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Travelling to the Czech Republic from Albania

Since September 6, 2021, Albania belongs to very high risk countries (dark red).

Since September 6, 2021, Albania belongs to very high risk countries (dark red). Based on the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health, travellers from Albania before they travel to the Czech Republic must:

  1. Fill in an arrival form
  2. Undergo a PCR test  (no more than 72 hours) or antigen test (no more than 48 hours) before the beginning of the trip and have a written confirmation of the result.
  3. After arrival to the Czech Republic undergo a PCR test (on the 5th day after arrival at the earliest and 1on the 4th day after arrival at the latest). Until obtatining results, self isolation is required. 

There are exceptions from tests for persons who have been inoculated or have passed covid-19. There are, however, no exceptions on filling in the arrival form. Persons who are fully vaccinated with one of the EU approved vaccines can arrive with no additional requirements for any purpose. See  ENTRY RULES to CZE .

Children under 6 years of age are exempted from tests and arrival form. Children between 6 to 12 years of age  may undergo RT-PCR immediately after their arrival in the Czech Republic and finish self-isolation by obtaining of a negative test result. More information on the exceptions also for other categories can be found here

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic:

!!! Third-country nationals, who do not have any residence permit issued by the Czech Republic or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country, or who are not residents of countries with a low risk, are not allowed to enter the Czech Republic. There are several exceptions from this ban that are listed in the part II. / 2. and II. / 3. of the MoH Protective Measure. !!!




Please be advised that to be able to access services in the Czech Republic it is necessary to fulfill epidemiological requirements (test, vaccination, etc.). Current measures can be found at the website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. 

Details on travelling to the Czech Republic and information on entry of foreign nationals to the territory of the Czech Republic can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.


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