The Spanish government has updated its COVID-19 health and entry requirements.

Key Points:

  • Spanish citizens and residents must complete the Spain Travel Health (SpTH) form through this website before entering Spain, and those over the age of 12 must provide one of the following:
    • A valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. The vaccination certificate is valid up to 270 days from 14 days after the last dose received and must show that a booster shot was administered.
    • Proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival.
    • A valid COVID-19 recovery certificate. Recovery certificates are valid from the eleventh day after the first positive COVID-19 test up to 180 days.
  • Foreign nationals traveling as tourists or for short-term business must provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Additional Information: Individuals traveling from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macao, New Zealand, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Taiwan are exempt from travel restrictions to Spain until at least Feb. 13.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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