[last updated 11 June 2020 at 10:35]
Most Spain visa application centres are still closed for new applications due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
A small number of visa application centre locations are operating limited passport return services.
You can find out the latest COVID-19 Spain visa application centre re-opening information below.
Spain uses a commercial partner, BLS International, around the world to operate its visa application centres.
BLS International is working with the Spanish government to determine where and when it’s safe to resume operations. Visa application centres will therefore open in a phased manner – which will be subject to change if circumstances require – and not all visa application centres within a given country will open all at once.
There is currently no announcement on when Spain visa application centres in Australasia will re-open.
There is currently no announcement on when Spain visa application centres in Europe will re-open.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) publishes updates to COVID-19 travel restrictions by the hour. You should check this information before making travel plans and we’d strongly recommend you also check both your own government’s travel information.
Spain does have travel restrictions in place for non-Spanish citizen and non-resident permit holders but is starting to re-open its borders. Nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland and their family members returning via Spain to their country of residence are permitted to enter the country. Be sure to check what controls and restrictions are in place before to apply for a visa or book travel.
Information on this page has been taken from officially published information by BLS International. While we try hard to make this information as up-to-date and accurate as possible, due to the rapidly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation there may be inaccuracies. We’d suggest that if you want to the most up-to-date information, do consult the relevant party’s official COVID-19 information pages.
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