The restrictions to travel to Spain are extended until 30-S

Countries whose residents are not affected by this order are Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and China.

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EFE

01:35 PM / 16/09/2020

The restrictions on non-essential travel to Spain by citizens of third countries from outside the European Union or the Schengen area were extended until September 30 due to the coronavirus health crisis, the national government reported this 16-S.

The Interior Ministry published on Wednesday the new extension of an order that was approved in July.

Countries whose residents are not affected by this order are Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and China.

The closure, on a temporary basis, of the land posts enabled for entry and exit from Spain through the cities of Ceuta and Melilla, located in North Africa, is also maintained.

Regular residents of the European Union, States that are within the Schengen agreement (an area of ​​free movement sponsored by the EU), Andorra, Monaco, the Vatican or San Marino are exempt from these restrictions.

Also the holders of a long-term visa issued by a Schengen member or associate state who go to that country, health professionals, health researchers and elderly care professionals, transport personnel, diplomats, students or people who travel for reasons duly accredited imperative relatives, among others.

Travel restrictions were put in place to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Spain is currently suffering a second wave of the pandemic, and has already exceeded 600,000 infections and 30,000 deaths, according to the latest official data provided by the Ministry of Health.

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