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Important points

  • Extension of COVID-19 related entry requirements until June 15, 2022

  • Reopening of the Spanish land border for selected travelers from Morocco from May 17, 2022


The Spanish government extended its current COVID-19 related entry measures until June 15, 2022. Currently, all travelers, regardless of their country of origin, are required to provide one of the proofs following documents:

The Spanish government will also begin its first phase of reopening land borders with Morocco on May 17, 2022. In this first phase, European Union citizens and residents, as well as persons with residence permits for the whole Schengen area, will be allowed to enter Spain at selected entry points, including the El Tarajal crossing in Ceuta and the Beni Enzar crossing in Melilla. From May 31, 2022, the government will allow cross-border foreigners with work permits to enter Spain. All eligible travelers must follow all COVID-19 related entry procedures.

What are the changes?

The Spanish government will extend its COVID-19 related entry measures until June 15, 2022 for health reasons. From May 17, 2022, Spain will gradually reopen its land border with Morocco. The government stressed that the reopening of its border with Morocco would be gradual to ensure proper health and safety measures were followed.

Originally published 18 MAY 2022

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