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.
  • Airport Transit Visa
    This visa entitles its holder to go through the international transit area of Spanish airports.
  • Uniform Schengen Visa
    Procedures and conditions for issuing these visas can be found in Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community Code on Visas.
  • 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.


  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: The spread of Spanish sovereign debt against the German Bund has experienced a steady downward trend (130 points)
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @Brand_Spain: 6 of the world's top 10 infrastructure construction companies are Spanish, with contracts worth 35 billion
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "The pace of business start-ups has picked up in Spain; 93,363 new companies were registered in Spain in 2013"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @Reuters_SarahW: Most Catalans would vote to stay in Spain, poll shows - first in years with majority against secession
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "Spain’s manufacturing sector hit a four-year high in May, after six consecutive months of expansion"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: The Spanish tourism industry broke new records, making Spain the world’s 2nd tourist destination in revenue terms
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: In Spain, the Consumer Confidence Index for December 2013 (71 points) almost doubled that of December 2012
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: The 3 major rating agencies (Fitch, Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s) have upgraded their forecasts for Spain to stable http://t…
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "Foreign investors injected nearly 88.76 billion euros into Spain in 2013 (they took out 174.33 billion in 2012)"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "In Spain, the balance of payments current account deficit had dropped to 0.9% by the first half of 2014"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "In the first eight months of 2014, public deficit in Spain has been cut by another 12.4%"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "In the year 2012, public deficit in Spain was reduced by nothing less than two GDP percentage points"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "Twenty-three reasons for optimism in #Spain" cc/ @IMendezdeVigo, @MAECgob
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @rielcano: "Spain has emerged from recession and dispelled the risk of a bailout that hung over our country in 2012"
  • 19 Dec @EmbEspDublin * RT @desdelamoncloa: Buenos días. El boletín de prensa nacional de hoy de la Secretaría de Estado de Comunicación ya está disponible: http…
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