All Applicants aged 12 years and above must visit the Visa Application Centre in person to submit their application due to the biometric enrolment process.
All applicants must fully comply with relevant documentation required for respective visa categories. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
You may submit your visa application at the nearest BLS International Visa Application Centre. Those applying for short-stay Schengen visas (for business, tourism, transit, medical etc.) may submit their application at the Spain Visa Application Centre in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.
Applications will be accepted maximum 90 days prior to their travel date.
Schengen countries require visitors to obtain a common visa, which permits entry into the Area.
Applicants must not be subject to an exclusion order (appearing on the Schengen Information System [SIS] or the National Register of persons banned from entering the country). Possible causes of exclusion may include:
Not having stayed in Spanish territory for a total of 90 days in the last 6 months, counting from the date of last entry (art. 20.1 Schengen, and art. 30 Law).