- The government of Spain introduced new COVID-19 related entrance measures for travelers from countries and regions located outside of the European Union
The government of Spain announced that travelers from countries and regions located outside of the European Union (EU) would be permitted to enter Spain so long as they can provide proof of certain COVID-19 documents, effective May 21, 2022. These travelers will need to provide evidence of a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate, a negative COVID-19 test result, or proof of having recovered from COVID-19 within the past 11-180 days. Approved COVID-19 tests include a PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure or a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure.
What are the Changes?
The government of Spain introduced new COVID-19-related entrance measures for travelers located outside of the EU. Concerning pandemic protocols, these travelers will be permitted to enter Spain, regardless of their reason for travel, so long as they can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, evidence of recovery, or evidence of a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. This change will mean that travelers from outside the EU will be subject to the exact entrance requirements as travelers from an EU member state.
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: Government of Spain