Spain Business Visa

Spain Visa For Indians

Spain is a country with a mixed economy and the largest purchasing power parity in the world is a country with high human development. Spain is leading in the production and development of renewable energy in the world. Spain is the 12th largest exporter and 16th largest importer in the world making it one of the important business centers in the world.

Spain’s economy is largely dependent on tourism as it is the most visited country in the world for 5 years consecutively with more than 82 million tourists. Spain headquarters World Tourism Organization in Madrid. Spain has a high-speed rail network in Europe and second in the world after China.

People intending to travel to Spain from India for the business purpose for attending business meetings, attending conferences, seminars, and fairs you need to have a valid Business Visa. Spain Business Visa is processed offline by the Consulate wherein you need to visit the BLS center for getting the visa process completed. The applicant needs to submit the documents in original/copy at the Spain Visa Application center BLS with biometrics and payment to complete the process.

Spain is a part of 26 Schengen countries hence while holding the Spain business you can visit other Schengen countries as a tourist with your main purpose of travel being business. While in Spain you can explore some beautiful and amazing cities such as Madrid & Barcelona, and Ibiza Island. For applying for Spain Business Visa you need to meet eligibility.

Eligibility for Spain Business Visa

  • Passport with the validity of 3 months from your intended date of return.
  • Passport with 2 blank pages.
  • Prove the purpose of visit to Spain.
  • Business Proof in the home country.
  • Social & Economic ties in the home country.
  • Invitation from Spain for business purposes.

How to apply for Business Visa

  • Spain BusinessVisa is an offline process and the applicant needs to visit the center for documents and biometrics submission at the nearby BLS center. The visa received will be stamped on the passport.
  • On the appointment day, you have to visit the BLS center and submit the documents as per the checklist, biometrics, and to make the payment at the center.
  • In case the applicant had a valid Schengen visa in the last 36 months then travel agent can submit on behalf of them as they are not required to submit biometrics.

Process for Business Visa

  • Business Visa for Spain is processed offline as you need to submit the Passport and the visa received will be stamped on the Passport.
  • While applying for the visa it is advisable to take the support & guidance of the travel agent for the process & documents to avoid rejection and delay in processing.
  • Once the travel plan is made you need to start arranging the documents from Spain as that will be required in the original. Also, it will be required to prepare the cover letter from India and filling up the form.
  • Spain Visa application form can be filled online as well as offline.
  • The cover letter from India must be on company letterhead in original with seal & sign of the authorized person. The letter must have the details of the applicant, passport number, designation in the company, joining date in the company, expenses, purpose of the travel, and the travel dates.
  • Invitation letter from Spain must be in original in Spanish on letterhead with stamp & signature of the authorized signatory. The letter must have an applicant’s Name, Passport Number, designation in Indian Company, Joining date in the company, purpose of travel to Spain, accommodation in Spain, and travel dates.
  • Once all the documents are arranged you have to schedule an appointment at your nearby BLS center.
  • On the day of the appointment, you should reach at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • At the BLS center, there will be a representative to assist you in the collection of documents, biometrics, and payment. You need to submit the mobile before entering the center.
  • At the counter, you need to submit the documents, make the payment, and then proceed for the biometrics process. Once this process gets over you will be handed over a payment receipt with reference number, your name & passport number which is to be preserved for further communication with the center.
  • Payment is to be made at the counter by cash or card.
  • The processing time for the visa is 04 -05 working days. You can track your application online with the help of the reference number by visiting the BLS website or call them and check. 
  • Once the passport is ready for collection you need to carry the original receipt given by the center while submission and a Xerox of government ID proof.
  • You can select the courier service by paying the charges of INR 350/- if you do not wish to visit the center to collect passport
  • Visa if approved will be valid for 90 days or as per the conditions mentioned on the visa.

