Updated travel regulations for entering and returning to the Czech Republic – Brno Daily
The Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries based on the degree of risk of coronavirus, effective today August 9. Monaco is now in the dark red category. The red category is extended to Iceland, Estonia, the Netherlands and Madeira. Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Sweden and San Marino are now in the amber box. Photo credit: Mzcr.cz.
Czech Republic, August 9 (BD) – Based on data from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Czech Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries according to the degree of risk of coronavirus , as of today, August 9th. The entry rules are unified for the green and orange country groups, and for the red and dark red groups.
To enter and stay in the Czech Republic, travelers from all country groups, including green countries, must take a test and complete the passenger locator form.
Third-country nationals who do not have a Czech residence or a long-term residence permit issued by another EU country are not allowed to enter Czech territory. Exemptions are listed on the Department of Health website.
Exemptions apply to citizens and residents of the Czech Republic. When using private individual transport, they are exempt from the requirement to undergo testing prior to arrival and may choose to have antigen testing instead of PCR when traveling from countries at risk. very high or extreme.
Some groups are exempt from the obligation to undergo a test or quarantine after their arrival, regardless of the country of origin. This includes those who have had Covid-19 in the last 180 days, those who have been fully vaccinated in EU + countries and Czech or EU + citizens vaccinated in a third country with vaccinations approved by the EMA. Travelers in these groups must have a written or digital medical certificate with the necessary information in English.
Low risk countries currently include Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Japan , Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Macao, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, United States and Vatican City. Travelers from these countries are required to complete a Public Health Passenger Tracking Form prior to entry and undergo antigen or PCR testing before or no later than 5 days after entry.
Medium risk countries include Belgium, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Italy, Finland, San Marino, Sweden and Switzerland. Currently, the Orange Country Group is subject to the same entry restrictions as the Green Group.
Countries considered “at high risk” for transmission of the coronavirus are Ireland, Iceland, Estonia, France, Malta, Madeira, the Netherlands, Greece, the Canary Islands, Portugal and the Azores.
Travelers from red countries must complete the public health electronic passenger tracking form and present either an antigen test carried out no later than 48 hours before the start of the trip, or a negative PCR test carried out no later than 72 hours before entering the Czech Republic. They must also be tested after arriving in the Czech Republic, no earlier than the 5th day and no later than the 14th day after arrival, and self-isolate while awaiting the result.
When traveling by private individual transport, passengers are not required to take a test before the start of the trip but must submit a test no earlier than the 5th day and no later than the 14th day after arrival, and self-isolate while awaiting the test result.
All other EU member states and non-EU countries not mentioned above are considered high risk areas and are subject to the same entry restrictions as red countries.
As of Saturday July 31, the conditions for the return of children aged 6 to 12 from countries with a high and very high risk of infection (red and dark red countries) have been modified. Upon arrival, these children only need to have a PCR test within 5 days. If the result is negative, they do not have to self-isolate. They are also not required to take a test before arriving in the Czech Republic when traveling by public transport.
Countries at “extreme risk” include Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, South Africa, Colombia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania (including Zanzibar and Pemba), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Paraguay, Russia, and Tunisia.
Travel to the Czech Republic from these countries is only permitted for Czech citizens and residents, long-term resident foreigners and accredited members of diplomatic missions. They must undergo a PCR test before arrival and two more once in the Czech Republic, the first within 24 hours and the second on the 10th day at the earliest. While awaiting test results, they are required to self-isolate.
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