Going to France from Spain, test of less than 24 hours, prices, labs

With the resurgence of the Indian variant called “Delta” and despite the significant increase in injection of Pfizer – BioNTech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca and Janssen vaccines; Covid-19 infections are on the rise again in France and Europe, particularly in Spain and Portugal.

Thus, during his last televised speech, French President Emmanuel Macron decreed that people wishing to enter French territory will now be asked, in the event that they have not received the complete vaccination diagram (read our article here ) a Covid19 negative test of less than 24 hours contrary to the subsequent requirements which were a negative test of less than 72 hours for the PCR test and less than 48 hours for the antigen test.


This choice was confirmed by Clément Beaune, member of the Government and Secretary of State at the Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs via his Twitter account, without giving details of its implementation; which created stress and confusion. In recent days, he has finally communicated these measures in numerous interventions in the national media.

This new requirements will be asked, according to Clément Beaune, from this weekend of July 17 and 18, 2021.

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Anyone who does not meet this requirement will, according to the Voix du Nord, be forced to pay a fine of “135 euros per person. In the case of repeated offenses, this fine can go up to € 3,750 ”. There are also plans to strengthen border controls with immediate effect.

This measure poses the problem of a sudden change without taking into account the saturation of laboratories in Spain.


In Spain all the diagnostic tests for Sars-Cov-2 or coronavirus are offered, at medmesafe, we ​​offer these services to our users, with the largest network of accredited laboratories in Spain:

  • Results in 24 hours.
  • Certificate in English or Spanish.
  • A certificate with a QR code.
  • Accredited laboratories to travel anywhere in the world.

We have at your disposal the following services:

With personalized service in multiple languages, and delivery of results in the agreed time.

NB: Self-tests purchased in pharmacies are not valid for travel!

We are also available to our users to answer their questions via this form: click here.

Have a nice summer and have a good trip!

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