- Extension of COVID-19-related entrance requirements until June 15, 2022
- Reopening of Spain’s land border for select travelers from Morocco beginning May 17, 2022
The government of Spain extended its current COVID-19-related entrance measures until June 15, 2022. Currently, all travelers, regardless of country of origin, must provide proof of one of the following documents:
- A European Union (EU) Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate or EU equivalent
- A negative COVID-19 test result indicating past infection of COVID-19 issued within 11 to 180 days of the first positive test result, OR
- A completed SpTH (Spain Travel Health) Control Form containing information on the traveler’s vaccination history, recovery history, or an approved COVID-19 test certificates
The government of Spain will also launch its first phase of reopening the land borders with Morocco on May 17, 2022. Under this initial phase, citizens and residents of the European Union and those holding permission to move throughout the Schengen area will be permitted to enter Spain at select entrance points, including the El Tarajal crossing in Ceuta and Beni Enzar in Melilla. Beginning May 31, 2022, the government will allow cross-border work authorization for foreign nationals to enter Spain. All eligible travelers will be required to follow any COVID-19-related entrance measures.
What are the Changes?
The government of Spain will extend its COVID-19-related entrance measures until June 15, 2022, due to health concerns. Beginning May 17, 2022, Spain will gradually reopen its land border with Morocco. The government emphasized that reopening its border with Morocco would be gradual to ensure proper health and security measures are followed.
Continue to check the government of Spain’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Official Website of the Government of Spain and the Presidency of the Spanish Government