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COVID-19: State of emergency in the Czech Republic

As of 18 December 2020 the Ministry of Health Protective Measure regarding the entry of persons on the territory of the Czech Republic is updated due to the critical epidemic situation in the Czech Republic. It will be possible to travel to the Czech Republic only for essential reasons. This does not apply to the Czech citizens! As the free movement of persons in the territory is restricted, it is not possible to arrive in order to visit friends or for recreation acitivies. Hotels will be closed for tourists, gatherings on public places will be limited to 6 persons, a curfew from 11 pm to 5 am will be ordered.

The Ministry of Health Protective Measure has been updated. There are no substantial changes in conditions for entering the country. In case of arrivals from the countries that are not on the list of the countries with a low risk of COVID-19 transmission, a negative PCR test result from the Czech Republic (not older than 5 days after the arrival) or from another EU Member State (not older than 72 hours after the arrival) needs to be submitted to the respective regional hygienic station within 7 days after arrival to the Czech Republic.

As of November 17th, 2020 it is possible to travel to or from the Czech Republic for urgent health, family, business or work reasons for the period of time not exceeding 24 hours without necessity of filling "the passenger locator form" or undergo PCR testing. In all other cases, passengers have to fill out the Public Health Passenger Locator Form online at www.prijezdovyformular.cz before travelling to the Czech Republic and shall present the certificate (passenger card received on filling in the electronic form) on request during the border control or residence check.

Foreign nationals who are in a partnership with a citizen of the Czech Republic or with a citizen of the EU with temporary residence in the Czech Republic and who do not need a visa for a short-term stay (up to 90 days), can arrive to the Czech Republic on a visa-free basis based on a confirmation for entry issued by the Ministry of Foregn Affairs of the Czech Republic or with a Schengen visa for the purpose of visit of family and friends. More information HERE

The rules for entering the territory of the Czech Republic and quarantine measures are defined by the Ministry of Health

With effect from 20 December, for all persons that stayed in the territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the last 14 days the freedom of movement in the territory of the Czech Republic is restricted for the period of 10 days. It is restricted to trips absolutely necessary to procure basic necessities of life, to take care of children or to take care of animals; the use of necessary financial and postal services; refuelling vehicles and trips to medical facilities and welfare facilities. The restriction to free movement will be finished by the presentation of the negative PCR test result that has to be carried out AT THE EARLIEST during the fifth to seventh day after arrival in the territory of the Czech Republic.

Coronavirus - Information of the Ministry of Interior

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.






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