Bureaucracy is one of the disadvantages of public administration, but little by little technology is reducing distances and facilitating any public approach. For example, contact the online administration, from your computer or from your smartphone. Thanks to the digital certificate, the electronic DNI or the Cl@ve PIN You can do almost any procedure. This way you will avoid moving around, queuing or making an appointment.
Precisely, the Cl@ve PIN is one of the simpler methods to access the online administration. You can easily request your own Cl@ve PIN code and thus carry out procedures from your smartphone or from your computer. You only need a valid DNI/NIE and a mobile phone on which to install the official application.
Once registered in the Cl@ve PIN system, when you wish to carry out a procedure with the Public Administration via the Electronic head office of each organism, you will get a pin code Disposable. This code will be renewed automatically so that your access to the Administration is secure and that no one can access your data or pretend to be you.
To use the Cl@ve PIN system, you will need to register first. There are three ways to do this. Two of them online, with or without a digital certificate, and one in person. Choosing one or the other will depend on your personal situation and the time you have available. Let’s see each one.
First method: online without electronic certificate. The easiest way to become part of Cl@ve PIN is to request a invitation letter. On paper. You will receive it at your tax address by post. In this letter, you will receive a secure verification code (CSV). To request it, you must start registration in Cl@ve. you should indicate your DNI/NIE and its expiry date. You will be asked if you would like to receive the invitation letter. Click on “Yes, send me an invitation letter to my tax address” and wait to receive said letter.
When you receive the letter, it will include a Secure verification codesimilar to the one you get when you want consult the Revenue project. You must restart the registration in Cl@ve and check the option “I already have an invitation letter”. You must enter the letter code. Next, you need to provide some contact information. In addition to the DNI, the Administration needs a phone number and an email address. We accept the terms of service, confirm the registration and it’s done. You will receive a welcome SMS.
Second method: online with electronic certificate or DNIe. We proceed to start the registration in Cl@ve and choose the option with an electronic certificate or DNI. The process is faster because you only have to enter the DNI/NIE, the expiry date, identify yourself with the certificate or DNIe and, finally, indicate a mobile phone number and an email address. We accept the terms of service, confirm the registration and it’s done. You will receive a welcome SMS.
Third method: in person at a registry office. First we will have to find an office where we can register for the Cl@ve system. On this page is the online office search engine. Once you locate an office where you perform this procedure, it is convenient ask by phone if we need to request an appointment and what documents we need. Once there, we will check in with the service on site.
Remember that the first registration method for Cl@ve PIN gives us access to a catalog of certain procedures. But if you want to access the full range, you have to opt for the other two methods.
Once registered in the Cl@ve PIN system, each time you access a procedure online compatible with Cl@ve, the system itself will recommend its use. It is an alternative to the digital certificate and the electronic DNI. You will only have to indicate your DNI/NIE and the access code. The access key is made up of two elements. A fixed code that you chose when registering for Cl@ve PIN and three character expiring every 10 minutes and which you will receive on your mobile phone via the official app.
That’s why it’s convenient to install the app on your regular phone Cl@ve PIN, available for iPhone and Android. From here you can modify your personal data associated with Cl@ve, request the temporary code and other procedures.