You must apply at the Embassy of the country where you are intending to go. If you are planning to visit several countries, you need to apply at the Embassy of the country of the longest intended period of stay; if this is impossible to determine then you shall apply at the Embassy of the country where you will cross the border first
13th floor, hoa binh office towers, 106 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam. Also, Visa Application Center will open in Ho Chi Minh City shortly. Please visit this website for updated information on this issue.
Applicants are free to apply up to 180 days prior to their date of travel. However, all applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays. This period is extended to 9 months in the case of the seamen.
In most cases, you will be informed within 15 calendar days whether your application has been successful. Sometimes it can take up to 45 days in case it is necessary to make a more detailed exam of the application.
Upon submission of the visa application, at the visa application center. Applicants shall pay the Visa Fee, set by the Spanish Embassy, plus a service charge.
Applications have to be submitted in person
Application/Passport can be collected either by the applicant in person or through an authorized representative that has an authority letter
No. Short term visa enables you to stay in Spain for the period of its validity only. According to the law in the area of rights and matters of foreigners in Spain, in order to settle in Spain, you must have a necessary settlement or National Spain visa. Please contact the Spanish Embassy directly. For more information you can also visit the Important Links section
Yes. Medical insurance is a prerequisite.
If you consider it to be reasonable, you can appeal against the refusal. In case of a refusal the Embassy will provide you with a refusal letter mentioning the terms and the place where you can appeal. For more information regarding appeals, please contact the Spanish Embassy
The Embassy recommends you to apply again only if you think that the circumstances that could have caused the refusal have changed.