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Relatives of EU citizens

This Visa is granted for residents wishing to visit a family member who is an EU citizen

Processing Time

Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain minimum processing time is 15 working days (It may delay depending on case to case). Therefore applicants are kindly requested to submit visa application well in advance. Otherwise the Embassy does not guarantee that the visa will be issued in time.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

  • Except territorial-limited visas, Schengen visas are valid for the following countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Netherlands, Polonia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Sweden and Liechtenstein.
  • Visa applications are to be lodged personally.
  • The Member State competent for examining and deciding upon a uniform visa application shall be: (a) the Member State whose territory constitutes the sole destination of the visit(s); (b) if traveling to more than one Member State, then the Member State intended as the main destination, that is, the one where the main purpose of the intended stay is to be carried out. If the main purpose can not be established then the Member State in which territory the applicant intends to stay the longest; c) when no main destination can be established according to these rules, the Member State whose border the applicant intends to cross first.
  • Visa applications must be submitted within 3 months prior to the intended journey, except for holders of a multi-entry visa with a minimum validity of 6 months, who can do it at any time before its expiration. In all cases applications are to be submitted at least 15 days in advance of the intended journey.
  • Applications will not be admitted to processing in the following cases:
    • Failure to comply with the 3-month term
    • Application form different from the official one of the Embassy of Spain,
    • Passport or travel document not valid at least up to 3 months after your departure.
    • Photograph which does not meet established conditions.
    • Non-payment of visa fee –except for cases of exemption.
  • Visa fee (except for cases of exemption) must be paid once application has been admitted to processing. It will only be reimbursed if the application is later considered not admittable or when the Embassy is not competent for processing your application.
  • Applicants have the RIGHT TO SUBMIT ANY OTHER DOCUMENT that you consider relevant in support of your application.The Embassy may request the submission of any other additional document deemed necessary or your presence for a personal interview.
  • Visa dossiers must include original documents –which will be returned to the visa applicants once the procedure is finished - and a good-quality copy of each document.The documents must be presented in order, following the document checklist for each kind of visa. If it is impossible to include original documents in the dossier, these can be replaced by their certified true copies, duly legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. As an exception, documents directly addressed to the Embassy or its officers will not be returned, so copies are not required –eg: letters of recommendation or in support of the application when addressed to the Embassy rather than to the applicant, etc. Should you fail to submit a copy of any of the originals you will be deemed relinquishing your right to be returned its original to the Embassy. Documents in languages other than Spanish or English need to be translated into either Spanish or English. Groups of applicants applying together must submit one copy of every shared document per application.

Dear Applicants, please view the revised visa fee and service charges applicable:

Visa Category Visa Fees in Vietnam Dong (VND)
Relatives of EU citizens 1.585.000 VND
children 6-12 years minus one day 925.000 VND

The above mentioned Visa Fees are to be paid only in cash.

Note: Exemption of Visa Fee for a child is applicable only in the case of Short Term category, if the child's age is less than 6 years at the date of submission.

The Visa Fee is subject to change without notice'

BLS International Service charge
There is a service charge of VND 408.000 (inclusive of VAT) applicable per application over and above the Visa Fees for all applications.

Please Note:

  • The applicable Visa Fee in Vietnamese dong is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice
  • The fee is non-refundable

CONDITIONS TO BENEFIT FROM THE SPECIAL REGIME STIPULATED UNDER THE DIRECTIVE 2004/38/CE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL DATED 29 APRIL 2004

Certain family members of Spanish citizens and of the nationals of the European Union, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, have the right to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States and to benefit from all facilities to obtain necessary visas.

All applicants that jointly meet the following three conditions will have the right to benefit from the special regime stipulated under the Directive:

  • Having a family relationship with the European citizen covered by the Directive who is:
    • National of the Member States of the European Union or of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, as long as he/she resides in a country other than his/her own.
    • Spanish national, regardless his/her place of residence.
  • The family relationship with the European citizen covered by the Directive is one of the following hypothesis:
    • The spouse, as long as there is neither agreement nor declaration of nullity of the marriage relationship or divorce. It is understood that those who are separated, both legally or de facto, from a European citizen covered by the Directive, are included under the concept of “spouse” and thus have all the rights to benefit from the stipulations of the Directive.
    • The partner with whom the European citizen covered by the Directive has a durable relationship, duly attested.
    • The direct descendants who are under the age of 21 or those over 21 years of age but are dependents or disabled, as well as those of the spouse or partner of the European citizen covered by the Directive, as long as there is neither agreement nor declaration of nullity of the marriage relationship or divorce.
    • The dependent direct relatives in the ascending line and those of the spouse or partner of the European citizen covered by the Directive, as long as there is neither agreement nor declaration of nullity of the marriage relationship or divorce
    • Any other family members, not falling under the above-mentioned hypothesis who can irrefutably prove, at the moment of the visa application, that they meet one of the following conditions:
      • That they depend on or live with the European citizen covered by the Directive in the country of origin
      • That serious health grounds strictly require the personal care of the family member by the European citizen covered by the Directive.
  • The visa applicant is travelling or meeting/regrouping with the European citizen covered by the Directive at his place of destination.

