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On arrival at Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport, what Covid-19 documentation is required?

When flying to Gran Canaria, you may be required to bring a variety of documentation, which will vary based on your situation. It is critical to be able to offer the proper documentation in order to board your aircraft and prevent complications upon arrival at Las Palmas Airport.

RECENT UPDATES from 14/02/2022
12-to-17 year-olds who have not been vaccinated against Covid will be allowed into Gran Canaria from Monday 14 February, if they present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival to Gran Canaria.

RECENT UPDATES from 1/2/2022
Vaccination certificate: If the full course of your vaccination was administered more than 270 days ago, you will need a booster injection for your vaccination to remain valid. Please see below for more details.
Lateral flow test: This must be taken no more than 24 hours prior to your arrival at Alicante Airport (this has changed from 48 hours before 1/2/2022).

Arriving from outside Gran Canaria

Anyone arriving at Gran Canaria Airport from another country must complete the Health Control Form (FCS), which must be submitted at the airport’s Health Control upon arrival. Filling out the form electronically delivers a QR code that can be scanned at Gran Canaria Airport

When arriving from a high-risk country, what Covid-19 documentation is required?

Anyone travelling to Gran Canaria from a high-risk country or region will be required to present supplementary documents upon arrival. Every 15 days, the list of high-risk countries and areas is updated. You can find an up-to-date list here.

Vaccination paperwork

  • Proof that such a diagnostic test revealed negative
  • Signs of COVID-19 recovery (Please note the following change: Adult travellers can now enter with a recovery certificate.)
  • The original document must be presented as proof. It must be written in one of the following languages: Spanish, English, French, or German, OR it must be accompanied by a certified Spanish translation.

The following vaccines are currently recognised:

  • Pfizer-Biontech (Comirnaty)
  • Astra Zeneca (Vaxzevria)
  • Moderna
  • Janssen

The following information must be included in the Covid-19 immunisation document:

  • Full name of the traveller
  • When filling out the health control form, you must provide the number of your passport or ID card (please see above)
  • The total number of dosages given, as well as the dates when they were given, are listed below.
  • Vaccine type administered
  • The country in which the vaccination was given
  • The body issuing the immunisation certificate must be identified

The following Covid-19 tests are currently accepted at Gran Canaria:

  • PCR tests (+ other nucleic acid amplification tests, e.g. RT-LAMP or TMA)
  • Rapid antigen test

The Covid-19 test document must specify:

  • Travellers full name
  • The passport or ID card number that was submitted when filling in the health control form (please see above)
  • Date of test
  • Identification and contact details of the centre where the test was analysed
  • Test technique used
  • Negative result
  • Proof of recovery from COVID-19 on arrival in Gran Canaria. This certificate must be granted by a competent authority or a medical service within 11 days of the first positive PCR-test result, and it must be valid for at least 180 days after the test.

The proof of recovery paper must include the following information:

  • Full name of the traveller
  • When filling out the health control form, you must provide the number of your passport or ID card (please see above)
  • When was your first positive test?
  • The fact that the individual is no longer infectious
  • The country in which the certificate was issued is referred to as the issuing country.

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