Spain passport visa-free countries, which countries are visa-free for a Spain passport?

Visa-free travel and visas on arrival are available to holders of a Spain passport in countries such as Brazil, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. Spain is a member of the European Union. Some countries in the world, however, demand a visa for holders of a Spain passport. China, India, and Russia are among the countries that require a visa.

Spain passport visa-free countries

Holders of a Spain passport have visa-free travel to almost two hundred countries. If you have a Spanish passport, you can visit these countries without first obtaining a visa:

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niue
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • St. Helena
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna

Visa on arrival for Spain passport

You can travel with a Spanish passport, and get a visa on arrival, to the following countries or territories. Citizens of Spain can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Visa online for Spain passport

These are countries that require a evisa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of Spain, in these countries, and territories, you need to get a evisa or an eTA online before travelling:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Guam
  • New Zealand
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Pakistan
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States of America
  • US Virgin Islands

evisa, visa online

  • Angola
  • Azerbaijan
  • Benin
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • India
  • South Sudan
  • Suriname

Visa required for Spain passport

Citizens of Spain need to get a visa before travelling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Bhutan, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, and Yemen. 


Sources: Visa Index Spain passport

The above cover image was taken somewhere near El Corte Ingles in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Sofía Marvizón on Unsplash