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Foreigners Office (Extranjero) and Police Station Motril

Ronda del Mediodía, 1, 18600 Motril 958 834 909 (appointment) 958 834 906, 958 834 907, 958 834 908
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The foreigners office (Oficina de Extranjero) for Costa Tropical is located in the Motril Police Station (Comisaría de Policía Nacional).

Fax: 958 605 754  Phone:  958 834 909, 958 834 906, 958 834 907, 958 834 908 (9am – 2pm)


You need an appointment (Cita) to apply or renew your TIE residence card.  The Motril Extranjeria (Foreigner) Office / Motril Police Station, now has them available online.  You can follow the step by step process for your appointment, just click here.  select “solicitud de autorizaciones

Please remember that you need an appointment for EACH person, so if you are a family of 5, you will need 5 appointments. You do not need an appointment to pick up your completed residence card.

Motril Foreigners Office online appointments are here!

Select “Granada”, if you have your browser automatically translate look for the word “Pomegranate”.  Then follow the buttons to make your appointment.


For an appointment in Motril –

  • select “Solicitud de Autorizaciones”
  • enter your identification information
  • request to make an appointment
  • select the Motril office
  • follow the remainder of the process…

The appointment system is new, as of late 2017 so it is ever changing and a work in progress.  Please feel free to inform us of any information, which should be updated.

***There is also another site they are now referring people to for appointments www.060.es, click here



If you need to make photocopies.obtain passport photos, or fill out the online forms while at the foreigners office, there are 2 little shops just across from the office to get this done.  If you need to pay the fee for one of the 790-0xx tasa (forms/fees), there is a caja bank just a 5 minute walk from the foreigner’s office.

Click this link to see a map and walking directions from Foreigner’s office to the bank.



If you want to make an appointment for Granada city you may do so Online.  Keep checking to see if the Motril office will offer this service.  If you find that they do, feel free to contact us so we can update this page.   Additional information may be found at the Extranjera Site.   Link to Map location of Granada extranjero office, click here.


expedition TIE
NIE certificates and allocation
Invitation letters
Community regime
Extensions of stay
Non-profit residences
Reports nationality


Listing of all Extranjero offices in Spain, click here

Initial Application vs Renewal

The initial application of your resident card will require an appointment.  If it is a renewal, they are now allowing you submit the initial renew via other public offices.  You will still need to pay your bank fees and make an appointment to go to the foreigners office for the portion of the process which requires the finger prints.  You should receive a notice in the mail when it is time to go.  Of course you will also need to go to the office to pick up your cards, but will not require an appointment for that step.

As of October 2017 this is what is on their site:


NOTICE: The application for this authorization does not need to be presented PERSONALLY at the Aliens Office. It can be presented in any PUBLIC REGISTRY, through a CORREOS office or through the INTERNET, with digital certificate, in the url: https://sede.administracionespublicas.gob.es/pagina/index/directorio/renovacion_telematica_extranjeria

Applications for residence permits shall be submitted in person by the foreign worker or his representative. ONLY renovations of residence permits may also be filed in any other public registry.

You must submit the official application form EX-01 , indicating which authorization is involved and the access case.

NOTE: For more detailed information you should contact the Foreign Office or Unit of the corresponding province.

You can get more information by accessing this link:  Information Offices Foreigners


The maximum period for notifying resolutions shall be 3 months from the day following the date on which they were entered in the register of the competent body to process them.

It is recalled the obligation on taxable persons to pay the corresponding fees for the processing of the procedure on the authorization of residence, in accordance with Order PRE / 3/2010, dated January 11, published in BOE No. 10, of 12 of January.

It is also recalled that requests for the renewal of family members who are reunited and dependent must be presented and processed together with those of the sponsor, and therefore an appointment must be made for each family member who is dependent on the person concerned.

How to get to the Foreigners Office (Extranjero Oficina) In Motril:


You can take the Alsa bus from the Almuñécar central bus station to Motril.  You will want to get off of the bus near the Al Campo shopping Center and then walk about 5-10 minutes to the police station.  The bus is about 2.40 round trip and you may click on the map above for the walking directions.

 You may click here to see bus schedule and buy tickets!



The building can be difficult to find and google has the former address still listed in town.   This is just off of the N340 (2nd exit in Motril).  There are directions on the map above.

It isn’t too far from the shopping area near Al Campo.  There aren’t many signs to guide you, so be on the look out for a simple white building.  You will only see the back side from the road and the main entrance is along a frontage road.

Motril Foreigners Office (Extranjeros) and Police Station Spain (2)

Motril Foreigners Office (Extranjeros) and Police Station Spain (2)


Just across the street from the Extranjeros or foreigners office in Motril, you will find 2 small shops to make photo copies, passport sized photos as well as assisting you will filling out online forms.
Passport photos, copies, forms and more across from Motril Foreigners Office (Extranjeros) and Police Station Spain (3)
Process to renew your Residence Visa for the non lucrative visa.  The process is similar for other visa types, as you are actually renewing your TIE or residence card.

Spanish Resident Card Renewal Process
Spanish Resident Card Renewal Process. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

Phone 958 834 909 (appointment) 958 834 906, 958 834 907, 958 834 908

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 14:00
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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Country Spain
State/Province Andalucía
distance: 1,892 Kilometers
Address Ronda del Mediodía, 1, 18600 Motril