This visa is intended for applicants travelling to visit Spain for the purpose of business visit. This visa does not allow the visa holder to work in Spain apart from the purpose stated at the time of application.
Only legal residents of Kuwait who has valid Kuwait residency that covers the entire duration of the trip (‘til the date of return) can apply at the Visa Application Center.
Diplomatic Passport Holders – does not require visa to enter Spain only. If travelling to other Schengen destination, please check your visa requirement from corresponding Embassy.
Applicants travelling to Portugal and Lithuania may submit their application at the Visa Application Center. Kindly arrange for your appointment Click Here.
The Embassy reserves the right to call on applicants for interview if further details or documents are required.
Visa applicants must submit their application in person and enroll their biometric (fingerprints) at the time of submission.
Only applicants travelling within the next 3 months (90 days) can submit their application.
For those applicants, regardless the type of residence (still the sticker in the passport or Civil ID) whose residence expires in less than three months after their return from the trip, are requested to provide us with a certificate issued by PACI (Public Authority for Civil Information).
For those applicants holders of Civil ID only, are requested to provide us with a certificate issued by PACI (Public Authority for Civil Information)
Incomplete, unclear or unsigned applications will not be accepted; and the visa application can only be processed upon receipt of ALL documents required by the Embassy (see List of required documents).
Visa fees are non-refundable and have to be paid only in cash at the time of submission.
Applications for visas require minimum 3 to 5 days for nationalities without consultation and minimum 10 days for nationalities which require consultation (kindly check upon submission). Note: It is recommended that you apply early, as processing period could take longer than the usual processing time.
If the visit involves two or more Schengen countries, the Embassy responsible for the issuance of the visa will be:
The Embassy of the country in which the traveler is going to stay the longest.
If the duration of stay is the same for all Schengen state, the Embassy of the country of first entry.
Applicants should read attentively the information provided on this site, and must take an appointment through
Call Centre No: +965 22254479
Applicants can choose to lodge visa applications directly at the Embassy of Spain in Kuwait (subject for appointment with the Embassy).
Note:All applicants travelling for any reason are required to submit their original 6 months updated bank statement (if it is printed through the internet, bank statement should be stamped by the issuing bank).
Please Note: There is a service charge of KWD 5.25 per application over and above the visa fees payable by all applicants. Special passport holders are exempted from visa fees.
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Countries with a visa facilitation agreement with the European Union and children between the ages of 6-11 years. The Schengen visa fee amounts to KWD 11.9, for national of Albania, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fyrom, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine.
The Visa fees can be paid by Cash only and subject to change.
All fees are non-refundable.
Please read the below requirements carefully and ensure that you have the complete documents upon submission, to avoid inconveniences:
For requirement printout, please click Business visit checklist
Note: We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements
Please provide one recent photograph (not more than 6 months old) of yourself, which should not have been used previously in the passport. The photograph should be in colour and:
Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. A photo booth meeting these requirements is available at the centre..
Under normal circumstance, applications can be processed within 3 – 5 days for the following passport holders: Kuwait / Bahrain / UAE / Qatar / Oman / India / Philippines / Indonesian (Subject to change without prior notice).
Other nationalities not listed above could be processed within 10-21 days.
The above period does not guarantee that applications will be processed within that certain duration; the period may be extended up to a maximum of 30 calendar days in individual cases, notably when further scrutiny of the application is needed or in cases of representation where the authorities of the represented Member state are consulted.
Exceptionally, when additional documentation is needed in specific cases, the period may be extended up to a maximum of 60 calendar days.
Applicants submitting the applications towards the Embassy of Spain in Kuwait with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.