Visa is valid to visit all the Schengen States
IRAQI nationals (except from the Kurdistan region) Nationals may apply for a visa at the Spain Visa Application Centre in Erbil.
Visa applicants are requested to appear in person at the time of submission.
Incomplete, unclear or unsigned applications will not be accepted.
Visa fees are non-refundable and have to be paid only in cash at the time of application
If the visit involves two or more Schengen countries, the Embassy/Consulate responsible for the issuance of the visa will be:
|VISA CATEGORY||VISA FEE|
|Tourist Visa||USD 64.00|
|Children between 6-12 Yrs.||USD 37.00|
|Children below 6 Yrs.||USD 0.00|
Countries with a visa facilitation agreement with the European Union and children between the ages of 6-12 years. The Schengen visa fee amounts to 00.00IQD for national of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Republic of Yugoslavia.
All payments will be collected in local currency (cash only) as per the local exchange rate.
The Visa fees can be paid by Cash only. It is subject to change without notice. The fee is non-refundable. The following categories of short stay applicants are exempted of Visa fees only: Children under 6
All fees are non-refundable
The procedures and conditions for issuing these visas are set out in European Parliament and Council Regulation (CE) No. 810/2009, which establishes a Community Code on visas.
The short stay visa application must be submitted on a duly completed application form (original and copy), which can be downloaded free of charge from this web page or can also be obtained free of charge from Spanish Diplomatic Missions or Consular Offices abroad.
The visa must be applied in person. If there is no Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office in a particular country, applicants can apply for the visa in the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office that represents Spain in that country.
When submitting the visa application, the established fee must be paid (generally €60). This fee is non-refundable and therefore will not be refunded if the visa application is unsuccessful. Under certain circumstances applicants may be entitled to a reduction or may be exempt from paying the fee. Please consult the Diplomatic Missions or Spanish Consular Offices. For all other necessary requirements, please consult the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office where the visa application is being made as these may vary according to the reason for the visit and the applicant's country of origin.
The maximum period for processing short stay (Schengen) visa applications is fifteen calendar days from the date the application is submitted. This period can be extended to a maximum of 30 calendar days in specific cases, especially if a more detailed examination of the application is required. By way of exception, in specific cases in which additional documentation is required, this period can be extended to a maximum of 60 calendar days.
If the visa is issued, it must be collected in person from the competent Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office, or collected by a duly authorized representative, within a period of one month from the date that notification is given of the award.
If the visa application is unsuccessful, the applicant will be notified via a standard form stating the reason the visa was refused. In this case, the applicant can file a judicial review appeal before the High Court in Madrid within a period of two months from the notification date or optionally, an appeal for review before the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office within one month from the notification date.
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..
Processing time of visa should be Minimum 35 Working days.
If you wish to visit Spain for a short period of time, you must obtain a visa prior to entry if you come from a country with a visa requirement for entering Spain.
Short Stay visas allow the holder to transit through or remain in Spanish territory and all other Schengen States for a maximum period of three months (90 days) within a period of six months (180 days) from the entry date into the Schengen Area. Nationals from countries included in the list of countries with the obligation to carry a visa in order to cross external borders must be in possession of this visa. Please click the appropriate visa category for more information
Applicants submitting the applications with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.
All Application submitted at visa application centre should have English Application forms only.
The forms are in PDF format.
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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.
We take great pleasure in announcing the opening of the New Visa Application Centre in Nouadibhou. Applicants can now apply from our centre in Nouadibhou with added VIP services.