An airport transit visa is applicable for applicants who are just transiting the Schengen territory and will not leave the transit area of the airport.
|Duration||Visa Fees in GHS|
|Airport Transit Visa||501|
|Children between 6-12 years||250|
The above mentioned Visa Fees is to be paid only by 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.
BLS International Service charge
Applicants applying at the Spanish visa application Centre shall be levied a service charge of 97 GHSs inclusive of all local taxes payable in cash. Children under 6 are exempted from service charge.
Application Form: Application for Schengen Visa.
Original Application form for Schengen Visa duly filled in and signed by the applicant in blue ball point ink. 1 recent photograph (35-45 mm) of the applicant with white background must be attached in the application form. The application form must be correctly filled, facilitating all the possible information requested in the form including postal address, email address and telephone number.
The application can be submitted personally or by an authorized person at the BLS International Services centre; or at the Embassy of Spain/ Consulate General of Spain (subject to prior appointment)
If the application is being submitted directly at the Embassy of Spain in Accra or Consulate General of Spain in Accra, then the fee must be paid via bank draft payable at Accra in favor of Embassy of Spain, Accra, in accordance with the place of application. The applicant must write his/her name, date of birth, and passport number behind the draft. A photocopy of the draft must be submitted along with the application.
Passport of the applicant with at least 3 blank pages, which should be valid for at least three months after the duration of intended stay. This document should have been issued in the last ten (10) years. Photocopy of the passport bio data page and all pages of the passport with visas only must be submitted.
Submission of all old passports is mandatory. In case if applicant has lost old passport then he/she can submit copy of complaint lodged with Police or for any other reason of not submitting it he/she can provide a covering letter mentioning the reason for the same.
In case of minors (below 18 years), the application form must be signed by both the parents. Photocopies of passports of both the parents, attested by notary public, must be attached. In case parents does not have passports then they need to provide a government ID proof having signatures.
In case the minor (below 18 years), is accompanied by either of the parents, a no objection affidavit from the parent not travelling must be submitted.
One recent passport photograph.
Applicant’s birth certificate
Covering letter from the applicant, explaining in detail the purpose of the visit. All cover letters must include details of any other accompanying persons as well. This includes family members, friends or business associates travelling for the same purpose
Flight tickets for the entire sector of travel.
Valid visa/ Entry permission to enter into the country of final destination.(This is mandatory)
Authorization form signed in original by the applicant, in favour of BLS International Service
In case of minors, this form must be signed by both the parents.
For Family visa applications applicants are requested to submit proof of family relations with the principal applicant as an additional document with the visa application, for example
BLS International Services will accept a photocopy of the document after verifying with the original at the time of submission.
With regards to the documents submitted with the visa application such as the Marriage certificate and Birth certificate of family visa applications, documents only in English language or translated to Spanish will be acceptable for all files.
Kindly note that if the documents are in any regional language, they must be translated to English or Spanish by any language institute with official stamp and signature of the translation institute/agency.
Documents in regional languages such as Marriage certificate and Birth certificate will not be acceptable.
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:
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..
Applications accepted at the Spain Visa Application Centre will be submitted on the next working day at the Embassy of Spain. Once the application has been submitted, the applicant can be further requested additional documentation in support of the same. Please note as per the instructions received from Embassy of Spain minimum processing time is 15 working days (It may delay and can get to 45 days in case it is necessary to make a more detailed exam of the application).
All applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the proposed date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.
Processing time will start excluding the date of submission of application at BLS International Services.Applicants submitting the applications towards the Embassy of Spain, Accra with short processing time will be required to fill up the Declaration form.
All Application submitted at visa application centre should have Spanish Application forms only.
The forms are in PDF format.
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