Spanish visa for Italian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Italian passport holders visiting Spain for a short-term stay: Freedom of movement.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Italian citizens to enter Spain for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required Freedom of movement
Evisa Spain e-visa for Italian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Spain visa on arrival for Italian citizens Not Available

Spain tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Italian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Spain.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Spain.

If you are looking for Spain visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Italy, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Spain nearest your place of residence.

  • Rome: The Embassy of Spain in Rome, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Bari: The Consulate General of Spain in Bari, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Bologna: The Consulate General of Spain in Bologna, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Cagliari: The Consulate General of Spain in Cagliari, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Catanzaro: The Consulate General of Spain in Catanzaro, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Livorno: The Consulate General of Spain in Livorno, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Messina: The Consulate General of Spain in Messina, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Palermo: The Consulate General of Spain in Palermo, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Perugia: The Consulate General of Spain in Perugia, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Pescara: The Consulate General of Spain in Pescara, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Florence: The Consulate General of Spain in Florence, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Siracusa: The Consulate General of Spain in Siracusa, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Trento: The Consulate General of Spain in Trento, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Verona: The Consulate General of Spain in Verona, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Venice: The Consulate General of Spain in Venice, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Trieste: The Consulate General of Spain in Trieste, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Turin: The Consulate General of Spain in Turin, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Genoa: The Consulate General of Spain in Genoa, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Naples: The Consulate General of Spain in Naples, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Milan: The Consulate General of Spain in Milan, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)
  • Ravenna: The Consulate General of Spain in Ravenna, Italy (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 10 minutes)

Spain visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Spain diplomatic mission offices to Italy for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Italy traveling to Spain from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Italy) estimated Change (%)
2008 3,810,549 N/A
2009 4,048,708 6.25%
2010 4,048,708 0.00%
2011 3,889,935 -3.92%
2012 3,810,549 -2.04%
2013 4,048,708 6.25%
2014 3,889,935 -3.92%
2015 4,128,094 6.12%
2016 3,969,322 -3.85%
2017 4,222,865 6.39%
2018 4,382,503 3.78%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Spain & Italy comparison

Spain's area is approximately 498,800 km2 (192,587 sq mi), while the area of Italy is approximately 294,140 km2 (113,568 sq mi). This means Italy is 69.58% smaller than Spain.

As of June 2021, Spain's population is ~47.6 million people - 8,671,897 fewer people than the population of Italy.

We have highlighted Spain & Italy’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Spain Italy Difference
Population (est 2021) 47,615,578 56,287,475 8.7 million fewer people live in Spain than Italy
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 215 209 Spain has 6 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Italy.
Travel freedom (2021) 144 146 Spain passport holders visit 2 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 492 549 Spanish hosts 57 fewer foreign missions than Italy.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Italy travel to Spain in one year?

The number of visitors from Italy visiting Spain in 2018 was approximately 4,382,503.

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