Location: Spain – Level 3: Reconsider Travel
Event: Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, U.S. citizens cannot enter Spain unless they meet very specific requirements or have already obtained special permission from the Spanish Embassy.
Please check the Spanish regulations carefully before attempting to travel. If you travel to Spain and are not admitted, you will be placed in immigration detention, for up to several days, until a flight on the same airline becomes available to take you back to your point of origin.
If you are not sure whether you are authorized to travel to or transit Spain, please consult the closest Spanish Embassy or consulate about your specific situation before making travel plans.
For information about entry and exit requirements, please visit the Spanish Embassy website, our website, or read the Spanish official regulations.
Actions to Take:
-Review our COVID-19 information page and our Health Alerts for more information on the services we are providing and travel options to the United States.
-Continue to monitor our website and remain enrolled in STEP for updates on our operating status and to receive other important information for U.S. citizens in Spain.
-For information about travel to the United States for individuals who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. LPRs, see the Embassy’s visa webpage and ESTA webpage.
- U.S. Embassy Madrid, Spain
- U. S. Consulate General Barcelona, Spain
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Spain Country Information
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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