Information on the status of processing of immigration files

 

TITLE OF THE PROCEDURE:

Information on the status of processing of immigration files

SUMMARY:
Consultation on the current status of your immigration authorization.

RESPONSIBLE BODY:
Delegations and Sub-delegations of the Government

CONTACT EMAILS: Immigration office from the corresponding province

 

PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS:
This service is not available to citizens of the EUROPEAN UNION.

EU citizens should check the status of their file at the offices where their card was processed.

 

INFORMATION VIA SMS TEXT MESSAGE
It is possible to obtain information on the processing status of a file through SMS messages.

Telephone number where to send SMS messages: 600 12 43 77.
Without aditional costs.

Along with the information on the processing status, the system will add a message reminding you that the data that has just been provided is for informational purposes only: “Informational data”.

CONSULTATION INSTRUCTIONS VIA SMS
Query by foreigner identification number (NIE)
As the body of the message, you must write the word NIE and then your foreigner identification number (between both, you must leave a blank space). Finally, send it to the number 600 12 43 77.

The Foreigner Identification Number has the following format:

It starts with a capital X, Y, or Z.
It contains 8 digits: if it is less than 8 it is filled with zeros from the left.
It ends in capital letter.
Example1: NIE X00000111L
Example2: NIE Y00000123K
Query by file number
As the body of the message, you must write the word EXPE and then the file number (between the two, you must leave a blank space). Finally send it to the number 600 12 43 77.

Example1: EXPE 280020101234567
Example2: EXPE 070120101111111
The file number must have exactly 15 characters. Typing a different number of characters will return an error message.

INFORMATION VIA TELEPHONE
It is possible to obtain information on the processing status of a file by calling the telephone number 902 02 22 22.

We remind you that the system provides information of a merely informative nature.

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