BLS Spain Visa Checklist

Mandatory documents

  • Original Passport
  • Visa Form
  • Document Checklist
  • Appointment letter
  • Photo
  • Cover Letter
  • Air Tickets
  • Internal tickets if applicable
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Bank Statement
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Travel Insurance
  • Pan Card

Company-Sponsored Business trip

  • Bank Statement of the company for 6 months with attestation.
  • Any other financial documents
  • Income Tax Returns of the company for 2 years or Form 16A.
  • Cover letter from the company on the letterhead in detail.
  • Appointment letter and the Leave Letter from the Indian Company.
  • Salary Slip for 3 months.
  • Salary Account statement.
  • Job Profile in Company.

Self-employed – Business trip

  • Bank Statement of the company for 6 months with attestation.
  • Income Tax Returns for 2 years of Company
  • Cover letter on company letterhead with employment details and purpose of visit.
  • Company Registration Papers.

Documents from  Spain for Business Purpose

  • Invitation letter from Spain on Company Letterhead in original with details of the invitee, employment details, the purpose of visit, and duration of stay.
  • Company Profile.
  • Passport Copy of the signatory.

Additional documents may be required by the Spain consulate apart from the documents mentioned in the checklist as all the applications are been processed on merit.

Processing Time

  • Turnaround time of the application processing is consulate’s discretion. The processing time for the application is 04 -05 working days. Processing time may vary based on the application. Submit documents are per the checklist to avoid rejection or delay in processing. 
  • Consulate accepts application 180 days before your intended date.

Visa Fees – Short term less than 90 days.

Visa Type

Consulate Fee

VFS Fees

Service Fee

Business Visa –

Short term 90 days

Adult – INR 6,322

INR 1,221

INR 1,250

Where to apply?

  • All the documents are required to be submitted at the BLS center as it is an offline process. You need to carry all the documents in the original/copy at the center.
  • Applications are accepted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Jalandhar, and Cochin BLS center on behalf of the consulate.
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Spain Business Visa FAQ’s

1.How earlier can I apply for the Spain Business visa?

You can apply for Spain Business Visa 180 days before your intended date of travel or at least 30 days in advance before your intended travel date.

2. How long can I stay with a valid business visa in Spain?

You can stay up to 90 days in Spain or as per the conditions mentioned on the visa.

3. What are the Spain Visa Photo requirements?

For Spain Visa, you need to submit 3 photographs with a dimension of 35mm x 45mm with white background, matt finish, and not older than 6 months.

4. Is it mandatory to book a travel insurance before applying for a business visa for Spain?

Travel insurance is a mandatory document for applying for Spain Business Visa with the coverage of 30,000 Euros. Travel Insurance must be taken from Indian Companies.

5. Do I need to have confirmed Air Tickets & Hotel Booking while applying for Spain Business Visa?

Yes, you need to submit a confirmed air ticket and accommodation proof covering your stay in Spain. Internal travel bookings are mandatory.

6. Are the visa fees refunded in case of the visa getting rejected?

No, Consulate fees & BLS fees are nonrefundable.

7. Can I reapply again for the Spain Business visa if my visa gets rejected?

Yes, you can apply immediately if your visa is rejected. You need to submit all the documents again and the documents which were insufficient earlier to get the visa rejected.

8. What is the Spain Visa processing time in India?

Spain visa is processed in 04 -05 working days. However, except for Mumbai & New Delhi center, the processing time is more as the application is forwarded by courier to Mumbai & New Delhi BLS center whichever is applicable as per the jurisdiction.

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Terms & Conditions

Grant of visas are at the sole discretion of the visa officer at the consulate. We at Fly for Holidays will provide you guidance and advise to submit your visa application to the best of our knowledge and as per our information and experience. Possible time taken to process visas and turnaround time as advised by us to you is as per an estimate that is provided by Consulates. Applications are reviewed based on the information and documents submitted by you. Fly for Holidays is not responsible for the validity ,approval or rejection of your visa application at any point of time.

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