HOW TO OBTAIN STUDENT VISA FOR SPAIN

 

Future language teaching assistants or also called “student teachers” need to apply for the student visa, which will allow them to teach as interns, working up to 20h/week through the Erasmus In School program.




REQUIREMENTS:

In order to obtain the student visa, you need to provide the following documents:

 

1. A Certificate of admission/letter of acceptance issued in Spain by any authorized university or school, verifying enrolment as a full-time student, leading to obtaining a degree or certificate.

 

2. National visa application form duly filled out and signed.

Video: How to fill out the student visa form for Spain (for dummies): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oD7Y6awzyuI

 

3. Health insurance.

International insurance coverage for health/accident, with a minimum coverage equal to €30,000 and including explicitly "repatriation” and “evacuation” coverage during the planning period of stay in Spain.

 

4. Proofs of financial means during your stay. Please provide one of the following:

a. Letter from the university, school or centre in Spain assuming full financial responsibility during your stay.

b. Proof of financial aid or scholarship for at least €700 per month for room and board.

c. Notarized letter from the parents or legal guardians assuming full financial responsibility for at least $700 per month for room and board. Suggested wording: “I hereby certify that I'm the (father/mother/other) of (...), will support him/her with a monthly allowance of at least €700 while he/she is in Spain and that I'm financially responsible for any emergency that may arise".

d. Personal bank account statements showing at least €700 per month of stay.

 

5. Copy of Police Record Certificate.  



MORE INFORMATION:

If you wish to apply for student visa via Erasmus In School, please send an email to myvisa@erasmusinschool.com 


 

FAQ:


1. What is included in the visa pack provided by Erasmus In School?

-Certificate of admission into a Spanish course accredited by Cervantes Institute (visa approved).

* If you are a Spanish native speaker, you will be enrolled into a ELE course (Español como Lengua Extranjera), which will certify you as Spanish teacher for foreign speakers.

-A lawyer specialized on visas applications assigned to you who will take care of revising all your documents and answer all your queries.

 

-Guidance and full support during the application process, including assistance to obtain all additional documents you need to submit: (Criminal records clearance, medical insurance, Hague Apostille, economical proof document, rental agreement, etc).

 

2. Which is the study course that I will get enrolled via Erasmus In School?
The study course is a Spanish course affiliated to Cervantes Institute. This course is approved by the Ministry of Education, equivalent to 20h/week and visa approved.

 

We are linked to most of the Spanish schools in the country, depending on your location in Spain, you will be assigned a different school of Spanish language.

 

This is the list of all Spanish schools, recognized by Cervantes Institute:

https://acreditacion.cervantes.es/centros_espana.htm

 

3. If I get enrolled into a Spanish course with the school directly, will the cost be cheaper?
No, the cost will be higher. You can check it out by yourself on their own websites.

Erasmus In School is associated with most of the Spanish schools in Spain, that is the reason, our students get a special fixed price for the course valid to apply for visa if they apply for the course through EIS.

 

4. What is the level of Spanish of the course that I will be enrolled?
You can get enrolled into the level that adapts the best to your current knowledge of the language. We offer all levels, from complete beginners to advanced speakers. In other words, from A1-C2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

If you have any doubt whether which is your current level of Spanish, you can test a test with us and we will recommend you the level that better adapts your needs.

 

5. What does it happen if my visa gets declined?
In case your visa gets refused, money will not be refunded. However, you will still have access to the Spanish course on online mode.

 

In case, your visa is rejected, you will get a reply explaining the reasons from the Embassy and you will get a period of time to appeal and provide all extra documents required.

 

 

6. Which are the other extra costs I have to cover in order to apply for the student visa?
In order to apply for the student visa, you will need to cover the following additional costs:

-Visa fees at the Embassy
-Medical insurance
-Criminal records certificate

-Economical proof certificate. You need to proof that you will have at least 700€/month during each month of your stay in Spain.
-Some Embassies also demand sworn translations, Hague Apostille and rental agreement certificates or invoice of the student residence where you will live in Spain.

 

7. What is the percentage of success of student visas application you have?

We have a 97% of success rate in our student visa applications. So far, we have successfully obtained more than 3,000 student visas for Spain from applicants from the 5 continents.

 

8. Which are the reasons a student visa might get rejected?

The most common reason for a student visa to get rejected is related to lack of formal evidence to show proof of economic independence during the entire stay in Spain or not submitting certificates with Hague Apostille.

 

9. Should I buy my flight before I get the resolution of my visa?

No. You should not buy your flight until you do not have confirmation that your visa has been granted. Tickets flights are not requested in your visa application.

 

10. How long does it take for me to know whether my visa has been granted?

Spanish Embassies normally take up to 1 month to give a reply.

 

11. Can Erasmus In School submit the documents on my behalf?
No, we will not submit the documents on your behalf. You are the one who has to submit the documents and take the personal interview at the Embassy when is necessary.

 

12. Can I apply for the student visa from Spain itself?

Yes, you have all the information here: https://www.erasmusinschool.com/eis/How-to-apply-for-the-student-visa-from-Spain/21

 

13. I would like to do an internship in Spain, but not in Education field. Which visa should I apply for?
There is no internship visa category in Spain. If you plan to work as intern in Spain or part time, you need to apply for student visa and hold a University agreement which will allow you to work as an intern.

 

14. I still have more questions, how can I get in contact with EIS legal department?

You can contact the EIS legal department here:

https://www.erasmusinschool.com/how-to-apply-for-visa

Email: myvisa@erasmusinschool.com

WhatsApp: 34 617 46 00 24