Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport – What Covid-19 compulsory documentation is required?

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

On arrival at Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport, what Covid-19 compulsory 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.

Arriving from outside Gran Canaria

Anyone arriving at Gran Canaria Airport from another country (including children of any age) 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.

Beginning Monday, June 7, 2021, anyone arriving from a high-risk area must show proof of one of the following (see details below):

  • Vaccination paperwork
  • Proof that such a diagnostic test revealed negative
  • Signs of COVID-19 recovery
  • 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)

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:
Traveller’s 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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