Questions tagged [spain]

A country mainly in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, bordering Portugal, France, Andorra, Gibraltar and Morocco.

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Travel to Europe countries amidst COVID-19 [duplicate]

I have got Spain visa for 1 month duration based on the itinerary and other documents that I submitted. In the itinerary I mentioned that Spain will be the point of entry, followed by France and ...
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Do they check passport numbers at the Alhambra?

I've booked tickets to visit the Alhambra in Granada. During the booking process, I had to supply the passport numbers of everyone visiting. However, my passport will have expired by the time I intend ...
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Is traveling to Spain safe during the COVID-19 outbreak? [closed]

First of all, I will honestly admit that I adopted the style of question from the following thread: Is traveling to Italy safe during the COVID-19 outbreak? However, unlike Nevi, I intend to ...
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What do these numbers (1, 2, 3) on taxi roofs mean?

Last week I was in Sevilla, Spain, and I noticed some of the taxis (but not all of them) were displaying a digit (often a 1 or 2, sometimes a 3) on their roof. The number was yellow on the front side ...
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Traveling within Schengen area with a French resident card

I'm a US citizen with a 10 year French resident card (carte de séjour) and I'd like to fly to Spain. My US passport expires in a few weeks and it seems that Spain is one of those countries that ...
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Travel within EU as UK/USA dual citizen [duplicate]

I need to travel from Spain to UK and return on my US passport. Is there a reason I cannot do this? Thanks.
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Are there sterile transfer areas in Juan Santamaria airport?

I am traveling from Madrid to San Salvador via Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria Airport. The flights with proper transfers are rather expensive so I am booking a self transfer and I am trying to get an ...
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As a former Nigerian citizen, can I travel visa free with my current Spanish passport?

I have had this question for a LONG time. I acquired Spanish citizenship 6 years ago; I´m originally from Nigeria. Every time I want to travel to Nigeria the same question comes up: Can I travel to ...
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Proof of accomodation for Spanish “Non-lucrative Residence Visa”

Is it possible to get a Spanish "Non-lucrative / Retirement Residence Visa" without providing a copy of a lease contract or property deed as proof of accommodation? The application instructions ...
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VAT refund for an online order from Germany shipped to Spain?

I am in Spain but I am not a resident of the European Union. I made an online order to a German seller who shipped the product to Spain. I got an invoice that includes Spanish sales taxes (21%). I ...
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Can i travel inside shengen are with visa type D multiple entry? [duplicate]

I have a type D visa multiple entry, I am going for the purpose of studies to Spain for at least 4 MONTHS, so I was wondering if I can travel inside the Schengen area with no problems? If not, is ...
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Business or tourism for Schengen visa?

I have been trying to get a Schengen Visa for a forthcoming half business-half pleasure trip. The plan is to be in Spain for 5 days for business and head on to France for 7 days for tourism. I went to ...
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Travelling thorough schengen area while waiting for permesso

I have a long-term type D visa for studying in Italy but it will expire on 31th Jan and I have not received my permesso yet(I don't have any previous permesso) I need to take a trip to Spain on 25th ...
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Spanish Expressway Toll Refund

Recently I travelled on the tolled expressway from Valencia to Alicante Autopista AP-7 in Spain. I paid the toll amount with my card from N26. Two weeks later I see the amount has been refunded back ...
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Forgot item in a hotel in Spain; hotel says I have to send a courier myself because they don't handle international shipments

I recently returned from a trip to Europe. (I live in the United States.) On my way back I had a layover in Madrid and I forgot a coat in the hotel room I stayed at. I contacted the hotel and they ...
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Travel Requirements for Spain/Schengen [duplicate]

I intend to travel to Spain using Schengen visa. From my research, I found out I must show I have EU77.07/day available during my stay, I must have a return ticket and I must have insurance coverage ...
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Do I have to get a transit visa for Spain ? I'm travelling to Switzerland

I'm living in Canada holding my PR card. I have plan to go Switzerland. I got my Swiss visa multiple entry. But I booked my flight Toronto to Spain then 4 hours stay in Spain, Barcelona. Then Spain to ...
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How much do Spanish dogs really bark?

I'm hoping to spend a few months in northern Spain and have just read a book about the Camino de Santiago in which the (Norwegian) author remarked that Spanish dogs bark "a lot" because they are for ...
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Is the Antequera-Granada high speed line open after 2019-12-15?

The Antequera-Granada high speed line opened 2019-06-26. When I search for tickets on the RENFE website, I find tickets up to and including 2019-12-15 for trains Granada-Madrid and Granada-Barcelona, ...
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Visa Refusal and Re apply third time [closed]

One year ago i have applied for tourist and student visa to Spain and got refused. Now i got a chance to visit Poland. Can i re-apply for a tourist visa? Will it get refused because of my previous ...
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Can I use other Schengen countries as first port of entry & last port of exit using Type D Visa?

Similar situation to Can I visit Schengen countries on a Type-D Schengen Visa? but slightly different. I just got my Type D visa for Spain because I'm going to be an exchange student in Barcelona ...
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residency visa expired in spain, I want to go to another Schengen area

My residency visa expired in Spain 8 months ago. I'm still in Spain and want to travel to Portugal. My passport was stolen so I renewed it. So I have a blank passport, no stamps of arrival. Will I ...
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Being in Spain as an international student, with an expired TIE, will I be able to travel to Italy and back with just a return permit?

