This page guides the applicant on the procedure for applying for VISA if he/she is an EEA / EU spouse.
Applications will be accepted maximum 180 days prior to the travel date
Applicants married to an EU national must produce an attested marriage certificate “must not be older that 3 months” issued by a European Register Office otherwise the applicant must submit all the requirements as per the Tourism Checklist.
This Passports can be identified by the symbol on its cover:
|Nationals of Russian Federation, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Georgia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine||Others Nationals||Children between 6-12 years||Children under 6||Spouses and relatives of EU citizens|
|178 AED||357 AED||178 AED||0||0|
The above mentioned Visa Fees is to be paid only by cash.
Note: Exemption of Visa Fee for a child is applicable only in the case of Short Term category, if the child's age is less than 6 years at the date of submission.
The Visa Fee is subject to change without notice'
BLS International Service charge
Applicants applying at the Spanish visa application Centre shall be levied a service charge of AED 69 (inclusive of all Tax) payable in cash.
* Passport must contain at least two empty pages.
Joining a family member of an EU or European Economic Area citizen
Note: We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements
Please provide one recent photograph (not more than 6 months old) of yourself, and for minors below 3 years old photograph must not be more than 1 month old, which should not have been used previously in the passport. The photograph should be in colour and:
Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. A photo booth meeting these requirements is available at the centre..
Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant can be further requested additional documentation in support of the same. Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain minimum processing time is 3 week (It may delay depending on case to case).
All applications must be submitted at least 3 week prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.
Kindly note that application submitted in Dubai & Abu Dhabi centers will be sent to Embassy of Spain in Abu Dhabi next working day.
Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS International Services.
Applicants submitting the applications towards the Embassy of Spain, Abu Dhabi with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.