Biometric Data Collection

Please be aware that from 20 November 2015 all applicants will be required to enrol their biometric data when submitting their application at the Visa Application centre. Please click Here for more information

Welcome to the Spain Visa Application Centre

VF Services (UK) Limited in Manchester and Edinburgh is pleased to announce the opening of its Visa Application Centre on behalf of the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh. This service is open to all nationals in the following areas only who wish to apply for a tourist, business, EU-Spouse or transit visa to Spain:

People reside in Cleveland, Cumbria , Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire can apply in Manchester Office. For Appointment please click here and select Manchester

Residents in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Scottish Islands, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham can apply at Spain Visa application centre at Edinburgh. For appointment please click here and select Edinburgh

IMPORTANT – it is a mandatory requirement that all applicants must produce their last 3 months UK bank statements (Please note that this rule does not apply if you are applying under the EU Family Member category).

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for a visa for Spain, we strongly recommend that you read all of the information on this site. The provided guidelines will help you prepare your application as accurately as possible and minimise any processing delays
Visa Application Process
Step 1 : Please go to the links “All About Your Visa”, “Short term Visa” at top of page to choose the right visa category for you, and read carefully all sections including Documents Required and Processing Time before proceeding with your visa application.
Step 2 : Please complete the Application Form in full, ensure it is signed, print a copy and bring with you when attending for your Visa appointment.
Step 3 :
Mandatory - Please Schedule An Appointment at the visa application centre to submit your application. You should submit your visa application no more than 90 days prior to your date of travel.

Please ensure that you print your Appointment Letter and bring it with you when attending the Visa Application Centre.

Please check the Jurisdiction Page to ascertain you are eligible to apply at the Spain Manchester Application Centre.

All applicants traveling must apply in person.

All applicants must be a resident of the UK.
Step 4 : When arriving at the visa application centre, you will need to show your appointment confirmation letter at reception. You will then be issued a token and directed to the waiting area. You will next be called to our submission counter where your application and supporting documents will be scrutinized, and your photograph and passport checked for validity.

Please note that only applicants and carers/assistants will be permitted to enter the visa application centre.

Applicants requiring special physical assistance are requested to contact our helpline prior to visiting our centre so that appropriate support can be offered. Please note that only applicants and carers/assistants will be permitted to enter the Visa Application Centre.
Track Your Application Online
If you have already submitted an application at Spanish Visa Application Centre in Manchester you can track your application here by entering the reference number from your receipt and your date of birth.

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Frequently Asked Questions