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Airport Transit Visa

An airport transit visa is applicable for applicants who are just transiting the Schengen territory and will not leave the transit area of the airport.

The Revised visa fee and BLS service charge are as follows :

Duration Visa Fees in INR
Airport Transit Visa 4804
Children between 6-12 years 2802

Note: Exemption of Visa Fee for a child is applicable only in the case of Short Term category, if the child's age is less than 6 years at the date of submission.

The Visa Fee is subject to change without notice.

BLS International Service charge

Applicants applying at the Spanish visa application Centre shall be levied a service charge of INR 1237 /- for Mumbai and INR 1237/- for New Delhi (Inclusive of 18% GST) payable in cash. Children under 6 are exempted from service charge.

The above mentioned Visa fee and BLS service charge can be paid in the form of Cash / Demand Draft's / IMPS / RTGS or NEFT.

Please Note:

  • In case of online transaction (RTGS / NEFT and IMPS) applicant has to bring proof of payment made while submitting application.
  • Demand Draft should be under name of “BLS International Services Ltd Spain Visa” payable at Delhi / Mumbai (as per applicant submission centre)
  • The applicable Visa Fee in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice
  • The fee is non-refundable


If you are from India or Sri Lanka and you are flying with a layover in Spain, you will be required to hold an airport transit or uniform visa, depending on the conditions stated below. Please note that airport transit visa only allows you to stay at the international transit area of the airport. The only airport in Spain where you will need to leave the international transit area to continue your trip is Madrid Barajas Adolfo Suárez airport in case that you arrive through terminals T1, T2 or T3 and you exit through T4 or T4S or vice versa. In that case, you should apply for a uniform (tourist, business or student) visa.

The following categories of Indian citizens are exempted from airport transit visa: a) holders of a valid uniform visa, national long stay visa or residence permit issued by a Schengen Member State; b) holders of a valid visa issued by Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Romania, Liechtenstein, Ireland or the United Kingdom, as well as Canada, Japan or the United States of America or when they return from those countries after having used the visa; c) holders of a valid residence permit issued by Ireland or the United Kingdom, as well as by Andorra, Canada, Japan, San Marino or the United States of America guaranteeing the holder's unconditional readmission; d) family members of citizens of the Union covered by Directive 2004/38/EC; e) holders of diplomatic or official passports; f) flight crew members who are nationals of a contracting Party to the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation.

These are the documents required to submit a Schengen visa application for airport transit. Please note that the Embassy may contact you later on and request additional information. When submitting an application, both a consular and a BLS fee must be paid.

Back to back pages are preferred. Do not staple any documents and refrain from providing documents other than those mentioned here-below.


Basic Documents

  • Passport of the applicant with at least two blank pages, valid for at least three months after the duration of the anticipated stay and issued in the last ten (10) years. Old passports must also be included.
  • One copy of the pages of the passport with biographic data (in the case of an Indian passport, at the beginning and the end).
  • One application form for a Schengen visa duly completed (full postal address, email address and telephone should not be omitted) dated and signed in blue ink.
  • One recent photograph of the applicant (35-45 mm), on a white background, affixed on the application form.
  • If the applicant is not a national of India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal or the Maldives, evidence of his/her legal residence in any of these countries (residence permit).

Details of the trip

  • Cover letter (account of the purpose of the visit).
  • Flight bookings (roundtrip). It is advisable not to buy the air ticket until the visa has been granted.
  • Visas for the intended itinerary, if applicable.

Evidence of economic means

  • Original, stamped and signed bank statements of the applicant and sponsor (if any) of the last six months. Original, signed letter by the sponsor detailing the concepts/amount to be covered and proof of the relationship of the sponsor with the applicant must be submitted, if relevant.
  • Income tax returns (ITR-V or Form 16) for the last two years.
  • Salary slips for last three months, when available.
  • Title of property in Spain, pension slips or proof of deposits, when relevant.

For minor applicants

  • In case of minors (below 18 years), the application form must be signed by both parents, unless the object of the trip is visiting one parent who lives in Spain (see below). The application must include a copy of the passport of each parent (just of the pages with biographical information), attested by notary public, unless the parent is present when submitting the application.
  • If just one parent will accompany the minor during his travel to Spain, a no objection affidavit of the parent who is not traveling, unless the accompanying parent has full custody. Full custody should be proved by a notarized certificate.
  • If the minor will travel unaccompanied by any of his/her parents, a no objection affidavit from both parents.

Average processing time at the Embassy

4 working days

Please use the relevant links from our website


Documents Required By Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai

Note: Please ensure you have checked the jurisdiction section before submission of your application in Mumbai.

Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Pondicherry

As per instruction received from Consulate of Spain, Checklist Mumbai needs to be duly filled in by the Applicant/Travel Agent/Authorized representative and needs to submit along with the Visa Application.

Please follow the below mentioned points:

1. Forms:

    Application form
  • Either filled with blue pen or printed online.
  • Must bear original signatures of the applicant on the application form.
    2. Photographs:
  • 2 recent photographs- Size: 3.5cm x 4.5 cm.
  • 80% focus on face & ears should be visible.
  • Not more than 6 months old.
  • With white background.
  • No Smiling face (Teeth should not be visible).
  • Without Spectacles & Sunglasses.
    3. Cover letter from the Applicant:
  • Covering Letter stating Applicant details, Purpose of travel, Dates of travel.

