Guidance upon entry to Gibraltar (Covid-19 Travel Advice)

Guidance upon entry to Gibraltar (Covid-19 Travel Advice)

There are no current restrictions for anyone entering Gibraltar from Spain. It is possible to arrange testing if desired. For anyone registered with the Gibraltar health Authority it is advisable you take advantage of free screening tests available (every 8 weeks). The list of available swabbing services can be read below.

Anyone entering Gibraltar from a ‘Relevant Area’ are required to isolate for 5 days OR if entering from a ‘High Risk Area’ are required to isolate for 14 days; being swabbed on Day 1 and Day 5.

A relevant area refers to any non-EU country aside from those on the exemption list below:

  • The United Kingdom
  • Guernsey
  • Jersey
  • The Isle of Man
  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Georgia
  • Japan
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • Rwanda
  • San Marino
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • The Vatican
  • Tunisia
  • Iceland
  • Liechtenstein
  • Norway
  • Switzerland
  • Uruguay

A High Risk Area refers to any country or territory listed in the Schedule by Civil Contingencies below:

  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Burundi
  • Cape Verde
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ecuador
  • Eswatini
  • French Guiana
  • Guyana
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores)
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Suriname
  • Tanzania
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Isolation means you will need to make your way directly to your accommodation upon entry to Gibraltar. Call 111 for swabbing guidance if this hasn’t been arranged beforehand (for outside lines it is often easier to call 00350 200 72266, waiting to speak with a call handler and asking for a transfer to the 111 team).

Isolation is required until the result of the second swab has been received, on day 5 (unless returning from a ‘High Risk Area where you are required to isolate for the full 14 days regardless). If you are staying in a hotel, you must remain in your room and not use any of the public areas.

Those travelling to Gibraltar for less than 5 Days are also be subject to a test on Day 1, with a requirement to get a second test between Day 3 to 5 (if applicable).

For full information for those entering Gibraltar via Air Travel read the information regarding ‘Inbound flights’ HERE.

Swabbing Services

Using the GHA/ Public Health service:

Those with a valid GHA card are entitled to a free Covid-19 test once every 8 weeks. To arrange your test please call 200 41818.

Private companies:

It is also possible to arrange private swabbing through any of the following clinics (payment as advised by each clinic):

Maritime Medical Services Ltd – Tel: 00350 54075070, Email: info@mms.gi

College Clinic – Tel: 200 7777, Email: Shipping@collegeclinic.gi

Specialist Medical Clinic – Tel: 200 49999, Email: info@smg.gi

We Care – Tel: 200 41448, Email: info@wecare.gi