Nash (@liveandspeakspanish) is a popular Irish TikToker who lives in Malaga and who shares the kind of content on his profile that can help other foreigners who are considering living or working or studying in Spain. Are. In one of his latest videos, he lists five essential things he should know.
Communication with colleagues, flats or classmates is essential and for this reason, they believe that a citizen of another country should be the first to download the WhatsApp application. “Everyone uses it,” he says.
The next thing, and no less important, is to have a Foreigner’s Identification Number (NIE) or Foreigner’s Identity Card (TIE). “You need it for everything: to open a bank account, to sign up for the gym, to buy a train ticket… and if you get arrested or fined, you need it.” required, although you can use your passport,” he explained.
The third requirement for Nash if you want to immigrate to Spain is that you must have your social security number. “You need it to go to work or to hospital and public health services,” he says.
According to TikTok, it is necessary to open a bank account with an institution operating in Spain. “If you work you need a Spanish bank to be able to make payments easily, and if you have a bank account it’s practical because it has Bisam, which is basically a way to transfer money.” way,” he says.
Finally, Nash recommends downloading the Moovit app, “which you can use for public transportation. It’s the best,” he says.