INFO and GENERAL OBLIGATIONS Anyone who arrives in Spain from abroad, by air or sea, regardless of the region of origin, undergoes a health check before entering the country. In particular:
body temperature control, documentary control and visual control of the passenger’s status. With regard to document control, all passengers arriving from abroad (including from other EU countries) must fill out, before traveling, a
“public health form”, through the Spain Travel Health website (for arrivals by air ) or the Spain Travel Health-SPTH app, obtaining a QR code to be presented (on mobile or printed device) upon arrival in Spain. , the form is available here.
Entry into Spain is allowed from all European countries, from countries belonging to the Schengen area, and to those belonging to a series of categories available here (in the section requisitos de entrada en Espaňa desde terceros países) without quarantine. With the decline of the “state of alarm”, the night curfew was abolished in almost the entire country.
The competences in health matters are of the Autonomous Communities (Regions), although the coordination of the central government remains. The Autonomous Communities (Regions) can adopt restrictive measures of the mobility in and out of the Regions and from specific Municipalities or districts.
COMING FROM COUNTRIES AT RISK It is recommended to carefully consult the list of countries at risk, updated on a weekly basis by the Spanish authorities, available here. If you come from a risk area, you are required to submit one of the following documents, which can also be in the form of the digital EU COVID certificate for citizens belonging to the European Union:1.
certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 (the document must include at least the following data: name and surname of the person concerned, dates of administration, type of vaccine, number of doses, country that administered the vaccine, organism that issued the certificate).
Vaccination certificates issued by the competent authorities of the country of origin will be considered valid starting from the fourteenth day following the date of administration of the last dose of the vaccine (or of the single dose, in the case of single-dose vaccine).
The vaccines allowed are those authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO); or2. certificate attesting to having undergone a negative test for COVID-19 carried out in the 48 hours prior to entry into the national territory. The tests allowed are those of a molecular and antigenic nature (rapid tests) recognized by the European Union.
The document must include at least the following data: name and surname of the person concerned, date of extraction of the sample, type of test performed, country that issued the certificate; or3. certificate of recovery from COVID-19, issued at least 11 days after the first positive test and valid for 180 days from the date of extraction of the sample.
The document must include at least the following data: name and surname of the person concerned, date of the positive and negative diagnostic tests, type of test performed, country that issued the certificate.The above certificates must be produced in Spanish, English, French or German; those in another language must be accompanied by an official translation into Spanish.