Spain Visa Information
Information about different Spanish VISA types, document requirements for the application, visa fees, insurance for Spain, application form and guidelines.
Depending on the purpose of your travel to Spain, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion.
Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside in Spain permanently, you will have to apply for a different Schengen Visa, accordingly.
You can apply for the Spain Visa since 1995 when Spain as an EU Member State also became a member state of the Schengen Area.
General required documents for a Spain Visa Application:
Download the application form,
fill it completely and with sincerity. You can also fill the
Spanish Visa application form electronically and then print
a hard-copy. Learn how
to fill-in the Spanish Visa application form!
2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport
format – a recent whole-face capture with a light
background. Learn more about photo
requirements and specifications for a Spanish Visa.
Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for
at least 3 months beyond return date – are required. Your
passport must have at least two blank pages.
A copy of your return-ticket reservation. It is not
recommended to purchase the ticket before obtaining the visa
– if not otherwise required
Schengen Travel Insurance confirmation
of minimum 30,000€ coverage within Spain and the entire
A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Spain and
itinerary. (Click to find cover
letter samples for visa applications)
Flight Reservation with
dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from
Hotel Booking Reservation for
the whole duration of the intended stay in Spain. Find
and Book Cheap Hotels in Spain!
Proof of civil status
(marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death
certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable)
Means of subsistence –
Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of
stay in Spain. A foreigner who seeks to enter the territory
of Spain needs to attest owning the overall amount for
duration up to 10 days that is representative of a 90% of
the gross national minimum wage (598.68€) that is 583.74€,
while in case of exceeding 10 days the daily required amount
please read: How
to Apply for a Spain Visa in the UK!
For more information about the visa
application, please contact the local embassy in your country.
Alternatively, participants may ask their travel agents to
arrange their travel to China and obtain a tourist visa
irrespective of whether or not they have registered with the
Conference Secretariat. If participants have any difficulties in
obtaining their visa, they should contact the Conference
If some participants need another type of visa that does
require an invitation letter, the ICESM 2019 local
arrangement committee will be glad to help. To obtain an
invitation letter, please send e-mail to
together with your registration, and in the case of
being an author, your accepted paper ID. The Conference
Secretariat will then send a formal visa application
form via email with which the participants can apply for