Spain visa requirements for Sierra Leoneans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Sierra Leoneans visiting Spain

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Spanish Visa.


  • A duly completed and signed Spain Schengen visa.
  • A valid passport issued within the last 10 years.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for visa stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • Copies of the applicant's previous visas (if any). 
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel visa insurance confirmation of a minimum of €30,000 coverage within Spain and the entire Schengen area.
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of a visit to Spain.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Spain. 
  • Applicants' flight ticket reservations.
  • Proof of civil status in Sierra Leone.

Spain Visa for Sierra Leoneans

Facts about Spain


There is a lot of top tourist attraction in the city of Spain. Travelers can pick from visiting the beaches in Ibiza to letting off steam on the popular white-sand beaches in Gran Canaria and seeing a lot of historical sites in the country. You are definitely guaranteed a fun-filled stay in the city of Spain.

Recent data showed tourist visits to Spain rose 8.9 percent year-on-year to 82 million tourists. This makes Spain the second most visited country in the world after France.

Spain has 17 sovereign regions with different geography and culture. It is a country on Europe’s Iberian peninsula. Its capital city is Madrid which houses the royal palace and the prestigious Prado museum.

Types of Spain Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Visitor Visa Three weeks 90 days
Student visa Three weeks 1-5 years
Work visa Three weeks 1-5 years
Transit visa Three weeks 24 hours

General Requirements for Spain Visa


  • A duly completed and signed Spain Schengen visa.
  • A valid passport issued within the last 10 years.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for visa stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • Copies of the applicant's previous visas (if any). 
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel visa insurance confirmation of a minimum of €30,000 coverage within Spain and the entire Schengen area.
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of a visit to Spain.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Spain. 
  • Applicants' flight ticket reservations.
  • Proof of civil status in Sierra Leone.

Spain Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Visitor Visa

Short-Stay Schengen Visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

99.00 (EUR)

Work visa

99.00 (EUR)

Transit visa

60.00 (EUR)

Spain Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Sierra Leone


Location

Address

Freetown

Spanish Honorary Consulate. 10 Siaka Stevens Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

(+232) 22 221481, (+232) 22 226307

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Spain a good place for a vacation?

Spain is one of the top holiday locations in the world. Almost everything about Spain is tourist-friendly.  The country is especially known to have friendly locals, a relaxed lifestyle, delicate cuisines and a vibrant nightlife—a recipe for an enjoyable vacation.


What is one of the best things to do in Spain as a tourist or visitor?
You can go skiing in Spain. One great place to show off your skiing skills is just outside Granada in the Sierra Nevada mountains. At certain times of the year, the mountains become a playground for ski enthusiasts. 


What is the official language in Spain?

Spanish is the official language of Spain, although this form of Spanish is usually referred to as the Castilian Spanish. However, a number of other languages, such as Catalan, Basque, Galician, Austrian, and more are spoken in various parts of Spain.


Is it illegal to drive in flip flops in Spain?

Yes, it is illegal to drive in flip flops in Spain and you will be fined on the spot if you do.


How much can I bring to Spain?

Tourists can enter Spain with a maximum of €10,000 or its equivalent in any currency.


What are the actual documents required in applying for a student Visa? Should incase you have been sponsor by a host in spain for your studies, is the person entitle to provide proof of fund (Bank statement) as well as residential proof??