Due to the public holidays announced by the President of the Russian Federation from May 01 to May 10, 2021, the Visa Application Center of Spain will not accept applications on May 04 and 06, 2021. In addition, we inform you that in case of extra-urgent requests, with the impossibility of submitting documents for good reasons after the holidays, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, after advance authorized by Spanish Consulate.
As operations at the Visa Application Centers for Spain in St. Petersburg, you are kindly asked to adhere to the highest standards of health and safety based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization and local health authorities: you will need to self-disclose COVID-19 symptoms, to undergo temperature screening at the entrance of the VAC using non-contact equipment, to wear appropriate mask and gloves. You will be checked contactless by the security service of the VAC. In case you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please, DO NOT visit our VAC. Applicants without mask and gloves and applicants with a temperature rise above 37 degrees will not be allowed to enter the premises. As the VAC cannot be crowded, you may be asked to wait outside the VAC. While waiting inside, please keep social distance of 1.5 - 2 meters. Only one person will be authorized for each 8 m². Limited number of customers will be permitted inside the Centre.
Please be informed that your appointment slot will be rescheduled to a later date in case you have any COVID-19 symptoms. We suggest you to prepare your application and all necessary documents in advance to avoid waiting time at the VAC
Protecting the health of applicants and our employees during these times is of utmost importance. We are following the recommendations of the Health and Governmental authorities and have put in place best practices to minimize the possible exposure of applicants and employees. For these reasons, applicants are requested not to come twice to our premises; your passports can be returned via courier service at a minimal cost.
For urgent cases only, passports may be collected:
• at the VAC in St. Petersburg from 12:00 until 16:00 after prior arrangement on Tuesday and Thursday
"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."
BLS Employee must provide receipt for all the services availed and paid at BLS Spain Visa Application Centre. Please write to email@example.com if you have not received receipt for any payments made in the Spain Visa Application Centre.
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BLS Spain Visa Application Centre does not provide any other services apart from reception and processing of Spanish visa applications as authorised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spain.
LLC «BLS International Services» carries out it’s activity of collecting Visa Applications EXCUSIVELY within the premies of the Visa Application Centres. All the additional Value-Added Services are also provided within the Visa Application Centres.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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@example.com 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