Applying for a NIE (Número de Identificación de Extranjero)
To buy a property in Spain or to open a bank account in Spain, you’ll need to apply for a foreigners’ identity number which is known as a NIE (Número de Identificación de Extranjero). This is basically a government-assigned number for foreigners in Spain.
Host much does it cost to buy a property in Spain
There are many costs to take into account when buying a property in Spain, it is important that you factor this in from the start, getting an surprise extra cost of 12-14% is not particularly pleasant so make sure to add this into your calculations from the start.