​Frequently asked questions


​Can I receive prescription drugs/medication from Spain by post? And from overseas to Spain?

According to articles 72 and 73 of the Spanish legislation (Law 29/2006 on warranties and rational use of medicines and sanitary products) it is not allowed for private citizens to send medicines by post. As their quality and security cannot be guaranteed, medicines can only be exported by laboratories and distributors legally regulated.


Can I travel to Spain carrying prescription drugs/medication for me personal use or treatment?

According to article 74 of the Spain legislation (Law 29/2006) you may travel carrying medication for your personal treatment, always being accompanied by a doctor's certificate or prescription detailing the purpose of said medicine.


For further information:  


For information about customs and restricted goods, please click here.


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