Do you need a visa to travel to Spain? What are relating conditions? Find out in this article.
Nationals of the European Union and European Economic Area can travel to Spain without any restriction with a national identity card or a valid passport. Foreign nationals coming from other countries, on the other hand, have to complete certain formalities.
90 days stay
Nationals from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, the Republic of Korea, San Marino, Vatican, Singapore, Uruguay and Venezuela can also travel to Spain without a visa upon presentation of their valid passport and for a maximum of 90 days over a period of 180 days.
Else, you will have to apply for a visa at the Spanish embassy or consulate in your home country. You thus have to be in possession of documents supporting your stay in Spain and relating conditions. You will also need proof of sufficient funds to support yourself throughout your stay.
For nationals of other countries, a tourist visa is necessary for entering Spain. You can opt for a Schengen visa allowing you to travel within the Union for a period of 90 days. For more Information about the Schengen visa, visit the European Union website.
Ministerio de Trabajo e Inmigración - Ministry of Labor and Immigration www.empleo.gob.es