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BCN Metropol Language shool. Barcelona Metropol Language

c/ Pau Claris, 87, 1º1ª Barcelona
Tel: (34) 93 301 82 41

NIE and Student Visa

NIE for EU students


Get the NIE

If you have the nationality of a Member State of the European Union, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland, your are entitled to free movement of persons and residence in Spain.

The students from these countries do not have to fill out any paperwork prior to your arrival in Spain.

If your stay is longer than three months, you need to register in the immigration office to apply for the NIE (identification number for foreigners).


1. Prepare the necessary documentation

  • Fill out the application model (Ex-18) (original and copy)
  • Valid passport or Identity card (original and copy)
  • Enrollment certificate of a study center (original and copy)
  • 4 passport photos
  • European Sanitary card or private insurance policy covering all risks in Spain throughout the study period (origianl and copy). In case the contract was signed in the country of origin, it is necessary to bring the translation of the private insurance policy.
  •  You must complete the sworn declaration in which you confirm that you have sufficient funds during your stay in Barcelona (Modelo). Participation in exchange students program of the European Union.

2. Request appointment (only for those who are registered in Barcelona (empadronamiento)

See the instructions (other pdf-document)


3. Application(only for those who are registered in Barcelona (empadronamiento))

Place of submission: 42 Murcia , 08027 Barcelona.

Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 17:30 pm Friday 9am to 14pm.

Summer Hours: (from June 16 to September 15 ) from 8am to 15pm.

Metro: line 1 (red ) , NAVAS or CLOT.

Buses: 33, 34, 35, 43 , 44, 62, 71 , 192, and B20.

*Students registered in other localities have to apply at the main police station in the town.



BCN Metropol Language School

Pau Claris, 87, 1º1ª
08010 Barcelona (Spain)

Tel: (34) 93 301 82 41


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