Visas
6/14/2021
 
SCHENGEN VISA - ONLY FOR FULLY COVID-19 VACCINATED APPLICANTS
 
Once you gather all visa requirements, duly fill out the Visa appointment request and email it to   cog.houston.vis@maec.es, with Subject: Schengen appointment request + your nationality.
You will be assigned and appointment according availability.
Plan your visa appointment with plenty time and before buying your flight tickets.
There is no expedite service.
Visa process typically takes 3 weeks.
 
 
STUDENT   VISA
AND LANGUAGE ASSISTANT VISA  
 
Applying in groups through the University representative/ Study Abroad Advisor will have priority on processing the visa, besides the process might be expedited.
 
 
Once you gather all visa requirements, duly fill out this check list and send it along with all visa requirements by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
 
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
STUDENT VISA/ LANGUAGE ASSISTANT VISA
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Send your visa application with plenty time before the starting of your student program
There is no expedite service.
Visa process takes up to 6 weeks, after the reception of  your visa dossier.
 
 
STUDENT VISA (students  UNDER 18 years old)
 
Once you gather all visa requirements, duly fill out the Visa appointment  request and email to   cog.houston.vis@maec.es,  with Subject: Student appointment request - MINORS
 
STUDENT VISA  - DEPENDENTS
 
Once you gather all visa requirements, duly fill out the Visa appointment  request and email to cog.houston.vis@maec.es,  with Subject: Student appointment request - DEPENDENTS
 
 
RESIDENCE VISA FOR INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFERS
Once you meet all visa requirements and your visa dossier is complete, send it by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
RESIDENCE VISA FOR INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFERS
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Make sure you send:
1)            one set with all the original documents and  
2)            another set with photocopies of all of them.
 
Visa process might take up to 4 weeks
   
RESIDENCE VISA FOR HIGHLY-QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS
Once you meet all visa requirements and your visa dossier is complete, send it by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
RESIDENCE VISA FOR HIGHLY-QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Make sure you send:
1)            one set with all the original documents and  
2)            another set with photocopies of all of them.
 
  Visa process might take up to 4 weeks
 
RESIDENCE NON LUCRATIVE / RETIREMENT VISA
Once you meet all visa requirements and your visa dossier is complete,  duly fill out this check list and send it along with all visa requirements by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
 
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
NON LUCRATIVE/RETIREMENT VISA
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Send your visa application with plenty time.
There is no expedite service.
The process might take 6 to 8 weeks after the reception of your visa dossier.
 
 
RESIDENCE AND WORK VISA
 
Once you meet all visa requirements and your visa dossier is complete, send it by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
 
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
RESIDENCE AND WORK VISA
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Make sure you send:
1)    one set with all the original documents and
2)    another set with photocopies of all of them.
The visa process might take up to 4 weeks, after the reception of your visa dossier.
 
 
RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES RESIDENCE VISA
 
Once you meet all visa requirements and your visa dossier is complete, send it by postal mail (with tracking number) to the following address:
 
CONSULATE OF SPAIN IN HOUSTON
RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES
1800 BERING DR STE 660
HOUSTON TX 77057
 
Make sure you send:
 
1)    one set with all the original documents and
2)    another set with photocopies of all of them.
 
The visa process might take 2 months,  after the reception of your visa dossier.
   
OTHER TYPE OF VISAS
 
Once you gather all visa requirements, send an email to cog.houston.vis@maec.es
 
 

SCHENGEN VISAS (UNDER 90 DAYS)

LONG-TERM VISAS (OVER 90 DAYS)   

OTHER VISAS

FORMS,TEMPLATES AND FEES

If after reviewing the documents listed below you still have questions about the visa process, please review our visa frequently asked questions section:

 
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