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
    These visas entitle their holders to pass through the international transit zone in a Spanish airport.
     
    The procedures and conditions for issuing these visas are included in Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)
  • Uniform Schengen Visa

    This visa allows stays in the Schengen Area of up to 90 days (within any period of 180 days) for the purpose of tourism, business, family visits, medical treatment, studies, placements in companies or volunteer activities with a duration of less than 3 months, or for other unremunerated activities. It also allows transit across the territory and within an airport.

    The procedures and conditions for issuing these visas are included in Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009 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.
  • Formalities after entry into Spain
    Once a visa has been issued, there are certain formalities which must necessarily be carried out in Spain.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Twitter@EmbEspKenia

  • 04 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @CasaReal: La Reina preside la reunión de la Fundación del Español Urgente "FundéuRAE" @Fundeu @RAEinforma https://t.co/wAeLCHTxhw https…
  • 04 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @SEDIAgob: León is ready to host European Cybersecurity Center #CyberLeon #ThisIsTheRealSpain https://t.co/6BlSRGgw4X
  • 04 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @SpainMFA: #EconomicDiplomacy is an essential instrument of 🇪🇸 foreign policy, which: ✅ Strengthens the role of our trade relations with…
  • 04 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @CasaReal: El Rey preside el Patronato de la Fundación Carolina en su XXXI edición, cuyo objetivo es la promoción de las relaciones cult…
  • 03 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @SpainMFA: Maribel lives in an assisted living facility in Montijo and works at @plenaextremadur for a fairer, more egalitarian society.…
  • 02 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @InstCervantes: ⚡️ El Cervantes expone en Senegal sus planes para África subsahariana. 🔹Inaugurará en 2021 el #CervantesDakar 🔹Abrirá…
  • 02 Dec @EmbEspKenia * ⚠️🇺🇬ATENCIÓN🇺🇬⚠️ UGANDA: Se recomienda precaución y evitar desplazamientos al centro de la ciudad de Kampala. Se pr… https://t.co/LZ38r6AU9A
  • 02 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @FIIAPP: .@KoenDoens➡️@europeaid #SECI➡️@AMorenoBau @GabrielFerrero1➡️#DGPOLDES @AECID_es➡️@MartinezSoliman @annaterronc➡️#FIIAPP @Coope…
  • 01 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @Congreso_Es: El Congreso se ilumina esta noche de rojo 🏛💡🔴 para conmemorar el #DíaMundialContraElSida, que se celebra el 1 de diciembre…
  • 01 Dec @EmbEspKenia * RT @EUinKenya: The EU joins the rest of the world in showing solidarity with the millions of people living with HIV worldwide. The EU and i…
  • 01 Dec @EmbEspKenia * La @EmbEspKenia ha realizado una pequeña donación de mascarillas sanitarias y otro material de protección a la ONG… https://t.co/CAoJHj4UBt
  • 30 Nov @EmbEspKenia * Now that we discuss everyday about pandemics, global health challenges, and mass vaccination, let’s remember the fi… https://t.co/uvZSzKDBaj
  • 30 Nov @EmbEspKenia * ¿Viaja a España? Recuerde rellenar el formulario sanitario, ¡es un requisito para cruzar la frontera! Necesitará PC… https://t.co/Hyjr2tKYol
  • 30 Nov @EmbEspKenia * Schengen borders’ closure will remain for 3rd countries’ citizens until 31 December. Non 🇪🇺/Schengen residents/citi… https://t.co/7tDq9j4S5n
  • 28 Nov @EmbEspKenia * RT @Ruta_Elcano: Hoy se cumplen 500 años de una proeza: la armada de Magallanes completa el paso del estrecho que permite navegar a espalda…
  • Atlas Redes Sociales
  • Embajadas y Consulados
  • Sede Electrónica
  • Página de Participación Ciudadana
  • Página Portal de Transparencia
  • Sede Palacio de Santa Cruz
    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Palacio de Viana
    Duque de Rivas, 1
    28071 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Torres Ágora
    Serrano Galvache, 26
    28033 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 97 00
  • Sede Pechuán
    C/ Pechuán, 1
    28002 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 379 17 00
  • AECID
    Avda. Reyes Católicos, 4
    28040 MADRID
    Tel: +34 91 583 81 00 / 01
    Fax: +34 91 583 83 10 / 11
Gobierno de España
©Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
Portal gestionado por la Dirección General de Comunicación, Diplomacia Pública y Redes
Premio Ciudadanía 2016
Premio Ciudadanía 2016