Kenya BLS Spain Visa: Apply Student & Research Spain Visa from Kenya

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Student & Research Visa

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>Requirements for Student Visas

>Concept of the Student Visa:

  • General studies or further education in a full time program at an Officially Recognized University in Spain leading to the awarding of a degree or a certificate.
  • Activities pertaining to research or training, without prejudice regarding the special arrangements for researchers.
  • Participation in a Student Exchange Program in relation to a Secondary or High School Program at a recognized Educational or Scientific Center.
  • Non – labour practices in an agency, public or private entity.
  • Volunteer service within a program pursuing objectives of general interest.
Short Term Sub category Visa fee in KES(Inclusive of VAT) Service Fee in KES(Inclusive of VAT)
National Visa Tourist/Family Visit/Conference/Sports Events; Business/Transit/Student/Medical 6,386 8,236
Others Citizens of countries, which are signatories to the Visa Facilitation Agreement with the EU, pay a reduced fee or are exempt from paying any fee. Information on what applies to respective countries can be obtained from embassies and consulates of the EU Member States in these eight countries. The signatory countries are: ALBANIA, BOSNIA, MACEDONIA, MOLDAVIA, MONTENEGRO, RUSSIA, SERBIA, UKRAINE and AZERBAIJAN 3,725 5,575

Student and Research Visa

Legalization Fee 

786.00

2,636
Child below 6 years   0 1,850
Child between 6-12 years   3,725 5,575

The fee mentioned is per applicant

>Please Note:
  • The above mentioned Visa Fee are to be paid only in cash.
  • The visa fee in KES is as per current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice.
  • There is a service charge of KES 1,850 levied per application over and above the visa fees. (Service charge in shillings is Inclusive of VAT).

Note: It's mandatory to provide the below mentioned checklist.

As per instruction received from Embassy of Spain, "Checklist" needs to be duly filled in by the Applicant/Authorized representative and needs to submit along with the Visa Application.


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Note: We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements

Please provide Two 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:

  • Two recent colour passports, size of photographs(45mm x 35mm) full face and taken against a white background 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.

Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain. The Embassy has 15 days to process a normal visa application. In some particular cases it can take up to 30 and even up to 60 days.

All applications must be submitted at least 10 days prior to the proposed date of travel.

Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS International Services.

Visa Application Form (English Language)

Visa Application Form (Spanish Language)

All Application submitted at visa application centre should have English/Spanish Application forms only.

Please Note:

The forms are in PDF format.

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To download the Application Form:

1. Click on the form link
2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.

OR

1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
2. Select Save Target As from the list
3. Save the form on your computer.



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