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The Canairan Government introduced new laws for arrivals as of December 10

To summarise they are as follows

- Complete a form, which will be available on the Canarian Government website,-https://www.spth.gob.es including personal information, reason for travel and whether they have a negative Covid 19 test certificate or will self isolate on arrival.

This is a legal document stating you have either been tested prior to arrival or will self isolate for 14 days or until you have a negative test.

- On arrival at Lanzarote airport - all passengers will be subject to a temperature check on arrival

- If staying in registered tourist accommodation, visitors will have to show a negative PCR or antigen test certificate showing a test date within 72 hours before arrival, and present the certificate on checking into their accommodation.

  • If not staying in registered tourist accommodation, you can elect to self isolate for 14 days and declare that on the form.

  • If not staying in registered tourist accommodation you can elect to take a test on the island within 72 hours of arrival and self isolate until you have a negative test result

These are now two tests that are accepted:

  • 1. PCR COVID-19 RT-PCR

  • 2. Rapid detection test for SARS-CoV-2 antigen with a specificity of more than 97% and a sensitivity of more than 80%,

The travel certificate must be original paper (no photocopies) or digital version, in English or Spanish with the following information

  • name of passenger

  • passport number matching that of document used for passport control

  • date test was physically carried out

  • ID and details of the lab where it was analysed

  • confirmation of test type

  • negative result


  1. Get the test completed prior to travel

  2. Download the "Radar Covid" track and trace app

Covid insurance Scheme

Anyone staying in registered tourist accommodation, benefits from special Covid insurance, which will cover the cost of treatment and extended stays for quarantine, if they contract the virus while on the islands.

Footnote: Things are moving fast in relation to travelling to Lanzarote so it vital you keep up to date on the latest "Do and Dont's

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