COVID-19 Testing And Self Isolation Requirements For Entry Into Gibraltar

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Written by YGTV Team on 25 June 2021.

Entry requirements for a person travelling to Gibraltar by air after being in a country or territory in the ‘Red List’ in the 10-day period preceding entry into Gibraltar.

A statement from Government follows below:

Applicable Regulations: Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Requirements on Entry into Gibraltar and Testing) (No.2) Regulations 2021.

Summary:

No person who has been in a red list country in the 10-day period preceding their date of arrival into Gibraltar may enter Gibraltar. The following people are exempt provided that they are able to prove to the satisfaction of an immigration officer that the person:

falls within the definition of a Gibraltarian pursuant to section 4 of the Gibraltarian Status Act;
is a lawful resident of Gibraltar;
is a seafarer who
o is on transit to a vessel which is berthed or at anchor within British Gibraltar Territorial Waters;

o holds a valid seafarer’s book; and

o has a letter of guarantee from a shipping agent registered in Gibraltar; • is a Spanish national and is on transit to Spain;

intends to transit Gibraltar for the purposes of entering Spain and the person o is lawfully resident in Spain, and
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o is or will be allowed to enter Spain from Gibraltar;

is carrying out a work activity in Gibraltar or who are taking up employment in Gibraltar;
is a member of the armed forces and the person has been issued with a travel order that states that Gibraltar is person’s destination;
has, in exceptional circumstances, been granted permission by the Borders and Coastguard Agency to enter Gibraltar and is the holder of a letter, electronic or otherwise, issued by the Borders and Coast Guard Agency granting the person leave to enter Gibraltar.
Passenger Locator Form
Applicable Regulations: Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Passenger Locator Form) (No.11) Regulations 2021.

Summary: All air passengers are required to complete the passenger locator form by visiting: www.passengers.egov.gi.

Arrivals from people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Applicable Regulations: Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Requirements on Entry into Gibraltar and Testing) (No.2) Regulations 2021.

Definition of Fully Vaccinated Person:

A person is deemed to be fully vaccinated when they have received two doses in a 2-dose series COVID-19 vaccine (such as Pfizer or Astrazeneca vaccines) or 2 weeks after a single dose vaccine (such Johnson & Johnson Jannsen vaccine). COVID-19 vaccines must have received regulatory approval from a recognised body as listed in Schedule 3 of the Civil Contingencies Emergency (Coronavirus) (Requirements on Entry into Gibraltar and Testing) (No.2) Regulations 2021.

Summary:

Arriving from a country or territory in the Green List in the 10-day period preceding entry into Gibraltar – Air Arrivals only.

Any fully vaccinated person (aged 12 years or over) who has been to a country or territory in the ‘Green List’ in the 10 days preceding their arrival in Gibraltar will be required to adhere to the following:

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You will be required to upload your valid vaccination certificate on the Gibraltar Passenger Locator Form. You should also be prepared to present your valid vaccination certificate to airline staff prior to boarding.
You will be required to book your COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests before arriving in Gibraltar by visiting https://www.covidrapidtest.gi.
You must be prepared to present your valid vaccination certificate on your arrival in Gibraltar.
Once in Gibraltar, you will be required to take a COVID-19 Lateral Flow Test within 24 hours of your arrival in Gibraltar. If remaining in Gibraltar for more than 7 days, you will also be required to take a further Lateral Flow Test on Day 5 from the date of your arrival.
If any COVID-19 test proves positive, the Contact Tracing Bureau will issue you with further instructions.
You may be required to self-isolate if the Contact Tracing Bureau informs you that you been identified as a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID 19.
If you develop symptoms or feel unwell call 111 immediately even if you have been swabbed. If calling from an international number, you must dial (+350) 20072266 and asked to be transferred to 111.

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