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Updated: 10/2020

Document showing where and with whom an individual is registered in Barcelona

Vocabulary
  • What do you need to know?
  • What do you need to do?

It is FREE OF CHARGE

IT DOES NOT EXPIRE

Its VALIDITY VARIES depending on which formality it was requested for

It can be applied for at ANY TIME

It may be needed to complete other formalities

It can be processed IN PERSON, ONLINE and BY TELEPHONE

What is it?

It is a document that demonstrates where a registered individual lives and with whom in Barcelona at the time of the application. In Catalan, it is called Volant de convivència del padró municipal d'habitants de la ciutat de Barcelona.

Important information

The document does not expire. Even so, as it proves where and with whom someone lives at a specific moment in time, depending on the formality you have to complete, it may be that you are asked for it with a specific period of validity.

You can also check the official website for the formality, which is available in Catalan and Spanish.

Why is it important to apply for it?

It is a formality needed to complete other formalities if you need express proof of where and with whom you live, such as preregistration and enrolment for schools.

Who does it apply to?

It is for anyone who is registered on the city of Barcelona register of residents.

Who should apply for it?

Any person over 18 years of age may request the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom.

Where it is applied for in person, apart from the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom, individuals of legal age may apply for the following:

  • The document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom for individuals who are registered at their address.
  • The document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom for any other individual of legal age, as long as they have his or her express authorisation.
What requirements must be met?
  • You must be a registered resident of Barcelona.
  • You must be of legal age.
Which body is responsible for the formality?
What advice and suggestions could help you?
  • The Citizens Information Office in Plaza de Sant Miquel offers an in-person service in the following languages: English, French, Arabic, Urdu, sign language, Catalan and Spanish. Opening hours are from Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am - 8 pm (except in August, when Saturday opening hours are 9 am - 2 pm).
  • For confidentiality reasons:
    • Documents stating where a registered individual lives and with whom may not be requested for minors who do not live with the person making the request.
    • A document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom may never be issued in the name of a non-emancipated minor. It will always be issued in the name of the person applying for it.

What do you need to do?

Online
Telephone
In person

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Obtain a digital identification

To carry out the procedure online, you must identify yourself on the portal with one of these three identification methods:

idCAT Mòbil

The idCAT Mòbil can be obtained in the same portal, before starting the process. Access the registry and choose the option 'Regístrame'.

These are the requirements to obtain the idCAT Mòbil:

  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • DNI or TIE (not just the NIE).
  • TSI (Individual Health Card) of the CatSalut (Servei Català de la Salut) or be the holder / beneficiary of Muface.
  • Mobile phone.

If you are a foreign European person from the Schengen area and do not have a TIE, you can obtain the idCAt Mòbil through this form.

Clave Pin 24h o DNIe

See how to obtain this type of identification the following link.

Digital Certificate

To know how to obtain it, access the Digital Certificate procedure.

Documentation

You do not need to provide any documentation.

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Identify yourself and pick the type of document you want to process (document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom)

Access the identification portal and pick the type of document you want to apply for. In this case, you need to pick the 'document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom' option.

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Access your personal space to print the document

You can print the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom yourself, by accessing your personal space.

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Call and give your details

To make the application, you need to call Barcelona City Council's information and formalities telephone line. If you call from the Barcelona city, the telephone number is 010. During the call, you will need to provide the details of the person wishing to apply for the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom.

Information and formalities telephone line: 010

The phone service is available in English, French, Spanish and Catalan.

Documentation

You do not need to provide any documentation.

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You will receive the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom

Once the application has been made and confirmed, you will receive the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom by ordinary post at the address registered. It takes approximately seven working days from the application date for the document to arrive.

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Make an appointment beforehand and get the documentation together

To make the application,  you need to make an appointment beforehand by accessing 'Appointments with Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC)'

Access to request an appointment beforehand is only available in Catalan and Spanish.

