Covid-19 Information

Health & Safety Measures

Made for Spain & Portugal is recognized as a Safe Travels company by the World Travel & Tourism Council. We strictly adhere to both EU Community Health & Safety Measures as well as WTTC Guidelines applicable at the time of travel, including physical distancing during tour and within transport, cleaning protocols and personal protective equipment. Clients’ health, safety and well-being is our top priority.

Spain Information

Spain is open to travelers coming from Chile, China, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand,  Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Uruguay, Hong Kong and Macao, no quarantine, testing or vaccination required!*
In order to enter Spain, travelers must simply fill out this health form prior to arrival in-country. This applies to travelers coming directly from these countries. Residents of these countries traveling from a different country, aside from connecting flights, must adhere to the requirements applied to the country of flight origin, which may be consulted here by selecting the country of interest.
*Please note that requirements and restrictions may change at any time

Spain is also open to all other fully-vaccinated global* travelers, no quarantine required, including travelers from the USA and Canada!
In order to enter Spain, all travelers must fill out the health form prior to arrival in Spain, and those traveling from outside the EU aged 12 and over must present a vaccination certificate, as outlined below. Important: From February 1st 2022 on, if full vaccination was received over 270 ago, a booster shot will be necessary to enter Spain. Booster shot must be indicated on vaccination certificate and received at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain. Certificate must include the following information: (requirements and restrictions may change at any time):
Vaccination certificate: An original vaccination certificate confirming traveler’s full vaccination with a EMA or WHO-approved vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Janssen/J&J, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm), having received the final dose at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain.
o First and last name
o Date of vaccinations, indicating date of last dose administered
o Type of vaccine received
o Number of doses received to reach full vaccination
o Issuing country
o Identification of the issuing body of the vaccine certificate

Children under 12 years of age are exempt from the above requirements, and will simply have to fill out the health form to be granted entry.

Travelers coming from the UK must present vaccination certificate or NHS Covid Pass.
Trevelers coming from EU and Schengen Area
may also enter using the EU Digital Covid Certificate. 

Please note that requirements are applied based on the country of flight origin, not nationality or passport. Further information may be consulted on Spain’s Travel Safe webpage by selecting traveler’s country of flight origin.
*Restrictions: y. Any passenger arriving from Republic of Botswana, Kingdom of Eswatini, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Zambia and Republic of Zimbabwe must present a vaccination or recovery certificate and negative diagnostic test.

IMPORTANT: Vaccination certificate is required to enter certain establishments such as restaurants, bars, clubs and gyms in certain areas of Spain. Please be sure to have a digital copy on you while traveling to ensure you are covered.

Consult all Covid Safety Regulations in Spain including masking requirements, restaurant regulations, curfews etc here, by clicking on “Travel to Spain, select your destination region” and selecting the regions you would like to visit.

Additional information on the measures Spain is taking to combat the spread of Covid-19 is available here.

Portugal Information

ALLOWED (Essential and non-essential travel): Countries of the European Union or of a State associated with the Schengen Area (Liechtenstein, Norway, Finland and Switzerland); Brazil, USA and UK; Countries with flights authorized for non-essential travel subject to reciprocal confirmation: Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, South Korea, UAE, Indonesia, Kuwait, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Republic Popular in China, Rwanda, Uruguay, as well as the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau and Taiwan.

• Mandatory negative test for all flights arriving in Portugal, even for those who have a digital vaccination certificate, regardless of the point of origin of the flight or the passenger’s nationality.
o RT-PCR Test (or similar NAAT test) 72 hours before boarding OR Rapid Antigen Test 48 hours before boarding
• This measure applies to air, land, sea and river borders. Children under 12 exempt

 Complete the Passenger Locator Card online for each passenger up to 48 hours before travelling.

Madeira: Vaccination certificate or Laboratorial Rapid Antigen (48H before arrival) or immunity declaration.
Azores:
  RT-PCR Test (or similar NAAT test) 72 hours before boarding OR Rapid Antigen Test 48 hours before boarding.
Please note that requirements may change at any time. 

Please note that requirements are applied based on the country of flight origin, not nationality or passport.
Portugal has yet to announce opening information for additional countries. Watch this space for future updates.

IMPORTANT: EU Digital Covid certificate for Europeans and negative test for non-Europeans (PCR within 72H/Antigen within 48H) required to enter restaurants, gyms and events in mainland Portugal. Negative test (PCR within 72H/Antigen withing 48h) for everyone to enter accommodation (hotels, rental apartments, etc) and events in mainland Portugal. Tests can be arranged through your hotel or with MfS&P.

Consult all Covid Safety Regulations in Portugal here.

We recommend using the Sherpa website to consult specific documentation requirements for your trip by entering your travel information and vaccination status

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