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Covid-19 diagnostic testing (PCR) in Ibiza and Formentera

If you need a coronavirus test to travel from Ibiza, here are some options to help you.

UPDATE: 7/6/2021 Spain and many other European countries now only require a rapid Antigen test as entry requirement. Always check the local regulations at your destination. 


As the ever-changing Coronavirus situation improves and borders start to reopen to holidaymakers, fully vaccinated visitors from the Green Listed EU and Schengen area countries should soon be free to arrive without the need to produce a negative PCR test.

Unvaccinated travellers, or those from countries outside these areas, may still be required to test for Coronavirus before arrival and will, almost certainly, have to when they return home. Plus, you might be required to quarantine in your home country too.

It is vitally important that you are fully aware of latest requirements in your return destination, before leaving Ibiza. Rules are constantly changing so it is up to you to familiarise yourself with your local regulations. Always check with your country’s Foreign Office guidelines before considering travel.

Alternatively, a really excellent resource for the latest rules is the Reopen Europe website and APP. It is fully maintained by all the European governments and is bang up to date with Spain’s rules. Follow the link above to the find out the latest rules in your landing zone.

Nevertheless, ALL travellers from abroad will have to fill out a Health Control Form before arrival in Spain and present the generated QR code at Border Control on arrival.


Testing and vaccination in the Balearics are ramping up now and, if you do need to get a Covid-19 test while visiting Ibiza, you have quite a few options. There are two types of tests available that can reveal the presence of virus particles and are suitable for a travel certificate: PCR and Antigen tests. Although many countries will only insist on a PCR test as suitable for travel purposes.

  • PCR tests are used to detect the presence of viral RNA, indicating that you are currently infected. The test is carried out in a laboratory and results usually take up to 24 hours to process.
  • Antigen tests are quicker and easier to perform but are generally considered to be less accurate. Antigen tests also search for the presence of specific proteins in a sample, which will indicate viral activity.

Important notes:

  • Antibody tests are not considered suitable for travel purposes and are not included here.
  • No test is 100% accurate and should be considered as a guide only.
  • In the event of a positive test result, medical alert protocols will be activated.

Where to get your Coronavirus test

Salutlabs

Salutlabs offer a super convenient home testing service, direct to your front door. Whether you are staying in a hotel, private villa or boat, a Salutlabs courier will come to you and deliver a saliva test - taking all the stress out of the testing. Your PCR or Antigen test results and travel certificate will be delivered by email within 24 hours, guaranteed. Ibiza and Formentera. The prices for Ibiza Spotlight users are:

PCR tests €115
Antigen tests €55

Click the links to go directly to the relevant booking forms. Make sure you book your test as soon as you know when you are travelling - at least 48 hours before - Salutlabs need time to plan routes and drivers, etc. For any last minute tests, please call +34 960 130 352


Laboratorio Biofarma

Located in the centre of Ibiza Town, Laboratorio Biofarma carry out tests between 08:30 and 19:30 Monday to Friday and 09:00 to 13:30 on Saturday, at their clinic 27 Avenida Isidoro Macabich. Test results will be returned within 24 hours.

Call +34 971 300 001 to make an appointment or send a WhatsApp message to +34 672 322 679.


Galeno

Galeno have been established for over 40 years on Ibiza, with private medical clinics around the island in convenient locations. The clinics are open 7 days a week in San Antonio, Playa d’en Bossa, Es Caná, and Cala de Bou in San Antonio Bay or one of their mobile testing units may visit your hotel. Special discounts are available for Ibiza workers.

PCR tests €98
Antigen tests €30

To book a test call +34 971 34 25 25 or +34 971 34 17 71

Tests carried out between 09:00 and 13:30 will produce results by 20:00 the same day.
Tests carried out between 15:00 and 18:30 will produce results by 12:00 the following day.


Eurofins Megalab

Eurofins Megalab have teamed up with Spanish airport operators AENA to create extraction centres based at the nation’s main airports. This service is particularly useful for visitors to the Balearic Islands from other regions of Spain.

Book online or call the information hotline +34 900 100 880 between 09:00 and 19:00.


Please keep an eye out for our regular Coronavirus Updates for the latest developments here on Ibiza.

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