To request an appointment, you need to choose the most suitable office for you:

Places where you can complete the formality

  • Citizens Information Office in the Plaza de Sant Miquel
  • Ciutat Vella District Citizens Information Office
  • L’Eixample District Citizens Information Office
  • Sants-Montjuic District Citizens Information Office
  • La Marina Citizens Information Office
  • Les Corts District Citizens Information Office
  • Sarrià-Sant Gervasi District Citizens Information Office
  • Gràcia District Citizens Information Office
  • Horta-Guinardó District Citizens Information Office
  • Nou Barris District Citizens Information Office
  • Zona Nord Citizens Information Office
  • Sant Andreu District Citizens Information Office
  • Sant Martí District Citizens Information Office

Before the day of the appointment, look into and prepare the documentation that will be requested to obtain the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom.

Documentation
  • The documentation for in-person processing must be original and in hard copy, unless indicated otherwise.
  • Documents are accepted in the following official languages: Catalan and Spanish. Otherwise, the original must be provided with a translation done by the consulate or by a translator qualified to do official translations (sworn translator).
  • If you have an authorisation to register other people of legal age or from other family units, this will only be valid for one month from the date shown on the document.
Where the applicant requests the document for himself or herself or for individuals of legal age registered at his or her address
  • Current personal identity document
    • Spanish nationals: Current Spanish national identity document (DNI), passport or driving licence.
    • European Union, Swiss, Norwegian, Icelandic or Liechtenstein nationals: current resident’s card, passport or identity document from the country of origin, or NIE (identity number for foreign nationals) certificate plus passport.
    • Nationals from all other countries: current resident’s card or passport.
  • Documentation for authorised persons
    • Personal identity document of the authorised person.
      • Spanish nationals: Current Spanish national identity document (DNI), passport or driving licence.
      • European Union, Swiss, Norwegian, Icelandic or Liechtenstein nationals: current resident’s card, passport or identity document from the country of origin, or NIE (identity number for foreign nationals) certificate plus passport.
      • Nationals from all other countries: current resident’s card or passport.
    • Photocopy of the personal identity document of the authorising person.
    • Express authorisation duly signed (original document).
Where the applicant is one of the parents of the minor but does not live with him or her
  • Current personal identity document of the minor
    • Spanish nationals over 14 years of age. DNI or passport.
    • Spanish nationals under 14 years old: family book or birth certificate and DNI or passport, if they have one.
    • Foreign nationals: resident’s card, passport or identity document from the country of origin (the latter document only if they come from the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein).
      • If the minor’s documentation does not show all the details of the parent or parents, the following must be provided: family book (where they exist in the country in question) or birth registration, or the parent’s, or parents’, passport including all the minor’s details.
  • Current personal identity document for the parent or parents
    • Spanish nationals: Current Spanish national identity document (DNI), passport or driving licence.
    • European Union, Swiss, Norwegian, Icelandic or Liechtenstein nationals: current resident’s card, passport or identity document from the country of origin, or NIE (identity number for foreign nationals) certificate plus passport.
    • Nationals from all other countries: current resident’s card or passport.
  • Family book or full birth certificate.
  • Written consent, with an original signature, from the parent or parents living with the minor.
Where the applicant is the legal representative of a legally incapacitated person
  • Personal identity document of the incapacitated person and also of the legal representative
    • Spanish nationals: Current Spanish national identity document (DNI), passport or driving licence.
    • European Union, Swiss, Norwegian, Icelandic or Liechtenstein nationals: current resident’s card, passport or identity document from the country of origin, or NIE (identity number for foreign nationals) certificate plus passport.

    Nationals from all other countries: current resident’s card or passport.

  • Court ruling and court certificate of acceptance of the role of legal representative
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Go to the place indicated and hand over the documentation required

On the day of the appointment, you should go to the place indicated, provide the details of the individuals to be registered and hand over the documentation required.

You can check the documentation needed in the first stage of the process (1. Make an appointment beforehand and gather the documentation > Documentation).

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The document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom will be given to you on the spot

You will receive the document stating where a registered individual lives and with whom at the appointment itself.

Important information

Formalities tend to change fairly frequently. That is why it is only the regulations in force that apply when you carry out the formality in question.