Student Visa for
Who is considered a student?
Foreigners coming to Spain with the only purpose of studying or
undertaking research, training or a non-lucrative job in any Spanish
educational or scientific, public or private, officially recognized
Foreign students who want to carry out studies in Spain, must
apply for the corresponding visa at the Diplomatic or Consular
Offices before their arrival. Evidence of previous studies must be
NEED FOR STUDENT VISA
Once they are in Spain, foreign students must apply for an
to stay during the specified time, at the Foreign Office or Police
WHERE TO APPLY
At the local Foreign Office or Police Station.
What are the requirements to obtain a Student Visa?
The following requirements must be met:
- All documents for entry and stay in Spain are in order,
the visa to undertake or extend studies.
- The student has been regularly accepted in any private/public
educational or scientific centre to undertake/extend studies or
undertake non-lucrative jobs in research or educational centres.
- The study plan implies attending for no less than 3 months,
including the approved studies, research or educational itinerary.
- Should the student be under-aged and is not accompanied by his
will need to provide written authorization for the student's trip,
as well as for
his studies. This authorization must include the details of the
school and the duration of the stay.
- Students must prove and guarantee that they have the financial
means to live, support their studies, their stay and return to their
country, as well as, if necessary, that of their relatives.
HOW LONG DOES THE STUDENT VISA LAST?
It is granted for the whole duration of the course
IS THE STUDENT VISA RENEWABLE ?
Yes, the Student Visa is renewable.
WHEN DOES THE STUDENT VISA VALIDITY EXTINGUISH?
- When the activity for which it was granted comes to an end.
- When the period for which it was granted is over.
CAN FOREIGN STUDENTS WORK IN SPAIN?
Basically, foreign students cannot carry out any profitable
activity, but it will be allowed if it does not limit the studying
CAN FOREIGN STUDENTS'RELATIVES COME TO SPAIN?
Students who have obtained a visa for studying can apply for the
corresponding stay visas for their relatives to enter and stay in
Spain, during the period of their studies or research. They do not
need a staying period prior to the foreign student.
More Details are Coming soon.
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