South Africa BLS Spain Visa: Apply Short Term Spain Visa from South African Citizen

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Apply for VISA to Spain in South Africa

Tourist Visa

This category of visa caters for people wishing to stay in Spain for a maximum period of 3 months and may be applied if the person does not have a guarantor in Spain and buys a tour in a travel agency, or make a booking of tickets and hotel.

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

Application for visa must be submitted in person with no more than 180 days in advance to your trip and at least 15 days before. Applications with more than 180 days in advance to your trip will not be accepted.

Dear Applicants, Travel Agents and Representatives, please view the revised visa fee and service charges applicable:

Visa Type Visa Fees in Rands Service Charge in Rands
Tourist Visa R 1459.00 R 282.00
Children between 6 – 12 years R 729.00 R 282.00
Children below 6 years No Fee No Fee

Visa Fees
The above mentioned Visa Fee is to be paid by debit or credit card only.

Note: Exemption of Visa Fee for a child is applicable only in the case of Short Term category and 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 R 282.00 (inclusive of tax) payable in Debit or Credit card. Children under 6 are exempted from service charge.

Please note:
  • The fee is non-refundable
Accepted Payment Methods :
  • Credit and Debit Cards – Visa and Master Card.
  • Cash payment not accepted in the centre (Should anyone of our staff request you to pay in cash, please report to

All Applications submitted at visa application centre should be in English or Spanish language only.

Download Visa Application Form (English Language) OR Visa Application Form (Spanish Language)

Download "Checklist" for supporting documents.

Download Authorisation Letter for Passport collection if you require a representative to collect passport on our behalf.

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Note: You can only apply for a visa 6 months or 15 days before your travel to the Schengen Area

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:

1. Taken against white background so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background.

2. Clear share quality and with the face in focus.

3. Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print).

4. Full face, non-smiling [without sunglasses, a hat/cap or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background, however both ears must be showing].

5. Please stick the Photograph on the Visa Application Form (do not staple).

Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete

Applications presented at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted at the next working day at the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain. The decision about Schengen visas is taken within 15 calendar days after the application is accepted by the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain and the term can be extended up to 45 days if it is necessary to make a more detailed examination of the application.

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