Is student visa necessary in order to study in Spain and what type of visa the students need depends on the student’s country of passport and how long they wish to study. For students who are coming from European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland student visa is not necessary, but they need to register they stay in order to get residence permit (NIE). Students coming from third countries must have appropriate student visa. For programs which last from 3 to 6 months students need short-term student visa and those who enrolled in longer lasting program need long-term student visa-national visa. Upon arrival to Spain students who have national visa must to apply for foreigner student card (TIE) which stands as residence permit.
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Spain is one of the most popular study destinations in Europe which offers excellent education system, large number of study programs in all study fields and qualifications recognized and respected all over the world. All study programs in Spain are being offered in Spanish language and besides that there is also a wide range of programs offered in English language. Besides quality education, Spain attracts a large number of students with affordable tuition fees and exciting Mediterranean environment.
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Visa application for student visa is being submitted in person at Spanish diplomatic mission in the home country, while request for foreigner student card is submitted at the local foreigner office or police station upon arrival to Spain.
Visa application fee is 60 EUR and is being paid in local currency at the moment of visa application.
Short-term student visa is valid for 3 to 6 months and cannot be renewed. Long-term student visa is valid for a year and is replaced with student card upon arrival to Spain. Student card is being renewed every year depending on the duration of studies.