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Paperwork required for a Spanish Mortgage

Mortgage paperwork list.
To make the process of getting a mortgage as brief and problem free as possible it is important to provide all of the required documents. Below we have gathered a list of the minimum documents required to apply for a mortgage. The list may vary slightly from bank to bank and with individual circumstances. But providing the items below will create a strong starting point.

  • National identity document or passport
  • National identity document or passport
  • Foreigner’s ID number (NIE)
  • Proof of address (recent utility bill, bank statements, etc.)
  • Purchase contract/option contract (if available)
  • Proof of deposit
  • Prove of other source of income
  • Credit Report (In Spain banks will have you sign an authorization to retrieve your CIRBE from the Central Bank of Spain)
  • Bank statements of the last 6 months
  • Last mortgage statement (if applicable)
  • Lease contract (if applicable)
  • Nota del registro (if available)
  • Declaration of assets (properties, land registry certificates)


  • 3 last salary slips
  • Last Tax return (Last P60 for UK. Last Tax Return for USA and Canada. Declaración de la renta for Spain)
  • Employment contract
  • Letter from the Company (the Company letter must indicate the type of contract, seniority, anual salary and post of the employee).

Self- employed:

  • Last 2 years Tax return (SA302 for UK. P21 or Notice of assessments for Ireland. Last tax return for USA and Canada)
  • Annual Accounts for the last two years
  • Accountant’s Certificate stating income information and occupation (from Chartered accountant)