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Conditions for entry to the Czech Republic valid from November 1, 2021

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL: Step-by-step guide on quarantine measures

As from October 25, 2021, Cyprus, the Netherlands and Poland will be newly included in the list of countries with a high risk of infection ("red color").

ACTUAL SITUATION IN ENTERING THE CZECH REPUBLIC FROM POLAND:

With effect from Monday 25.10. 2021, Cyprus, the Netherlands and Poland on the list of countries with a high risk of infection (red).

The rules for entering the territory of the Czech Republic and quarantine measures are defined by the Ministry of Health Protective Measure from October 26th, 2021 (pdf, 137 kB). List of countries with a low, medium, high risk and very high risk of COVID-19 transmission is HERE (pdf, 443 kB). Information regarding entry to other countries is the responsibility of the embassies in the countries of destination and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Quarantine measures and RT-PCR test conditions are the responsibility of the Ministry of Health. Information regarding recognition of vaccination certificates from other countries is here: https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/recognition-of-vaccination-certificates-from-other-countries/

The activities of diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic are gradually resumed. Depending on the epidemiological situation, the conditions for entry into the Czech Republic will also be gradually relaxed. More detailed information regarding the stay of third country nationals in the Czech Republic can be found here.

  

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of October 27th, 2021)
- citizens of Czechia and foreign nationals with residence permit issued by Czechia
- citizens of EU+ and foreign nationals with long-term or permanent residence permit issued by EU+

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Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of October 27th, 2021)
- 3rd-country nationals who do not have any residence permit issued by Czechia or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country
- 3rd-country nationals who have a short-term visa issued by Czechia before 11th May 2020 or short-term or long-term visa issued by other EU+ country

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TELEPHONE AND EMAIL HOTLINE
Telephone and email hotlines inquire only about rules related to the entry into the territory of the Czech Republic. The information is provided in the Czech and English language. Individual exemption requests will not be answered, Ministry of the Interior does not grant any individual exemptions for entry into the territory of the Czech Republic.

Telephone hotline: +420 974 801 801 Mo - Th: 8.00 - 16.00 and Fr: 8.00 - 12.00
Email hotline: cestovani.covid19@mvcr.cz
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HOW DO I FIND A TEST SITE?

There is a test site at the Václav Havel International Airport in Prague.

Refer to the LIST OF TEST SITES (https://koronavirus.mzdr.cz/seznam-odberovych-center/). (Note: The list is available in Czech only. Ask your inviting party to help you find the nearest test site.)

Plan ahead and schedule your test appointment before you travel.

You may also seek assistance with the coronavirus help line 1221 (Mo-Fri 8 am - 7 pm and Sat-Sun 9 am 4:30 pm) or with the help line of the Ministry of Health: + 420 224 972 222 (Mo-Fri 9 am - 5 pm), e-mail verejnost@mzcr.cz.

If the above does not help, you may also seek assistance directly with a Regional Hygienic Station according to the region where you will stay (mostly in Czech, however):

PRAGUE REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION – scroll down for the list of test sites, incl. contact info and opening hours

CENTRAL BOHEMIA REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION

SOUTH BOHEMIA REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION + pdf-list of hospital test sites (last update in August)

SOUTH MORAVIA REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION

KARLOVY VARY REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION

VYSOČINA REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION + e-mail your questions to koronavirus@khsjih.cz

HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION

LIBEREC REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION + contact for the Liberec Hospital test site

MORAVIA SILESIA REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION 

OLOMOUC REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION  

PARDUBICE REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION

PLZEŇ REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION + info line contacts in the region

ÚSTÍ NAD LABEM REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION + help line + 420 704 829 502, Mo-Fri: 7:00 - 17:00

ZLÍN REGIONAL HYGIENIC STATION