The Spanish government has eased its COVID-19 entry requirements for those traveling from non-EU countries for nonessential purposes.

Key Points:

  • Individuals traveling from a non-EU country for business or tourism purposes will be able to enter the country if they have one of the following:
    • A valid vaccination certificate.
    • A valid recovery certificate.
    • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before departure.
  • Previously, travelers from outside the EU were not allowed to enter Spain with proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

Additional Information: More information regarding Spain’s COVID-19 entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Spain’s COVID-19 entry requirements may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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