Spain is the third country in the world with the highest number of foreign tourists, where Catalonia, and its capital Barcelona, are the main destination.
Admission process for national and resident students of the European Union
If you are from a State member of the European Union (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malt, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Rumania and Sweden) or Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, you have the free circulation and residence right in Spain.
Anyhow, all the community citizens that reside in Spain for a period longer than 3 months have the obligation to request their registration in the Central Registry of Foreigners. This registration shall correspond to the issuance of a registry certificate and will include an identification foreigner number (NIE)
To arrive to the Police Station of Mataró take the Train bound for Barcelona and get off at the Mataró Station (25 minutes). In Mataró you can take Bus number 1 (in front of the train station) which has a bus stop close to the Police Station. (Opening Hours of the Police Station: from Monday to Friday from 9:00h to 14:00h.)
Admission Process for students coming from outside the European Union
If you are a student from outside the European Union (UE), of the EEE (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) or Switzerland, in order to stay in Spain more than 90 days, you need to obtain the Student Residence Authorization, which will authorize you to stay in Spain all the time your studies last and also, you will be able to travel if you want to, inside the UE and the countries subscribers of agreements with Spain or the UE for free circulation of persons.