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Conditions of Entry to the Czech Republic

Due to the unfavourable development of the pandemic and concerns about the spread of new coronavirus mutations, new rules for travel to the Czech Republic and for the return of Czech nationals have come into force on Friday, February 5, 2021. Last update is valid from April 12, 2021.

You can find the whole overview of the conditions on this website.

Iran is assigned to very-high-risk group of countries (Dark red list) - you can find the detailed step-by-step guide for entry to Czechia here.

DEFINITION

  • VERY HIGH RISK (dark red): Travellers from these countries (both foreigners and Czech citizens) must fill in an arrival form before travelling to the Czech Republic and undergo PCR test (an antibody test is not sufficient) not older than 72 hours at the beginning of the journey and have a written confirmation of the result. Subsequently, they must submit a second PCR test performed in the Czech Republic, the soonest on the 5th day after arrival. The result must be immediately submitted to the appropriate hygiene station electronically. Self-isolation is required until a second negative test is submitted (in practice five-day quarantine is ordered). It is also mandatory to wear an FFP2 respirator (or a respirator of the same or higher efficiency) everywhere outside the home 10 days after arrival.

Note: The testing period is calculated from the time the test was taken to the start of the journey. For example, confirmation of a negative PCR test must not be older than 72 hours before departure from the destination.

 

Restrictive measures in Czechia

Starting March 1, 2020, new measures countering the COVID-19 pandemics enter in force. You can find all conditions here or here.

 

Also conditions for wearing respirators and surgical masks have been changed. It is required to to wear a surgical mask and in selected places with high concentration of people the FFP2 respirator is required, especially in public transport and shops. Wearing cloth mask is no longer enough.