How To Apply For A Spanish Visa In Nigeria + Requirements 

This post contains information about how to secure your spanish visa in Nigeria.

Spain is one of the most beautiful tourist countries in the world,it wouldn't be bad if you could visit Spain.

Perhaps your a football fan in Nigeria and you want to go and watch Barcelona play against Real Madrid, or you like to visit Ibiza,whatever the reason is,this article will explain how you can easily secure your spanish visa without much fuss.

How To Apply For A Spanish Visa In Nigeria

Types of Spain Visa 
There are two main types of Spanish Visa:
  • Short Term Visa
  • Long Term Visa.
Short Term Visa:
  • Maximum of 90 days stay in spain. 
  • Business Visa, Transit Visa, Medical, Tourist, Family Visit, Conference, Sports and Events are categorized under short term visa.
Long Term Visa: 
  • Maximum of 180 days stay.
  • Work,Family Reunion Visa.

General Requirements For A Spanish Visa
  • International Passport (6 months minimum validity) for all types of visa application.
  • Original and Photocopy of resident permits for non Spanish nationals.
  • Proof of on-line payment on Nigeria Immigration web platform.
  • 2 recent passport photographs, coloured with white background.
  • A filled Schengen Visa application form.
  • A cover letter by the applicant stating the purpose of visit to Spain and itinerary. 
  • Prove of civil status example marriage certificate, birth certificate Etc
  • Current original bank account statement with bank stamp and authorized signatory of bank for the last 3 months which must be presented and submitted to the Spanish Consulate office in Nigeria.
  • Schengen Travel insurance  of a minimum 30,000 Euros coverage within Spain. 

Other Specific Type Of Spanish Visas And Their Requirements Are Listed Below:

Transit Visa

  • Evidence of sufficient funds for applicant's up keep during the period of stay.
  • Valid visa to onward destination outside Nigeria.
  • Confrimed Ticket for onward destination to another country.
Tourist /Visitor's Visa
  • Completed online application form showing evidence of payment online.
  • Return Ticket.
  • Letter of invitation from the host, accepting immigration responsibilities (In the case of visitors) or Hotel reservation.
  • Copy of data page of applicant international passport.
  • Letter of presentation from employer or non-employment certificate.
  • Copy of data page of host.
  • Visa payment slip.
  • Visa acknowledment slip.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for personal use (Stamped and signed by applicant bank)

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Business Visa
  • Application form to be completed online by the applicant.
  • Evidence of online payment: ie (Copy of visa payment slip)
  • Return Ticket.
  • Letter of Invitation accepting immigration responsibilities.
  • Letter of presentation.
  • Copy of data page of applicant internationql passport.
  • Visa payment slip.
  • Visa acknowledgment slip.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for personal use (Stamped and signed by applicant bank)
Temporary work permit
  • Letter of Invitation accepting immigration responsibilities.
  • Certificate of incorporation of the inviting company.
  • Copy of data page of applicant's passport.
  • Copy of Cable Approval by CGIS.
  • Valid travel document (Minimum 6 months).
  • Payment of visa fee online.
Additional Information 
  • The minimum allotted processing time for all categories of visa is 48 hours with effect from the time application and relevant documents are received by the Embassy.
  • Applicants may be required to present themselves for an interview.
  • Indicate legibly your phone number and email address when completing the application.
  • Submission of application: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Collection of Visa: Wednesdays and Fridays from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Spanish Embassy Lagos Office Address:

Plot 169, Africa Re Building, Karimu Kotun Street,
Victoria Island, 3rd Floor, Lagos
Mobile: +23416361111
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