International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Spain From El Salvador is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries are allowed to enter Spain. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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When traveling to the Balearic Islands, additional requirements apply to groups of 20+ people, including appointing a group leader and adhering to updated COVID-19 travel restrictions. Check additional documentation for exemptions and details.

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Spanish Government
Start Date
7/27/2021
Changed
7/30/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers must present a certificate showing they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. They must have received their last dose at least 14 days before travel and up to 1 year. Vaccines accepted are those approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and by the WHO.

The EU digital COVID certificate is also accepted as a valid document for entry.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Spanish Government
Start Date
7/26/2021
Changed
7/30/2021

On Arrival

Recommended

Recommended contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers are recommended to download the RadarCOVID app when entering Spain. The app is mandatory in the Canary Islands.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Spanish RadarCOVID
Start Date
2/25/2021
Changed
7/30/2021
Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

All travelers must pass through health checks including temperature checks.

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Spanish Government
Start Date
6/9/2021
Changed
7/30/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in public places.

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Spain Ministry of Health
Start Date
5/21/2020
Changed
7/30/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Spain.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
509.09
Increased by-41.53
at 7/31/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
14.70%
Decreased by1.90%
at 7/22/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
68.12%
Increased by2.89%
at 7/29/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
31,851,618
Increased by1,351,615
at 7/29/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.12
Increased by-0.14
at 7/29/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Across Spain, emergency powers have been delegated to regional authorities allowing them to set their own COVID safety measures. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. The COVID-19 response for the different regions in Spain can be found at https://travelsafe.spain....
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments, on public transportation, and when a social distance of 1.5 meters cannot be respected.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operational, but regional governments may applied restrictions on travel between municipalities.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open in most regions with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open depending on the region with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open depending on the region with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Business hours are subject to regional restrictions.

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