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 Entry Information
Spain is open to travelers coming from the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, China, South Korea, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Montenegro, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Northern Macedonia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and special administrative regions of 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!
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
o Name of the vaccine received
o Number of doses received to reach full vaccination
o Country where vaccinations were received
o Center that issued vaccination 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.
Unvaccinated travelers from the UK may enter provided they present a negative PCR Test. 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. From July 1st, these travelers may enter using the EU Digital Covid Certificate.
Further information may be consulted on Spain’s Travel Safe webpage by selecting traveler’s country of flight origin.
*Restrictions: Travel from South Africa, India and Brazil continues to be restricted to essential travel only.
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 Entry Information
Portugal is open to travelers coming from the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, China, South Korea, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Montenegro, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Northern Macedonia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, no quarantine required, provided that the following documentation is presented (requirements and restrictions may change at any time):
1. NAAT – Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (RT-PCR, NEAR, TMA, LAMP, HDA, CRISPR, SDA, etc), performed within 72 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point, OR an antigen test (TRAg) performed within 24 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point and approved by the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Health And Food Safety (https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/default/files/preparedness_response/docs/covid-19_rat_common-list_en.pdf) Exceptions: Children who have not completed 24 months of age.
2. Complete the Passenger Locator Card online for each passenger up to 48 hours before travelling.
Portugal is also open for tourism for travelers coming from the European Union and Schengen Associated countries. To enter Portugal, passengers must present proof of a negative test to COVID-19 (RT-PCR), carried out within 72 hours before boarding time.
Additionally, Portugal is open to vaccinated travelers coming from the UK providing proof of receiving full vaccination at least 14 days prior to arrival in Portugal, as well as a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure for Portugal, or Lateral Flow test taken within 48 hours prior to departure. All other travelers from the UK will be required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Travelers under 12 years of age traveling with vaccinated adults are exempt from these requirements.
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.
Portugal has yet to announce opening information for additional countries. Watch this space for future updates.