The Certificado Digital is a way of getting lots of useful bits of paper out of the Spanish tax and Social Security systems without having to queue up for them.
As you might expect, getting it is a whole heap of hassle. However, it’s well worth getting because it saves you lots of even bigger heaps of hassle down the line.
The process is a two-day job.
On day one, you have to submit a form and get a code via email. On day two, you take the code to Hacienda, then go back to your computer and download the certificate. Read More