Welcome to the Spain Visa Application Centre

The Spanish Consulate General in London is pleased to announce the opening of its Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global (UK) Limited in London. This service is available to all nationals who are residents in the UK for a minimum of 3 months under the jurisdiction of the Spanish Consulate General in London, who wish to apply for a tourist, business, EU dependant or transit visa to Spain.

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.


Please note that you must only apply at the London Visa Application Centre if you reside within the areas stated on the following jurisdiction link ,

If you reside in any of the following areas –

Cleveland, Cumbria , Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire

Please go to the Spain Manchester website and book your appointment here., and select Manchester.

If you reside in Scotland, please go to the Spain Manchester website , book your appointment here and select Edinburgh

Visa Application Process
Step 1 : Only Tourists, Business, Transit and Dependents/ Spouses of EU/Spanish Nationals applications are accepted at the VFS Global application centre. Please note that only applicants and carers/assistants will be permitted to enter the visa application centre.
Step 2 : Please go to the section at top left of this page "All about your Visas", "Short Term Visa" to select the required visa category. Please ensure that you read the ‘documents required’ and ‘processing times’ sections carefully by clicking on these links. Please also be aware that documentary requirements may change from time to time, and applicants are therefore advised to check the requirements Every time when making a visa application, and should not proceed on information provided on previous applications.
Step 3 : All persons travelling must apply in person to lodge their application. If you are not a resident of the UK you should apply at the Embassy in your country of residence. On arrival at the visa application centre, you will be required to take a token at the entrance and be seated in 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 will be checked for validity. Finally, you will be issued a receipt for the fees and service charges paid as an acknowledgement of your application.
Step 4 : Mandatory - Please Schedule an appointment at the visa application centre to submit your Short Stay Tourists, Business, EU/Spanish Nationals and Transit application. Click on the link to make an appointment.

Track Your Application Online
If you have already submitted an application at Spanish Visa Application Centre in London you can track your application here by entering your application reference number from your receipt and your date of birth.

IMPORTANT – Please ensure that you complete and print the online form, check that it is signed by all relevant persons, and bring this with you when attending for your appointment.

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Frequently Asked Questions