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BLS Spain Visa from UK

Spain attracts a lot of tourists with its diverse range of experiences like the energetic streets of Barcelona, Madrid and the tranquil beaches of Costa del Sol as well as breathtaking scenery of Andalusia. Apply for your BLS online Spain visa UK now and secure your Spain visa appointment to get ready to explore the centuries of rich history and culture. Whether you are wandering through its historic districts or relaxing on sun-kissed Mediterranean beaches, Spain offers a beautiful blend of natural splendor and cultural treasures.

What are the Documents Requirements for Spain Visa?

As part of the Schengen visa application process you will have to provide certain documents when applying for Spain Visa Appointment in UK.

A list of necessary documents is made compulsory by the Schengen area for each reason of entry into the nation. These requirements are essentially the same for visiting every member state of Schengen. For Spain visa application to be approved, you have to submit the following set of documents:

  • Two recent pictures that comply with the following requirements of the Schengen visa:
    • Identical photos.
    • 35x45mm in size.
    • You must submit a color photo on a light backdrop.
    • When facing the camera the candidate must maintain a straight face, a closed mouth and neutral expressions.
    • Any kind of uniform and outfit that match with the background should be avoided.
  • Passport that satisfies the requirements below:
    • Acquired in the previous ten years
    • To get a visa stamp two full blank pages are needed.
    • It should be valid for at least three months after you return to UK from Spain.
    • Previous passports with the visa stamp visible, if applicable.
  • The booking of round-trip flight ticket or the full itinerary. Your ticket must have dates of your arrival and departure from Spain along with the flight numbers. We can take care of many of your Spain visa appointment requirements including comprehensive consultations, dummy hotel reservations and flight scheduling.
  • A travel insurance policy that covers medical emergencies, accidents and even repatriation in the event of death with a minimum coverage amount of £30,000 for the whole Schengen area. For any Schengen visa, we can offer you the best travel medical insurance.
  • Documents detailing your accommodations and include a comprehensive itinerary for your vacation in Spain. One of the following scenarios best describes this condition:
    • Details of hotel or hostel booking.
    • If you intend to rent a house in Spain, a rent agreement is necessary.
    • An invitation letter from friends or family members who will be your hosts during your vacation in Spain.
  • Evidence of funds proving your ability to support yourself while in Spain.
    • Bank statement proving you have the funds in your account to pay for the trip. The statement should not be older than three months.
    • Sponsorship letter from a third party stating to pay for all of your travel expenditures in Spain. For this letter to be accepted, it must be provided with your sponsor’s bank statement which should also not be more than three months old.
    • You may also give the combination of the above mentioned documents.

Documents Requirements Based on Employment Status

Documents requirements for Spain visa depending on your job status are as follows:

  • For Employees
    • Employment Agreement
    • Latest six-month bank statement
    • Approval from employers for leaves
    • Income tax return file
  • For Self-Employed
    • Your business license
    • Bank statement of business of latest six months
    • Income tax return of business
  • For Retirees
    • Last six months pension statement

Documents Requirements for Minors

When applying for Spain visa, parents or legal guardians of minors must submit the following additional documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Visa application form signed by both parents
  • If just one parent has sole custody of the child, a family court order may be necessary.
  • Certified copies of both parents’ Passport/ID.
  • If the minor will be travelling alone, a notarized parental consent form signed by both parents and guardians is required.

Do I Need a Visa to Travel to Spain?

Spain is a part of Schengen region so if any of the following apply to you, you must have a valid visa in order to enter Spain or any other Schengen area:

  • If you are not a citizen of the UK but possess a valid residency permit.
  • For first 90 days as a British citizen you do not need a visa in order to enter Spain or any other Schengen country but after that you will need one.

What are the Types of Spain Visa

  • Spain Tourist Visa – A tourist visa is issued to those who want to visit Spain for leisure and it is valid for 90 days.
  • Spain Business Visa – A business visa is granted to individuals who are traveling for business reasons.
  • Long Stay National Visa – If a British citizen intends to stay in Spain for more than ninety days, they can apply for a long-stay visa. As they typically can visit Spain for a maximum of 90 days without any visa.

How to apply for Spain visa?

Here is our Spain visa process to get it quickly and easily:

  • Fill the application form and pay online securely for appointment booking.
  • Get documentation support from our experts.
  • Visit the VFS visa centre with our executive along with your documents & submit your biometrics.
  • Receive your Passport & visa via courier.

What is Spain Visa Validity?

The duration of your Spain visa will depend on several different factors including whether this is your first application or if you have applied for and been granted many Schengen visas in the past. Typically, visas are issued for visits in Spain from three months to two years or more.

How Long Can You Stay in Europe with a Schengen Visa?

You can spend up to 90 days in Spain within 180 days if you have a short-stay visa. With your Spain visa you can travel to other Schengen nations without obtaining a new one. It is best to apply for your visa well in advance of the date you wish to visit as processing time can differ based on your unique situation.

Spain Visa Fees

Depending on the type of visa you are applying for you will have to pay one of the following fees:

Spanish Visa Type Consulate Fee BLS Spanish Service Charges Our Handling Charges Spanish Premium Service Total Online Payable
Spanish Tourist visa – Single/Multiple Entry £78 £15 £149 + VAT £92 £179
Spanish Transit Visa –Single Entry £78 £15 £149 + VAT £92 £179
Spanish Business Visa – Single/Multiple Entry £78 £15 £149 + VAT £92 £179
Spanish EU/EEA Spouse or dependents Nil £15 £149 + VAT £92 £179
Children Between 6-12 years £39 £15 £149 + VAT £92 £179

FAQ’s

What is the validity of a Schengen Spain visa?

Schengen visa to Spain is usually valid for 90 days in 180 days period.

Is it possible to extend my Spain Schengen visa?

Spain short-stay visa usually cannot be extended because of the strict requirements involved in obtaining one. The visa is only valid for 90 days, but if you need to extend it you must have a legitimate, unforeseen reason. If you did not overstay your visa expired while you’ve been in the nation, we can assist you in getting it extended.

Can I visit other Schengen countries with Spain visa?

Yes, Spain visa allows you to travel to other Schengen countries too. Being a part of Schengen area Spain allows you to travel freely to all other Schengen countries without requiring any additional visa as long as you enter the country with a valid Schengen visa.

Can I travel to non-Schengen countries with Spain visa?

No, Spain Schengen visa does not permit you to enter or travel to non-Schengen nations.

Can I work in Spain with a Schengen visa?

You cannot work in Spain while holding a Schengen visa because these visas are only meant for travel, business, family or emergency medical trips. Therefore, unless and until you get a specific work visa you are not permitted to work in Spain or any other Schengen nation with this visa.

 

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