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Coronavirus – Conditions of entry to the territory of the Czech Republic

Effective from October 5th, 2020 the Government of the Czech Republic approved the declaration of the state of emergency in the whole territory of the Czech Republic.
Rules for entering the Czech Republic are defined by the Health Ministry Protective Measure that has been approved by the Minister of Health with an effect from October 5th, 2020.
All persons travelling from countries that are not on the list of the countries with a low risk of contagion have the obligation to contact the regional hygienic station according to the place of stay before their arrival. Electronic form is available here: Public Health Passenger Locator Form. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. More information on the Form is here (pdf, 166 kB). Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic within 5 days from the arrival. If the persons do not submit a PCR test result to the respective hygienic station within 7 days from the arrival, a necessary quarantine measure shall be ordered.
For all persons, who spend at least 12 hours in the last 14 days in the country that is not on the list of countries with a low risk of contagion, the free movement ban in the territory of the Czech Republic is applied for a period of 10 days from the day of entry. There is also an obligation to wear respiratory protective equipment for the same period of time.
Employees from the countries that are not on the list of countries with a low risk of contagion have to submit a PCR test result to their employer after arriving from these countries.

Third-country nationals with a proven long-lasting relationship with the EU citizen (who must have a certificate of temporary residence or permanent residence permit in CZE) will be allowed to enter the CZE. For obtaining an authorisation of the Ministry of Foreign affairs it is necessary to submit a declaration of honour of partnership download here. However, the authorisation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is issued only to the nationals of the countries not obliged to have a visa when entering Czech republic (Schengen) or to the holders of a valid Schengen visa issued no later than 11 May 2020.

Please note, that the requirements differ according to the nationality of a person, category of the person, country the person is travelling from, the length of stay spent in such country. Check here the details corresponding to your particular situation and the up to date measures in force.