Over the last two and a half years, air travel required thorough preparation, due to frequently changing Covid-19 travel rules. As restrictions are being eased in most parts of the world, there is good news for travellers to the Alicante region, as health control measures on arrival at Alicante Airport have now been lifted for most countries.
Health controls at Alicante Airport were lifted in June 2022 for travellers from an EU- or Schengen-country. Therefore, you do not need to show proof of vaccination status, recovery or negative test result. It is no longer necessary to complete a health control form or to show a QR code on arrival at Alicante Airport.
With effect from 21/10/2022, health controls for arrivals from non-EU/non-Schengen countries were discontinued. Proof of Covid-status (vaccination, recovery or test result) is no longer needed. It is no longer necessary to complete a health control form or to show a QR code on arrival at Alicante Airport.
Passengers arriving from China must have
The following passengers are exempt from the above:
The EU Digital Covid Certificate or equivalent must show evidence of the following:
The arriving passenger
In the case of recovery from Covid-19, the following applies:
The certificate must have been issued by the competent authority or medical service at least 11 days after the first positive NAAT or antigen detection test, carried out by health professionals or qualified personnel. The certificate will remain valid for 180 days after the date of the first positive diagnostic test result.
In the case of a negative Covid test result, the following applies:
The test can be either
In addition to the information provided on this page, please also check with your airline or tour operator, as these may have additional requirements.