An applicant travelling to Spain for business objective, needs to lodge an application with the Spain visa application centre. This visa allows the individuals to travel to Spain for a short stay of maximum 90 days for taking part in the business related activities. Spain has good business opportunities and its competing business market is vastly expanding. This makes the nation a suitable place for companies/individuals to explore their business options.

Similarly Sanctum would be a suitable place for you to get the right guidance about the Spain Visa processing. We help with the official checklist, visa process, visa form. For further details like visa fee, processing time and validity information, contact us.

Applicant’s Document list for Spain Business Visa

  • Original Passports including previous and current passports.

  • The photographs should be recent and in white background. The face zoom is 70-80% and specifications are 35*45 mm.

  • One needs to pay and take the travel medical insurance of coverage 30,000 Euros – 50,000 Euros. The insurance should cover the entire stay in the Schengen area and also 15 days additional from the date of return to homeland.

  • Hotel booking and flight itinerary.

Inviter checklist for Spain Business Visa

  • Invitation letter attested letter by notary public by the EU/EEA/Swiss citizen or Carta de invitación of the Spanish National Police.

Sponsor Documents for Spain Business Visa

  • Letter of introduction stating purpose of visit on company/organisation letterhead paper, signed by the respective authority. This should contain the details about the expenses involved in the travel.

Spain Business Visa Processing Time

  • The Spain Embassy takes 15 business days to give the decision on the visa application. Anyhow, the applicant can apply for the visa anytime before 3 months from the travel date.

Spain Business Visa Fee

  • The Spain business visa fee is about 80 Euros, excluding the facilitation and convenience fee. The visa facilitation and convenience is mandatory fee. You can also opt for courier and SMS services, which would cost additional.

Spain Business Visa Validity

  • The Spain visa validity generally comes for 90 days. One can travel to Spain within this 90 days of visa validity. However, it depends upon embassy decision regarding the duration of the visa.

Sanctum Consulting Spain Process and Services

  • Filling Spain Visa Application Forms.

  • Customizing Document Checklist As per the applicant’s case.

  • Scheduling appointments for biometrics

  • Our consultants would customize and give the cover letter format for applicant and invitation Letter format for sponsor or inviter.

  • Assist in preparing the complete day wise business agenda.

  • We provide mock interview preparation in person at our office, if equired.

  • Providing flight itinerary and searching for hotel booking link assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions – Spain Business Visa

How should I take Spain travel medical insurance?

You can take the insurance policy from any of the registered Insurance companies. The coverage should be minimum 30,000 Euros per individual. Reach Sanctum for the travel insurance quotes.

Does the form has to be filled at the consulate or must it be completed before I reach the consulate?

You can fill the form at the visa application center as well, at additional cost taking the services. Also you can contact us for the form filling assistance.

How to renew/extend my Spain business visa?

One generally can not extend/renew a short stay Schengen visa. We would recommend you to apply for a new visa after your current visa expires. However, at certain conditions of emergencies, you can apply for extension from Spain.

What are the general required documents for a Spain visa application?

One needs the documents related to Financial status, employment status, travel and most importantly the invitation letter from Spain counterpart. Sanctum can help you with a proper and detailed checklist, contact us at below given details.

Can I apply for another Spain business visa, immediately after I received a refusal letter?

You can apply immediately for the Spain even after your refusal. However, we would recommend you to apply with all proper documents this time as per the rejection reason stated, justifying your case. Our visa agents can guide you better in this case.

What is a flight reservation for Spain visa application?

Any individual applying for the visa, has to show a flight reservation on his/her name. The travel dates in the flight itinerary should match the dates, you mention in the visa application form.

Which all countries, I can visit with a valid Spain business visa?

The applicant can travel to all the 26 Schengen countries, with a valid Spain visa. You need to travel within the visa validity. Also keep in mind that your maximum stay is in Spain, since you are applying for Spain business visa.  

On my Spain business visa, what duration can I stay in Spain?

You can stay in Spain until your Spain visa is valid. However, the short stay visa comes with a validity of 90 days. In certain cases, the embassy might issue the visa only for particular travel dates mentioned in the application and flight reservation. So you can be in the Schengen area until your visa is valid.

Does the embassy grant all Spain business visas for 90 days?

Not necessarily the embassy would be issuing all Spain visas for 90 days. It depends on the purpose of the travel and the invitation. So in certain cases, they issue the 90 days’ visa. In other cases, the embassy might issue for few days as per the invitation demands.

A cover letter is necessary for Spain business visa?

You need to provide a letter with your travel plan. This letter should explain your case properly. There is no particular format for the letter, However, Sanctum can guide you with the letter formats.

Can I extend my Schengen visa while in Spain, with a valid Spain short stay visa?

Generally, one cannot extend a short stay visa. However, under emergency cases, the embassy might accept your application for extension.

What is the good time to apply for a Spain business visa before my travel?

Applicant intending to travel can apply for the visa anytime within 3 months from travel date. The visa processing time is 15 business days generally. Anyhow it is good to start the process well before the travel date.

How much time does it take to get a Spain business visa?

It takes 15 working days in general. It can take longer at times as well, depending on the rush of the applications at the embassy.

Which way is the easiest way to get a Spain business visa?

You can get a Spain business visa if you are providing all the documents appropriately, justifying your purpose of travel. Sanctum helps you with the right way of proceeding ahead with the Spain business visa process.

What are the requirements for Spain business visa?

You need to have the below documents in place for initiating the process.

Passport with at least 6 months’ validity

Invitation letter from Spain counterpart

Financial documents

Sponsor letter