Visa for Seamen allows you to stay a maximum of five days in the Schengen area, prior to travelling onwards to a country located outside the borders of the Schengen area.
|Duration||Visa Fees in INR|
|Transit Visa for Seamen||4804|
|Children between 6-12 years||2802|
|Nationals of Russia, Ucrania, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Moldavia, Georgia and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||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.
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These are the documents required, alongside their Schengen visa application, to seamen who envisage a trip to Spain to work in a non-Spanish ship. 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.
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The applicant should take the adequate steps to ensure that the Embassy receives the Schengen application form for crew members who need a visa (Annex IX of the Regulation (EC) 810/2009) issued, filled and stamped by the competent Spanish seaport authorities.
4 working days
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:
3. Original letter from the local shipping agents. (Indian shipping agency)
5. Employment Contract.
6. Confirmed Flight ticket.
7. Continuous discharge book(CDC).
BLS Authorization form duly sign by the applicant.
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.
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:
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
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.
Any applicant travelling within initial 15 working days has to submit below given declaration form for Delhi jurisdiction.
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