Transit Visa for Crewmembers

You can apply for a visa at this Consulate General if you are going to start your transit through a border in Spain and you are a legal resident in Florida, Georgia or South Carolina. Due to the numerous visa requests, it is recommended to plan your trip well in advance to facilitate the proper attention and the subsequent processing of the visa application
Schengen visa applications must be submitted in person, with no more than three months in advance of your trip, and at least fifteen working days before your trip. If you submit your application in this Consular Office with more than 90 days in advance of your trip, we won’t accept your application.
When It would be required, visa allows transit one, two or, exceptionally, several times.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: (original and copy):

1. Non-refundable fee, payable with money order at time of application (to the order of: Consulate General of Spain).

2. Two Solicitud de visado Schengen - Inglés (octubre 2016).pdfApplications for Schengen visa.pdf forms completed and signed by applicant.
3. Two recent US passport size pictures.
4. Ordinary passport or travel document issued in the last 10 years and with at least two empty pages, recognized by the Schengen states for the issuance of a visa, valid for a period of 3-months beyond the expected length of stay in the Schengen area or the period of validity of the visa.
5. Driver’s license or state ID (from Florida, Georgia or South Carolina) with correct physical permanent address.
6. Permit to return to the United States of America in the form of a residence card, OR a student/work visa that is stamped on the passport.
Holders of a B1/B2 visa must apply for a Schengen visa in their country of origin or permanent residence.
7. Letter from the cruise line or vessel stating job title for each worker, port of entry and exit, length of transit, itinerary and name of the vessel.
8. Letter form the cruise line assuming full responsibility and medical coverage.

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