This category of visa caters for people wishing to stay in Spain for a period maximum 6 months for work reasons (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.
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The aplicable fee is in BOB is ajusted to the excahnge rate, therefore this fee can change without previous notice.
The payment is not refundable.
Fee can change without previous notice.'
BLS International Service charge
All the applications at the BLS Spain Visa application Centers will have to pay a fee of 126 BOB (tax included), to be pay in cash at the Visa application center. Minors of 6 years old are exempt of this fee.
In order to have the requirements and more information please visit the Embassy web page:
In the case of visa applications for ascendant and extended families, or for children over the age of 21, it is required to prove the exclusively economic dependence of the citizen of the European Union, the European Economic Area or Switzerland, he must submit (original) money receipts, at least during the twenty-four months prior to the visa application, with the expression of sender (Spanish or community family), recipient (visa applicant), shipping dates and amounts sent. Shipments must be equal to or higher than the monthly minimum wage in Bolivia for the corresponding years. The Community citizen must justify the shipments either by bank statements or bank certificates. You will need to provide photocopies if you want your return of the originals as THEY ARE NOT ORIGINAL RETURN.
Below listed points are the general requirements for all visa categories except Schengen visas for family members of citizens of an EU member state or a state of the EEA Agreement
YOU MUST BRING COPIES OF ALL DOCUMENTS WHICH YOU WISH TO GET IT BACK AFTER VISA A PROCESSING. PLEASE NOTE CONSUALTE WILL NOT RETURN THE ORIGINALS IN CASE PHTOCOPIES ARE NOT FURNISHED AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION. THIS RULE IS APPLICABLE FOR EACH MEMBER OF THE FAMILY/GROUP ( INCLUDING MINOR)
SPAIN´S MAIN LANGUAGE IS SPANISH, CONSULATE GENERAL OF SPAIN WILL ONLY ACCEPT DOCUMENTATION IN THAT LANGUAGE, SO PLEASE IF YOU ARE ASKING FOR A VISA TO SOME OF THE REPRESENTED COUNTIRES, BE SURE TO SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTS IN SPANISH.
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 to 30 working days (It may delay depending on case to case).
All applications must be submitted at least 15 working days prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.
Once the application is considered complete, the processing times may vary between 15 and 30 business days. Therefore, the requests must be presented, at least, 15 business days before the scheduled date for the beginning of the trip. The visa application can be submitted with a maximum of 90 days prior to the start of the planned trip and it is recommended that you present yourself at least 15 business days in advance, since this is the term that may last the visa processing, this period can be extended to 30 business days and exceptionally, up to 60 business days depending on the case.
Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS International Services.
Applicants submitting the applications towards the Embassy of Spain, LaPaz/SantaCruz with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.
All Application submitted at visa application center should have English/Spanish Application forms only.
Please note W.E.F 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.
The forms are in PDF format.
You will need an Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and download this form.
To download the Application Form:
1. Click on the form link
2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.
1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
2. Select Save Target As from the list
3. Save the form on your computer.