Who can apply?
From May 12, 2021 to May 31, 2021, the following persons can apply for visa: holders of visa for a period of 2, 3 and 5 years, relatives of EU citizens, property owners in Spain, as well as previously allowed categories (you can find the list of previously allowed categories here
Starting from June 01, 2021, in addition to the above-mentioned categories, holders of visa with a validity period of at least one year will also be able to apply for a visa.
What are the expiry dates of visas that allow applying for a new visa?
Holders of visas that have expired in 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021 (by the moment of submission of documents for a new visa) can apply for a new visa.
Visa holders of which Schengen country can apply for a new visa?
Holders of visas of any Schengen state (for 2, 3 and 5 years) that have expired in 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021 (by the moment of submission of documents for a new visa) can apply for a new visa.
From what date will visas be issued?
From June 1.
What will be the validity period of new visas?
This will depend on the validity period of previous visas and the correctness of their use. In the event that previously issued visas were used incorrectly, the Consulate General of Spain may refuse to issue a visa or shorten its validity.
How should the applications be submitted?
- in person, when the applicant is over 18 years of age.
- relatives of minors under 18 years of age can apply for visa on their behalf, if the minor has had his/her fingerprints taken within the previous 59 months. In this case, they must provide a document confirming the relationship. Children under 12 years old do not need to be fingerprinted.
The Consulate may require retaking the fingerprints, if it deems it necessary.
Term for consideration of applications:
As a rule, the applications will be considered within 10 working days, however, the period may be extended up to 30 days if an additional verification of the submitted documentation is required in accordance with Art. 7 of the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Armenia on the facilitation of the issuance of visas to the citizens of the European Union and the Republic of Armenia.
Documentation required for submission of the application:
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF SPAIN IN MOSCOW RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION THAT MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE CASE.
Important notice of travel restrictions due to COVID-19
As part of measures on prevention of the spread of COVID-19, the Schengen states have introduced travel restrictions, including at the borders between these states. Depending on the development of the epidemiologic situation both inside and outside the EU, travel restrictions may be relaxed or reintroduced. All travellers are responsible for checking of travel restrictions in effect prior to departure. The Schengen visa holders are not automatically entitled to enter the Schengen zone and must comply with applicable travel restrictions.
More details: https: //reopen.europa.eu/en/
APPLICANTS FOR VISA CATEGORY C (SCHENGEN VISA) CANNOT GO TO SPAIN OR OTHER COUNTRIES OF THE SCHENGEN ZONE, WHILE RESTRICTIONS ON ENTRY TO THE EU AND STATES OF THE SHENGEN TREATY FROM THIRD COUNTRIES EXIST FOR THE PUBLIC ORDER AND HEALTH DUE TO PANDEMIC COVID-19.
Other Visa Categories accepted by Spanish Consulate now