This visa is intended for applicants travelling to via Spain to another non-Schengen destination. 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.
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 6 months (180 days) can submit their application.This period is extended to 9 months in the case of seamen.
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.
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. Minors below 6 years of age are exempted from the visa fees and service charge. Special passport holders are exempted from visa fees.
|CATEGORY||VISA FEE (IN KWD)|
|Transit (12 years old and above)||KWD 27.2|
|6 – 11 years old||KWD 13.6|
|Below 6 years old||Gratis (Free-of-charge)|
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 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 Tourist 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 15 – 45 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 60 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.