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COVID-19 Information
February 14, 2023


If you have concerns about our waiting area due to special needs for yourself or your child, please contact us at MadridACS@state.gov to inquire about an appointment at a quiet/private time.

The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No

Quarantine Information 

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Spain? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • For information on limited humanitarian exemptions, please review the following page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/emergencies/covid-19-faqs-for-travel-to-the-us-information.html  
  • U.S. citizens can obtain a COVID-19 test in Spain by paying an average of €30 for an antigen test, or €120 for a PCR test from a private medical facility.  Tests are widely available at clinics and hospitals throughout Spain. They are also often available at local airports.
  • Results are typically provided by email, but an original signed results record will be provided upon request.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • Are vaccines available in Spain for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes (short-term visitors may not be entitled).
  • Which vaccines are available in Spain? Spain is administering Pfizer/BioNtech, Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, and Janssen vaccines.
  • According to the government of Spain, vaccines are being facilitated through the public healthcare system, in four phases.  Regularly updated information is available here: https://www.vacunacovid.gob.es/  
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The United States government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.

Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Mask Requirement

  • A mask covering your mouth and nose is mandatory in a pharmacy, or in a medical facility.

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