If you are to sign a contract or grant to work at the UB, you will be required several documents. We present some useful information about the processes you will have to follow to obtain these documentation.
IMPORTANT:The information given here is just illustrative. The documentation required and the processes to obtain might change at any moment, and it might be different depending on the kind of contract, nationality, or personal situation of the candidate. Please:
Last update: 25 July 2016
Please ask to your contact researcher at ICCUB which unit is in charge with your contract, and contact them as soon as possible. If you are going to work at the ICCUB, you will probably sign your contract with one of this units:
Phone: +34 93 403 90 36
This unit is in charge with UB contracts, such as:
Bosch i Gimpera: Staff and Departments
They also offer assistance to students who wish to apply for any of the previous grants.
IMPORTANT: If are in the waiting list of any of the previous grants you should also contact this unit and ask for information about what you should do if the first candidate renounces.
We list here some documentation you will probably be required if you are coming to work at ICCUB, and illustrative description of the processes to get it. Please contact the person in charge with your contract for definite information, and check the official sites for policy changes.
TIE is required for: People who are not national of any European Union country or Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
NIE is required for: People who are national of any European Union country or Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
To get a NIE in Barcelona it is mandatory to make an appointment: Cita previa.
You can ask for an appointment from your country.
IMPORTANT: Due to the large number of requests, they might be able to issue appointments only for 3 weeks later, so you should do this 1 month in advance. Do not wait until the last moment to ask for an appointment!
NOTE: If the online system does not allow for new appointments, this means that the maximum number of appointments has been is reached. Please try another day.
If 15 days before the starting date of your contract the problem persists, you should contact the person in charge with your contract.
On the date and time of the appointment you have to go to the police station:
Jefatura Superior de Policía de Cataluña
Rambla de Guipúscoa, 76-80, 08020 Barcelona
IMPORTANT: Do not mark "CONSIENTO que las comunicaciones y notificaciones se realicen por medios electrónicos". If you do, inform yourself of the possible repercussions.
This certificate is issued at any Citizen Advice Bureau of the Barcelona Council. The nearest to the Physics Faculty is:
Documents required (Check original web page or call to 010 if you are in Barcelona)
More information (List of Bureaus, required documentation,...)
The printed version of the document issued when making an online appointment ("Cita previa", see above)
This form will be issued at the NIE office, once you deliver the rest of the documentation.
This form will be issued at the NIE office, once you deliver the rest of the documentation. . The clerk will give you a payment paper for one of the banks nearby: there are several and the fee should be 10,60€. Once you have payed and got your payment paper stamped, you will have to go back to the Office and get the NIE.
Official information: Obtención del Número de la Seguridad Social / Afiliación
C/ Rocafort 174, 08029 Barcelona
General Information about Social Security Care: 901502050
Office at Rocafort 174: 934305848 (normal business hours)
Office at Rocafort 174: 934449286 (Tuesdays between 15 and 17 h)
Physics Building (there are offices from two Bank Companies, "La Caixa" and "Santander"
Contact with our Secretariat 2 months before your TIE expires.