Residence visa allows the holder to reside in Spain for duration of more than
90 days in accordance with the purpose of stay in Spain.
Application for residence visas must be submitted personally
the applicant at the Embassy of Spain, located in New Delhi or Consulate
General of Spain in Mumbai in accordance with the current place of residence of
the applicant. See link “Where to apply”
Citizens and residents of Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives must submit
the applications personally at the Embassy of Spain in India, located in New
The applicants are requested to read all the instructions carefully before
submission of their respective visa applications. Granting a visa is the
prerogative of the Embassy for each application. Submission of all the
documents does not imply “right” to be granted a visa.
Applicable with effect from 05 June 2013, all applications submitted under residence visa
category( family regrouping, students, work permit) at the Embassy of Spain in
New Delhi, must be accompanied by the spanish translation by an official
transalator of the Marriage/birth/death certificate, PCC and medical
certificate as per the requirement under each individual category. These
translations must further be legalized by the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi.
If required, after submission of the application, the applicant can be
requested to submit additional documents or appear for personal interview.
Applicants, who come under the jurisdiction of Consulate General of Spain in Mumbai, require prior appointment to submit their applications for Residence visas at the Consulate General of Spain. For appointments, please call VFS Visa Application Centre on 91 22 619028524 or 18002096151 or please send an email to
VFS Visa application Centre at
You must facilitate the name of each applicant, date of birth, passport number
and the type of visa for which you wish to apply for, when requesting the
appointment. For smooth processing of the applications, kindly ensure that your
application contains all the documents enlisted in the list of basic
requirements. However, you can be requested further documentation, after your
application has been submitted.
Appointments must be requested taking into account the deadlines to present the
applications amongst others as in case of Family regrouping visas and Work visa
In case the applicant is not fluent in English or Hindi, he/she must be
accompanied by an interpreter fluent in either of two languages
(English/Hindi). The interpreter must carry his/her passport. In absence of the
passport, an identification document issued by the Government authorities can
See link “Which
visa should I apply for
” to find out about your visa category and
The visa fee for long term visa is INR 4615 for each applicant.
Please note that the new visa fee for long term is with effect from 1 January 2015
Please click on the below links to download long term visa form
Please click on the links below for information on documents required: