Paving the way to Barcelona: How can You get a Spain visa from Bangladesh?
A party freak? – The Flamenco music and Ta TOMATINA festival (with a mug of Spanish beer!)
Love football? – Home of some of the best football (soccer) clubs like Barcelona or Real Madrid
Adventure & culture addict?- The Spanish bullfights & a Moorish heritage.
Craving for a beach vacation?- Beautiful Mediterranean beaches.
Spain has everything a traveler can ask for (& much more)!!!
And on top of that, Bengalis have so many commonalities with Spanish (From physical appearance to love for food & culture). So, no wonder Spain is Bengali’s top-listed destination when they think of giving a Europe trip.
Are you one of them and thinking of making a trip to Spain? Here is what you need to know to get a Spain visa from Bangladesh.
Do Bangladesh need a visa for Spain?
Unless you are a citizen from some specific country with the obligation to carry a visa to cross external borders in Spain, you have to possess a visa to enter Spanish territory.
And unfortunately, Bangladesh is not one of them.
So, yes you need to have a valid visa for a Spain Schengen visa. The validity of the short-term Spain Schengen visa is 3 months in six months (180 days) from the date of entry into the Schengen Area. The best part is you can explore other Schengen countries if you wish to.
Bangladeshi citizens can avail of the following visas based on the requirement.
- Tourist Visa
- Business Visa
- Transit for seaman
- Airport transit
- Study training visa up to 90 days
- Conference congress visa
- Courtesy visa
How to apply for a Spain Tourist visa from Bangladesh?
As Spain is in the Schengen area, you need to grab a Schengen visa to enter Spain as Bangladeshi. And if your main destination is Spain, then you need to submit the application to the Spain embassy.
As a rule of thumb……..
The applicant should submit the papers to the embassy of the main destination for all Schengen countries. You must provide proof to support that Spain is:
· Main Destination.
· Country related to the main purpose of travel.
· State of first entry.
· Country with the maximum period of stay.
BLS International Service is responsible for handling short-stay visa applications.
So, who is BLS?
They are the outsourced partner to the Embassy of Spain in Bangladesh. As the growing demand for Spanish visas from Bangladesh increase, the embassy appoint them for passport collection and processing center.
Apply through the BLS, then download the form. Print it and then submit the application form to the Spain embassy. You don’t need any prior appointment to submit the application form.
Please note: Applicants need to come in person walk-in basis during submission hour at the Spain Visa Application Centre to submit.
Spain Visa Processing Time & Fees
In most cases, applicants get results within 15 calendar days of whether their application has been successful. In some rare cases, it can take up to 45 days (if the embassy asks for more documents).
Now let’s see the fees…..
|Between 6-12 years old||4321|
|Children between 0-6 years||No fee|
Apart from that, there is a BLS service charge of BDT 1858 (Inclusive of VAT). And you can pay it in cash in BDT tk.
Also you might have some other fees as all your documents need to be translated to Spanish, notarized, and needs to purchase insurance from them.
Spain Visa Consultant in Bangladesh
Applying for a Spain visa from Bangladesh is comparatively more complex than applying from other Schengen countries. If you are not experienced enough, it’s advised to seek professional help.
You should select a visa processing agency that deals with Spain visas specifically and has years of experience.
Visa Processing Center is a reliable name for travelers who have been (or dreaming) to visit Schengen country in the last couple of years.
They know how to handle the papers and prepare the document in the right way. Getting a Schengen visa for the first time is always difficult. There are a lot of things to take care of. The same rules apply for the Spain Schengen visa.
Allow us to help to make your road to Spain smoother. Call us today, and discuss the eligibility and requirements with one of our consultants.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need to translate all my documents into the Spanish language?
Yes, the Spanish embassy in Dhaka requires all the documents to be translated into Spanish. They don’t accept any other languages. You need to translate your documents to their local language even if it’s in English.
Spain Embassy Dhaka website, information & Address
- Embassy of Spain in Dhaka
- Road #90, House #49 Gulshan 2,
- Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh.
- Phone: 028881921-8
- Fax: 8837252
- Email: email@example.com
- Spain Visa Application Centre
- Saimon Centre, House No 4A,
- Road No 22, Gulshan 1,
- Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh.
- Phone: +88 02222298284
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Passport Collection: Sunday to Thursday (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 2:00 AM to 4:00 PM),
- Submission Time: Sunday to Wednesday (9:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
How much bank balance is required for a Spain visa?
If your main first destination is Spain in the Schengen area, you need to show € 65.52 Euros for each day on the bank account to show that you can afford the travel cost while staying in Spain.
How long does Spain take to approve a visa?
The whole process usually takes something between 15-30 days.
What is the Spain embassy Dhaka contact number?
You can contact the embassy by Phone: 028881921-8 to get the authentic information.
How To Purchase Insurance For Schengen Spanish Visa?
Travel Insurance is mandatory when applying for a Schengen visa, no matter which consulate you apply for. For a Spain visa from Bangladesh, you can directly purchase insurance from the visa service provider BLS online.
If you need assistance or want to purchase insurance from us, feel free to contact us today.