Spain has opened its borders to vaccinated Kuwaiti travellers as well as travellers from all over the world, Spanish ambassador H E Miguel José Moro Aguilar told The Times Kuwait
Kuwaitis are welcome to travel to Spain for holiday based on the recent recommendation of the European Union to ease some restrictions on travel for the purpose of tourism for arrivals from countries outside the Union.
The Visa outsourcing centre in Kuwait is fully operational and visas can be obtained after submitting the necessary documents.
The Government of the Kingdom of Spain issued Decision No. INT /552 / 2021 / of the 4th of June 2021 concerning entry of tourists from third countries to Spain.
As regards the travelers to the Kingdom of Spain from the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain, citizens and residents, as of June 7th, the most important aspects in this new regulation are the following:
1- All travelers to the Kingdom of Spain over 12 years old have to comply with all the vaccination doses required for each type and should have passed 14 days from the last dose when arriving to Spain and to submit the valid vaccination certificate issued by the competent national authorities.
2- Children up to 12 years old will not need to submit any certificate (however a QR code has to be shown upon arrival as specified below in number 6 of this note).
3- To be valid all mentioned and required certificates must be in one of the following languages:
4- All mentioned and required certificates must contain all of the following information details:
Type of vaccine
Number of doses
Date of administration of each dose
The authority issuing the certificate
Country of issuance
5- The types of vaccines approved to enter Spain are exclusively those recognized by the European Union (European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization WHO):
B- Astra Zeneca.
D- J & J Janssen
6- All passengers traveling to Spain must register before boarding on the following application: SpTH (Spain Travel Health( which must be shown to the airline and also to the health authorities upon arrival in Spain. Make sure you have completed all fields, especially those in Sections 6, 7 and 8 relating to the information on your vaccination certificate. The application will eventually generate a QR code that will reflect the statement DOCUMENTAL CONTROL.
Those who need a Schengen visa to travel to Spain have to set an appointment to submit their applications for their visa through the following website:
As long as travel restrictions due to Covid-19 are in place, all Schengen visas should be used in accordance with each Schengen country sanitary restrictions.
If you intend to travel to another Schengen country besides Spain, please make sure that you comply with the other Schengen country sanitary restrictions before doing so.
SOURCE ; TIMES KUWAIT