Visa to Spain

A Spain's visa is a document that allows its holder to enter Spain and reside for some time in the country.

Spain has the following 15 types of visa:

  • Airport transit visa
  • Seamen transit visa
  • Tourist visa
  • Visitor visa
  • Business visa
  • Medical treatment visa
  • EEA/EU dependent visa
  • Missing Residence permit visa
  • Study or training visa
  • Diplomatic passport holder visa
  • Student visa
  • Long-term work visa
  • Entrepreneur visa
  • Short-term work (working holiday) visa
  • Non-lucrative residence visa

It must be noted that some of these visa sub-types can be included into a broader category, and they are different in the sense that they require different documents to apply for.

Photo requirements

The photo you submit with the application documents must meet certain criteria:

  • taken no more than 6 months prior to submission
  • 3,5 cm х 4,5 cm in size
  • taken in color
  • has a light background
  • facing forward
  • facial features clearly visible (i.e. nothing covers the face)
  • no tinted eyeglasses or decorational headwear
  • neutral facial expression
  • unifrom lighting
  • no ink or other marks
  • no editing

Spain's visa and Schengen area

Instead of Spain's visa, you can enter the country with a Schengen visa. You can use Spain's visa to enter the Schengen area.

Immigration to EU

If you wish to immigrate to Spain or a EU country in general, you will most likely need a visa to enter the country for preliminary arrangements before you can actually receive a residence permit. Contact us to see which visa you would need, as well as check out our EU residency solutions.