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Your guide to Barcelona

Do you need a VISA to travel to Barcelona?

countries that need VISA to travel to Spain

First things first. If you want to travel to Spain you may require a VISA depending on your nationality. This is the most important step of your trip preparation because all of it depends on this permit. Check here if you need to request a VISA.

Take into account that applying for a VISA may take some time. Check this at least 3 weeks before coming to Barcelona.

Citizens from countries that DON’T NEED A VISA to travel to Spain

List of countries
  • ALBANIA (Only for biometric passport holders)
  • ANDORRA
  • ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
  • ARGENTINA
  • AUSTRALIA
  • BAHAMAS
  • BARBADOS
  • BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA (Only for biometric passport holders)
  • BRASIL
  • BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
  • CANADA
  • CHILE
  • COLOMBIA
  • COSTA RICA
  • DOMINICA
  • EAST TIMOR
  • EL SALVADOR
  • GEORGIA
  • GRENADA
  • GUATEMALA
  • HONDURAS
  • ISRAEL
  • JAPAN
  • KIRIBATI
  • MACEDONIA (Only for biometric passport holders)
  • MALAYSIA
  • MARSHALL ISLANDS
  • MAURITIUS
  • MEXICO
  • MICRONESIA
  • MOLDOVA
  • MONACO
  • MONTENEGRO
  • NAURU
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • NICARAGUA
  • PALATES
  • PANAMA
  • PARAGUAY
  • PERU
  • SALOMÓN ISLANDS
  • SAMOA
  • SAINT CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS
  • SAN MARINO
  • SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
  • SANTA LUCIA
  • SERBIA
  • SEYCHELLES
  • SINGAPORE
  • SOUTH KOREA
  • TONGA
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
  • TUVALU
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • URUGUAY
  • VANUATU
  • VATICAN
  • VENEZUELA

Citizens from countries that NEED A VISA to travel to Spain

List of countries
  • AFGANISTAN
  • ANGOLA
  • SAUDI ARABIA
  • ALGERIA
  • ARMENIA
  • AZERBAIJAN
  • BAHRAIN
  • BANGLADESH
  • BELARUS
  • BELICE
  • BENIN
  • BUTAN
  • BOLIVIA
  • BOTSWANA
  • BURKINA FASO
  • BURUNDI
  • CABO VERDE
  • CAMBODJA
  • CAMEROON
  • CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
  • CHAD
  • CHINA
  • COMOROS
  • CONGO
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • D.R. OF CONGO
  • IVORY COAST
  • CUBA
  • DJIBOUTI
  • ECUADOR
  • EGYPT
  • EQUATORIAL GUINEA
  • ERITREA
  • ETHIOPIA
  • FIDJI
  • GABON
  • GAMBIA
  • GHANA
  • GUINEA
  • GUINEA BISSAU
  • GUYANA
  • HAITI
  • INDIA
  • INDONESIA
  • IRAN
  • IRAK
  • JAMAICA
  • JORDANIA
  • KAZAKHSTAN
  • KENYA
  • KYRGYZSTAN
  • KUWAIT
  • LAOS
  • LEBANON
  • LESOTHO
  • LIBERIA
  • LIBYA
  • MADAGASCAR
  • MALAWI
  • MALDIVES
  • MALI
  • MAURITANIA
  • MONGOLIA
  • MOROCCO
  • MOZAMBIQUE
  • MYANMAR
  • NAMIBIA
  • NEPAL
  • NIGER
  • NIGERIA
  • NORTH KOREA
  • OMAN
  • PAKISTÁN
  • PAPUA N. GUINEA
  • PHIIPPINES
  • QATAR
  • RUSSIA
  • RWANDA
  • SÃO TOMÉ AND PRÍNCIPE
  • PRÍNCIPE
  • SENEGAL
  • SIERRA LEONE
  • SIRIA
  • SOMALIA
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • SOUTH SUDAN
  • SRI LANKA
  • SUDAN
  • SURINAME
  • SWAZILAND
  • TANZANIA
  • TADJIKISTAN
  • THAILAND
  • TOGO
  • TUNISIA
  • TURKEY
  • TURKMENISTAN
  • UGANDA
  • UKRAINE
  • UZBEKISTAN
  • VIETNAM
  • YEMEN
  • ZAMBIA
  • ZIMBABWE
  • PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY
  • KOSOVO

What if I need to apply for a VISA?

Don’t worry. In the official website of your government you’ll find all the information about how to do all the paperwork and travel to Spain without any worries.

For any additional information, check the official website of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.