St. Petersburg Russia BLS Spain Visa: Short term (Maximum stay of 90 days) Spain Visa from St. Petersburg Russia

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Apply for Visa to Spain in St. Petersburg

Short term visa (Maximum stay of 90 days)

Please, check if you belong to the consular district of the Consulate General of Spain in St.Petersburg:
All the residents in the consular district of the Consulate General of Spain in St.Petersburg (St.Petersburg and Leningrad region, Pskov region, Kaliningrad region, Murmansk region, Velikiy Novgorod and Novgorod region, Vyborg and Republic of Karelia) wishing to apply for a transit or a short-stay visa (up to 90 days in any period of 180 days) can submit their applications in any of the Spain Visa Application Centres mentioned here.

The residence in the North-West consular district can be confirmed by the registration, the job certificate as well as by the bank statement. If the applicant has the registration in the North-West consular district, but actually doesn't live in, and this is confirmed by the job certificate and/or the bank statement applicant should submit the documents in the Visa Center competent for the region of his actual residence.

Rules of submission of visa application:
Please, click here in order to find the detailed information on the entire application process including enrolment of biometric identifiers. All supporting documents must be presented on the day when you submit your visa application.

Important notice: if your application is incomplete and you still wish to submit it, the visa application centre can accept your documents but will bear no responsibility for any possible negative consequences: delays in processing, restrictions on entries (f.ex, one entry visa instead of multiple entry visa) and days of stay and even denial. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to submit complete application. The list of requisite documents can be found here in the section “Documents required”. Please, note that the Consulate General of Spain in St.Petersburg has the right to claim any additional documentation or information in all cases.

In case of minors
Notarized consent from parents for the departure of a minor in Russian and its translation in Spanish .

Payment of fees at Spain visa application centres:
Payment of service and visa fees must be made directly to the Visa Application Centre in Rubles (cash only) when submitting your visa application. Please, click here to view the current rates.

Visa (type A, B, C) (for the citizens of the countries that have signed an agreement with EU on visa process facilitation) – 2.443,00
Visa (for the citizens of the countries that have not signed an agreement with EU on visa process facilitation) – 4.188,00
Visa for children from 6 to 12 y.o. (types A, C) - 2.443,00
Visa for children less than 6 y.o. – 0,00
Visa for group of applicants (type A, B, C) from 5 to 50 persons – 4.188,00 (70 rubles per person)
BLS service fee – 1,078.00
Urgent visa – 4.886,00

Visa Fees in Russian rubles applicable for various visa types are listed in the table below:

Visa Category Visa fee for nationals of Russian Federation, Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova and Azerbaijan Visa handling fee for nationals from other countries
Tourism 2.443 4.188
Business 2.443 4.188
Drivers & Carriers 2.443 4.188
Studies of less than 90 days 2.443 4.188
Sports and Cultural Activity 2.443 4.188
Private Invitation 2.443 4.188
Property Owners 2.443 4.188
Sailors 2.443 4.188
Transit 2.443 4.188
Urgent (in less than 5 days) 4.886 4.886
Urgent (in less than 24 hours) 4.886 4.886

Important:
"Urgent Visa" service is available in Saint-Petersburg and can only be used by seamen and people going to Spain for business affairs. In Murmansk the service is available on any working day from 09:00 till 12:00, only for seamen and stipulated the collection of documents on 5th working day excluding the day of submission. For instance, submission is on Monday, collection is on Monday of the next week, unless there are additional holidays.

Please note:
  • Visa Fees are payable in Russian rubles as per the prevailing exchange rates.
  • There is a service charge of RUB 1,078/- (inclusive of VAT) per application over and above the visa fees for all applicants.
  • The fees are non-refundable.
Visa Fees exceptions:
  • Children under 6 years;
  • Disabled persons of any group (only citizens of Russian Federation);
  • One accompanying person of a disabled person of the 1st group (only citizens of Russian Federation);
  • Relatives of EU citizens: spouses, children (including adopted), parents (including custodians), grandparents and grandchildren if documents confirming family relationship are provided;
  • Close relatives of citizens of Russian Federation who have residence permit in Spain.
Service Fee exceptions:
  • Children under 6 years;
  • Disabled persons of 1st group and one companion (only citizens of Russian Federation).

