Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

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  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family.

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

News and communications

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  1. Spain travel advice: Foreign Office statement, 18 March 2020

    The FCO advises all British travellers in Spain to contact their tour operator or airline as soon as possible, to arrange their return journey before 24 March.

  2. Spain travel advice: Foreign Office statement, 14 March 2020

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office now advises against all but essential travel to Spain.

  3. Spain travel advice: Foreign Office statement, 13 March 2020

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office now advises against all but essential travel to parts of Spain.

  4. Information and events for British citizens in Spain

    The British Embassy and Consulates regularly hold events across Spain to update British citizens on the UK’s departure from the European Union.

  5. World takes bigger bite out of Burns Night haggis

    This Burns Night, haggis is set to be enjoyed in 20 countries across the globe, including Greece, Ghana, and Hong Kong

  6. 35th Universal Periodic Review: UK statement on Spain

    The UK delivers statement on Spain at the 35th Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), sharing recommendations to improve their human rights record.

  7. Minister for Europe supports stronger United Kingdom-Spain ties at annual talks

    The United Kingdom's Minister for Europe attended the 31st annual United Kingdom-Spain Tertulias event.

  8. Open letter from the Foreign Secretary to UK nationals living in Spain

    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab wrote an open letter to UK nationals living in Spain.

  9. British Ambassador to Spain meets with UK nationals representatives during his first week in office

    Hugh Elliott, British Ambassador to Spain, met with Bremain in Spain; Brexpats - Hear our Voice and EuroCitizens to discuss issues of concern to UK nationals.

  10. British Embassy Madrid on social media

    Follow the news and activities of the British Embassy Madrid and the British consulates in Spain.

  11. Wadi al Hummus: France, Germany, Spain and UK joint statement

    Statement on Israeli demolition of Palestinian buildings in Wadi al Hummus.

  12. Enjoy San Fermin 2019

    Read our advice to make the most of this year´s San Fermin festival from 6-14 July in Pamplona, Spain.

  13. Young holidaymakers urged to "stick with your mates"

    British Embassy Madrid and British Consulate in Palma launch a new youth safety campaign

  14. Heading to a Spanish festival this summer 2019? Be #festivalaware

    Read our advice on how to make the most of the Spanish festivals this summer.

  15. Enjoy the Benicassim festival this summer and be #festivalaware

    Get the low-down on Benicassim 2019 with these festival tips.

  16. British Embassy Madrid answers questions on Brexit

    Her Majesty´s Ambassador Simon Manley and Regional Consular Policy Advisor Lorna Geddie answered questions from UK nationals on social media about EU Exit.

  17. British Ambassador to Spain welcomes Spain’s Royal Decree on Brexit contingency measures, providing assurances to citizens and business

    Following the announcement by Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez on 27 February, and the approval today by the Consejo de Ministros, of the Royal Decree covering Spain’s Brexit contingency measures.

  18. An open letter from HMA Simon Manley to British nationals living in Spain

    HMA to Spain Simon Manley offers an update on the recent developments on the UK exit from the EU after the special European Council on Brexit.

  19. DWP tackling UK benefit fraud in Spain and beyond

    Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) investigators based in Spain have recovered over 13 million pounds of UK taxpayers’ money lost to benefit fraud abroad in the last decade.

  20. PM call with PM Sanchez: 21 November 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May calls Prime Minister Sanchez of Spain.