4. Must be having a valid visa of that respective Country where his/her final destination is.

    5. Travel Insurance:
  • Issued by insurance company as per the EU guidelines.
  • Valid for Entire stay in Schengen Area.
  • Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros or 50,000 Dollars
  • Sworn declaration for travel insurance signed by the applicant.
Policy Bazaar :

Declaration form

Applicants are informed that travel medical insurance issued by only approved Indian insurance companies will be accepted. Please find the below link to check the list of approved Travel Insurance Companies. Apart from the names listed below one can take travel insurance from any insurance company based in Spain.

"List of approved Indian insurance companies"

5. Confirmed Flight ticket (To & From).

6. BLS Authorization form duly sign by the applicant.
Authorization Form

    7. Passports:
  • Valid for at least 3 months after returning date to India with minimum two blank pages.
  • Not older than 10 years when applying for a visa.
  • Photocopies of all pages of the current passport & Immediate old passport (including blank pages). If applicant posses more than one old passport and he/she wishes to submit all the old passports then photocopies of all the old passport (including blank pages).
  • In case, if applicant have lost old passport then applicant have to mention the same in covering letter.

Bio Metric:

If Bio metric is already given on or after 2nd of November 2015 then Bio metric data is valid for 59 Months from that date and applicant can send someone else on his/her behalf with a declaration letter for submission of the application stating that “I *Applicant’s name* holding passport number *Applicant’s Passport Number* hereby authorize Mr/Ms or Mrs to submit my visa application on my behalf.” and A Bio-metric Letter stating that “I do not wish to visit the centre for Bio metric as I have already given my Bio metric on _ and _ date. However, if Spain consulate does not find my valid Bio metric data then I do not have any problem to visit BLS centre to give my Bio metrics.”

Note: The above is not an exhaustive list of documentation. Applicant can be requested to submit additional documents or may be called for an Interview (if required) by the Consulate General of Spain - Mumbai. The visa fee, according to Schengen regulations, is non-refundable.

All affidavits should be made on Rs. 100/- Stamp paper with notary seal.
Spain Visa Applicants for MUMBAI Jurisdiction ‐ A Minimum of 15 days (excluding your submission date and your travel date) gap is required between the date of application submission to the date of travel out of India for submission at BLS International Services Visa application centre.

A jurisdiction is defined as if the Applicant is residing at the location for more than 6 months. E.g. Applicant with passport issued in the state of Haryana, but staying & working in Kerala can submit the application at the office in Mumbai Jurisdiction with valid proof of residence.

(For Residence proof: Photocopy of Rent Agreement / NOC letter from company mentioning current address and date of residence of the applicant in Original/ Photocopy of Sale Deed or In case if anyone is residing with their relatives, We require Affidavit from the relevant relatives on Rs. 100/- stamp paper & Property papers of the same)

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.

Spain Visa Appeal Form Mumbai Jurisdiction

In case of refusal of visa and you wish to appeal, You need to submit your appeal that is in agreement with the established procedure in the denial sheet.

Please be informed that the denial document provided specifies the appeal procedure to be followed in case you do not agree with the decision taken by Consulate General of Spain, Mumbai. This procedure is mentioned in the denial letter. Furthermore, any additional documents which you feel would support your file can be submitted for the appeal procedure. Please note you need not to submit your Passport in an appeal case. The decision on a appeal case can take up to one month. This appeal has to be submitted at the BLS Visa Application centre under Mumbai Jurisdiction.

Alternatively, you can also make a fresh visa application by procuring an appointment at the BLS centre. In this case, you will need to provide us with 15 days in order to process your visa.

Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant can be further requested additional documentation in support of the same. Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain, minimum processing time is 15 calender days (It may delay depending on case to case).

All applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior excluding the submission date and the travel date from India.

Note: We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements

Please provide one recent photograph (not more than 6 months old) of yourself, which should not have been used previously in the passport. The photograph should be in colour and:

  • Taken against a white background so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background.
  • Clear share quality and with the 80% face in focus.
  • Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print).
  • Full face, non-smiling [without glasses, a hat/cap or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background]
  • Please stick the Photograph on the Visa Application Form.

Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. A photo booth meeting these requirements is available at the centre.

Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant can be further requested additional documentation in support of the same. Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain minimum processing time is 15 working days (It may delay depending on case to case).

All applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.

Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS International Services.

As per the instruction received from Embassy of Spain, BLS Delhi jurisdiction is not authorized to accept any application beyond below mentioned details:-
“You can apply for a Spanish Schengen visa up to 3 months before your planned trip. The processing time may take up to 15 days since the day of your application. The Embassy of Spain processes Schengen visa applications in up to 4 days. Real time may differ depending on the time of the year”.

Below mentioned forms/checklist are mandatory for all visa categories accepted by BLS

Note: All application form/checklist has to be filled by Blue pen

Application Form

Visa Application Form (English Language)
Visa Application Form (Spanish Language)
Visa Application Form (Hindi Language) - Please note that Hindi Visa Application Form should be used for reference purpose only.

All Application submitted at visa application centre should have English/Spanish Application forms only.


Note: The checklist must be submitted on back to back format only (without back to back copies being stapled to each other).
Checklist for Mumbai
Checklist for Delhi

Declaration Form for Travel Insurance

Sworn Declaration Form

Processing time declaration form (Delhi Jurisdiction)

Any applicant travelling within initial 15 working days has to submit below given declaration form for Delhi jurisdiction.

Courier Form

Courier Form

Please Note:

The forms are in PDF format.

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2. Select Save Target As from the list
3. Save the form on your computer.

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