"Checklist"

Below you can find the list of requisite documents that you need to provide while applying for a Schengen visa.

Please take into account the following information before you apply for a visa:

  • Each applicant (including minor children) has to present a separate (individual) set of documents.
  • If your application is incomplete and you still wish to submit it, the visa application centre can accept your documents but will bear no responsibility for any possible negative consequences: delays in processing, restrictions on entries (f.ex, one entry visa instead of multiple entry visa) and days of stay and even denial. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to submit complete application.
  • Please, be aware that in case of previous refusal in any Schengen visa the Consulate General of Spain will contact the relative Consulate/Embassy in order to make enquiries about the reason of refusal. This procedure can take some time.
  • All documents must be typed. Hand-written documents will not be accepted. Copies of documents must be taken only on A4 paper format.
  • The Consulate General of Spain in St.Petersburg can demand any additional documentation or information in case of necessity. Please, do not send any documents directly to the Consulate. If there is a request of any additional document, Spain visa application centre will contact you by phone.
If the applicant is not registered in our zone but working with company in Saint Petersburg then he/she must provide documents through which he/she can prove that he/she living in Saint Petersburg from long time:
Confirmation for professional status:
  • Letter from Company stating his salary, designation, joining date, with full address of company and contact details duly signed & stamped.
  • Working card.
  • Statement of salary account (In which he/she getting salary every month from his company).

Please check below the list of requisite documents in accordance with the purpose of your trip:

Templates of documents that you can download:

Sponsorship letter

Rules of submission under urgent scheme (“Urgent Visa”)

"Urgent Visa" service is available in Saint-Petersburg and can only be used by seamen and people going to Spain for business affairs. In Murmansk the service is available on any working day from 09:00 till 12:00, only for seamen and stipulated the collection of documents on 5th working day excluding the day of submission. For instance, submission is on Monday, collection is on Monday of the next week, unless there are additional holidays.

Please, submit your Application form with the new photo format, as explained below:

  • The photograph MUST be in colour and have only a white background.
  • The photograph must have been taken within the last six months.
  • The photograph must be submitted glued to the application form.
  • The photo submitted must measure: 3.5 cms x 4.5 cms with the head centred in the frame. The head (measured from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin) should measure about 3 cms.
  • The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly.
  • In general, the applicant's head, including both face and hair, should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed.

Please follow these instructions carefully. If the photograph presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete.

The Consulate General of Spain in Saint-Petersburg will review the documents and make a decision within 10 calendar days from the receipt of the documents at the Consulate of Spain. Each visa application is considered individually, so, in connection with this, a decision making term can vary. In case of providing a full package of documents that satisfy the requirements of the Consulate, the decision can be made in 5 working days. In accordance with the Visa Facilitation Agreement between the EU and the Russian Federation, processing time can be extended up to 30 calendar days.

Please, be aware that in case of previous refusal in any Schengen visa the Consulate General of Spain will contact the relative Consulate/Embassy in order to make enquiries about the reason of refusal. This procedure can take some time.

Important notice: if your application is incomplete and you still wish to submit it, the visa application centre can accept your documents but will bear no responsibility for any possible negative consequences: delays in processing, restrictions on entries (f.ex, one entry visa instead of multiple entry visa) and days of stay and even denial. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to submit complete application. The list of requisite documents can be found here in the section “Documents required”. Please, note that the Consulate General of Spain in St.Petersburg has the right to claim any additional documentation or information in all cases.

If you wish to apply for a Spain Visa, you can download the requisite Visa Application Form here.
Please note the instructions below while taking the print out.
Download the visa application form:

Visa Application Form

Note: Number of pages: 4 (the form must be printed back-to-back). The visa application form must be signed by the applicant. Visa application form for minor children is to be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

You can also obtain all these forms at the visa application centre in St Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Murmansk, Pskov, Vyborg, Velikiy Novgorod and Petrozavodsk.

Sample Visa Application Form:
The Spanish Visa Application Form can be filled in English or Spanish only.
Please, click here to see a completed Visa Application Form sample: