great blog post!

Amanda Astin

Hola from Spain!


Sitting on a Café next to my job, start working in an hour. This morning I continued my journey towards achieving my final NIE documentation. My work mate Julie, from Germany told me thay the most important thing to do when “Going on Spanish administration tour” is to be relaxed and breath. Because you know something WILL go wrong and some papers WILL be missing. So buy your self a soft drink and chocolate before entering any administration building. With this in mind I started off my day with visiting the social security office – because I needed a copy if my working history here in Spain. The office which is located in San Fernando opened at 9.00 (9.05, the guy had a smoke first..).

Entered the small local and asked for a copy of the “Vida Laboral” document and he told me to fill in a…

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