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Please note: with effect from 04 August 2016 as per instruction received from Embassy of Spain, "Checklist " needs to be duly filled in by the Applicant/Travel Agent/Authorized representative and needs to submitted along with the Visa Application. Please note its mandatory to provide the same.

Please use the following “Checklist” for all applicants applying under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai. This checklist needs to be duly filled in by the Applicant/Travel Agent/Authorized Representative and needs to be submitted along with the Visa Application. Please note it is mandatory to provide the same.

Please follow the below mentioned points :
The checklist must be submitted on back to back format only (without back to back copies being stapled to each other).
Application form must be filled by a Blue Ink or online filled printed form is applicable only.
Application Form: Application for Schengen Visa.
  Original Application form for Schengen Visa duly filled in and signed by the applicant in blue ball point ink. 3 recent photographs (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background must be attached in the application form. The application form must be correctly filled, facilitating all the possible information requested in the form including postal address, email address and telephone number.
Please note with effect from 01 April 13, Embassy of Spain has instructed that Sworn Declaration is mandatory to be provided along Visa Application form at the time of submission. Click to Download
The application can be submitted personally or by an authorized person at the VFS Global centre; or at the Embassy of Spain/ Consulate General of Spain ( subject to prior appointment)
If the application is being submitted directly at the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi or Consulate General of Spain in Mumbai, then the fee must be paid via bank draft payable at New Delhi/Mumbai in favor of Embassy of spain, new delhi or Consulate General of Spain, MumbaI, in accordance with the place of application. The applicant must write his/her name, date of birth, and passport number behind the draft. A photocopy of the draft must be submitted along with the application.
Passport of the applicant with at least two blank pages, which should be valid for at least three months after the duration of intended stay. This document should have been issued in the last ten (10) years. Photocopy of all the pages of the present passport must be submitted.
For Consulate General of Spain Mumbai, photocopy of all the pages (including blank pages) of the current passport and of the first previous/expired passport as well is required.

Submission of all old passports is mandatory. Incase if applicant has lost old passport then he/she can submit copy of complaint lodged with Police or for any other reason of not submitting it he/she can provide a covering letter mentioning the reason for the same.
In case of minors (below 18 years), the application form must be signed by both the parents. Photocopies of passports of both the parents, attested by notary public, must be attached. Incase parents does not have passports then they need to provide a government ID proof having signatures.
In case the minor (below 18 years), is accompanied by either of the parents, a no objection affidavit must be submitted.
Two recent photographs for Mumbai (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background and two photocopies for the application form along with three recent photographs for Delhi (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background.
Covering letter from the applicant, explaining in detail the purpose of the visit. All cover letters must include details of any other accompanying persons as well. This includes family members, friends or business associates travelling for the same purpose.
For visiting family or friends:

1. Invitation letter issued by “Policia Nacional de España”. (submit in original along with a photocopy )
2. Attested copy of the passport and the DNI or residence card of the person living in Spain.
For tourism purpose:

1. Hotel bookings for the entire duration of stay.
2. Travel itinerary for the entire duration of stay.
Photocopy of the applicant’s PAN card.
Original Personal bank statements of the applicant for last 3 months for Embassy of Spain, New Delhi and past 1 year for Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai, with the original stamp and signature of authorized signatory of the bank (Online Bank statements are not acceptable).This is a mandatory statement.

Please Note for Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai: The minimum closing Balance in the Personal Account Bank Statements should be equivalent or above Euros €589.68 per person for a minimum period of stay. For longer stays applicants need to show an additional of approximately Euros €65.52 per day per applicant.
Personal Income tax returns for the last three years. In case, the returns have not been filed, submit a letter of explanation.
Salary slips for last six months.
Proof of travel insurance with a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros to cover any expense which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and /or emergency hospital treatment. The insurance must be valid throughout the territory of the Member States. The duration of the insurance cover must include the entire period of stay and additionally fifteen days more after the proposed date of departure out of the Schengen territory.
Applicants are informed that travel medical insurance issued by only some Indian insurance companies are will be accepted for visa procedures. However, visa applicants may seek to obtain insurance in any other country where claims against the insurance company would be recoverable in a Schengen state.
Kindly follow the below link for list of specified Travel Insurance companies and detailed Information with effect from 1 October 2016

"List of approved Indian insurance companies"
Flight bookings.
Any other document that the applicant may consider appropriate to support his/her application.
Authorization form signed in original by the applicant, in favor of VFS Global
  1. To submit the application on behalf of the applicant.
  2. To receive any notification issued by the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain.
  3. To collect the passport on behalf of the applicant.
  4.  In case of minors, this form must be signed by both the parents.
If you are applying at the Visa Application Centre in New Delhi, please click here for the authorization forms.

If you are applying at the Visa Application Centre in Mumbai, please click here for the authorization forms.
If the applicant is not a national of India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal or the Maldives, a proof of his/her legal residence in any of these countries (Residence permit).

For Family visa applications applicants are requested to submit proof of family relations with the principal applicant as an additional document with the visa application, for example

For Spouse - Marriage certificate

For Children - Birth certificate

VFS Global will accept a photocopy of the document after verifying with the original at the time of submission. In case if you are unable to present an original, kindly submit the photocopy of the same legalized before a Notary public.(This is requirement is only applicable for West and South jurisdiction as per The Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai)

With regards to the documents submitted with the visa application such as the Marriage certificate and Birth certificate of family visa applications, documents only in English language or translated to Spanish will be acceptable for all files.

kindly note that if the documents are in any regional language, they must be translated to English or Spanish by any language institute with official stamp and signature of the translation institute/agency.

Documents in regional languages such as Marriage certificate and Birth certificate will not be acceptable.
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