Information for Foreigners
This section provides detailed information necessary for foreigners who want to visit Spain.
  • Entry Requirements
    This section describes the different requirements currently in force for entering Spanish territory.
  • Formalities after entering Spain
    Once a visa has been issued, there are certain formalities which must necessarily be carried out in Spain.
  • Tourism in Spain
    Spain is the world's leading destination for holiday tourism, and the second most visited country in the world.
  • Working in Spain
    Here are some guidelines for people who want to work in Spain.
  • Studying in Spain
    This section includes some basic considerations and a series of links to further information.
  • Residing in Spain
    Foreigners wishing to reside in Spain must have prior authorization to do so. Once said authorization has been obtained, it shall be necessary to obtain the corresponding visa allowing entry into Spain.
  • Airport Transit Visa
    This visa entitles its holder to go through the international transit area of Spanish airports.
  • Uniform Schengen Visa
    The procedures and conditions regarding the issuing of these visas are contained in Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009, establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)
  • Long-Term Visas
    These visas entitle their holders to reside, work, study or research in Spain.
  • Foreigners' Identity Number (N.I.E.)
    Foreigners having an economic, professional or social connection with Spain may apply personally for an N.I.E.
  • Nationality
    In this section you will find the different methods for acquiring Spanish nationality along with the important information on the loss and preservation of same.
  • Legalisations
    Legalisation is an administrative act whereby a foreign public document is validated, by verifying the authenticity of the signature on the document, and the capacity in which the signatory of the document has acted.

Twitter@ConsuladoEspSF

  • 16 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @eu_eeas: "We will continue to work for more equal, more democratic and just societies – on this international day, and on all other day…
  • 16 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: 🌐Hoy celebramos el #DíadelaDemocracia, garante de sociedades más justas y participativas. Por eso desde el @MAECgob estamos fi…
  • 16 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @SpainMFA: Today we celebrate the #InternationalDayofDemocracy. We are firmly committed to building societies and institutions more dem…
  • 15 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: 🇪🇺 ¿Qué sugerirías para hacer más democrática la #UE? 👉 @Masdemocraciaue es una plataforma digital en la que podrás plantear…
  • 11 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: El @MAECgob desea una feliz #Diada2018 a todos los catalanes y catalanas, especialmente a los más de 300.000 que residen en el…
  • 11 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * HURACÁN OLIVIA en Hawái. Se aconseja visitar la página web del Centro de Huracanes del Pacífico Central, para obten… https://t.co/xsCB6yae0X
  • 11 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * El Consulado General anima a asistir a las charlas informativas que la Consejeria de Trabajo, Migraciones y Segurid… https://t.co/3p3Ng0aX78
  • 09 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * @anearcelus Muchas gracias por su tweet. Sentimos comunicar que no se mantienen conversaciones en Twitter sobre cue… https://t.co/vVaJLNFNV7
  • 08 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: Hoy, en el #DíaInternacionaldelCooperante, queremos dar gracias a @CooperacionESP y a los más de 2600 españoles que trabajan c…
  • 07 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: Si estás en el extranjero y necesitas renovar tu #DNI, recuerda que solamente puede hacerse personalmente en España a través d…
  • 03 Sep @ConsuladoEspSF * RT @MAECgob: ¿Has perdido o te han robado tu #pasaporte en el extranjero? ¡Nuestras representaciones en el extranjero pueden ayudarte! ➡️…
  • 31 Aug @ConsuladoEspSF * @carmen56sa Muchas gracias por su tweet. Por favor, para información detallada visite nuestra web en https://t.co/vndl3tqkjX.
  • 31 Aug @ConsuladoEspSF * @MargaGCandeira ConsuladoEspSF regrets that the attention provided at the window has not been satisfactory. Informa… https://t.co/vi8yxwfQTR
  • 31 Aug @ConsuladoEspSF * @MargaGCandeira ConsuladoEspSF lamenta mucho que atención facilitada en ventanilla no haya sido satisfactoria. Info… https://t.co/EQizoUjQ6i
  • 30 Aug @ConsuladoEspSF * @imsak_8 Thank you for your tweet. We regret informing that the Consulate does not maintain conversations regarding… https://t.co/wBziEdreGs
  • TWITTER
  • FACEBOOK
  • YOUTUBE
  • FLICKR
  • Instagram
  • Twitter SpainMFA
  • BLOGS
  • ATLAS DE REDES SOCIALES
  • PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA
  • Twitter
  • MAEUEC / Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAEUEC / Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAEUEC / Sede Torres Ágora
    Serrano Galvache, 26
    28033 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • AECID
    Avda. Reyes Católicos, 4
    28040 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 583 81 00 / 01
    Fax: 91 583 83 10 / 11
  • Dirección General de Españoles en el Exterior y de Asuntos Consulares y Migratorios
    C/ Pechuán, 1
    28002 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 17 00
Gobierno de España
©Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
Portal gestionado por la Dirección General de Comunicación e Información Diplomática
Premio Ciudadanía 2016
Premio Ciudadanía 2016