Necessary Documents

Marriage settlements.

  • Spouses passport.
  • Family register, birth and or marriage certificates in case of married people.

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Real Estate Sales.

  • Titled deed.
  • Payment of levy (SUMA).
  • Passport and NIE.
  • Documentation related to payments (dates and or method of payments).
  • Form S-1 (from your bank) if payments are in cash or bank drafts and above 100,000 euros for Residents or 10,000 euros for Non-Residents (amounts related to each individual providing money for the purchase). Further information at Notary´s office.
  • If you are buying a property in a shared development or an individual flat in a block, you must obtain the Administrator´s certificate, related to the state of joint ownership expenses.

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Compraventa de acciones o participaciones en sociedades mercantiles.

  • Título de propiedad del vendedor.
  • D.N.I. compradores y vendedores y en su caso poderes de la sociedad o vigencia del cargo del representante.
  • Estatutos de la sociedad emisora de las acciones o participaciones.

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Societies Establishment.

  • Founder´s passport.
  • Valid certificate of incorporation, from the Companies Registry (you can get this from the Notary´s office)
  • Articles of association. You can get them at the Notary´s office.
  • You can get the C.I.F (legal identification code) from the Notary´s office. In case of possessing a temporary C.I.F, you must bring that documentation with you.Documentos de identidad de los fundadores.
  • Financial certificate related minimal capital requirement demonstrating that the founder has such funds available.
  • Min. capital in S.L.N.E. 3.012 €, Max. 120.202 €
  • Min. capital in S.R.L., 3.005,06 €
  • Min. capital in S.A., 60.101,21 €

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Certificates of heirs.

The competent Notary is the one in the place where the testator had had his/her last residence in Spain.

  • Testator´s (Deceased´s) passport.
  • Family register (or UK birth certificates).
  • Death certificate.
  • Certificate of last wills.
  • Deceased´s registration certificate.

If some of the children have died before the testator, it is necessary to bring his/her death certificate and the children’s and grandchildren’s birth certificates.

If the testator was a widow/er, it will be necessary to bring her/his spouse´s death certificate.

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Inheritances.

  • Testator´s passport.
  • Personal appearance by all heirs or their representatives.
  • Title deeds of all goods, which are included in the inheritance.
  • List of goods and accounts balance.
  • Testator´s death certificate.
  • Attestation of last will (you can get this from the Notary´s office)
  • Authorized copy of will (you can get this from the Notary´s office) or an intestate certificate of the pronouncement of heirs (you can get this from the Notary´s office).

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Sucesión Testamentaria.

  • Plazo 6 meses desde fallecimiento
  • Certificado de defunción y últimas voluntades
  • Copia autorizada del testamento
  • Datos de los herederos
  • Títulos que acrediten la propiedad de los bienes:
    • en Inmuebles el I.B.I.
    • en valores mobiliarios, cuentas corrientes, etc.: certificados y extractos bancarios

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Wills.

  • The will is most often an unilateral act. To make an individual will each is the most common; you must bring your passport.
  • In addition it is necessary to bring details of your inheritors including date and birthplace, parents, children and testator´s address, etc.
  • If in the will goods are being distributed you must demonstrate the degree of your legal ownership for an accurate reflection in the will.

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Power of attorney.

  • General: Grantor of power´s passport. Attorney´s or individuals identification details.
  • Procedural: Grantor of power´s passport. List of lawyers and legal representatives details must be obtained from their offices and brought with you to the Notary’s office.
  • Merchant: Grantor of power´s passport. Documentation of the company, which is grantor of power (Deed of incorporation and designation of administrative authorities). Attorney´s or individuals identification details. Determination of scope of power, with special reference to capability of hiring and tituting employees.

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