Do you need to apostille your FBI background check for Spain?
Do you plan on either pursuing employment or furthering your education in Spain? If so, the Consulate will require you to obtain an apostille on your FBI background check as part of your visa application.
For those seeking a Student Study Visa lasting more than 180 days, obtaining an apostille on their FBI background check is mandatory.
If you are seeking a Work Visa for Spain, you must also obtain an FBI background check. It’s advisable to consult with the local Spanish Consulate to get a clear understanding of the application process and the documents required.
The first step is to reach out to an approved FBI Channeler who can help you acquire your background check. We can provide you with a list of recommended FBI channelers to contact.
If the FBI Channeler is unable to assist, please get in touch with the FBI directly. For further details, please visit https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks.
Once you obtain your FBI background check, you can either email us a digital PDF copy along with the completed order form and payment, or mail the hard copy to our Washington DC office with the order forms. We can process either the digital PDF copy or the hard copy according to your preference.
Here’s an example of an FBI background check in both a digital format (PDF Copy) and a hard copy printed on special tamper-resistant paper.
An FBI background check can only be processed through the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Because this document is a U.S. Federal document, it cannot be processed through any Secretary of State office nor can it be notarized.
To get started, please contact our Washington DC office here:
Obtaining an apostille on an FBI background check can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!
Our staff is available Monday-Saturday from 9am to 6pm to answer your questions and provide you easy to follow-step-by-step instructions. Please call us at 1-800-850-3441.