Spain Visa


In order to ensure the information is correct and up to date, there may be changes which we are not aware of. And different countires has different rules for the visa application. It is always a good idea to check the latest regulations in your country. You should confirm details with your local Spain Consular Office. This page just gave some general information of the visa application.


Spain Visa Information

Information about different Spanish VISA types, document requirements for the application, visa fees, insurance for Spain, application form and guidelines. Depending on the purpose of your travel to Spain, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside in Spain permanently, you will have to apply for a different Schengen Visa, accordingly. You can apply for the Spain Visa since 1995 when Spain as an EU Member State also became a member state of the Schengen Area.


Spain Entry Restrictions in Response to Coronavirus

Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, Spain, as well as the rest of the EU/Schengen Area members imposed an EU-wide entry ban on third-country nationals in mid-March 2020, on the recommendation of the EU Commission.

Due to the improved epidemiological situation in the EU and abroad, Spain has currently lifted the entry ban for the residents of Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay.

In addition, third-country citizens coming to Spain for work and other essential purposes as listed below can enter the territory of Spain:

tLong-term visa holders, issued by an EU/Schengen Member State.

tHealth professionals, health researchers, and elderly care professionals.

tTransport personnel, seafarers and aeronautical personnel.

tDiplomatic, consular, international, military, civil protection and humanitarian organizations personnel.

tStudents who have the corresponding study permit or visa in one of the EU/Schengen countries.

tHighly qualified workers whose work is necessary and cannot be postponed or performed remotely.

tThose travelling for imperative family reasons duly accredited.

tPeople who document reasons of force majeure or situation of necessity, or whose entry is permitted on humanitarian grounds.

tSeasonal workers in the agricultural sector.


General required documents for a Spain Visa Application:

tDownload the application form, fill it completely and with sincerity. You can also fill the Spanish Visa application form electronically and then print a hard-copy. Learn how to fill-in the Spanish Visa application form!

t2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face capture with a light background. Learn more about photo requirements and specifications for a Spanish Visa.

t Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date – are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages.

t A copy of your return-ticket reservation. It is not recommended to purchase the ticket before obtaining the visa – if not otherwise required

tSpain Travel Insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000€ coverage within Spain and the entire Schengen area

tA cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Spain and itinerary.  (Click to find cover letter samples for visa applications)

tFlight Reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Spain

t Hotel Booking Reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Spain. Find and Book Cheap Hotels in Spain!

t Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable)

t Means of subsistence –  Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Spain. A foreigner who seeks to enter the territory of Spain needs to attest owning the overall amount for duration up to 10 days that is representative of a 90% of the gross national minimum wage (598.68€) that is 583.74€, while in case of exceeding 10 days the daily required amount is 64.86€.


NOTICE: Should your application be denied, the organizing committee cannot change the decision of visa officer, nor will ICKEM 2022 engage in discussion or correspondence with the visa application center on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee CANNOT be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.