Travel restrictions, Part I: updated April 26th

• Germany: requires 10-day quarantine and a negative COVID-19 medical certificate. This period can be shortened by performing a 5-day PCR test that confirms a negative result. This registration form must be completed prior to departure and the confirmation received must be presented upon arrival in Germany.

• Austria: requires 10-day quarantine and a negative COVID-19 medical certificate. This period can be shortened by performing a 5-day PCR test that confirms a negative result. A pre-arrival authorization is also required. You can get it here.

• Belgium: requires 10 days of quarantine and PCR with a negative result. A PCR test will be administered on days 1 and 7 of quarantine. Those who visit Belgium and their stay is less than 48 hours are exempt from quarantine and tests upon arrival, but must follow the instructions sent to them by SMS after filling in this 'Passenger Location Form'. This associated ‘affidavit’ must be carried throughout the trip.

• Bulgaria: Citizens and residents who arrive without a negative PCR test result must undergo a 10-day quarantine. This period may be shortened if a PCR is performed within 24 hours of arrival and the result is negative. Also, it is necessary to present this ‘self-risk travel declaration’.

• Croatia: requires filling in this ‘Croatia entry form’ and this ‘Passenger location form’. If a negative PCR is not presented, travelers are subject to a coronavirus test at the airport, as well as self-isolation. Travelers who present a valid certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from the testing and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure.

• Denmark: does not allow travel for tourism.

• Egypt: does not require quarantine, but does require negative PCR and a ‘Health declaration form’ to present on arrival. All travelers must provide proof of travel insurance that includes full coverage of COVID-19 medical expenses and accommodation in the event of any quarantine requirements.

• Finland: requires 14-day quarantine and a negative PCR.

• France: since January 25, France imposes the presentation of a negative PCR test carried out in the previous 72 hours to all European travelers who want to enter the country by plane. Also, passengers are required to have a complete affidavit that they can obtain here, and they can undergo PCR testing and quarantine upon arrival. France is in a situation of confinement.

• Greece: negative PCR test required. This passenger locator form must also be completed. Travelers who present a valid international certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from the testing requirements.

• Hungary: closes its borders for foreign citizens.

• Ireland: requires 14-day quarantine for travelers from Spain, negative PCR and completing this form before traveling. A PCR test can be submitted 5 days after arrival and, if the result is negative, quarantine is no longer required.

• Iceland: requires a negative PCR and fill out this form. Quarantine is required until 2 consecutive negative PCR test results are confirmed. The first test will be carried out on arrival and the second, 5 days later. Travelers are advised to install this app. Travelers who present a valid certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from the testing and quarantine requirements.

• Italy: requires a negative PCR maximum within 72 hours prior to entering Italy. You also need to fill out this form. Since March 31, Italy imposes a five-day quarantine to which another test will have to follow for those arriving or returning from European Union (EU) countries until April 30. On day 5, a molecular or antigenic test will be administered to end the isolation period. Also, you must call the region's COVID-19 helpline within 48 hours of your arrival, to inform them of your visit. You can find more information here.

• Malta: it does not require quarantine, but it does require a negative PCR carried out in a maximum of 72 hours prior to the trip and fill out the two forms that you can find here. Passengers without negative PCR are subject to a COVID-19 test on arrival, as well as a quarantine.

• Morocco: does not allow the entry of Spanish travelers.

• Norway: does not allow the entry of passengers.

• Netherlands: requires 10-day quarantine, negative PCR, and this health declaration form. If a PCR test is performed on day 5 and the result is negative, the quarantine is terminated

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