Visas

COVID 19

 
In coordination with the Embassy of Spain in Washington and the Consulates General of Spain in New York, Miami, Houston, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Juan de Puerto Rico, the Consulate General in San Francisco is are partially open, only for essential and emergency activities, always in agreement with regulations set by Federal, State and local authorities.
2/24/2020
1. The Visa Section of the Consulate General of Spain in San Francisco will consider visa applications IN PERSON and BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for all types of visas. Remember that getting an appointment is FREE for all applicants.If you are not attending you must cancel it 72 hours in advance. 
NON APPEARING WILL PUT A SUSPENSION TO MAKE FURTHER  APPOINTMENTS.
2. ONE APPLICANT = ONE APPOINTMENT: Each visa applicant must have their own appointment. If you are travelling as a group or family, please request the corresponding number of appointments, including for minors.
3.  Please read the visa guidelines for your requested visa type carefully. Incomplete applications are subject to cancellation. You must bring all required documents and photocopies where necessary with you to your visa appointment.
4.  Due to the current high demand for visa services processed at this visa consular office, we cannot accept walk in applications. You will be asked to present proof of your appointment when you arrive.
5. Remember that getting an appointment is FREE for all applicants and MUST be made only by the visa applicant (or his father/mother if a minor) at our OFFICIAL WEBSITE ONLY.
TAMPERING WITH OUR APPOINTMENT SYSTEM WILL BE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION AND/OR PENALTY.
Visa applicants are asked to only come in to our office with a previous appointment. Meanwhile, those applicants can get all the documents asked  for their specific visas and, once they have them ready, sent them to us in order to study their file/request.
 
We recommend that visa applicants schedule their appointment with sufficient time for planned travel to Spain, and the Schengen area. You can find out how long your visa will take in the visa guidelines below, times vary for different visa types.
  

Application Forms

Schengen Visa Application ENGLISH.pdfSchengen Visa Application ENGLISH.pdf

National Visa Application ENGLISH.pdfNational Visa Application ENGLISH.pdf

 

The following forms are only required for Long Term Residence visas, please only complete if required to do so as part of your visa application process.

EX01.pdfEX01.pdf 

EX09.pdfEX09.pdf

M790C052.pdfM790C052.pdf

 

Visa Guidelines

 
Schengen Visas - for tourism or business

Schengen Tourist Visa Guidelines.pdfSchengen Tourist Visa Guidelines.pdf

 

Long Term Visas

Au Pair Visa Guidelines.pdfAu Pair Visa Guidelines.pdf

Capital Investors Visa Guidelines.pdfCapital Investors Visa Guidelines.pdf

Dependent of a Student Visa Guidelines.pdfDependent of a Student Visa Guidelines.pdf

Entrepreneur Visa Guidelines.pdfEntrepreneur Visa Guidelines.pdf

Exception Work Visa Guidelines.pdfException Work Visa Guidelines.pdf

Language Assistant Visa Guidelines.pdfLanguage Assistant Visa Guidelines.pdf

Non Lucrative Visa Guidelines.pdfNon Lucrative Visa Guidelines.pdf

Real Estate Visa Guidelines.pdfReal Estate Visa Guidelines.pdf

Religious Activities Visa Guidelines.pdfReligious Activities Visa Guidelines.pdf

Retirement Visa Guidelines.pdfRetirement Visa Guidelines.pdf

Student Visa for Minors (Under 18 Years) Guidelines.pdfStudent Visa for Minors (Under 18 Years) Guidelines.pdf

Student Visa Guidelines.pdfStudent Visa Guidelines.pdf

Work Visa Guidelines.pdfWork Visa Guidelines.pdf

 

Additional Information

 

Medical Certificate of Good Health.pdfMedical Certificate of Good Health.pdf

 

Is my visa ready?

The Consulate is unable to provide updates on the status of your visa application via email or telephone due to the high demand of our resources. We therefore invite you to: check the status of your visa application. In order to check the status of your visa application, please follow the instructions as shown on your visa receipt given to you by the Consulate General when you submitted your application. Under the bar code you will find your unique reference number to access your visa tracking.
 
Before continuing with your visa application, we suggest taking a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page (FAQ) where you can find more information to help you through the process.
 
For any other type of visa not listed above, please contact the Consulate via email in order to obtain more information about the specific requirements of your visa. You should let us know the type of visa you would like to apply for as well as your country of nationality and intended departure date to Spain. Please send an email to: cog.sanfrancisco.vis@maec.es

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