Istanbul BLS Spain Visa: Apply Spain Transit Visa for Seamen from Istanbul Turkey

BLS Logo

Transit by Sea

This kind of visa is for seamen and ship staff.

Visa Category Visa Fee Visa fee Child between 6 and 12 years
Transit 222 TL 129,5 TL

Please Note:

The applicable visa fee is as per the current exchange rate.

All fees are non-refundable.

There is a service charge of 57,20 TL per application

All charges have to be paid only in cash.

Optional Services:

The visa application centre offers optional services at nominal additional cost:


You can track the status of your passport via SMS for 4 Turkish Liras.


Per page for 1 Turkish Lİra


We can send you your passport by UPS courier for 30 Turkish Liras


Completed application form for short-term visa with a date and 2 signatures

2 visa sized (biometric) photo with white background taken recently(not older than 6 months and colored framed glasses photo are not allowed)

Passport ( should be valid at least 3 months from the intending return date , should have 2 empty pages and should not be more than 10 years old) Passport with copies of page 2 for new passport and copies of pages 1., 2., 3., 4. and 60, apart from blank ones and with copies of all the visas received before. All the valid passports are to be submitted during submission of documents

For non Turkish citizens the copy of the resident permit

Booking of return tickets (we strongly insist that you do not buy tickets before receiving the visa)

Seamen holding a seaman booket+photocopy

Proof of a reliable employment must be presented (such as a work contract or a mission assignment from the ship owner company).

Letter from the spanish ship owner company requesting a transit visa the letter should content the date of ship arrival and its departure as well as the passeport number of applicant.

Seafarer contract

Those who work as a waiter in cruise ship: a copy of the original contract and an invitation from ship owner company

Photocopy of Identity.

Applicants are required to submit their Application form along a photo in the format, explained below:


  • The photo must fulfil the norm specified by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
  • Use plain light-coloured background.
  • The photo must be no more than 6-months old.
  • Not tilted picture (portrait style) showing both edges of face clearly.
  • Close up of the head and top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70–80% of the photograph.
  • Photo in sharp focus and clear.

We kindly recomend you to apply at least 15 days before your travel.

Please click the below link for application formPlease click the below link for application form

Application Form in English

Application Form in Spanish/ Turkish

News and Notices

Track your Application online