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Spanish Immigration, Foreign Embassies/Consulates, Valencia Holiday Calendar


 web pages, information, forms 

NOTE: Locations of offices and registration procedures change often. Be sure you have the latest information.  An attorney is not necessary in order to file for NIE or TIC, but they help. 


NIE (Numero de Identification Extranjero) - National Identity registration and appointments


PADRON (Certificado de Empadronamiento) - registration with City of Valencia

TIE (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjeros) - Resident Identity Card

See specific instructions for source country


Official Embassy Guide for UK Citizens living in Spain (updated 21/7/2020)

The Identity Card for Foreigners is now available and is replacing the green residencia certificate/card for British citizens legally resident in Spain.

Web site covers Residency procedures, Tax liabilities, Health benefits


C/ Dels Gremis, 6 – Valencia

Residence Card - Present proof of paid fee for card, process fingerprints  and pick-up of residence card- This applies to original card and any renewal.


(Tasa 052) Fee to Apply for Residency Visa )

 (Tasa 012)- Fees to Process residence card




Australian Embassy,

Paseo de la Castellana 259D, Torre Espacio, Planta 24, Madrid

M-F 09:00-17:00;                                                                                       +34 91 353 6600             


Canadian Embassy

Torre Espacio, Paseo de la Castellana 259D, Madrid 28046
                                                                                       +34 91 382 8400

Consular Service in Barcelona              espana.consulaire/

Irish Consulat

Ctra. De Madrid Km 4, Mercalicante, Alicante                                        +34 96 510 74 85

M-F 09:30-13:45                       

New Zealand Embassy

Pinar 7, 3rd floor, Madrid 28006                                                                 +34 915 230 226

M-F 09:00-14:00; 15:00-17:30      (July/August) 08:30-13:30; 14:00-16:30

Consular Service in Barcelona                    

New Zealand Embassy to Spain | New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (

United Kingdom

Edificio Espacio, Rambla Méndez Núñez 28-32, 6ªplanta, Alicante 

urgent help: +34 965 21 60 22             

M-F 08:30-13:00                 telephone:  08:00-16:00                                 +34 965 21 60 22


United States Consular Agency, Carrer del Dr. Romagosa 1, Valencia         +34 963 51 69 73

Weekdays - by appointment.  Handy PDF file of Valencia medical services

Homepage - U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Spain and Andorra


Transportation times/routes and shop opening hours will be affected

* NON-Valencia holidays

Due to the Corona-Virus, most public festivals will not be held in 2020

​2020 -

Wednesday, 1 January             New Year's Day

Monday, 6 January                   Three Kings Day

Sunday, 22 January                   Feast of San Vicente Martir

Thursday, 12 March                   Las Fallas begins (cancelled 2020)

Thursday, 19 March                   Feast of San Josep; Las Fallas ends

Sunday, 29 March                      Daylight Savings Begins

Sunday, 5 April                           Palm Sunday; Holy Week Begns

Friday, 10 April                           Good Friday, Semana Santa Marinera, Cabanyal

Monday, 13 April                       Easter Monday

Wed/Thur, 15-16 April               Passover*

Friday, 1 May                             Labor Day

Sunday, 10 May                         Feast of Our Lady of the Forsaken; Valencia Patron

Sunday, 14 June                        Feast of Corpus Christi (mid-June; variable)

Wednesday, 24 June                Feast of Saint John

Saturday, 25 July                       Festival of Moors & Christians, near Feast of St. James (7/25) - fun parade

Saturday, 15 August                 Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Sat/Sun, 19/20 September      Rosh Hashana*

Monday, 28 September           Yom Kippur*

Friday, 9 October                     Valencia Regional Day - many buildings open this day for visits

Monday, 12 October               Spanish National Day

Sunday, 25 October                 Daylight Savings Ends

Sunday, 1 November               All Saints' Day

Sunday, 6 December               Constitution Day

Tuesday, 8 December              Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, 11 December               Hanukkah begins (ends, Friday, 18 December)*

Friday, 25 December               Christmas Day

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