Travel Restrictions Entering Spain from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Spain from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
367.79
Decreased by45.65
at 5/17/2022
Vaccinated
88.19%
Increased by0.02%
at 5/18/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Canada to Spain.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

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

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Spain. They must transit for a maximum of 24 hours, stay in the international zone at the airport and have their onward flight ticket.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers

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Vaccinated travelers with a valid certificate are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Spain.

Vaccinated travelers without EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent are required to fill in the mandatory health form before departure. Please check “Mandatory Proof of Vaccination” for more details.

Travelers under the age of 12 are exempted from showing proof of vaccination or pre-travel negative test results.

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This exemption does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged between 12 and 18 years that have not been vaccinated need to provide a valid negative COVID-19 test before departure.

Please check the test requirements for more details.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travelers must present a certificate showing they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before arrival in Spain and no more than 270 days before their arrival. Vaccines accepted are those approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and by the WHO.

Travelers aged 18 years and older with a vaccine certificate showing that their last dose was administered more than 270 days ago must also show a certificate proving a booster vaccination has been administered.

Travelers who are eligible for the EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate or equivalent may use it to present proof. The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 vaccination record is also accepted.

Travelers who do not have the EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent certificate from these countries Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Benin, Cabo Verde, Colombia, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Israel, Iceland, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Vatican City are required to complete the SPTH Health Control Form manually and enter the data of their vaccination, recovery or a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result.

A valid recovery certificate must be issued at least 11 days after the first positive COVID-19 test result and up to a maximum of 180 days. It must have been performed by healthcare professionals.

Travelers aged between 12 to 18 years who are not fully vaccinated are required to have a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test-NAAT (RT-PCR or similar) performed 72 hours before arrival in Spain.

For more details, please see the source.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers in transit;
  • Travelers under the age of 12;
  • Travelers arriving from France by land.
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Mandatory

Mandatory health control form for travelers without EU Digital COVID Certificate or equivalent

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
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Travelers who do not have EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent must complete the SPTH Health Control Form before departure to Spain and present their QR code before boarding and upon arrival.

The traveler will be required to enter the data of your vaccination or recovery of infection. Travelers between the ages of 12 and 18 years are allowed to submit a valid negative COVID-19 test in case they are not vaccinated.

Please check “Mandatory proof of vaccination” for more details.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12;
  • Travelers with EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent;
  • Travelers arriving from France by land.
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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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All travelers departing from Canada via air, rail, or cruise ships need to be fully vaccinated. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 12 years plus 4 months and older. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are:

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222);
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C);
  • Medicago Covifenz;
  • Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax);
  • Moderna (mRNA-1273);
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2);
  • Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV);
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc).

The accepted 1 dose vaccine is:

  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.

Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before arrival.

Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine.

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For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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For Transit

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for transit

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Transit
Description

Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to make a transit connection in Spain, as long as they do not leave the airport international zone.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Spain.

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Recommended

Recommended contact-tracing app

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Travelers are recommended to download the RadarCOVID app when entering Spain.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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All travelers must pass through health checks including temperature checks.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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Travelers are required to wear masks on public transportation and in health centers and social health centers.

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This requirement does not apply to;

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Spain.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
367.79
Decreased by45.65
at 5/17/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
30.40%
Increased by-0.90%
at 5/17/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
88.19%
Increased by0.02%
at 5/18/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
41,224,540
Increased by7,657
at 5/18/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.30
Decreased by0.07
at 5/17/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Across Spain, emergency powers have been delegated to regional authorities allowing them to set their own safety measures. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region visited. Information relating to the COVID-19 response for the different regions in Spain can be found at https://travelsafe.spain....
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in health care settings and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating but restrictions on movement may vary by region.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

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

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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