Spain is one of the most culturally rich countries in Europe for thousands of years. With the unique culture of bullfights and fancy shopping sites, Spain attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year.  Have you too been planning for your Spain trip for many days? Are you dreaming to sway in Flamenco music and sing along? Then it’s time to plan your Spain trip and to begin with, you will first need to obtain a Spain visa.

Spain is a part of the Schengen Agreement; obtaining a Spain visa provides a traveller with the opportunity to go around the whole area of Schengen on a single visa.

For a hassle-free visa process throughout, follow these steps to get your Spain visa successfully:

Step 1

Your first step towards getting a Spain visa is to determine the visa type that you will require i.e. a tourist visa, visit visa, transit visa or a business visa. The Spain visa is a short-term visa generally issued for a period of 6 months and one can stay for up to 90 days on each visit. It can be issued for single or multiple entries depending upon your travel purpose and itinerary.

Also read on: How to get a Schengen Visa

Step 2

After determining your visa type, prepare the documents you will require for applying for a Spain visa. There are several documents that are required to be attached along with your Spain Visa application form, including:

  • Original passport with at least 6 months validity + old passports if any
  • Visa application form
  • 2 recent colour photographs
  • Personal covering letter
  • Updated bank statement with sufficient balance
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Confirmed return flight tickets
  • Hotel reservation
  • Day wise itinerary
  • Travel Insurance (minimum coverage of EUR 30000)

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Step 3

Now that your documents are ready, the next step should be to apply for the visa. The Spain visa process is very complicated and arduous. It is highly advisable to contact a reliable travel agent for a smooth and seamless application. Trust to process your visa application without any hassles. All you have to do is visit the website of and submit your details online. The Visa Experts will then collect your visa documents without you leaving the comfort of your home.

Step 4

On receiving your documents; the Visa Expert will complete your visa application online, verify your documents and schedule your appointments. On the appointment date, you will need to personally visit the Visa application centre (VAC) for documents and biometrics (fingerprint and digital photograph) submission. Travel Agents cannot apply on behalf of the applicants especially if it’s a first-time traveller to Spain.

Step 5

On the day of the appointment visit the VAC, submit your biometrics (fingerprinting and digital photograph) and visa file. Typically a Spain Schengen visa for Indians takes 5-15 days to get processed at the Spain Embassy, The processing time depends on various factors and hence, can change without any prior information prior notice. 

So, all set to fly to the best music, the best culture and the best dance? Travelling to Spain for anything will be fun. From the point of business, it has the most advanced technology and a stronger economy. From the point of tourism, the country attracts travellers from the entire world. Hence, do not wait for more. Be ready to experiences, adventures and everything in between. Now that you know the Spain Visa process for Indian Citizens, you would also know the complexity. But guess what? We have you covered. At Akbar Travels, get assurance with just one call. From the document, verification to form filling to assistance in other steps of the Spain visa process, you have our back. You had us at hello and till you say bye for Spain.

Know more on Spain Visas for Indians:

Tips to get Spain Schengen Visa

Tips to Common Spain Schengen Visa Rejection Reasons

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