Consulate of Spain in New York
@ Madrid: 24.10.2017 04:31 @ Nueva York: 23.10.2017 22:31
Office hours and calendar of holidays
Monday to Friday, from 8.30am to 2pm.
VISA DEPARTMENT: by appointment only, except for Student Visas. For Long Stay Visas -except for Student Visas- please send an email to to schedule an appointment.
PASSPORT DEPARTMENT: appointments are strongly suggested, except for the safe conduct travel document that is issued in case of passport lost or stolen.
If you wish, you can come to the Consulate with no appointment, any business day from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 2pm, and the consular services will try to assist you with all diligence and as soon as possible. But occasionally, at certain times, an excess of demand could cause an unavoidable delay and excessive waiting time.
Therefore, if you should be attended at a specific time, minimizing the waiting time, we recommend to make an appointment at your convenience depending on the availability. Users with booked appointment will be assisted first.
CIVIL REGISTRY DEPARTMENT: before coming to the Consulate to submit documents or start procedures relating to Civil Registration (birth certificates, marriage or death certificates, requests for certifications, recoveries or options of nationality, etc.), or to request an appointment or send files or documents by mail, please contact this service to verify the steps to take and confirm if all the documentation is correct.

This same service will notify you if your physical presence at the Consulate for the delivery of your application or documentation is needed or you may send it by mail or courier.
LEGALIZATION DEPARTMENT: (certificates of residence, legalization of photocopies and translations, renewal of driving licenses, gun and hunting permits in Spain, NIF and NIE, transport of mortal remains to Spain, "FNMT" electronic certificates, general registration of documents, etc.). No appointment is necessary.
NOTARY DEPARTMENT: (power of attorney, wills and other notary procedures). You must request an appointment sending a message to, stating your name and clearly explaining the purpose of the procedure that you need to process of your request as well as the date and time that you could go to the Consulate.
In 2017, the Consulate will remain closed on:
Monday, January 2nd - New Year's Day Observation
Monday, January 16th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 20th - President's Day
Thursday, April 13th - Holy Thursday
Friday, April 14th - Good Friday
Monday, May 1st - Spanish Labor Day
Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4th - Independence Day
Monday, September 4th - Labor Day
Monday, October 9th - Columbus Day
Thursday, October 12th - National Spanish Day 
Thursday, November 23th - Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 6th - Spanish Constitution Day
Monday, December 25th - Christmas Holiday


  • 23 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * @chhatc @blsintlservices Short stay visa applicants that booked their future appointments no later than Oct-20th wi…
  • 23 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * RT @MarcaEspanaEN: The recognition to the best Spanish scientists, an initiative of which we are proud of #GalaCienciaQUO
  • 21 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * Today @blsintlservices inaugurated the new #Spain Visa Application Centre in #NY for the process of short stay visa…
  • 20 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * RT @SpainMFA: Today the King and Queen of #Spain are presiding over the #PrincessAsturiasAwards ceremony. See list of laureates at https://…
  • 20 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * 🎓The #Spanish Language Observatory at @Harvard celebrates 5th anniversary as Hispanic culture reference in the #USA…
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  • 13 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * Also, check the specific #requirements to apply for the student visa at the Consulate of Spain in #NY:…
  • 13 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * RT @IC_NewYork: Hoy seguimos con el #FestivalDeLaPalabra tras una velada mágica con grandes autores. Ven hoy y participa en este viaje. #Pu…
  • 13 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * El Consulado tendrá servicios mínimos el lunes 16-Oct por huelga convocada por sindicatos en el Servicio Exterior
  • 12 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * Happy National Day of #Spain! ¡Feliz #12OctFiestaNacional! #DíaDeLaHispanidad #España
  • 12 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * RT @SpainInTheUSA: Celebrando el Desfile de la Hispanidad en Nueva York! #HispanicHeritage #ColumbusDay
  • 12 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * RT @SpainInTheUSA: By 2060, @uscensusbureau projects there will be almost 120 million Hispanic people in the US #hispanicheritagemonth htt…
  • 12 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * The Consulate will remain closed on Thursday, October 12th, in observance of National Spanish Day
  • 11 Oct @ConsuladoEspNY * A bit of #Spain comes tonight to NYC. Discover highlights & cult. attractions of #Andalucía, 6pm at @centroespanolny
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