After obtaining the NIE, the next step is to get the number of affiliation to the social security. This number allows to qualify for a job, because without it you cannot get employment contract. The social security is also used to have medical care, but you must be employed, pensioner or be registered as self-employed. An appointment is necessary, there is no state charges for the registration and it is assigned at the time.

It is the document needed to have healthcare in Spain. It is available in the health centre of the municipality of residence, it takes a month to arrive in the health centre after the petition, but meanwhile the coverage is total, because you have social security number. You need to have an employment contract, be a pensioner or be self-employed to get it.

Both to sign up for the first time in a public school and private, either in primary and secondary, you should pre-register the student at school. This process takes place in March. If your children are accepted at school, after pre-registration, the enrollment for both first timers and for students takes place in July and is free of charges to the state. It is not in private schools, although there is no fixed price for it. NIE and town hall registration are needed.

+ Social security registration

After obtaining the NIE, the next step is to get the number of affiliation to the social security. This number allows to qualify for a job, because without it you cannot get employment contract. The social security is also used to have medical care, but you must be employed, pensioner or be registered as self-employed. An appointment is necessary, there is no state charges for the registration and it is assigned at the time.

+ Health Insurance Card

It is the document needed to have healthcare in Spain. It is available in the health centre of the municipality of residence, it takes a month to arrive in the health centre after the petition, but meanwhile the coverage is total, because you have social security number. You need to have an employment contract, be a pensioner or be self-employed to get it.

+ School registration

Both to sign up for the first time in a public school and private, either in primary and secondary, you should pre-register the student at school. This process takes place in March. If your children are accepted at school, after pre-registration, the enrollment for both first timers and for students takes place in July and is free of charges to the state. It is not in private schools, although there is no fixed price for it. NIE and town hall registration are needed.