The ´State Of Alarm´ / ´Lockdown´ ended in Spain - 09 May 2021.
What is the legal status and how does this affect Spanish immigration procedures?
Since 20/04/2022, the mandatory use of a facemasks in internal areas has ended*
The ´State of Alarm´ in Spain has now ended and the public have ability to travel throughout Spain, with the freedom to circulate without a facemask*.
As of 20 April 2022 Spain will enter a phase where the public is free to circulate without a facemask provided social distancing of 1.5 meters is maintained*.
The use of a facemask is still obligatory however on all public-transport*, in hospitals* and in residencies for the elderly*.
For visitors to Spain, all those who can demonstrate they have been vaccinated against Covid with a recognised vaccine, are free to enter Spain, regardless of their country of origin or travel.
So far, the recognised and accepted vaccines are:
- Astra Zenica
Click-here to see details on the introduction of the Covid-Passport for travel within Europe and Spain.
The following is to be continued to be legally adheared with, within Spanish territory:
- Obligatory use of face-masks in hospitals and in residencies for the elderly
- Obligatory use of face-masks on all public transport
- Social distancing of 1.5 meters should be carried out at all times
Mandatory Measures Below:
All those who can demonstrate they have been vaccinated against Covid with a recognised vaccine, are free to enter Spain, regardless of their country of origin or travel.
So far, the recognised and accepted vaccines* are:
- Astra Zenica
As of 26 May 2021 the public is free to circulate externally *without a facemask provided social distancing of 1.5 meters is maintained*. The use of a facemask is still obligatory in all internal-public-spaces and public-transport.
There is an obligatory use of face-masks in all public transport in Spain.
Social distancing of 1.5 meters should be carried out at all times.
Health controls at both Spanish airports and most transport hubs are now in place, at which, all passengers are expected to comply as indicated.
It remains compulsary for Service staff to use face-masks at all times when attending and providing their services to the public.
- Emergency services
- Public transport staff
- Life guards
- All public service staff
At this point, with the promulgation of the Royal Decree, we are pleased to announce the return of an almost complete service from the government which will allow the process of residency applications in Spain.
Our two main priorities right now are to continue providing an uninterrupted service to our customers while maintaining the safety and well-being of our staff. To ensure that our team remains healthy and fully functional, we have done the following:
Minimum of 30% home office for all
We continue with our remote work where a minimum of 30% of our time is carried out from the safety our our own homes. All SpainResidency employees are given full online support, so that they can work efficiently and safely.
100% ready infrastructure
Our infrastructure has been completely ready for the massive work-from-home situation long before the Coronavirus outbreak. We have always provided remote work options and many of our employees have taken advantage of this over the years. To this end, the system has been used, tested and is ready for this situation.
Our Continued Service
We are now back running operations almost as before and with the continued re-opening of governmental residency services, we continue to ensure the availability, quality and speed of our services. However, we would like to thank you for your understanding in case of occasional delays in our support answers. After all, this have been an extraordinary situation.
You can rely on our continued service during these new and changing times.