Spain is a Member-State of the European Union and has signed the
Schengen Agreement. While traveling within the E.U., you only need
your Identity card. However, a passport is necessary for a number of
other transactions, such as currency exchange, purchases, etc.
Visas are not required by European citizens from countries that are
part of the Schengen Area. Spain as a member of the Schengen
Agreement, has abolished controls on common internal lands, at air
and sea borders and allows Member-State citizens to travel around
without a visa for a short stay period of up to three (3) months.
However, keep in mind that airlines and other carriers require a
valid passport and/or identity card.
Citizens coming from countries that have not yet joined Schengen
Area may require a visa to enter Spain. The E.U. visitors from these
countries can acquire further information from the Hellenic
Embassies or Consulates in their countries, or from their travel
agencies. Before visiting Spain, please consult the detailed
information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website and find out
whether you require a Visa.
Note: During your stay in Spain, if you require a Visa, you are
advised to have suitable insurance coverage for emergency medical or
Please note ICNB is not authorized to assist with the VISA process
beyond providing the Notification of Acceptance Letter and
Invitation Letter (after registration) issued by the ICNB Committee
Board. The invitation letter will be issued after the successful
registration. Should your application be denied, ICNB cannot change
the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICNB
engage in discussion or correspondence with the Embassy on behalf of