Spain Entry Requirements

Spain Entry Requirements

Last updated December 2, 2021
Below are the entry requirements for Spain. Please note these are fluid and can change with little notice. Please see above and note the “last updated” date. You will also find a link(s) to the most up-to-date information which we encourage you to review the week prior to travel. The following information applies to those with a Canadian passport and who are fully vaccinated. If this does not apply to you, please contact your Travel Advisor.

Most travelers from Canada with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Spain, but there are restrictions.  


Travel is allowed with restrictions

Travellers who are residents in Canada are allowed to enter Spain, provided that they come directly from them, have transited exclusively through other countries included in the list, or have carried out only international transits in airports located in countries that do not appear in the list. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before travelling.

Details and exemptions
When travelling to the Balearic Islands, additional requirements apply to groups of 20+ people, including appointing a group leader and adhering to updated COVID-19 travel restrictions. Check additional documentation for exemptions and details.
For full details and exemptions, see
Spanish Government 

Last updated Dec. 1, 2021

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for entry
Travellers from Canada are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before arrival.
Last updated Nov. 29, 2021

No quarantine required
Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Spain.
Last updated Nov. 29, 2021


No visa required

To visit Spain for Business or Tourism, you do not require a visa. To check permitted length of stay and other entry requirements,
visit the government site.

Last updated Oct 13, 2021


Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
Travellers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures. Fully vaccinated travellers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travellers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travellers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure. Travellers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.
Complete Federal Attestation

Details and exemptions
This requirement does not apply to travellers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travellers in the process of being vaccinated, travellers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.
For full details and exemptions, see Government of Canada
Last updated Dec. 1, 2021

Mandatory proof of vaccination for entry into the Canary Islands from Spain for vaccinated travellers
From December 1st until at least December 15th, 2021, vaccinated travellers going from Spain to the Canary Islands are required to show valid proof of vaccination. Travellers who recovered from COVID-19 must have a certificate of recovery emitted at least 11 days after testing positive in a NAAT test. The certificate is valid up to 180 days have passed since the test was taken. The certificate must be in Spanish and it must have the traveller's name, date of sample collection, type of test performed, and the issuing country. Travellers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof. For more details, please see the source.
Explore EU Digital COVID Certificate via Canary Islands

Details and exemptions
This requirement does not apply to:
-Travellers under 12 years and 3 months old;
-Travellers in transit via port or airport;
-Unvaccinated travellers must show valid proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

Travellers with exceptional reasons for not being able to get tested pre-travel may get tested on arrival and must quarantine for 10 days.

For full details and exemptions, see
Canary Islands Government 
Last updated Dec. 1, 2021

Recommended contact-tracing app

Travellers are recommended to download the RadarCOVID app when entering Spain. The app is mandatory in the Canary Islands.
Get mobile APP.

Last updated Nov. 29, 2021

Mandatory health control form
All travellers, including those in transit, must fill a travel form a maximum of 48 hours before arrival in Spain and present their QR code at check-in. Different forms are available for travellers arriving by air and sea.

Complete online - AIR
Complete online - SEA
Get Andriod app
Get iOS app

Details and exemptions:
Guardians of travellers can fill the form for them.

Last updated Nov. 29, 2021


Masks are mandatory in public
Travellers aged 6 years and older must wear masks in indoor public places and outdoor public places where social distancing can't be maintained.
Last updated Nov. 29, 2021

Health screening on arrival
All travelers must pass through health checks including temperature checks.
Last updated Nov, 29, 2021

For more details visit the Spanish Ministry of Health.
Spanish Government


Please see below for returning to Canada from Spain