Spanish visa for Turkish citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Turkish passport holders visiting Spain for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Turkish citizens to enter Spain for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Spain e-visa for Turkish citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Spain visa on arrival for Turkish citizens Not Available

Spain tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Turkish 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 Turkey, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Spain nearest your place of residence.

  • Ankara: The Embassy of Spain in Ankara, Turkey (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 38 minutes)
  • Antalya: The Consulate General of Spain in Antalya, Turkey (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 38 minutes)
  • Iskenderun: The Consulate General of Spain in Iskenderun, Turkey (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 38 minutes)
  • Izmir: The Consulate General of Spain in Izmir, Turkey (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 38 minutes)
  • Istanbul: The Consulate General of Spain in Istanbul, Turkey (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 38 minutes)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Turkey) estimated Change (%)
2008 306,553 N/A
2009 300,601 -1.94%
2010 309,530 2.97%
2011 294,648 -4.81%
2012 309,530 5.05%
2013 282,743 -8.65%
2014 309,530 9.47%
2015 306,553 -0.96%
2016 297,625 -2.91%
2017 290,280 -2.47%
2018 292,949 0.92%

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

Spain & Turkey comparison

Spain's area is approximately 498,800 km2 (192,587 sq mi), while the area of Turkey is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi). This means Turkey is 54.30% larger than Spain.

As of June 2021, Spain's population is ~47.6 million people - 78,296,069 fewer people than the population of Turkey.

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

Spain Turkey Difference
Population (est 2021) 47,600,206 125,896,275 78.3 million fewer people live in Spain than Turkey
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 215 235 Spain has 20 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Turkey.
Travel freedom (2021) 144 68 Spain passport holders can visit 76 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 492 286 Spanish hosts 206 more foreign missions than Turkey.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Turkey visiting Spain in 2018 was approximately 292,949.

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