VISA DOSSIER FOR THE SPECIAL REGIME STIPULATED UNDER THE DIRECTIVE 2004/38/CE

  • Copy of the National ID Card or passport of the European citizen covered by the Directive.
  • Proof of family relationship with the European citizen covered by the Directive:
    • Spouses
      • If the applicant is the spouse of a Spanish citizen:
        • Full copy of the marriage registration the competent Spanish Civil Registry Office.
        • Two affidavits, one signed by the applicant and the other, by his/her spouse, declaring that they are neither currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor married to nor living with a third person.
        • Moreover, if the applicant has been married or had a registered partner before: divorce decree or certification of cancellation of the respective official partners’ registry
      • If the applicant’s spouse is not Spanish but citizen of another European Union Member State or of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland:
        • If the marriage is registered in his/her own home country: (i.e.: marriage with a Norwegian celebrated in Norway):
          • Official marriage certificate issued by that country.
          • Two affidavits, one signed by the applicant and the other, by his/her spouse, declaring that they are neither currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor married to nor living with a third person.
          • Moreover, if the applicant has been married or had a registered partner before: divorce decree or certification of cancellation of the respective official partners’ registry
        • If the marriage is registered before a third country (i.e.: marriage with a Greek citizen celebrated in Morocco):
          • Official marriage certificate issued by that country
          • Official document of the country of nationality of the European citizen covered by the Directive certifying the validity of that marriage.
          • Two affidavits, one signed by the applicant and the other, by his/her spouse, declaring that they are neither currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor married to or living with a third person.
          • Moreover, if the applicant has been married or had a registered partner before: divorce decree or certification of cancellation of the respective official partners’ registry.
    • Official/De-facto partners:
      • Proof of being official or de-facto partner by means of one of the following ways:
        • Certification issued by a public partners’ register office of a State covered by the Directive
        • Documents proving a marital cohabitation of at least one continuous year, except when there are common descendants, in which case it is only necessary to prove a stable period of cohabitation.
      • Two affidavits, one signed by the applicant and the other, by his/her spouse, declaring that they are neither currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor married to or living with a third person.
      • Moreover, if the applicant has been married or had a registered partner before: divorce decree or certification of cancellation of the respective official partners’ registry
    • Direct descendants:
      • Applicant’s birth certificate.
      • Written letter of consent of the parent not accompanying the applicant, authorizing him/her to travel, without territorial or temporal restrictions, both for the purpose of a short stay or of residence in any other place with the other parent.
      • Furthermore, if the applicant is over 21 years of age: documents proving a financial or physical dependence on a European citizen covered by the Directive.
        • Financial dependence: documents proving that, during at least the last one year, the European citizen covered by the Directive or his/her spouse/partner has transferred money or born expenses of the applicant in a quantity that can lead to the assumption of an effective financial dependence.
        • Physical dependence: documents proving that the applicant was living for at least 24 months continuously with the European citizen covered by the Directive in the country of origin.
        • Dependence due to serious reasons of health or disability: documents proving that it is strictly necessary that the European citizen covered by the Directive take personal care of the applicant due to serious reasons of health or disability of the latter.
      •  Whenever the applicant is the descendant of the spouse/partner of the European citizen covered by the Directive, it is necessary to additionally include the following documents:
  • Documents proving their marriage or partnership (see points 2.1 y 2.2)
  • Proof of neither being currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor being married to nor living with a third person.
  • Written letter of consent of the parent not accompanying the applicant, authorizing him/her to travel, without territorial or temporal restrictions, both for the purpose of a short stay or of residence in any other place with the other parent.
  • Direct ascendants:
  • Birth certificate of the descending European citizen covered by the Directive, or of his/her spouse/partner, respectively.
  • In the case of second or subsequent degree of family relationship: additional birth certificate/s corresponding to the intermediate ascendants of these.
  • If the applicant is the ascendant of the spouse/partner of the European citizen covered by the Directive, it is necessary to additionally prove their marriage or partnership (see points 2.1 and 2.2), as well as the proof of neither being currently divorced nor separated from each other, nor being married to nor living with a third person.
  • In all cases, it is also necessary to present documents proving the financial or physical dependence of the European citizen covered by the Directive:
    • Financial dependence: documents proving that, during at least the last one year, the European citizen covered by the Directive or his/her spouse/partner has transferred money or born expenses of the applicant in a quantity that can lead to the assumption of an effective financial dependence.
    • Physical dependence: documents proving that the applicant has been living for at least 24 months continuously with the European citizen covered by the Directive in the country of origin.
    • Dependence due to serious reasons of health or disability: documents proving that it is strictly necessary that the European citizen covered by the Directive take personal care of the applicant due to serious reasons of health or disability of the latter.
    • Any other family members of the European citizen covered by the Directive, not falling under the above-mentioned hypothesis:
      • Proof of the degree of family relationship
      • Documents proving one of the following three hypothesis:
        • Proof that the applicant is cared for, in his/her country of origin, by the European citizen covered by the Directive. This can be proved by means of documents showing that, during at least the last one year, the European citizen covered by the Directive has transferred money or born expenses of the applicant in a quantity that can lead to the assumption of an effective financial dependence.
        • Irrefutable proof that the applicant has been living for at least 24 months continuously with the European citizen covered by the Directive in his/her country of origin.
        • Documents proving that it is strictly necessary that the European citizen covered by the Directive take personal care of the applicant due to serious reasons of health or disability of the latter.
  • Proof that the applicant is travelling or meeting/regrouping with the European citizen covered by the Directive:
  • In the case that the applicant is travelling with the European citizen covered by the Directive: air ticket bookings of both in the same flight.
  • In the case that the applicant is travelling to regroup with the European citizen covered by the Directive:
    • Applicant’s air ticket booking
    • Declaration of the European citizen covered by the Directive stating that the applicant is travelling to regroup with/meet him/her in Spain.

Please bear in mind that any certificate or other public document issued by the authorities which are not Spanish shall need to be translated into Spanish and both the original and translated versions should be duly legalized or Apostilled (depending on whether the country issuing the document is a member State of the La Hague Convention of Apostille or not). Kindly visit the website of the Embassy of Spain in Hanoi for further information on legalizations and translations (only available in Spanish and Vietnamese).

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:

  • Taken against a light background (white or off-white) so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background.
  • Clear share quality and with the face in focus.
  • Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print).
  • Full face, non-smiling [without sunglasses, a hat/cap or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background]
  • Please stick the Photograph on the Visa Application Form.

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..

Visa applications take up to 15 days to process.

Some applications may require further processing, which could take from 30-60 days.

Please note that all applications are processed individually. The Visa Officer may invite you for an interview or request further documentation or information, which can prolong the processing time.

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