No travel agencies or tour operators are currently accredited by the Consulate of Spain in San Petersburg for submitting visa applications on behalf of the applicants.
AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE COMPLETE SUSPENSION OF THE VISA FACILITATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, BY COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2022/1500 OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2022:
- AS OF SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 THE FEE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TYPE C VISAS FOR RUSSIAN NATIONALS WILL BE 80 EUROS (FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 6 AND 12 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE 40 EUROS).
- THE PERIOD FOR RESOLUTION OF VISAS MAY BE UP TO 45 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION AT THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF SPAIN.
By Order of the Ministry of the Interior 452/2022 of May 20, Spain has modified the criteria for the application of temporary restrictions on non-essential travel from third countries to the European Union adopted by Order 657/2020 of July 17.
In this sense, as of May 21, 2022, travelers from third countries (including the Russian Federation) will be able to travel to Spain with their valid passport and visa if they have a COVID Certificate recognized by the European Union, a Recovery Certificate recognized by the European Union or a negative Certificate of said disease (PCR) issued within 72 hours before boarding.
Please read, print and sign the information note required for the submission of documents. Information note is signed for each package of documents.
"BLS Visa Application Centre do not promote and is not responsible for any application submitted to any travel agent or any third-party vendor outside the Spain Visa Application Centre."
LLC «BLS International Services» carries out its activity of collecting Visa Applications EXCUSIVELY within the premises of the Visa Application Centers. All the additional Value-Added Services are also provided within the Visa Application Centers.
BLS Employee must provide receipt for all the services availed and paid at BLS Spain Visa Application Centre. Please write to [email protected] if you have not received receipt for any payments made in the Spain Visa Application Centre.
From September 15, 2020, the Saint Petersburg Spanish visa application center, BLS International, will accept Schengen visa applications submitted by the following categories of people:
The visa application center BLS International St. Peterseburgowill be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applicants must request an appointment at the following link: https://blsspain-russia.com/peters/apply_for.php
Taking into account that these are exceptions to the application of temporary travel restrictions not essential for reasons of public order and public health due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19,all visa applications whose applicants cannot prove conclusively that are included in any of the categories exempted from the restrictions will be refused.
A new regulation has been issued by the Spanish Ministry of Health, dealing with the health measures to be implemented and concerning the travellers arriving in Spain. In this regard, it is mandatory for prospective travellers to know about the following:
PLEASE BE GUIDED ACCORDINGLY & ALWAYS STAY SAFE.
Resumption of the amission of national visit applications
The Consulate of Spain in St. Petersburg informs that from 15 May it will begin to receive again applications exclusively from NATIONAL VISAS by appointment, excluding those processed on the basis of the Entrepreneurial Support Act of 27 September 2013 (Ley 14/2013). Provisionally, and until further notice, appointments will be provided by the Consulate by email for which interested parties must apply to the address [email protected], indicating full name of all applicants (in the event that they are more than one), passport number of all applicants, contact phone number, type of visa requested (non-profit residence, studies, etc.).
The Consulate of Spain in St. Petersburg takes the opportunity to communicate that the categories of applicants exempt from temporary travel restrictions to the European Union (for example, crew members of ships travelling to Spain to board a ship in a Spanish port; persons who must travel to Spain for the death of a family member in Spain; etc.), who need to apply for a visa, they must contact the Consulate via email [email protected] to request an appointment and be informed of the specific documentation they need to present.
As of 2nd February’ 2020
The deadline for submitting a visa application is extended to 6 months instead of 3 months. In case of Seafarers they may be presented with a maximum advance of 9 months.
Visa application form has been changed.
Visa Fee increases from February 2nd
Russian National: 35 Euros
Above 12 years : 80 Euros
6 to 11 years: 40 Euros
Children under 6 years: Free of charge