If you wish to visit Spain for a short period of time (less than 90 days), you must obtain a Short Term visa.
|Duration||Visa Fees in XOF|
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'The Visa Fee is subject to change without notice'
BLS International Service charge
Applicants applying at the Spanish visa application centre shall be levied a service charge of XOF 10140 /- (inclusive of service tax 15 % & education cess) payable in cash. Children under 6 are exempted from service charge.
Application Form: Application for Schengen Visa.
Original Application form for Schengen Visa duly filled in and signed by the applicant in blue ball point ink. 2 recent photographs (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background must be attached in the application form. The application form must be correctly filled, facilitating all the possible information requested in the form including postal address, email address and telephone number.
Please note with effect from 01 April 13, Embassy of Spain has instructed that Sworn Declaration is mandatory to be provided along Visa Application form at the time of submission.
The application can be submitted personally or by an authorized person at the BLS International Services centre; or at the Embassy of Spain/ Consulate General of Spain ( subject to prior appointment)
Passport of the applicant with at least two blank pages, which should be valid for at least three months after the duration of intended stay. This document should have been issued in the last ten (10) years. Photocopy of all the pages of the present passport must be submitted.
For Consulate General of Spain Dakar, photocopy of all the pages (including blank pages) of the current passport and of the first previous/expired passport as well is required.
Submission of all old passports is mandatory. Incase if applicant has lost old passport then he/she can submit copy of complaint lodged with Police or for any other reason of not submitting it he/she can provide a covering letter mentioning the reason for the same.
In case of minors (below 18 years), the application form must be signed by both the parents. Photocopies of passports of both the parents, attested by notary public, must be attached. Incase parents does not have passports then they need to provide a government ID proof having signatures.
In case the minor (below 18 years), is accompanied by either of the parents, a no objection affidavit must be submitted.
Two recent photographs for Dakar (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background.
Covering letter from the applicant, explaining in detail the purpose of the visit. All cover letters must include details of any other accompanying persons as well. This includes family members, friends or business associates travelling for the same purpose
Invitation letter issued by “Policia Nacional de España”. (submit in original along with a photocopy )
Attested copy of the passport and the DNI or residence card of the person living in Spain.
In case of spouse, copy of the marriage certificate issued by the Consular authorities of the EU country of which the inviting person is a national. This document must not be more than three months old.---
In case of spouse of Spanish national, the applicant must present:
In case of children, copy of the birth certificate issued by the corresponding competent authorities.
Proof of sufficient economic means for the entire duration of stay.
Original Personal bank statements of the applicant for last 3 months for Embassy of Spain, Dakar, with the original stamp and signature of authorized signatory of the bank (Online Bank statements are not acceptable).This is a mandatory statement.
Please Note for Consulate General of Spain, Dakar: The minimum closing balance in the Personal Account Bank Statements should be equivalent or above Euros €589.68 per person for a minimum period of stay. For longer stays applicants need to show an additional of approximately Euros €65.52 per day per applicant.
Any other document that the applicant may consider appropriate to support his/her application.
Authorization form signed in original by the applicant, in favor of BLS International Services
For Family visa applications applicants are requested to submit proof of family relations with the principal applicant as an additional document with the visa application, for example
For Spouse - Marriage certificate
For Children - Birth certificate
BLS International will accept a photocopy of the document after verifying with the original at the time of submission.
With regards to the documents submitted with the visa application such as the Marriage certificate and Birth certificate of family visa applications, documents only in English language or translated to Spanish will be acceptable for all files.
Kindly note that if the documents are in any regional language, they must be translated to English or Spanish by any language institute with official stamp and signature of the translation institute/agency.
Documents in regional languages such as Marriage certificate and Birth certificate will not be acceptable.
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..
Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain/Consulate General of Spain. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant can be further requested additional documentation in support of the same. Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain minimum processing time is 15 Calendar days (It may delay depending on case to case).
All applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.
Kindly note if application submitted in Satellite centre, it may take up to 48-72 hours in transit to Dakar. All the applications received from Satellite centers will be sent to Embassy/Consulate on next working day.
Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS
Applicants submitting the applications towards the Embassy of Spain, Dakar with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.
All Application submitted at visa application centre should have English/Spanish Application forms only.
Please note W.E.F 01 April 13 , Embassy of Spain has instructed that Sworn Declaration is mandatory to be provided along Visa Application form at the time of submission.
The forms are in PDF format.
You will need an Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and download this form.
To download the Application Form:
1. Click on the form link
2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.
1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
2. Select Save Target As from the list
3. Save the form on your computer.
Spain represents Sweden in Senegal and The Gambia with regard to SHORT STAY VISAS only.
Swedish Short Stay Visa applicants can therefore submit their visa applications at the Spain Visa Application Center in Dakar. The documents required and processing time will be as per the applications for Spain.
For long term visas for Sweden applicants must approach the Embassy of Sweden in Bamako (Mali).