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This page contains a number of useful Spanish document downloads. It will be updated regularly to include some goodies all in one place.

Please note that these forms (including the outbound links) are all in PdF format… so you will need a PdF reader to access them. If you do not already have one, your computer will prompt you to download one. 


Hoja de Reclamaciones – Spanish complaints form
This is the complaints form that all Spanish businesses are required by law to keep on their premises. This form has English translation contained, although the grammar is a bit off.


EX15 – Solicitud de Número de Identidad de Extranjero – NIE – Application for NIE certificate
This form is for those requiring a NIE certificate, but not necessarily being resident.

EX16 – Solicitud de Cedula de Inscripcion o Titulo de Viaje – Application for registration certificate or for travel
Occasionally you may be asked for a brand new certificate. For example, residents in the Canary Islands require this to gain the travel discount.

EX18 – Certificado de Extranjeros – Certificate for Foreigners
This is the form that registers non Spanish (but EU) citizens as living in Spain. It is not a permission, because EU citizens have the right to live anywhere in Europe. British citizens no longer have that right, since December 31 2020. Since July 2012, you may be required to provide proof of income. This may be bank account information or proof that you already pay for private health care.

If you are a British citizen looking to live in Spain – click the following link to find out more: Moving to Spain after Brexit 

Visa Application – for anyone visiting Spain from “Third Countries”.

TIE fee – this is to be paid at your local bank in Spain. 

Application for the TIE card – for anyone moving to Spain from “Third Countries”.


Contrato de arrendamiento de vivienda – Rental contract in Spanish
This is an example rental contract. It is the landlord’s responsibility to ensure that all clauses represent local laws. Remember that different municipalities may have additional rules, or not need others. Don’t wing it… be absolutely sure. It is far better to pay somebody legally qualified to cast their eyes over things for a nominal fee than you get caught short at a later date.


Important note and disclaimer: The law in Spain changes at a moment’s notice… so it is YOUR responsibility to check that you are filling out the correct form, and that it is the latest version. If nothing else… these Spanish document downloads will help you practise form filling – might as well get used to it! :)

Spanish Document Downloads

The video below is a lighthearted look at Spanish paperwork assault at its best. Enjoy!

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