Spain Visas

Updated: 27th September 2023

Visa Requirements

UK, AUS, NZ, USA and CAN passport holders do not require a visa at present to enter Spain for touristic purposes, for a stay of up to 90 days in any 180-day period.

For passport holders of other nationalities not included here, please check the website for more information.

Spain Visa Information for

South African Residents

Spain is part of the borderless region known as the Schengen Area and South African passport holders require a Schengen visa in order to enter Spain. A passport valid for at least three months from your departure is required and a visa will only be issued if blank pages are available. Requirements for the procurement of a visa are subject to change but application requirements include round-trip travel itinerary specifying entry and exit dates from the Schengen state and proof of funds to support yourself during your stay (approximately $50 USD per day).

BLS International is the authorized service provider to The Embassy/Consulate of Spain in South Africa, providing services to help people apply for a visa to enter Spain. BLS have a visa application Centre in Cape Town and Pretoria.

Cape Town Office
1st Floor, Block B, North Park, Black River Park,
2 Fir Street, Observatory, Western Cape,
Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
Tel: +021 003 8050

Pretoria Office
Regus Lakeview, Ground Floor Lakeview Building 1277
Mike Crawford Avenue Centurion 0157 South Africa
Tel: +012 683 8793

Visa Procurement

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveller and not On The Go Tours, therefore it is essential that you check current visa requirements with the embassy before travel. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Spain.

See also

Check out our handy Travel Guide resources to help plan your trip to Spain:

Spain tours - find out more about our trips to Spain
Best Places to Visit - where to go on your Spain trip
Best Time to Visit - climate and seasons of Spain
Top Travel Tips - useful info on money, health, food and more
Cities to Visit in Spain for First Timers - plan your first visit to Spain