Once you have decided where to live, you need to register your address at city hall which is called empadronamiento. Barcelona newcomers should not disregard this step, as it is an important one. This is an important step in the process. From now on, you officially live in the Catalan capital!
What is empadronamiento?
Literally translated from Spanish it means “census” and it consists of you officially registering at the town hall. We will come along with you to city hall, and make sure what needs to be done gets done. After being registered (“empadronado”) you walk out the door with your brand new certificate of registration: el certificado de empadronamiento. With this, you can go and get your utilities at your house connected and a whole lot of other doors open up for you.
How we help get empadronamiento in Barcelona done
The empadronamiento in Barcelona is not a complicated process, but you need to know how to do it and what to bring. If there are communication issues with the public servant, having a local by your side may be helpful. And of course, you also need to know where to start. Which documents do I need for my empadronamiento? Barcelona newcomers are often overwhelmed with the process, which documents to bring, where to go, and so on and so forth. We are here to help you to not only save time while getting your registration certificate, but also to not despair in the process.
What do you need for an empadronamiento? This is how we help:
- We make sure you come with the right documents
- We will accompany you to city hall
- We help you fill out the forms
- We talk to the public servants for you if needed
- We will make sure the process is done in the right way
- You walk out the door with your registration certificate in your hand