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Health Alert – Travel to Spain during the State of Alarm and De-escalation Phases – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S.
June 2, 2020

Health Alert – Travel to Spain during the State of Alarm and De-escalation Phases – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (June 2, 2020)

Location:  Spain – Level 4:  Do Not Travel

Event:  Your best source of information about Spanish travel limitations and immigration requirements is the Spanish government.

If you are in the United States and considering a trip to Spain, please see the website of the Spanish Embassy in Washington, D.C., at:


For a list of Spanish consulates in the United States, please see:


Keep in mind that a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine period for inbound travelers to Spain will remain in effect through June 30. For more information, see our May 14 Health Alert.

At this time, Spain’s borders remain closed to non-citizens/legal residents of the European Schengen zone. U.S. citizens may depart Spain, but will not be allowed to enter. For more information, see our COVID-19 information page.

The Government of Spain has published instructions regarding the stay of foreigners in Spain during the State of Alarm due to COVID-19. For more information, see our May 21 Health Alert.

Actions to Take:

  • Follow the instructions of local authorities. Not doing so could result in fines or arrest.
  • Review the information on the Spanish embassy/consulate webpages to ensure you understand how it applies to your specific circumstances. Direct questions about travel to Spain to the Spanish embassy/consulates.
  • Review the instructions for foreigners in Spain carefully to be sure you understand how they apply to your specific circumstances. Contact the closest Oficina de Extranjeria (Foreigners Office) or Spanish embassy or consulate (if you are outside of Spain) with questions.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Spain.
  • Visit the Spanish Ministry of Health website for updated information (click here for general information in English) about COVID-19.