is required by all except for the following nationals of the
countries for stays up to 90 days.
Nationals EU countries, Australia, Canada, Japan and
Nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil,
Brunei, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus,
Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Guatemala,
Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Korea (Rep. of), Latvia,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco,
Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway,
Panama, Paraguay, Poland, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak
Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, Uruguay, Vatican City
Transit passengers continuing their journey by the same
or first connecting aircraft provided holding valid onward
or return documentation and not leaving the airport (except
nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Congo (Dem. Rep.),
Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan,
Somalia and Sri Lanka who always require a transit visa).
Documents for Spain visa requirements:
1 application form.
4 passport-size photos.
Valid passport with 1 full blank page.
Return travel tickets or itinerary and proof of payment
Proof of purpose of visit and confirmed accommodation
during the stay.
A stamped, self-addressed, registered envelope if applying
Evidence of sufficient funds for stay.
Letter from employer; or accountant, solicitor, bank
manager or Chamber of Commerce if self-employed. Students
should submit proof of attendance.
Time required for issuing Spain travel visa:
It takes between 2 days and 6 weeks, depending on nationality
of the visitor.
Applications from nationals of the following countries
must apply in person, and these applications will take
3 weeks or longer:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Burundi, China
(PR), CIS, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia,
Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Korea (DPR), Lebanon, Libya, Mozambique,
Rwanda, Sudan, Surinam, Syria, Vietnam and Yemen.
Costs of Spain visa:
A uniform type of visa, the Schengen visa, is issued for
tourist, business and private visits.
Short-stay: £17.75 for 1-30 days and
£21 for 31-90 days (single-entry); £24.50 (double-
or multiple- entry).
Transit: £3.50-£8 (single- and
multiple-entry). Airport Transit: £7.
Validity of spain visa:
Short-stay (single- and multiple-entry):
valid for 6 months from date of issue for a stay of maximum
90 days per entry.
Transit (single- and multiple-entry): valid
for a maximum of 5 days per entry, including the day of arrival.