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Official Coronavirus facts
The situation in terms of travel recommendations varies constantly depending on the destination, check here for official information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs depending on the country you are travelling to.
Health checks to be carried out at points of entry into Spain
Information on health checks to be carried out at points of entry into Spain (Resolution of 11 November 2020 of the Directorate-General for Public Health, Quality and Innovation on health checks to be carried out at points of entry into Spain, which comes into force on 23 November 2020 and repeals the Resolution of 24 July 2020). All passengers arriving in Spain by air or sea must undergo a health check before entering the country. These checks may include taking a temperature, a documentary check and a visual check of the passenger’s condition. It is not applicable to international passengers in transit at a Spanish port or airport with a final destination in another country. With regard to the documentary control, all passengers departing from any airport or port located outside Spain must complete, before departure, a public health form called “Health Control Form”, through the website www.spth.gob.es, or through the Spain Travel Health-SpTH application. Its content differs depending on whether the trip is by air or by sea.
When the traveller uses the sea route, until the computer system is enabled for this route, or when in exceptional cases it has not been possible to complete the Health Control Form telematically, the form must be presented on arrival in Spain on paper, in DIN A4 format, completed on both sides, as shown for download at https://www.mscbs.gob.es/profesionales/saludPublica/ sanidadExterior/ControlHS.htm.
All passengers coming from a country or area at risk, who intend to enter Spain, must have an Active Infection Diagnostic Test (hereinafter PDIA) for SARS-CoV-2 with negative result, carried out within seventy-two hours prior to arrival in Spain. The list of countries or risk areas will be regularly updated and its update will be published on the website of the Ministry of Health: https://www.mscbs.gob.es/ and on the SpTH website: https://www.spth.gob.es. The update of the revisions of the list of countries or areas will be effective seven days after its publication.
As part of the documentary control carried out at the points of entry, the passenger may be asked, at any time, for proof of the result of the PDIA. The supporting document shall be the original, in Spanish and/or English and may be in paper or electronic format. The document shall contain at least the following information: name of the traveller, passport or national identity card number (which must match the one used in the Health Check Form), date of the test, identification and contact details of the centre performing the analysis, technique used and negative test result.
The accepted PDIA for SARS-CoV-2 is PCR (COVID-19 RT-PCR). Until its harmonised use is accepted in the European Union, other diagnostic tests such as rapid antibody tests, rapid antigen detection tests or high throughput serology (ELISA, CLIA, ECLIA) will not be accepted. Mandatory quarantine for travellers arriving from Brazil and South Africa.
Order SND/133/2021, of 17 February, on the quarantine conditions to which persons coming from the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Republic of South Africa must be subjected upon their arrival in Spain, during the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19. https://www.boe.es/eli/es/o/2021/02/17/snd133
This order will take effect from 00:00 hours on 22 February 2021 for an initial period of fourteen calendar days, and may be extended if the circumstances that justify it are maintained.
The purpose of this Order is to establish the quarantine conditions to which persons arriving by flight from any airport located in the Federative Republic of Brazil or the Republic of South Africa to any airport located in the Kingdom of Spain, with or without intermediate stopovers, must be subject. The aeronautical personnel required to carry out air transport activities shall be exempt from the provisions of this Order.
Second. Quarantine period.
- The persons referred to in the first paragraph must remain in quarantine for ten days following their arrival, or for the duration of their stay in Spain if this is less than ten days. This period may end earlier if on the seventh day the person undergoes a diagnostic test for acute infection with negative results. The tests accepted shall be RT-PCR or other tests based on equivalent molecular techniques, as well as antigen tests with a minimum performance of ≥ 90 % sensitivity and ≥ 97 % specificity.
- During the quarantine period, the persons referred to in the previous paragraph shall remain in their home or accommodation and shall limit their movements and access of third parties to the home or accommodation to those necessary for the following activities:
a) Acquisition of food, pharmaceutical products and basic necessities.
b) Attendance at health centres, services and establishments.
c) Causes of force majeure or situations of necessity.
Both in their movements and in their contact with cohabitants and with those who provide them with the goods or services essential to guarantee their food, cleanliness and, where appropriate, health care, all measures of hygiene and prevention of the transmission of the disease caused by COVID-19 must be observed.
- The health authorities may contact the quarantined persons in order to monitor them. Likewise, the Security Forces and Corps may at any time carry out the appropriate checks on compliance with the quarantine conditions established in this order.
