DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED
SCHENGEN VISA – CATEGORY C “TOURISM”
· Dully filled in all blanks in English or Spanish and signed and dated by the applicant
· If the applicant is under the age of 18, both parents or legal guardian must sign a
“Letter of consent”; passport copies of the father and mother have to be attached.
Original letter from local sponsor
· Written in English stating purpose of trip, qualification, salary and start date of
employment in the UAE.
· If self‐sponsor, copy of trade license officially translated into Spanish or English.
· Passport with valid UAE residence visa with a minimum validity of 2 months from the
date of expiry of requested visa.
· Passport validity of 3 months from the date of expiry of requested visa.
·Passport not older than 10 years, signed by bearer. Undamaged pictures securely affixed
· Previous passport, if applicable.
One recent biometric passport sized photographs
· Pictures must comply with EU recommendations (can be consulted in this Website)
· Should not be older than 6 months.
· Passport pages containing personal data and residency visa
· Previous Schengen, US, UK, Canada, Japan visas.
Overseas medical insurance. Valid for the duration of the requested visa and all
· Must cover all risks expected during the time of stay in the Schengen area, including
repatriation. Minimum coverage is 30,000€ + repatriation. (Medical insurances connected to
credit cards are not accepted)
· Conditions must be stated either on insurance document or on separate confirmation letter
Proof of accommodation in Spain (one of the three will suffice)
· Hotel booking (if the visa is granted paid hotel can be requested) OR
· Copy of the lease of apartment or house (if not in Spanish, it must be officially
translated into Spanish), OR
· If travel is by private invitation, original + photocopy of official letter of invitation
named “ Carta de invitación” stamped by spanish police authority.
Proof of sufficient financial guarantees: up‐to‐date
· Personal bank account/s statement/s of the last 3 months which clearly states periodical
salary transfer stamped by bank.
· This Consular Section will not accept Internet extracts without stamp or company
Return ticket reservation:
· If the visa is granted, paid ticket can be requested.