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Business Visa

This category of visa caters for people wishing to stay in Spain for a period maximum 3 months for business purposes (to sign the contract etc) but does not allow to carry out the professional activity.

Applicant will have to provide evidence that he/she falls under this category.

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

Duration Visa Fees in INR
Business 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


These are the documents required to submit a Schengen visa application for business purposes. Please note that the Embassy may contact you later on and request additional information.

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

When submitting an application, both a consular and a BLS fee must be paid.

Please remember that you should apply for a Spanish Schengen visa if Spain is the sole or the main destination of your visit.

Applications for a Schengen visa of family members of a citizen of the EU, EEA or Switzerland enjoy preferential treatment.

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).
  • 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 Schengen States and during the entire period of stay. Check the list of approved Indian travel insurance companies here.

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.
  • Hotel accommodation for the duration of the stay.

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 of the applicant and sponsor, if applicable.
  • Salary slips for last three months, when available.
  • Title of property in Spain, pension slips or proof of deposits, if relevant.

For business meetings

  • Original invitation letter from the Spain-based company/companies. Written in Spanish, the letter should refer to the purpose of the visit and, the existing commercial relationship with the applicant. His/her name, passport number and envisaged travel dates should also be mentioned.

For participation in conferences, business fairs or sports events

  • Original letter of invitation from the organizers. The letter must clearly mention the name and passport number of the applicant, duration of the event, whether the expenses of the travel and accommodation shall be paid by the applicant or by the organizers, and involvement of the applicant in the event.
  • In case of corporate participation, also a cover letter of the applicants’ company. The letter should mention the names of its employees travelling to Spain.

Average processing time at the Embassy

4 working days

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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.
  • 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.
4. Business visit
  • Covering letter from the Indian Company.
  • Invitation letter from Spanish company in Spanish language or both in English and Spanish. Letters issued only in English will not be accepted. This is a obligatory requirement.
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 below the 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"

6. Confirmed Hotel Booking for entire duration of stay.

7. Confirmed Flight ticket (To & From).
  • Confirmed internal travel booking If applicant is travelling different countries within the Schengen area.
8. Salary slips for last six months.
  • If salary slip is less than six months then reason for not providing the same on covering letter or Company offer letter.

9. Bank Statement:

One year updated personal bank statement (Saving A/c statement) with sufficient economic means for the entire duration of stay € 65.52 Euros (INR 4914 approx) per person per day of stay or € 589.68 Euros (INR 44,226 approx.) per person for a minimum period of 7 day stay. Original signed and stamp of the bank (On-line and photocopies bank statements are acceptable only if it is duly signed and stamped by the Bank authority).

Note: Company Bank Statements (Current A/c statement) are not acceptable.

10. Income tax returns:
  • Income tax returns (ITR-V) for last three assessment years. If applicant does not have ITR for last three years then he/she can submit form 16.
  • In case if the applicant do not file the ITR he/she have to provide a clarification letter for the same.

11. Pan Card Photocopy.

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

13. NOC/ leave sanction letter from the company.

14. 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.
For Minor Applicants:
  • In case, if minor is travelling with either of the parents, affidavit from the other parent on Rs. 100/- Stamp paper with notary seal or In case the minor is travelling with another person, affidavit from both the parents on Rs. 100/- Stamp paper with notary seal & Affidavit on Rs. 100/- Stamp paper with notary seal from the person stating that he will take all the responsibilities of child. If Child is travelling alone, then details with ID’s and contact details of the person taking responsibilty of the child in spain.
Marriage Certificate:
  • If couple are travelling together then they have to submit copy of marriage certificate.
  • In case, If they do not have marriage certificate. Both their name should be endorsed in each other passport or they have to submit affidavit Declaring that they are married on Rs. 100/- Stamp paper with notary seal.
  • Photocopy of wedding card.
In case of sponsorship:
  • Applicant sponsorship can be done by any person.
  • Sponsorship letter from sponsor and photocopy of Pan card.
  • Financial document of sponsor as mention above.

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

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