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Your Ultimate Guide to Acquire Spain Schengen Visa from India

Introduction

If you are going to apply for Spain Schengen Visa from India, read this absolute guide to go through all the requirements and fees for the Indian citizens.

Embassy and Consulate-Generals of Spain in India

For consular purposes, the territory of India and those four countries is divided into two jurisdictions, one under the responsibility of the Consulate General of Spain in Mumbai and the other under the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi. This map shows those two consular jurisdictions (green, New Delhi; light grey, Mumbai).

 

The consular jurisdiction of the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi includes Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka and a number of States and Union Territories of India: Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Punjab, Bihar, Meghalaya, Chandigarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Tripura, Haryana, Odisha, Mizoram, Delhi NCR, Sikkim, Lakshadweep Island, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Assam, and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands.

The Embassy of Spain in New Delhi safeguards the interests of Spain and its citizens, not only in India but also in Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

Types of Spain Visas

You can apply for the following types of Spain Schengen Visa in India:

Spain Schengen Visa – Tourism

If you are planning to explore the natural and man-made wonders of Spain, then you will apply for the Spain Tourism Schengen Visa. If granted, Spain Tourism Schengen Visa allows its possessor to roam freely in Spain or any other part of the Schengen Area for up to 90 days.

Spain Schengen Visa – Medical

If you want to get yourself or any of your siblings treated from Spain, then you will submit a Spain Medical Schengen Visa application. If granted, Spain Medical Schengen Visa allows the applicant to remain in Spain for a period not exceeding than 90 days.

Spain Schengen Visa – Business

If you want to attend a business meeting in Spain or want to visit the European country for business purposes, you will submit the Spain Business Schengen Visa application. Like Tourism and Medical Schengen Visas, Spain Business Schengen Visa allows itinerant to remain in Spain legally for a period of 90 days.

Spain Schengen Visa Requirements for Indian Citizens

For acquiring a Spain Visa from India, an applicant is required to complete the following set of documents:

A valid travel document or passport. The passport must:

  • Not been issued period exceeding the ten-year limit.
  • Passport must contain two empty pages to mark your arrival and departure dates.

A Spain visa application form. The form must be fully signed and dated.

Document proving that you’re a legal Indian resident.

A passport size photograph.

Bank statement showing transactions of the previous six months.

Roundtrip Flight Reservation for Spain Visa: Your Spain Visa application must be accompanied by a roundtrip flight reservation or any other proof of transportation.

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Travel health insurance detailing that travel insurance for Schengen Visa offering coverage of 30000 euros of 50000 dollars has been availed and attached. It should cover the cost of repatriation even after death.

 

Hotel Bookings for Visa Application detailing that you have already paid for accommodation facilities in Spain.

hotel-booking

Means of subsistence detailing that the applicant has enough financial means to carry himself with ease [i-e without any financial pressure]. The applicant can prove his/her financial stability by attaching any of the following documents:

Credit card

Three-month-old bank statement

Pay-slips

Employment letter

Traveler’s cheques

For stays up to 5 days

The overall amount is 269.60€ /person and 212.81 /two and more persons.

For stays 6-10 days

The daily amount is 44.93€ /person and 26.33€ /two and more persons.

For stays 11-20 days

The overall amount is 51.64€/person and 25.82€/ two and more persons, plus the daily amount is 36.67€/person and 22.21€/ two and more persons.

For stays over 20 days

The overall amount is 206.58€/person and 118.79€/ two and more persons, plus the daily amount is 27.89€/person and 17,04/ two and more persons.

A sponsorship letter from the citizen of the host nation in which he/she expresses willingness to sponsor the itinerant during the course of the stay in the Schengen Area.

Evidence pertaining to prepaid transport

You will attach a roundtrip flight reservation or proof of transportation

Documentation of socio-professional standing

If you are employed, then you will attach a company reference letter in your application. It must entail info about previously withdrawn salary, joining date, job title, and the vacation period.

If you are self-employed, then you will attach income tax returns, bank statements, and incorporation certificates.

If you are retired, then attach copies of the previous three months.

If you are a student, attach an enrollment certificate issued by Spain college, school, or varsity.

Besides original documents, you will also submit copies of all the documents.

For tourism:

Hotel Bookings

Flight Itinerary

For business:

Roundtrip Flight Itinerary or One-way flight itinerary.

A business invitation from a company or person operating from Spain.

For the study (less than 90 days):

Flight Itinerary

Enrollment Letter from Spain school.

For the study (more than 90 days):

Enrollment certificate from a school located in Spain.

Where to apply for Spain Visa in India

You can submit your Spain Schengen Visa applications in the following diplomatic missions in India:

Embassy of Spain in New Delhi and Consulate-General of Spain in Mumbai.

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