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)

Short-stay visa requests should be made by submitting a printed copy of the correctly completed official application (original and copy), which can be downloaded from this web page or obtained from the Diplomatic Missions or the Consular Offices of Spain abroad.
 
The visa should be requested in-person at the Diplomatic Mission or Spanish Consular Office in the place where the applicant legally resides. If there is no Diplomatic Mission or Spanish Consular Office in a specific country, applications can be made at the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office that represents Spain in said country
 
The established fee must be paid when presenting the visa application. This will not be returned if the application is unsuccessful. The necessary requirements, as well as cases of reduction or waiver of the fee, should be checked at the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office where the visa is requested, as these may vary depending on the applicant's reason for travel and country of origin.
 
The maximum period to process a short-stay visa request is 15 calendar days from the date the application was made. This period may be extended to a maximum of 30 calendar days in certain circumstances. Exceptionally, in those specific cases where additional documentation is needed, this period can be extended to 60 calendar days. 
 
The visa issued must be collected in-person from the corresponding Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office within a period of one month after the notification of its issuance.
 
If the visa is denied, the applicant will be notified by means of a standardised form which will state the reason for which the visa request was unsuccessful. In this situation, a Contentious-Administrative appeal can be lodged to the High Court of Justice (Tribunal Superior de Justicia) of Madrid within a term of two months from the date of notification. Appeals for reversal may be lodged with the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office within a term of one month from the date of notification of the denial of visa.

 

The rights of the concerned parties within the framework of the Visa system are set out in Chapter VI of REGULATION (EC) No 767/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 9 July 2008 on the Visa Information System (VIS) and the exchange of data between Member States on short-stay visas (VIS Regulation).

You can check and exercise your rights on the following link:

Spanish Agency for Data Protection - Visa Information System



Visas for relatives of citizens of the European Union, States that are part of the European Economic Area and Switzerland

The procedure and conditions regarding the issuing of European entry visas is stated in Directive 2004/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 and in Royal Decree 240/2007, of 16 February on entry, free movement and residence in Spain of citizens of EU member States and other States that are part of the European Economic Area.


European beneficiaries are those nationals from non-member countries that are related to European citizens, providing that said relation is stated in section 2 and 2 bis of Royal Decree 240/2007 and that they are accompanied by the European citizen or will meet with them.

The processing of these visas will have preferential status. Visas will be issued free of charge.

In those consular demarcations in which there is a provider of external services, the applicant can choose to present their application directly at the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office of Spain, or in the offices of said provider. In such case they should pay the fee for said service.

Twitter@MAECgob

  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 Tras reunirse con las autoridades de #Marruecos, la ministra @AranchaGlezLaya visitó la sede del Instituto Cer… https://t.co/0LDdIrx6zD
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 📂La ministra también se ha reunido con empresarios españoles y representantes de distintas cámaras de comercio pres… https://t.co/wXL1FGdKyC
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 La ministra @AranchaGlezLaya y su homólogo Nasser Bourita se han reunido hoy en el marco de la visita oficial… https://t.co/DWqV7M4a1p
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * ⚡️ “Entrega de Cartas Credenciales 24/01” de @MAECgob https://t.co/dVXkKrJR1L Los nuevos Embajadores en España de… https://t.co/lMJBv16mFZ
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * Seis nuevos Embajadores han presentando hoy sus Cartas Credenciales 📜 ante el Rey, en una ceremonia que se remonta… https://t.co/wXF360QYsr
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 La ministra @AranchaGlezLaya es recibida por su homólogo Nasser Bourita, con quien se ha reunido en el marco d… https://t.co/K2aWXQSp1l
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * RT @EmbSpainUK: ❗#Brexit: El 31/01 el #ReinoUnido abandonará la #UE. 🗓️ La legislación de la UE seguirá vigente durante el Período Transit…
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * La @AECID_es activa el convenio de emergencias con @Acontraelhambre por un importe de 60.887 € para asistir a hasta… https://t.co/0CAFr1N4zU
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * Hoy hemos recibido en nuestra sede a los estudiantes del Máster en #Periodismo Internacional de la @UPFBarcelona, c… https://t.co/Kjb3IhHaBJ
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 📣 ¡Recuerda! El próximo lunes 27 a las 14:00 h se cierra el plazo de solicitudes para las #becas @MAECgob -… https://t.co/8RTKp8gkGM
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * @AranchaGlezLaya @Elotmanisaad @EmbEspanaRabat @Emb_Marruecos @MarocDiplomatie 🇪🇸🇲🇦 Durante su viaje a #Rabat, la m… https://t.co/xwm03itZSz
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 La ministra @AranchaGlezLaya se encuentra hoy en visita oficial en #Rabat, donde ha visitado el Mausoleo de Mo… https://t.co/74Q8O1b4xx
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * RT @AECID_es: ¿Sabes qué es y qué impacto ha tenido el Fondo del Agua de la @CooperacionESP? Abrimos hilo 👇 https://t.co/Ithwm8K9jW
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * El @MAECgob participa en la Conferencia de Comunicaciones Integradas de la @NATO que se celebra en el Palais d’Egmo… https://t.co/7hO9ic0vyu
  • 24 Jan @MAECgob * Este 2020 se cumplen 75 años de la liberación de #Auschwitz-Birkenau. A lo largo de todo el #MesHolocausto, y siem… https://t.co/9p2kzY5CTj
  • Cuenta de Twitter del Ministerio en Inglés
  • Blog del Ministerio
  • ATLAS
  • Página de Participación Ciudadana
  • Página Portal de Transparencia
  • MAUC / Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAUC / Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tfno: 91 379 97 00
  • MAUC / 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
    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