The Spanish government has declared that the present COVID-19 entrance restrictions would be extended for another month.
Spain had earlier extended its ban until May 15. However, according to a recent notification, the entry regulations will be extended until June 15, according to SchengenVisaInfo.com.
The Ministry of Interior of Spain announced the extension of the present admission rules. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a news release published on Thursday, May 12, announcing the reopening of crossings between Spain and Morocco, that the existing laws would continue to apply to Spain’s exterior land, sea, and air borders.
“The border order to be issued by the Minister for Home Affairs extends all current restrictions on Spain’s external land, sea, and air borders due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19 until 24:00 hours on 15 June 2022, and replaces the current one, which expired on Sunday 15 May,” the Ministry said in a statement.
All travellers, according to this statement, will continue to be subject to COVID-19 restrictions. According to the Spanish Ministry of Health, all travellers over the age of 12 from the European Union/European Economic Area must produce COVID-19 documentation upon arrival. Travellers from the EU/EEA are allowed to enter Spain without restrictions if they have one of the following passes:
A vaccination pass must show that the holder has had a booster shot or completed primary vaccination with one of the approved vaccinations within the last nine months. A recovery pass requires proof that the holder has recovered from the virus within the last six months.
A test certificate proving that the possessor underwent a PCR or fast antigen test 72 hours or 48 hours before travelling to Spain, accordingly. Third-country visitors, on the other hand, are subject to harsher controls, according to the Ministry. Travellers from third countries who arrive in Spain for tourism purposes must provide a valid vaccination or recovery certificate.
Certain groups of travellers over the age of 12 are also permitted entrance with simply a negative COVID-19 test result if they come under the exemption list. When travelling to Spain, children aged 12 to 18 do not need to be vaccinated or recovered from the virus. A PCR test result that is negative is sufficient.
Despite the fact that entry regulations remain in place, Spain has already eased some of its domestic limits. On April 20, Spain removed the mask requirement. This means that travellers no longer need to wear a face mask when visiting various public places and events.
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