How do the Spain travel bans work?
Since this event started in 2020 (You know Who-XIX) the Spain travel bans have changed all over the world. I’ve taken the time to summarize the Spain travel restrictions here for you and it is my main task these days to update the measures every time they change, so you can be aware of the travel situation here.
The Map for Spain Travel Restrictions
The EU has a website pretty complete with an interactive map where you can click on the EU country you’re willing to know about and has detailed information about the Covid 19 situation. I´ve been playing to check if it works and trust me it does.
Also, this website is in 24 languages, I assume you speak at least English…otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading my nonsense hahaha.
I´ll leave the link here below so you can click and check out the measures:
See also this website for further information, which is updated:
General and Mandatory restrictions in Spain:
To enter Spain there are some unbreakable rules that must be followed. We will talk about them right now.
- There is a form you need to fill and carry with you to show in any custom, whether is in the airport or if you´re arriving by sea. Also, you can use the app for Android or ios. Here is the link to access it:
- Any visitor without any exception must bring a NEGATIVE test, whether a PCR or a TMA for SARS-CoV-2 performed at least 48 hours before the flight to Spain. This certificate must be original and it has to be translated into any of these languages: Spanish, English, German, or French.
- There is no quarantine restriction (just don´t kiss anyone right away, just in case, you never know, love is in the air)
Countries exempt from travel restrictions to Spain:
- New Zealand
- Republic of North Macedonia
- South Korea
- The UK and Northern Ireland
- China (Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan)
People that travel from these last places proving they come directly from them, transited exclusively from countries listed before. Quote from the website “For residents of China, Hong Kong SAR, and Macao SAR, reciprocity is pending.”
Can enter to Spain, persons with vaccination certificates recognized by the Ministry of Health after verification by the health authorities. They are exempt too, people accompanying minors under 12 YO.
Habitual residents in the EU, Schengen Associated States, Monaco, The Vatican, Andorra, or San Marino, proving with documents.
Personnel from sector of Transportation.
Diplomatic, Consular, International, military, civil protection and members of Humanitarian organizations while in duty.
Highly qualified workers, whose work cannot be postponed or remotely performed. Included high level sports. In any case everything must be justified with documents.
Students with classes in Members States or Schengen Associated States.
Persons that travel for major reasons or any need, or whose entry is necessarily allowed for humanitarian reasons with due documents.
The EU Digital Covid Certificate in Spain:
This information is subject to further revision and confirmation from the Spanish Government.
It is expected to be allowed the entrance of people who carries this certificate, starting from the 1st of July 2021. These people will obtain a “FAST CONTROL QR CODE” that will allow them to enter with this and no further health controls, but the Certificate must contain the next information:
-Vaccination Certificate, valid from 14 days past the administration of the last dose of the vaccine or unique dose, for single-dose vaccines. Accepted Vaccines: Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), Sinovac, and Sinopharm.
-Certificate of recovery from Covid 19 with a validity enter 11 and 180 days from the first positive result.
-Back to point 2 in General and Mandatory Measures to enter Spain: Any visitor without any exception must bring a NEGATIVE test, whether a PCR or a TMA for SARS-CoV-2 performed at least 48 hours before the flight to Spain.
*Children under 12 are exempted from the testing or quarantine requirements.
For now, this is everything you need to know about entering Spain with the You Know Who XIX wandering around these days.
Since this is something that everyone is worried about I´ll write a post with the restrictions in Barcelona City.
In case you have more doubts, check this FAQ´s section to answer them:
Thanks for reading all of this Spain travel bans!
See you in my next post!