See the Gibraltar Tourist Board website for full details of entry requirements to Gibraltar.
If you’re transiting through Gibraltar
The Gibraltar-Spain border is a busy external Schengen Border and Gibraltar is outside the Customs Union. There are rules on taking food and drink into the EU, which apply when crossing the border from Gibraltar to Spain. See the Spain travel advice page for details.
Entry restrictions apply for travel to Spain. If you are crossing the land border from Gibraltar into Spain you should refer to the Spain travel advice page for the latest entry requirements.
Children under the age of 18 years may be asked to show signed letters of parental consent when crossing into Spain. This applies to unaccompanied children, or children accompanied by adults other than their legal guardian (for example, teachers and students on school trips).
You can find up to date information on waiting times at the border on the Gibraltar Borders & Coastguard Agency website.
Information on the queue is also available by calling +(350) 200 42777, or checking the Gibraltar Frontier website and/or Twitter hashtag #GibFrontier.
There are no exemptions to the entry requirements to Gibraltar for air passengers.
Check your passport and travel documents before you travel
You must hold a valid passport to enter Gibraltar. Your passport must be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.
British nationals don’t need a visa to enter Gibraltar.
For further information on entry requirements, check the website of HM Government of Gibraltar.
Gibraltar is not part of the EU Common Customs Union. The amount of some goods (e.g. tobacco and alcohol) that you can take into and out of Gibraltar is limited.
Check the Gibraltar Customs website for more information on duty free allowances when arriving in Gibraltar.
If you regularly enter or return to Gibraltar (more than once per calendar month), you are not entitled to duty free imports.
If you travel to Spain from Gibraltar, you should declare any duty free goods to Spanish customs officers.
If you are returning directly to the UK from Gibraltar, see information on bringing goods into the UK.