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 Visas
    This visa entitles its holder to go through the international transit area of Spanish airports.
  • Schengen Visas
    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.


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  • Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.
    2375 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
    20037 Washington, D.C.
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    20009 Washington, D.C.
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    20016 Washington, D.C.
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