I am currently a Dominican student staying in Madrid, last August my visa/TIE expired, since then I've been doing all the paperwork and all I need to do to renew it, sadly it won't be done until some ...
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Travelling to Spain with a Kosovan passport, what are the outcomes if caught?

I would like to know what happens if you travel to Spain and try to enter with a Kosovan passport and police catch you? Is there a fine, if so how much, or can anything more serious happen than not ...
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What type of Schengen visa should I apply for a conference in Spain?

I'm a recent college graduate (unemployed) from Turkey and I plan to attend the Cisco Live conference in Barcelona. This is how the company organizing it defines the event: Cisco Live provides awe-...
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Enter EU Schengen Area on a Type D Visa [duplicate]

I have a Type D long stay visa issued by Germany. On the visa itself, the Valid For label states Deutschland. Can I enter the EU through Spain on this visa? Edit: This is not a question about ...
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Traveling to Spain

I’m traveling lo Spain using a Mexican passport. I’m a permanent resident of the US holding a green card. My question is do I need a visa to travel to Spain for 10 days?
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Last minute Alhambra tickets in Granada

I have heard that tickets to visit the Alhambra get sold out months in advance. Isn't there an option to get last-minute tickets? (Legally, for sure) If anyone has any information it would be ...
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Do I have to go through customs in Madrid

I am flying on Iberia airlines from Miami to Rome, with a 1 hour stop in Madrid, Spain. Do I have to take my luggage through customs in Madrid?
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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm gonna travel to Spain next Monday from Japan and I'm a Philippine passport holder but residence here in Japan. I got my type C schengen visa single entry from the Spanish embassy. My itinerary ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm going to travel to Spain and I have a type C Schengen visa. I have a 5 hour layover in Munich Germany and need to collect my baggage and re check in again there, do I need a visa for Germany?
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Current flood situation going on in Alicante (Spain) and Valencia (Spain) September 2019

I am travelling to Alicante and Valencia for 2 weeks from 20th September. How is the flood situation in Alicante and Valencia, should that be a matter of concern for tourists and travellers?
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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Places to visit in Granada at night [closed]

Can anyone please suggest a source to find places to visit at night in Granada other than going into a bar? Like is there a site with a list of touristic locations opened after the usual museum/...
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Booking train tickets on RENFE site

Trying to book tickets from Madrid to Seville on RENFE site. The options I can see there differ significantly in price, depending on the service provider. AVE trains are generally more expensive, but ...
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Visiting UK for short trip during post-student visa year in Spain [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen who has been living in Spain since last September on a type D student visa. My visa expires this Thursday, September 12. As I understand it, I have an additional 90 days in ...
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Can I (Spanish citizen) fully sponsor a Schengen visa applied for through a Spanish consulate?

I (Spanish citizen) am currently living abroad with my girlfriend. We want to take a relatively long trip to Spain and, while possible, she would have some trouble collecting enough money to prove ...
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Passing 150 grams of gold in the customs in a EU country without receipt

I was given around 150 grams of gold (none of them are jewellery) as a gift for my wedding. Therefore, I don't have any receipt. I wonder if this is problem. How can they check the real value of it in ...
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Can I carry gold with me from Turkey to Spain without paying taxes?

I am planning to carry less then 200 grams of gold with me in a flight from Turkey to Madrid. I wonder if this is okay and if I have to pay some taxes.
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Is flat headlight pattern legal to drive with in Spain [closed]

Can somebody please advise if the Spanish ITV test legally requires the (bi-xenon) headlights to light up a curb side, or if changing the light pattern to flat, as recommended by Mercedes UK for ...
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Can i travel to Spain?

I was recently deported from the United States. I overstayed there without a visa for a long period of time, I was arrested last year and charged with 6 felonies but all my charges ended up getting ...
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Do I need return flight proof in order to board from Madrid to Montevideo with Iberia?

I'm French and am gonna travel soon from Madrid, Spain to Montevideo, Uruguay with the Spanish air company Iberia. I know that some companies require from their costumers to show a proof of the return ...
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Travel options from Barcelona to Skydive Empuriabrava

We are travelling to Spain at the end of this month and as a part of the trip, we are planning to do skydiving at this one of the most beautiful skydiving locations in the world, Skydive Empuriabrava. ...
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Documents required for sponsoring girlfriend for Schengen visa?

My girlfriend and I are traveling to Spain next year, and wanted to know what all documents would be required? I have my own business and she is studying, by the time we will go, she would have ...
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Schenghen visa enquiry

I am an 18 year old who has been a UK resident for about 11 years. I just finished my alevels and I am about to go to uni. Planning to apply for a Spanish schengen visa for my prospective travel in ...
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Schengen visa for Spain

Can I apply for Schengen visa while staying in US but travel plans are from india to Europe and back to India? And do I need to confirm the tickets from US to India
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Visa for UK from Spain with Moroccan passport

My father in law is Moroccan and has a Spanish residence card. My wife and I live in London. Can he visit us without a visa ? Or does he need to apply?
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Schengen visa applications - domestic flight tickets, invitation letter, future trip plans

I am going to attend an academic conference in A Coruña, Spain. So I am going to apply for a cultural visa. I also want to spend a few days in Madrid just as a tourist. 1) I can make a free roundtrip ...
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I want to travel to Spain from Italy

i changed my name on my passport and now it's different a little from the name on my permesso di soggiorno. I have a letter of prove from embassy about the new name. I went to the questura but i was ...

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