Spain is a party to the Schengen Agreement.
This means that U.S.
citizens may enter Spain for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa.
Your passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the period of stay.
Visit the Embassy of Spain website for the most current visa information.
Which countries need a visa to travel to Spain?
You do NOT require a tourist visa for Spain if you are a holder of a passport of the following countries:
- The European Union, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. Passports and travel documents are required to be valid during the duration of the visit.
- A list of countries or dependencies.
Do I need a visa for Spain from UK?
Visas. If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don’t need a visa to enter Spain. If you’re planning a stay of longer than 3 months, see our Living in Spain guide and contact the Spanish Embassy if you have further questions.
What documents do I need to travel to Spain?
The documentation required to travel to Spain varies according to the country of origin. If you are a citizen of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, you must carry a valid passport or identity card. The ID of your country is valid to enter Spain. A driving license does not count as an ID here.
How long can you stay in Spain as a tourist?
A short-stay Schengen visa (visado de corta duracion) allows you to stay in Spain – but not work – for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. If you have a Schengen visa issued by another Schengen state you can also come and stay in Spain for 90 days.
How much is visa to Spain?
From the date the application is submitted it takes a maximum of 15 days for visa application process, however, the period can extend to 30 days for specific cases. The visa fee is 60 Euros, and is payable to consulate of Spain.
Can I go to Spain without a visa?
Spain is a party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that U.S. citizens may enter Spain for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the period of stay. You must have sufficient funds and a return airline ticket.
How long does Spain visa take?
15 calendar days is the standard processing time that a Consulate should aim at, according to the Schengen visa rules. In an individual case, it may take up to 30 days (e.g. if the Consulate has to contact the authorities of another country about your application).
How much is a visa to Spain from UK?
Spain visa fees for UK residents
|Schengen Visa Category (by age)||Fee in UK Pound||Fee in Euro|
|Adult||73 £||80 €|
|Child between 6-12 years of age||36.5 £||40 €|
|Child younger than 6 years of age||Free||Free|
How do I apply for a visa to Spain?
Documents for Spain Visa application:
- Original passport and old passports, if any.
- Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months, with a minimum of two blank pages for the visa stamp.
- Scanned copy of the first and last page of your current and previous passport.
- Confirmed return air tickets.