Study Visa

VISA FOR STUDIES, STUDENT EXCHANGES, UN-PAID INTERNSHIPS O VOLUNTARY SERVICES

VERY IMPORTANT: We cannot overstate the importance of paying the utmost attention to filling out the application and the accompanying information. INCOMPLETE OR INCORRECT APPLICATIONS WILL BE REJECTED, REQUIRING THE APPLICANT TO MAKE A NEW APPOINTMENT AT A LATER DATE.
 
 
STUDIES UP TO 90 DAYS​
 
American citizens will not need a visa; citizens of the EU or any other country exempt from the required visa will not need a visa for stay for studies, student exchanges, un-paid internships, or voluntary services that will not be longer than 90 days.
 
Keep in mind that even if you are exempt from getting a visa, the Border Police may require that you have on you the following documents:
 
• Return flight tickets
 
• Proof of housing
 
• Proof of sufficient economic funds for the entire stay
 
Citizens of the countries required to obtain a visa must acquire a short-term Schengen visa. 
 
 
STUDIES BETWEEN 90 AND 180 DAYS
 
For academic programs longer than 90 days and less than 180 days, this visa will have a limit of 180 days. See instructions
 
 
STUDIES FOR MORE THAN 180 DAYS
 
For academic programs longer than 180 days; during your first month in Spain, you will need to go to the local Police Department​ /Foreigner´s Office to obtain a foreign student ID card. This will allow you to stay for the full time until the end of your studies. See instructions
 
 
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE ASSISTANT
 
For those who have been selected to participate in the North American Language and Culture sponsored by the Ministry of Education of Spain. See instructions
 

VISAS FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF STUDENT
 
Spouses and children less than 18 years old can apply at the same time as student. See instructions
 

AU PAIR VISAS
 
When there is a work agreement between a student and a family to compensate for the stay and maintenance of said families home, while improving linguistic and professional skills. See instructions

 
 
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