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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING SPAIN


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in Spain starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Spain. All tourists entering Spanish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Spanish authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Spanish custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Spanish territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Spain with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.


List of Australian diplomatic offices in Spain


Australian Consulate in Barcelona, Spain

Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 433 Bis, Second Floor, Door 1, 08036 Barcelona, SpainCheck on map


Phone: +34 93 362 3792


Fax: +34 93 362 3792


Email: ausconbcn@gmail.com


Website: http://www.spain.embassy.gov.au


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 10:30 - 12:30


Details: John S. Rochlin - Honorary Consul

Australian Embassy in Madrid, Spain

Address: Torre Espacio, Paseo de la Castellana, 259D, Planta 24, Madrid 28046, SpainCheck on map


Phone: +34 91 353 6600


Fax: +34 91 353 6692


Email: Madrid.embassy@dfat.gov.au


Website: http://www.spain.embassy.gov.au/madr/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 16:30


Details: Ms Jane Hardy - Ambassador


List of Spanish diplomatic offices in Australia


Consulate of Spain in Cairns Australia

Address: 16 Stanton Road - Smithfield, Queensland 4878, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 7 4038 2324


Fax: (+61) 7 4038 2324


Details: Mr Pedro Calahorra - Honorary Consul

Consulate of Spain in Perth Australia

Address: 116 Mounts Bay Road , Perth Western Australia, 6000 AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 8 9317 1243


Email: consulofspain@gmail.com


Office Hours: Wednesday-Friday: 10.00-14.00


Details: Mr Angel Quintela - Honorary Consul

Consulate of Spain in Darwin Australia

Address: 4 Kilian Crescent, Jingili, Northern Territory 810, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 8 8985 3017


Email: spainconsulatedarwin@bigpond.com


Office Hours: 09.00-17.00


Details: Mr Ricardo Fernandez - Honorary Consul

Consulate General of Spain in Melbourne, Australia

Address: 146A. Elgin St., PO Box 1119, Carlton, Victoria 3053, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 3 9347 1966


Fax: (+61) 3 9347 7330


Email: cog.melbourne@maec.es


Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 14.00


Details: Mr. Juan Carlos Gafo Acevedo - Consul General

Consulat General of Spain in Sydney, Autralia

Address: Level 24, St. Martins Tower, 31 Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 2 9261 2433 / 43


Fax: (+61) 2 9283 1695


Email: cog.sydney@maec.es


Details: Mr Gerardo Bugallo Ottone - Consul General

Embassy of Spain in Canberra, Australia

Address: 15, Arkana St., Yarralumla. ACT 2600, P.O.B.: 9076, Deakin, ACT 2600, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) 2 6273 35 55


Fax: (+61) 2 6273 39 18


Email: embespau@mail.mae.es


Office Hours: 09.00 - 14.00


Details: Mr Enrique Viguera - Ambassador

Consulate of Spain in Brisbane Australia

Address: Level 21 110 Mary Street, Brisbane Queensland , 4000 AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61) (7) 3003 0335


Fax: (+61) (7) 3003 0373


Email: spain.qld@hotmail.com


Details: Mrs Ana Lopez-Tulloch - Honorary Consul


Medical Information

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About Spain

Capital: Madrid
Languages:
  • Castilian Spanish 74%;
  • Catalan 17%;
  • Galician 7%;
  • Basque 2%;

Area: 504,782 KM2
Population: 46,505,963
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +34

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug
Type J Swiss 3-pin  J Swiss 3-pin

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