Spain: COVID-19 Related Updates

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Extension of COVID-19 related entrance requirements until 15 June 2022  
  • Reopening of Spain’s land border for select travelers from Morocco beginning 17 May 2022 


The government of Spain extended its current COVID-19 related entrance measures until 15  June 2022. Currently, all travelers, regardless of country of origin, must provide proof of one of the following documents

The government of Spain will also launch its first phase of reopening the land borders with Morocco on 17 May 2022. Under this initial phase, citizens and residents of the European Union and those holding permissions to move throughout the Schengen area will be permitted to enter Spain at select entrance points, including the El Tarajal crossing in Ceuta and Beni Enzar in Melilla. Beginning 31 May 2022, the government will allow cross-border, work authorization foreign nationals to enter Spain. All eligible travelers will be required to follow any COVID-19 related entrance measures.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Spain will extend its COVID-19 related entrance measures until 15 June 2022 due to health concerns. Beginning 17 May 2022, Spain will gradually reopen its land border with Morocco. The government emphasized that the reopening of its border with Morocco would be gradual to ensure proper health and security measures are followed.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Spain’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 18 May 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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