How can you set up a limited company in Spain as a non-resident?
The first thing you must do is to obtain:
a NIE and a
power of attorney
The first thing you must do is to obtain a NIE and a power of attorney so that the person to whom you are going to delegate the creation of the limited company in Spain can act on your behalf and can represent you so that you do not have to travel to Spain territory and be the manager of a limited company in Spain to carry out your business in Europe.
There are countries that are very complicated to get this power of attorney to represent and even some have a lot of difficulty to obtain the nie dot there are several options to obtain the nie. The first option to obtain your nie in Spain is through the Power of Attorney .
The second option to obtain NIE in Spain is through the Spanish consulate closest to where you are residing.
If you want to obtain the Power of Attorney, bear in mind that if this notary is not Spanish, the Power of Attorney must have an Apostille of the Hague Convention.
Most of the consulate has this following special rules for getting NIE, for Example, in Chinese Consulate, the requirements are:
NIE applications must be submitted personally at this Consulate from Monday to Friday 9 to 14h, without previous appointment.
An authorized person can also apply. The authorization must be done in a Public Notary, specifying the personal details and the aim of the authorization, which is obtaining the NIE.
The following documents are required:
1.- A filled application form EX15.
2.- A fee application form filled and downloaded from https://sede.policia.gob.es/Tasa790_012/. The application fee (equivalent to 9,54 € in RMB) can be paid in cash or using Wechat Pay or Alipay.
3.- Original Passport and its photocopy.
4.- Written proof (it could be even a duly identified email) that you need a NIE number.
5.- In case of minors the application can be submitted by one of the parents, who must bring his/her passport and an official kinship certificate.
NIE processing may take between 10 and 15 days and will be sent to the mailbox specified in your application form.
In the same appointment, you can sign a Power of attorney, so in that case, Hague Apostile or legalization or translations won’t be mandatory.
If you are available for that appointment and reach the nearest Spanish Consulate, it will be better for you. We can arrange the appointments and prepare all documentation, so you can get everything at once.
Please, take in consideration, having any European citizenship, this is not needed. NIE can be applied for Europeans very easy.
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Thanks for reading this article. If you still having questions regarding forming a company in Spain for tax matters, you can contact me to: +49 1520 8381499 or Email to Erica@taxandlawspain.com