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 Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Jordan, New Zealand, Kuwait, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, 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!
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 (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. Certificate must be in Spanish, English, German or French, and 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
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.
Unvaccinated travelers coming from EU and Schengen Area may also enter, providing those aged 12 and over present a negative Covid test (PCR or antigen) or a Covid Recovery certificate. These travelers may 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: Travel from South Africa and Botswana is restricted to essential travel only. Any passenger arriving from Republic of Botswana, Kingdom of Eswatini, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Republic of South Africa and Republic of Zimbabwe must present a negative Covid test and undergo a minimum 10-day quarantine.
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.
ALLOWED (Essential and non-essential travel):
• 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.
Complete the Passenger Locator Card online for each passenger up to 48 hours before travelling.
Madeira & Azores: For arrivals at the airports in the Azores and Madeira, the need to present an RT-PCR test also applies, but the same can be done on arrival at the destination, free of charge, and the passenger must wait in isolation at the accommodation that has booked the result of the aforementioned test (between 4 and 24 hours of test delivery) – children up to 11 years old on arrival in Madeira and up to 12 years old on arrival in the Azores are exempt. Also, for those who land at Madeira and Porto Santo airports it is possible to present a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery from Covid-19.
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: Vaccination certificate or negative test (PCR within 72H/Antigen within 48H) required to enter accommodation (hotels, rental apartments, etc), tourist attractions, restaurants, gyms and events in Portugal. Please be sure to have a digital copy on you while traveling to ensure you are covered. Negative test is also required to enter bars, clubs and events without booked seating or in sports venues.