Visas

The visa department of the Consulate of Spain in San Francisco will consider applications for all kind of Visas IN PERSON AND BY APPOINTMENT, one appointment per applicant. For all appointment matters please contact VFS GLOBAL.

Due to the amount of applications received by this office, it is recommended that you plan your trip to the Schengen area with sufficient time to schedule for an appointment and to process your visa application.

For more information about VFS GLOBAL

By clicking on the link below, you will be redirected to VFS Global Web site, our appointment system provider, where you will be able to book an appointment with the Consulate General of Spain in San Francisco in order to submit your application.

In addition, VFS Global will provide permanente assistance in the process through its CALL CENTER, offering additional information you might need.

Please note that VFS Global is not involved in the decision-making process and cannot influence the decision on your visa application. Only the Consulate General of Spain in San Francisco is entitled to receive your application form and supporting documents and to accept or reject your application.

Additionally to the visa application fee that you will have to pay personally at the Consulate General of Spain in San Francisco, you will be required by VFS Global to pay on-line a previous fee for its services.

To make an appointment please contact VFS GLOBAL at:

1-202-684-3193 or 1-669-231-7286 (Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm)

or go to the VFS website

http://www.vfsglobal.com/Spain/usa/SanFrancisco/

 

For additional information and assistance on the visa process, please email VFS GLOBAL at: Info.esus.sa@vfshelpline.com or by Online Chat
 

At the time of your appointment, you must present the following:

  1. Printed confirmation of your appointment 
  2. Visa Fees (exact cash or money order)
  3. Completed Visa application form (Photo requirements)
  4. All documentation required for the visa which you are applying for:

Short Stay (Tourism and Business Visa)

Long Stay (National Visa)

Please take one minute to review our Frequently Asked Questions, where you will find most of the information needed to go through this process.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not bring these items, you will NOT be allowed to pass through security at the entrance to the Consulate.

To check the status of your visa, visit: http://sutramiteconsular.maec.es with your personal code given at your interview. No information will be provided over the phone regarding the status of the visa.

WE HIGHLY RECOMEND YOU NOT TO PURCHASE TRAVEL TICKETS UNTIL YOUR VISA HAS BEEN APPROVED

To collect your visa in person: Monday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ONLY (no appointment needed)
 

Information for EU citizens and Family:

 

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