Travel Restrictions Entering Spain from Germany for Unvaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Spain from Germany for Unvaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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1x Mandatory Documents

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

The information on this page is applicable to people who are unvaccinated and traveling from Germany to Spain.

View restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers

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

Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries who are residents of these countries are allowed to enter Spain, provided that they come directly from them, have transited exclusively through other countries included in the list, or have carried out only international transits in airports located in countries that do not appear in the list.

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

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for unvaccinated travelers

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Description

Unvaccinated travelers from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 test result. The test can be a molecular nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT, RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, HAD, NEAR, CRISPR, SDA) taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Or travelers can have a rapid antigen test result from a test taken a maximum of 24 hours before departure to Spain. The antigen test must be a test included in the list of common tests authorized by the European Commission.

Travelers who are eligible for the EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate or equivalent may use it to present proof.

The original test result must be in Spanish, English, French, or German. The test must have the traveler's name, date of sample collection, type of test performed, and the issuing country.

This requirement also applies to travelers departing from a Spanish Region going to the Canary Islands.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12;
  • Fully vaccinated travelers who received their last dose at least 14 days before travel. They must have valid proof of vaccination;
  • Travelers with a certificate of recovery showing that more than 11 days have passed since the first positive NAAT or RAT test was performed. This test cannot be more than 180 days old (carried out as of October 1st, 2021). The test result must include the full name, date of the result, type of test and issuing country;
  • Travelers in transit for less than 24 hours, as long as they don't leave the international departure area;
  • Travelers arriving from France by land.

A few regions of some countries might be exempt from the testing requirement. For more details, please check the source.

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Tma Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Rt Lamp Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
  • A Rapid Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

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

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TourismMedicalBusiness
Description

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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For Transit

Not Required

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

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Travel Purpose
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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Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form for Galicia

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Description

Travelers who have been in selected countries and high-risk areas within Spain in the past 14 days before their arrival in Galicia must complete a travel form a maximum of 24 hours after arrival in Galicia.

For more details, please see the source.

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Travelers can complete the online form or call 881 00 20 21.

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Recommended

Recommended contact-tracing app

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Description

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

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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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