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 is open to travelers coming from China, Colombia, Indonesia, Kuwait, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan 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 global travelers, providing full vacccination or recovery certificates!
In order to enter Spain, all travelers must fill out the health form prior to arrival in Spain, and adults traveling from outside the EU must present a vaccination certificate or recovery certificate, as outlined below (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 of at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain. If full vaccination was received over 270 ago, a booster shot will be necessary to enter Spain for those aged 18 and older. Booster shot must be indicated on vaccination certificate. Certificate must include the following information:
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
Recovery certificate: Certificates of recovery issued by the competent authority or by a medical service at least 11 days after the first positive NAAT or rapid antigen detection test will be accepted as valid. The certificate shall be valid for 180 days after the date of the first positive diagnostic test result, and must include the following information:
o First and last name
o Date of first positive Covid-19 Test
o Type of test performed
o Country of issue of certificate
Additionally, travelers without EU Digital Certificate must present proof of the original positive test in question
Children between 12 and 17 years old may either show vaccination or recovery certificate in line with above requirements, or a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain. 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.
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.
Masks are only mandatory in the following cases: during services with hired chauffer, on public transport, airplanes, trains, and in health centers and pharmacies.
Additional information on the measures Spain is taking to combat the spread of Covid-19 is available here.
All passengers are authorized to enter national territory, regardless of their origin or purpose of travel, providing they present the following documentation:
– A negative RT-PCR Test (or similar NAAT test) 72h before boarding,or a negative Laboratorial Rapid Antigen Test 24h before boarding (MANDATORY for all travelers from North America and Australia, as well as any other country not listed below or not holding an EU Digital Covid Certificate)
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Benin, Cabo Verde, Colombia, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Israel, Iceland, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malasya, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man)*
* Travelers from the above countries may enter with a valid vaccination or recovery certificate
– Travlers from the EU may present: A valid vaccination EU Digital COVID Certificate (with a complete vaccination schedule or with a complete vaccination schedule and a vaccine booster), or a valid test or recovery EU Digital COVID Certificate
**Children under 12 do not need to present any Covid documentation (test or otherwise) to enter.
Madeira: No requirements.
Azores: A valid vaccination, test or recovery EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a negative RT-PCR Test – 72h before boarding, or a negative Laboratorial Rapid Antigen Test – 48h before boarding (according to the European Commission list, or a Recovery Certificate (valid for 180 days)
When coming from mainland Portugal or Madeira, no Covid documentation is required.
Please note that requirements may change at any time.
In mainland Portugal masks are only mandatory in the following cases: during services with hired chauffer, on public transport, airplanes, trains, and in health centers and pharmacies. Masks are mandatory in all enclosed public spaces.
We recommend using the Sherpa website to consult specific documentation requirements for your trip by entering your travel information and vaccination status