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New travel rules between Israel and the Czech Republic – only essential travel is allowed

(This article expired 31.05.2021 / 00:30.)

Starting on May 10, 2021, the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic listed the State of Israel among so called “green countries”, i.e. low risk countries of infection of Covid-19.  Please see below information on essential trips. Kindly note, that the change of category does not affect airline rules.


Travel for the purpose of tourism, or visiting friends, is not yet possible. Protective measures of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic include the closure of hotels and other accommodation facilities.  Among essential travel belong e.g. business meetings, exigent official meetings, court proceedings, care for children and family members, necessary hospital treatments, accompanying family members, attending funeral service, participation in education, university exams, participation in gatherings that were approved by the Ministry of Health. For more details on Documents proving the essential travel (PDF, 714 KB).


Before the arrival from Israel to the Czech Republic (applies to all foreigners and Czech citizens who in the period of last 14 days stayed in states marked by the Czech Ministry of Health as a low risk countries) the demand to fill the Czech arrival form is lifted.  There is no requirement for self-isolation either. The demand to wear protective masks or FF2 respirators in public areas is still required.

If you need answers to specific questions regarding the entry on the territory of the Czech Republic, you may contact the help line of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic. Telephone : +420 974 801 801,  Mo - Th: 8.00 - 16.00 and Fr: 8.00 - 12.00 (Czech local time), Emailcestovani.covid19@mvcr.cz

For more information please visit the web site of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.

To return to Israel from the Czech Republic please follow restrictions of Ministry of Health of Israel.

What conditions apply to trips from the Czech Republic to foreign countries?

Each country has its own travel rules, just like the Czech Republic. The Czech traffic light system has no bearing on them – it only determines the conditions for travel to the Czech Republic. Information on the conditions for travelling to individual countries can be found in the Signpost (for European countries also in the Traveller's Map).