International Border Controls and Quarantine imposed for International passenger arrivals extended until at least 7 June

Order SND / 403/2020, of May 11, on the quarantine conditions that people from other countries must undergo upon arrival in Spain, during the health crisis caused by COVID-19. original here https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/05/12/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-4932.pdf

Article 1. Purpose. The purpose of this order is to establish the quarantine conditions that people from other countries must undergo upon arrival in Spain, during the health crisis caused by COVID-19.

Article 2. Quarantine period.

1. People arriving from abroad must be quarantined for 14 days from arrival.

2. During the quarantine period, the people referred to in the previous section must remain at their home or accommodation, and must limit their travel to the following activities:

a) Acquisition of food, pharmaceuticals and basic necessities.

b) Assistance to health centers, services and establishments.

c) Due to force majeure or a situation of need.

All movements will be made wearing a mask.

3. In the same way, they must observe all the hygiene measures and / or prevention of the transmission of the disease caused by the COVID-19, especially with regard to contact with cohabitants.

4. The health authorities may contact the people in quarantine to monitor them. In any case, in the event of symptoms such as fever, cough, respiratory distress, general discomfort or other symptoms of a suspected case of COVID-19, quarantined persons should contact the health services by telephone using the numbers enabled by the Autonomous Communities, indicating that they are in quarantine for coming from abroad.

5. Cross-border workers, carriers and crews, as well as health professionals who are going to carry out their work activities, are exempt from these measures, provided they have not been in contact with people diagnosed with COVID-19.

6. Travel agencies, tour operators and transport companies must inform travelers of these measures at the beginning of the ticket sales process destined for Spanish territory. In the case of aircraft, companies must provide the public health form to locate passengers (Passanger Location card), contemplated in Annex 9 on facilitation of the International Convention on Civil Aviation, which must be entered by the traveler upon arrival to Spain. . This order will take full effect from 00:00 on May 15, 2020 and will remain effective for the entire duration of the state of alarm and its possible extensions. Madrid, May 11, 2020. – The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa Roca

UPDATED Orden SND/439/2020, 23 May

Controls at the internal land, air and maritime borders are extended from 00:00 on May 24, 2020 and throughout the duration of the state of alarm and its possible extensions https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/05/23/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-5264.pdf

Single article. Extension of Order TMA / 410/2020, of May 14, and Order TMA / 415/2020.

  1. The limitation of entry into Spain to aircraft and passenger ships through the ports and airports designated in the TMA Order is extended from 00:00 hours on May 24, until the end of the state of alarm. / 410/2020, of May 14, and in Order TMA / 415/2020, of May 17, which are the following:

a) Airports of «Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat», «Gran Canaria», «Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas», «Málaga-Costa del Sol», «Palma de Mallorca», «Seville», «Menorca», «Ibiza »,« Lanzarote-César Manrique »,« Fuerteventura »,« Tenerife Sur »,« Alicante-Elche »and« Valencia ».

b) Ports of Barcelona, ​​Bilbao, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Valencia and Vigo.

Order INT / 401/2020, of May 11, which temporarily re-establishes controls at the internal air and maritime borders, due to the health crisis caused by COVID-19 original here https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/05/12/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-4929.pdf

Single article. Temporary restoration of controls at internal air and sea borders.

1. Controls are temporarily re-established at the internal air and sea borders from 00:00 on May 15, 2020 to 00:00 on May 24, 2020.

2. Only the following persons will be allowed to enter the national territory by air and by sea:

a) Spanish citizens.

b) Residents in Spain, having to prove their habitual residence.

c) Cross-border workers.

d) Healthcare or elderly care professionals who go to carry out their work activity.

e) Those that document documentary reasons of force majeure or situation of need.

3. Foreign personnel accredited as a member of diplomatic missions, consular offices and international organizations located in Spain are exempt from these restrictions, provided they are displacements linked to the performance of their official duties.

4. In order to ensure the continuity of economic activity and to preserve the supply chain, these measures are not applicable to the transport of goods, including the crew of ships, in order to ensure the provision of maritime transport services. and fishing activity, and the aeronautical personnel necessary to carry out commercial air transport activities. It will be an indispensable condition that these people have the immediate continuation of the trip assured. Nor will the measures set out above be applicable to those who arrive by air or sea by air or sea for any other exclusively work-related reason, in addition to those indicated in section 2, provided that it is documented.

5. In order to avoid resorting to the administrative procedure of refusal of entry, we will collaborate with passenger transport operators and with the authorities of the other Member States and Associated Schengen States in order to prevent travel. First final provision. Notification of the measure. This measure will be notified, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, to the Member States of the European Union, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council in the terms provided for in Article 27 of the Regulation (EU ) 2016/399 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 establishing a Code of Union standards for the crossing of people across borders (Schengen Borders Code). Second final provision. Entry into force and effects. 1. This order will enter into force on the same day of its publication in the «Official State Gazette» and will take effect at 00:00 hours on May 15, 2020 at the internal air and maritime borders. 2. It will be valid until 00:00 hours on May 24, 2020, without prejudice to any extensions that may be agreed. Madrid, May 11, 2020. – The Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska Gómez.

The Department of Transport has also issued an order to limit entry into Spain to five airports (Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Gran Canaria, Málaga and Palma) and eight ports (Barcelona, ​​Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Málaga, Mallorca, Tenerife, Valencia and Vigo). The Ministry of the Interior, as of the 15 May, extended the ban on entry from outside the Schengen area until 15 June. With few exceptions, the entry of travelers from third countries is prohibited as Spain has endorsed the temporary restriction adopted on March 17 by the European Council Updated 17/5/20 https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/05/17/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-5089.pdf For the purposes provided in Order TMA / 410/2020, of May 14, which limits entry into Spain to aircraft and passenger ships through designated entry points with the capacity to attend to health emergencies of international importance, the airports designated as entry points are expanded, in article 3.1, section a), to the airports of “Seville”, “Menorca”, “Ibiza”, “Lanzarote-César Manrique”, “Fuerteventura” , “Tenerife Sur”, “Alicante-Elche” and “Valencia”. The rest of the provisions of Order TMA / 410/2020, of May 14, remain unchanged, which will continue to be applicable with the only modification contemplated in the previous paragraph.