Requirements for Traveling from Spain to South Africa

The requirements for traveling from Spain to South Africa are listed here for you to be able to prepare and book your flight smoothly. This information is currently confirmed by the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of South Africa on its official website


  1. All passengers will need to present either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours prior to the time of departure. All passengers will be screened on arrival and those presenting with symptoms will be required to undergo a COVID-19 test.
  2. Is also required to  download the South Africa COVID Alert app, which will be explained further later on this post


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More on the South Africa COVID Alert App


The South Africa COVID Alert App was developed by the South African Government and since, the country has seen results by going from alert type 4 to type 1, which is the lowest and less alarming. It tracks your contacts and activities, notifies you of possible dangerous exposures near your area and compiles information about health resources and recommendations.


Take a look at the app display and learn more here


What you should know after arriving


If presented symptoms of COVID-19, all travelers must take a test. If the result is positive, they will need to undergo a 10-day isolation at their own expense and give that address to the authorities. The location where to isolate is up to the passenger decision


South Africa is one of the top tourist destinations because of its vast natural landscapes, safaris and wildlife. All those spaces are available to visit and enjoy since its been proven that under the current Alert Type 1 the country is at right now, is safe for all beings and actually best to mobilize on open air venues like those

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