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What are the entry COVID-19 entry requirements for Spain?

With travel requirements regularly changing, we have compiled the entry requirements for travel to Spain.

Who can travel to Spain?

Spain is currently open to all vaccinated travellers from the EU, UK as well as the following:

  • Argentina
  • Australia 
  • Bahrein
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Columbia
  • South Korea
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • Taiwan
  • Uruguary
  • United Arab Emirates

Currently due to the Omicron variant travellers from Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, Nambibia, South African and Zimbabwe are banned.

Do I need to take a COVID-19 test before entering Spain?

All arrivals are required to fill in an FCS health control form beforehand as well as providing a PCR test result no older than 72hrs, an antigen test result no older than 48hrs or proof of vaccination status.

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain?

No, currently there is no requirement for travellers to quarantine when arriving in Spain.

Are bars and restaurants open in Spain?

Yes, bars and restaurants are open, subject to social distancing requirements and this may vary between regions. Some locations may require proof of vaccination. Public transport is also open, but operating at a limited capacity. Non-essential businesses and attractions in spare are also open, but in high-risk areas there may be curfews in operation between the hours of 02:00am and 07:00am.

Will I have to wear a mask in Spain?

In enclosed public places and on public transport, masks are required. Of course, some exemptions may apply. 

What do I need to do to return to the UK?

All travellers re-entering the UK, regardless of vaccination status, will need to take an Antigen test before returning to the UK as well as a Day 2 PCR test. Until you receive a negative PCR test result, you MUST self-isolate.

To book your Antigen or PCR test at one of our locations, please visit our booking page.

If you require further information on travel entry requirements, testing requirements or other travel information, please check the UK Government travel guidance page.


*The information in this article was correct as of 09/12/21.

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