Open with restrictions

Spain Travel Restrictions

80.30% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 79.98% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Spain for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Spain entry details and exceptions

Entry to Spain is allowed to residents of EU/EEA and Schengen Associated States; holders of a long-term visa issued by a Member State or Schengen Associated State; health professionals; transport, marine and aeronautical personnel; diplomats; students; highly qualified workers; humanitarians; residents from countries approved by EU and fully vaccinated individuals.

All travelers going to Spain, including transit passengers are required to fill out the Health Control Form. The QR code to be obtained once the form has been submitted must be presented at the airport before departure to Spain and on arrival.

More details in entering Spain can be found on this site.


Outgoing travel to SpainTravelling from New Zealand to Spain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Spain.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Children under 12 years of age are exempt from presenting a negative PCR test prior to arrival in Spain.

Certificate of vaccination, certificate of recovery from COVID-19 and approved COVID-19 test must be presented in Spanish, English, French, or German.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Spain.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Spain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Spain must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Spain will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Australia, Cook Islands and Niue) must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel in New South Wales and Queensland are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Spain

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Spain with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Spain is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Spain are open with restrictions. Bars in Spain are open with restrictions.