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If you have an electronic certificate or cl@ve, please use it to access this service. You may also, exceptionally and as long as the COVID-19 containment measures are maintained, submit written documents, requests and communications through this service without electronically identifying yourself. Review the description of this service in “About this process”. In this case your written document will not be formalised on the Social Security Electronic Registry and may be required to prove your identity or verify the documentation and data submitted.

The authorised NETWORK must submit applications from the assigned companies, self-employed workers and domestic, via the NETWORK system, except for applications for deferrals to Social Security contributions or the submission of documentation relating to such applications which should be carried out exclusively  via the Social Security electronic register, which can be accessed via the  Deferral in the payment of debts to Social Security” or “Answer requirements or submit documentation related to a document received from Social Security services, respectively. Any other application submitted by an Authorised person via a channel other than the NETWORK System will not be processed.

This service enables you, either in your own name or on behalf of another person, to present written documents, applications and communications to the Social Security General Treasury for which there is no specific presentation service on the Social Security e-Office.

About this procedure

Who it is for

People who, either in their own name or on behalf of another person, wish to file written documents, applications and communications with the National Social Security Institute  for which there is no specific filing service on the Social Security e-Office.

What you can do

  • Attach documentation addressed to the National Social Security Institute.

What you need to do it

  • Attach the documents that you wish to send.
  • If you do not have any of the documents necessary to process your request you can replace them with a responsible declaration using the form found in the attached documentation at the end of this description.
  • If you access without a certificate or code and need to report the death of a Social Security benefit recipient, you can send it to us using the statement form pertinent to the death of the benefit recipient found in the accompanying documentation at the end of this description. If you have a certificate, use the service designed for that process:
  • If you are acting as a representative, you must attach the standardised representation form, which can be found in the accompanying documents section, or any legally valid document that is proof of the representation.

Please note

If you are logging in with a Username + Password (permanent Cl@ve), in order to guarantee a higher level of security, you will be sent a code via SMS to the mobile number that you provided at the time of registration. You must enter this code in order to sign the communication in the electronic register.

The province where you are filing indicates the Provincial Division of the National Social Security Institute to which you should address your documentation.

Your connection has a time limit. Therefore, if your session times out while filling in the application form you have to restart the session and complete the items pending.

Uncertified extraordinary service due to current state of emergency (Covid-19):

If you need to process an urgent and non-deferrable request, please fill in all the fields on the online form:

  • For the physically handicapped: DNI/NIE, companies: CIF or other, if you have another identification document.
  • First name and surname(s).
  • Make sure that you correctly fill in your phone number and email so that we can contact you and handle any issues that may occur with your request or communication.
  • Entity to which the communication is directed: Spanish National Social Security Institute
  • The province of the request: indicate the INSS Provincial Directorate for your place of residence.
  • Choose the subject that your request or communication refers to.
  • Please state your request or communication.
  • Attach supporting documentation or, a responsible statement in its place (maximum 10Mb). Official applications and forms are accessible via the following link. If the documentation has been successfully attached, a box will appear indicating that the process has been 100% completed.
  • Important: If you make a request do not forget to send a copy of your ID or identification document.
  • Complete the security question and click continue. If the process has been completed successfully, a prompt will appear at the top of the screen.


  • Please refer all documentation relating to your request  in a single delivery, to facilitate the processing of your application.
  • Please note that we are working to reduce the impact of COVID-19 containment measures on our management, however our response times may be affected. For this we need your collaboration to facilitate the management of this exceptional-circumstance channel.
  • Please do not ask questions about the status of your request via this channel. Our staff will contact you in the event they need to perform any checks or request additional documentation.
  • For the proper functioning of this exceptional-circumstance route for the submission of requests and communications  your collaboration and responsible use of these public services is essential. Thank you for your cooperation.

The total size of the documents to be attached must not exceed 10 Mb.

Next steps

If you are using the digital certificate or cl@ve service, you will receive an “acknowledgment” in PDF format after the process has been completed. If you do not receive the confirmation message, or if you receive an error or failed sending message, you should resubmit the application at another time or use other channels.

In the case of using the service without a certificate, no receipt will be generated for your request or communication, nor will your request be entered into the Electronic Registry. This communication will reach the Provincial Directorate that you have selected and will be managed there according to the priority established. In this case, we may need to contact you to confirm your identity, verify the data and documentation submitted, or if additional documentation is required.

To access this service check you have the necessary technical requirements.

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