*Travel in Spain: You should follow the advice of the local authorities on how best to protect yourself and others, including any measures that they bring in to control the virus. Many municipal authorities and regional governments have issued advice to visitors and residents
and have imposed controls on opening hours for bars and nightclubs. Social gathering limitations may vary between a maximum of 5 – 10 people depending on where you are in Spain. The situation is evolving so you should follow the advice of the local authorities at all times.
The State of Emergency (“Estado de Alarma”), declared on 14 March in response to the coronavirus outbreak, ended on 21 June. Spain has now entered the ‘new normal’ phase of its de-escalation strategy.
Restrictions on movement throughout the country have been lifted and travel between regions is permitted.
A number of outbreaks of COVID-19
have been identified in Spain since the end of the State of Alarm. You should consult the Ministry of Health map
for information on their locations. If you are staying in any of the affected areas, follow the advice of the local authorities.
The use of face covering
s is mandatory for anyone over the age of 6 years old on all forms of public transport in Spain and in many other indoor and outdoor public spaces. Specific rules on the use of face mask
s may vary from one region to the next, you should refer to local authorities for advice. You should carry a face mask
with you and be prepared to wear it throughout your stay.
*Road travel: Land borders are open. Inter-regional travel is permitted. If travelling with people who are not from the same household, all passengers must wear a face mask covering
the nose and mouth. Penalties may be imposed if you do not comply.
*Public spaces and services: Social distancing measures and other safety precautions should continue to be observed at all times.
*Local measures and the ‘new normal’ phase: On 21 June, Spain entered the ‘new normal’ phase, which concludes the progressive 4-phase de-escalation plan and sees the return of cross-regional mobility. Protective protocols and safety measures remain in place and you should observe the guidelines set out by the Spanish Government
at all times. You should also refer to regional authorities for any additional local measures where you are as this may vary from one region to the next.
Key ‘new normal’ measures include:
• social distancing of 1.5-metres.
• obligatory use of face mask
s in public spaces.
• track and trace – all shops, businesses and transport companies are obliged to keep customers’ contact information (where provided) for up to 4 weeks for tracking and tracing purposes.
• abiding by any safety measures put in place by establishments such as hotels, bars, shops and restaurants to reduce the risk of COVID-19
• capacity restrictions in place at beaches such as the delineation of plots and the use of booking systems. You should refer to local authorities for information on the measures in place.
• if visitors test
positive or develop symptoms during their stay in Spain, they may be moved to specific designated accommodation to prevent further spread.
• wash your hands frequently and thoroughly and use hand sanitizer gel where soap and water is not available.
*Use of face mask
s: The use of face covering
s is mandatory for anyone over the age of 6 years old on all forms of public transport in Spain and in many other indoor and outdoor public spaces.
Most regions in Spain have now made the use of face mask
s obligatory in both indoor and outdoor public spaces, even when social distancing of 1.5 metres is observed. Penalties may be imposed if you do not comply.
You should carry a face mask
with you and be prepared to wear it during your stay. Face mask
s must cover the nose and mouth.
There are some exceptions to the use of face mask
s such as when practising sport, eating or drinking, or at the beach, however rules may vary from one region to the next. You should refer to local authorities for specific information on face-covering
requirements and any exceptions where you are.
Those with respiratory problems or those unable to wear a mask
due to other health conditions or disabilities are exempt from this rule. More details are available from the Ministry for Health
(in Spanish). While not mandatory, the use of face mask
s on children between 3 and 5 years of age is recommended.
at own accommodation-if coming from outside EU
(country white list exempt).
There is no mandatory quarantine
for travellers arived from the EU
and white listed countries.
negative certification not required / not known.
All passengers arriving by air or sea transport must undergo a temperature check, which must be below 37.5 degrees Celsius. Cruising companies can take passengers temperature before arriving at a Spanish port.