Passenger Locator Forms - Spain, UK, Ireland
Passenger Locator Forms from the UK to Spain
Travellers into Spain will face a triple health check on arrival. Full Details here.
This includes a passenger information form which you can do online on the Spain Travel Health Portal, where you will then receive a QR code to show when entering Spain https://www.spth.gob.es
If you have problems with the QR code here is a direct link for the forms, these need to be completed and printed
Please do not panic if you have trouble with the form as these will also be available to complete as part of your entry into Spain.
What is the health control form (FCS) and what is it for?
The FCS, according to its initials, is a Sanitary Control Form. It is based on international initiatives of public health and aviation organizations to protect the health of travelers and residents. This model has been adopted by the Government of Spain as part of the mandatory health control measures for passengers from other countries in the context of the health emergency caused by COVID-19. The objective is to assess the health status of travelers upon arrival in Spain and guarantee their traceability if necessary. If for example, it is considered that they may have had a close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or another communicable infectious disease that may put the health of all at risk.
This form consists of 5 sections that contain questions about personal information, the traveler's contact information, trip details and a health declaration to pass the health check upon arrival in Spain.
The information provided is used only by the Spanish health authorities, according to the purposes set out in Spanish legislation in relation to health control, and always in order to protect their health, that of other passengers and that of all citizens.
Who has to fill out the FCS health control form?
All people traveling to Spain from other countries, regardless of their nationality, age or any other consideration.
Each form is personal and non-transferable and is associated with a single trip.
From July 1st, 2020, if you fly to Spain from other countries, it is mandatory to fill out and sign the FCS form associated with your trip, regardless of your nationality, age or any other consideration.
This form must be completed by each of the passengers who will be responsible for ensuring that the information provided is true and accurate.
In the event that the passenger is a minor or a dependent/disabled person, the form can be filled in by their tutor, who will be responsible for the veracity of the information provided.
What do I need to be able to fill in the electronic health control form?
To fill out the Public Health Form, you need to have on hand:
- Identity document number (passport, ID, etc.)
- Information about your flight
- Information about your stay in Spain
- Email address
- Before your trip to Spain:
- Create an FCS form: Once you have the details of your flight, you can create and fill out the FCS form. You can start filling it out whenever you want, and continue later, at any time, thanks to the unique code you will receive in your email.
- Obtain your QR Code: From 2 days before, you can answer the health questions on this form and obtain the QR Code associated with your trip. You will receive a document in pdf format with the QR Code in your email, or directly on your mobile if you create the FCS form and fill it out using the SpTH mobile application, downloadable from this website or from the application download sites for Android devices and Apple
- At the airport: You must show the QR Code of your trip, on your mobile or on paper, in order to pass the health check established by the Spanish health authorities. If necessary, a medical evaluation can be performed on arrival.
- During your stay: Follow the prevention measures against COVID-19 recommended by the health authorities in Spain (see specific section in the FAQs). Make sure you have the QR Code associated with your trip in your SpTH mobile application, downloaded to your mobile or printed on paper, to streamline your health control process upon arrival in Spain.
What is the QR Code associated with the trip?
This QR Code is a code obtained when the FCS Form is duly completed
It is a mandatory document that all people who fly from other countries must bring and show at the health checks at Spanish airports. .
It is obtained after filling out and a form associated with a specific trip to Spain, on the portal or the SpTH mobile application
Each person must have their QR Code associated with their trip, being personal and non-transferable. It will allow you, upon arrival in Spain, to validate the information on your form at health checks.
What do I have to bring with me to pass the sanitary control at the airport?
Before traveling to Spain, make sure you have signed the form, on the web spth.gob.es or on the mobile app. With this you will get the Health QR Code that you will have to show (paper or mobile) at the airport health control to be able to continue your trip.
If you sign the form from the app, it will appear in the 'My Travel' section, in addition to receiving an email that you can print.
Can I get the QR Code from the form on paper?
Yes. Once the process is complete, you can obtain the QR Code in electronic format or print it on paper, from the PDF file that you will receive in the email that you provided when creating the form.
If I do not have the electronic health control form, will I not be able to enter Spain?
It is mandatory to have the QR Code that appears when completing the FCS in order to pass the sanitary control upon arrival.
Passenger Locator forms from Spain to UK
LINK TO Public Health Passenger Locator Form (pdf VERSION)
Link to passenger locator form online You can save your information and complete it later. If you are inactive for 25 minutes, you will be automatically signed out. If you do not return to this form within 7 days, your information will be deleted.
You must complete this form before you arrive in the UK. You cannot submit the form until 48 hours before you’re due to arrive in the UK.