Schengen Visa

Schengen tourist visa


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1. Complete the documents required. Put all the documents in 1 large brown envelope (with the
applicant ́s surname, name and contact number written in bold letters on the upper left corner of
the envelope).
2. The applicant must come personally on the appointment date and must pay the visa fee upon
submission of the application.
3. Always include 1 photocopy of the filled‐up application form and 1 photocopy of the rest of the
1. Duly accomplished Schengen application form.
2. One (1) recent passport‐size photo with white background (to be pasted on the
application form)
3. Valid passport (valid for a minimum 3 months after the planned trip).
4. 1 photocopy of the data page of the valid passport and all previous visas and
5. Previous passports.
6. Letter explaining the purpose of the intended trip.
7. For spouses: if spouses of Spanish/EU nationals, marriage certificate (issued not
more than 6 months ago) recognized by the Government of the corresponding
EU national is required. Marriages that are not registered/recognized by the
corresponding EU Government will not be processed as an EU spouse visa.
Only marriages recognized/registered by the corresponding EU Government
are free of charge. The marriage certificate issued by the Filipino authorities
(PSA) will have to be submitted duly authenticated by the Department of
Foreign Affairs (DFA).
8. Minors: The corresponding authorization and birth certificate issued by the
9. Proof of economic means: Bank Certificate of the applicant, Bank Books,
including the movements of the account in at least the last 6 months, and ITR
(with receiving stamp or official receipt from BIR). These documents are
required whether or not the applicant is sponsored by a company or an
10. If staying in a private residence, invited by a relative/friend, invitation letter
issued by the Spanish Police, or an invitation letter including the photocopy of
the sponsor ́s passport and/or D.N.I., or residence card and registration of
residency (“empadronamiento”).
11. If employed: Certificate of Employment and authorization for leave of absence
(original copies).
12. If self‐employed: Business Permit, Registration, Company ITR.
13. For non‐Filipino applicants, please present your ACR, ICR and re‐entry permit
(and 1 set of photocopies).

14. Airline reservation and hotels: It is strongly recommended not to buy the
flight ticket before obtaining the visa.
x detailed itinerary and confirmed hotel reservations
x only itineraries with Spain as main destination (longest stay) will be
15. Travel Health Insurance
a. Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros.
b. Must be recognized in all Schengen States
c. Validity period of the insurance coverage must be for the duration of
the intended stay.

1. Please follow the Procedure and Requirements for Short‐term Visa.
2. Additional requirements:
d. Invitation letter in Spanish from the company in Spain.
e. Letter from your company containing all the details pertinent to the trip:
purpose of the trip, length of stay, the counterpart in Spain, who
shoulders the expense.



A. General requirements :
1. Visa application form dully completed and signed
2. Passport with validity of at least 3 months after the end of the planned journey;
3. Copy of the data page of the passport together with all pages having visas and stamps;
4. One (1) passport sized photo with white background and not older than 6 months;
5. Non-refundable visa application fee to be paid upon submission of visa application;
6. Proof of ties in the Philippines :
a) Proof of social security contributions, if relevant
b) Copy of real estate property – title-deed, if relevant
c) Proof of family ties in the Philippines (e.g. birth certificate of children or marriage
certificate). These certificates should be issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority
Please note:
This information is essential to correctly assess the intention of the applicant to leave the
Schengen area before the expiry of his/her visa.

B. Supportive documents :
Proof of travel
 Copy of the travel itinerary. Do not pay for/buy the ticket until a visa has been
granted. Note: If the application is approved, the visa will be issued according to your
roundtrip airline ticket reservation – C/O Travel Agency

Proof of Travel Medical Insurance
 Copy of the insurance issued by accredited companies only
 The insurance should:
o Have a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros
o Be valid in all Schengen countries
o Cover the entire duration of the trip

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Proof of financial means of the applicant
 Bank certification, bank books, personal bank statements showing regular income,
credit card statements or balance covering the last six months
 For minors: Proof of parents’ or legal guardian’s economic means (cf. the above)
Proof of occupation
 If employed:
o Certificate of employment
o Certificate of leave absence
o Latest Income Tax Return
 If self-employed:
o Proof of company registration issued by the Department of Trade Industry
(DTI)/Securities Exchange Commission SEC registration of business
o Latest Income Tax Return
o Business Financial Statement
 If pupil or student:
o Proof of enrolment
o Certificate of leave absence if travelling during school year

If travelling with spouse and/or children
 Marriage contract certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
 Birth certificates of children certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

For Minors
 Affidavit of support & consent of parents (specially of the non-travelling parent) or
legal guardian
 Copy of passport of parents or legal guardian
 Birth certificate of the minor issued on National Statistics Office (NSO) security paper
 Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clearance
For non-Filipino applicants who have valid residence status in the Philippines
 Copy of Alien Certificate Registration (ACR) valid at least three months beyond the
date of departure from the territory of the Member States

C. Documents to submit specifically for Travelling for the purpose of tourism
 Proof of accommodation: confirmation of hotel booking, hotel voucher or letter of promise
of accommodation by a host- c/o Travel Agency
 Detailed day-to-day planned trip itinerary – c/o Travel Agency
The Embassy may request additional documents during the examination of an
application which are not mentioned in the above lists. You are hereby informed that
submitting the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee automatic issuance of a