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Standard non-refundable visa application processing fees are:

Single Journey Visa: €60
Multi Journey Visa: €100
Transit Visa: €25

No fee required

Some applicants don't have to pay a fee for their visa. These include visa-required spouses and certain family members of EEA citizens (including Irish nationals). You must provide proof of the relationship with the application. Holders of EU family cards are also exempt from payment.

In addition, applicants from the countries listed below don't have to pay a fee:

Bosnia and Herzegovina Kyrgyzstan Sri Lanka 
Cote d'Ivoire Montenegro  Tunisia 
Ecuador  Morocco  Uganda 
Indonesia Peru  Zambia 
Jamaica  Republic of Macedonia   
Kosovo Serbia   

Note - The fee is waived for applications for short stay visas from nationals of the countries included in the Visa Waiver Programme who are resident in the Schengen area. See schedule 3 of the "Who needs a Visa tab" for a list of countries who qualify for this waiver. This includes the following countries:

Bahrain Montenegro  Serbia 
Belarus  Oman  Thailand 
Bosnia and Herzegovina  People's Republic of China  Turkey 
Ukraine  Kuwait  Saudi Arabia 
India  Qatar United Arab Emirates 
Kazakhstan  Russian Federation  Uzbekistan 

Other charges

You may also have to pay communications charges.  In addition, where a document (such as a residence card or passport) is certified by an Irish Honorary Consulate, a fee will apply. Please consult our Consular Fees .

Payment is by bank transfer only.

If you have a non-EU bank account you can avoid expensive transfer charges by going in person to your nearest BBVA branch and lodging the fee in cash to our bank account. This may also be convenient if you don’t have internet banking.


Bank Address (only for payment purposes)
C/Claudio Coello 92
Madrid 28006
(Please do not send applications to this address, applications should be sent to the Embassy address.)

Account Number: 0182 1932 44 0201542340
IBAN code: ES90 0182 1932 44 0201542340

Observaciones/concepto: Name and service required.

Personal cheques and cash are not accepted and this office does not have credit/debit card payment facilities.
Once a visa application is lodged for processing, the processing fee cannot be refunded.