This visa is intended for applicants travelling to visit Spain as their main destination for the purpose of recreation/tourism or visiting friends/family. This visa does not allow the visa holder to work in Spain apart from the purpose stated at the time of application.
Only legal residents of Saudi Arabia who have valid Saudi residency that covers the entire duration of the trip (‘til the date of return) can apply at the Visa Application Center.
The Embassy reserves the right to call on applicants for interview if further details or documents are required.
Visa applicants must submit their application in person and enroll their biometric (fingerprints) at the time of submission if they are 12 years old and above. When the applicant is a minor the application can be submitted by the parents or legal representative.
Only applicants travelling within the next 3 months (90 days) can submit their application. It is advisable to do it at least 15 days in advance. As a gentle reminder, Article 12 of Visa Code establishes that passport shall contain at least two blank pages and shall be valid for at least three months after departure date from Schengen area.
Incomplete, unclear or unsigned applications will not be accepted; and the visa application can only be processed upon receipt of ALL documents required by the Embassy (see List of required documents).
Visa fees are non-refundable and have to be paid only in cash at the time of submission.
Applications are resolved as soon as the system allows it. In general terms, Saudi nationals applications are resolved within 3-4 days. Please note that contacting the Embassy will not speed up the process. The Embassy is not providing any information about visa status over the phone or via email. To avoid waiting times during the high season, please do not delay the submission of your visa application.
If the visit involves two or more Schengen countries, the Embassy responsible for the issuance of the visa will be: The Embassy of the country in which the traveler is going to stay the longest. If the duration of stay is the same for all Schengen state, the Embassy of the country of first entry.
Applicants should read attentively the information provided on this site, and must take an appointment through
Tel: +966 11 4822608
Kindly schedule your appointment to submit your application.
|Duration||Visa Fees in SAR|
|Children between 6-12 years||166|
The above mentioned Visa Fee is to be paid only by cash.
Note: Exemption of Visa Fee for a child is applicable if the child's age is less than 6 years at the date of submission.
The Visa Fee is subject to change
Note: Countries with a visa facilitation agreement with the European Union and children between the ages of 6-11 years. The Schengen visa fee amounts to SAR 166 , for nationals of Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Georgia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine.
BLS International Service charge
Applicants applying at the Spanish visa application Centre shall be levied a service charge of SAR 69 /- payable in cash. Children under 6 are exempted from service charge.
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 are resolved as soon as the system allows it. In general terms, Saudi nationals applications are resolved within 3-4 days.
Please note that contacting the Embassy will not speed up the process
The above period does not guarantee that applications will be processed within that certain duration; the period may be extended up to a maximum of 30 calendar days in individual cases, notably when further scrutiny of the application is needed or in cases of representation where the authorities of the represented Member state are consulted.
Exceptionally, when additional documentation is needed in specific cases, the period may be extended up to a maximum of 60 calendar days.
Applicants submitting the applications with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.
All Application submitted at visa application centre should have English/Spanish Application forms only.
The forms are in PDF format.
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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.