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SpTH Vaccination Certificates/Diagnostic Tests

All persons entering Spain from other countries, including international transits, regardless of their nationality, age or any other consideration, must complete the Health Control Form and obtain their QR to present at boarding and health controls on arrival in Spain.

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** From 7 June 2021, all those passengers from a country/area that has a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus risk, must present, a certificate or document certifying vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative certificate of a Diagnostic Test of Active Infection or a certificate of Recovery after having passed this disease in order to enter Spain.

This can be a EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a supporting document of those indicated above, whether the traveller arrives from an EU member state or from a third country.

** Children under 12 years of age are not required to present these certificates or supporting documents.


** In the case of certificates or supporting documents (vaccination, diagnostic test, recovery), which are not EU Digital COVID Certificates, they must be the original, in Spanish, English, French or German and may be submitted in paper or electronic format. Any of these documents shall contain, at least, the following data: name and surname of the traveller

** In the case of documentary evidence of vaccination: date of vaccination with full schedule, at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain, with vaccines authorised by the European Medicines Agency or by the World Health Organisation, and country where vaccinated.

** If the document proves a diagnostic test date of sampling, identification and contact details of the centre performing the analysis, technique used and negative result. Made within 48 hours prior to arrival in Spain.

i. Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT), which detect the genetic material of the virus (e.g. PCR, TMA, LAMP, NEAR, etc.).

ii. Rapid antigen detection tests (RAT), which detect the presence of virus antigens. The accepted tests are those approved by the European Commission, which can be found in the following link.

** The certificate of recovery must state the date of the first positive test, and indicate that the passenger has passed the disease and is not infectious-contagious at the present time, and the country where the certificate was issued.

They may submit a certificate of recovery provided that more than 11 days have elapsed since the first positive NAAT test was performed. This certificate shall be valid for 180 days thereafter.

** If it is not possible to obtain it in these languages, it must be accompanied by a translation into Spanish by an official body.

** The airline or shipping company shall check the QR code and, if necessary, the supporting documents (vaccination/diagnostic test/recovery) to obtain the QR code at boarding, without, in any case, accessing the information contained therein.

** Upon your arrival in Spain you may be subject to health control at the airport and after the assessment carried out by the health authority (including documentary control) you may be subjected to a diagnostic test for COVID-19.

We inform you that your personal data will be used for the purpose of ensuring the control of the COVID-19 epidemic and health care.

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