- In the event of any suspicion of symptoms of COVID-19, the quarantined persons must contact the health services by telephone using the numbers provided by the Autonomous Communities, indicating that they are in quarantine in application of this Order.
Restrictions on entry to the Canary Islands from 18 December 2020 to 4 April 2021.
From 18 December 2020 to 4 April 2021, subject to extensions or modifications, all persons arriving in the Canary Islands by air or sea, from any of the Autonomous Communities and Cities of Spain, excluding children under six years of age, must undergo a PDIA for SARS-COV-2 with a negative result, carried out within seventy-two hours prior to arrival in the Canary Islands. The requirements and detailed information are set out in 4916 ORDEN of 14 December 2020, published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands No. 257 on Tuesday 15 December 2020 and extended in 127 ORDEN of 8 January 2021, published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands No. 5 on Saturday 9 January 2021 and in 253 ORDEN of 15 January 2021, published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands No. 11 on Monday 18 January 2021, and in 253 ORDEN of 15 January 2021, published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands No. 11 on Monday 18 January 2021. 11 on Monday 18 January 2021 and in ORDEN 463 of 28 January 2021, published in the Official Canary Islands Gazette No. 20 on Friday 29 January 2021 and in ORDEN 704 of 11 February 2021, published in the Official Canary Islands Gazette No. 30 on Friday 12 February 2021 and in ORDEN 1006 of 26 February 2021, published in the Official Canary Islands Gazette No. 41 on Monday 1 March 2021.
Compulsory COVID-19 negative test for access to tourist accommodation.
In order to gain access to tourist accommodation establishments in the Canary Islands, it will be necessary for tourist users over six years of age, who do not come from the territory of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands, to prove that they have taken the diagnostic test for active infection established by the health authorities within a maximum period of 72 hours prior to their arrival, and that the tourist user has not tested positive as a transmitter of COVID-19.
The condition for access will not apply to anyone who proves that they are resident in the Canary Islands and declares on their own responsibility that they have not left the territory of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands in the 15 days prior to their arrival at the establishment and that they have not had symptoms compatible with COVID-19 during that period. Non-residents who can prove, by means of their travel document, that they have stayed in the territory of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands for the 15 days prior to the date of arrival at the tourist accommodation establishment, and who also declare under their responsibility that during that period they have not had symptoms compatible with COVID-19, will not be required to prove that they have taken the above-mentioned diagnostic test. The requirements and detailed information are set out in Decree Law 17/2020, of 29 October, on extraordinary measures in tourism to deal with the effects of the health and economic crisis caused by the pandemic caused by COVID-19, published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands no. 223 on Saturday 31 October 2020. See http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/boc/2020/223/
The valid diagnostic tests for active infection are set out in Resolution 4265 published in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands No. 233 on Friday 13 November 2020, see http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/boc/2020/233/009.html.
The aforementioned regulations are subject to modification, replacement and/or repeal by the Canary Islands Government without prior notice.
Due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19, from 20 December 2020 the Government of the Balearic Islands has implemented a series of measures to protect public health, including restrictions on the entry of passengers to the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera).
Decree 21/2020 of 14 December and Decree 22/2021 of 02 March, in force until 9 May 2021, by the President of the Balearic Islands, which establishes limitations on the entry into the Balearic Islands of people from the other autonomous communities and the cities of Ceuta and Melilla.
People arriving in the Balearic Islands, through ports or airports, from autonomous communities or cities whose AI 14 is higher than 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants must undergo a check on the reason for the trip and, where appropriate, a health check before entering the autonomous community.mThe information will be updated periodically in accordance with the epidemiological situation at viajarabaleares.ibsalut.es
Specific regulations to ensure safety on the return to the Balearic Islands of residents or the entry of visitors for justified reasons, regularly updated on the official website of the Balearic Islands at viajarabaleares.ibsalut.es.
The aforementioned regulations are subject to modification, replacement and/or repeal by the Government of the Balearic Islands without prior notice.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs establishes the following with regard to travel recommendations:
In the context of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, all travellers should be aware of the possibility of being affected abroad by restrictions of any kind that prevent or alter their freedom of movement.
All travellers are therefore reiterated the recommendation to stay informed at all times, regardless of their destination or the circumstances of their travel. For this reason, it is recommended that you consult the Travel Recommendations service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the website http://www.mae.es; or for citizens of other countries, you should consult your embassy/consulate. As well as, regarding health issues, on the website https://www.mscbs.gob.es.
In relation to the above, there may be destinations, even within the national territory, that establish specific limitations and/or requirements that affect entry or freedom of movement.