Border Inspection Services

State Administration Services for customs and health inspections of cargo goods.

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport has authorised facilities for customs and health checks of cargo goods, where official checks of documents and identities are carried out, in addition to physical inspections and, in general, all the necessary customs formalities for cargo goods bound for or coming from third countries.

SIF are the State Administration services assigned to controlling and inspecting goods in order to ensure they meet with health, hygiene, quality and safety standards for foreign trade.

Spanish Tax Agency (AEAT)

Contact details at the airport:

Public opening times: 09:00 - 18:30.
Trade customs opening times: 08:00 - 22:00.
Telephone: 91 746 70 11
Fax: 91 746 70 60
Tax Agency website: Customs and Special Duties.
Opening times Spanish customs: Public opening times.

Goods customs border checkpoint

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is authorised to act as a:

  • BIP - Border Inspection Post by the European Commission to inspect live animals, products for animal consumption and products of animal origin both for human consumption and not for human consumption. BICs (Border Inspection Centres) are the facilities where these inspections take place.

    There are 4 authorised BICs at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, in accordance with the Commission's Decision of 28 September 2009, managed by 3 operators: Iberia, Swissport and World Wide Flight Services (WFS).

BIP Ports and airports authorized by EC (PDF, 325.87 KB)

Ports and airports carrying out inspection of products of animal origin not destined for human consumption, live animals and animal feeds

  • PBIP - Phytosanitary Border Inspection Post authorised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food for checks and inspections to stop the entry or spread of elements harmful to vegetable and animal products.

    Ports and airports where the phytosanitary products are checked

  • ACA - Authorised Customs Area authorised by the Ministry of Health, Consumption ans Social Welfare for the control of products of non-animal origin destined for human use and consumption from third countries.

    Authorised Customs Area

  • DEP - Designated Entry Point authorised by the Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare for the control of certain products such as animal feed and foodstuffs of non-animal origin requiring more thorough inspection, as established in regulation 669/2009/EC.

    Designated points of entry

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