Covid Update for Czech Republic
Last update: 06/05/2021
Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, South Korea, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, and the Vatican. British nationals with a certificate of application for UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement Beneficiary status issued by the following countries (and their families) are also permitted to enter, along with their family members: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, and Sweden. Holders of Czech resident permits or long-term residence permits issued by the countries mentioned above are also exempt from entry restrictions, as well as all diplomatic passport holders staying for a maximum of 72 hours. Spouses and children under the age of 21 of EU/Schengen/associated microstate/UK nationals residing in Czechia may enter with proof of the relationship. Holders of a D visa issued by Czechia and those with a C visa issued after 11 May 2020 are also permitted to enter the country. A “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” must be completed for all travelers aged 5 and older with the exception of diplomatic passport holders staying in Czechia on duty for no more than 72 hours, service passport holders, and travelers arriving from Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, or Vatican City. Passengers with a coronavirus recovery certificate issued by a Czech diplomatic mission abroad are also exempt. EU/EFTA/associated microstate nationals and Czech resident permit/D visa holders are also exempt from filling in a “Passenger Locator Form” if they have a COVID-19 recovery certificate in Czech or English issued by a medical facility in the EEA or Switzerland between 14 and 90 days before arrival. Individuals arriving from the following locations, apart from the same exceptions outlined above, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 result: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain or Switzerland. The test can either be a PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure or an antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers over the age of 5 arriving from any country other than Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, or the Vatican (apart from the exceptions mentioned above) must have a negative PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All travelers may also be tested on arrival and quarantined. When arriving from the following countries, only nationals and certain residents of the Czech Republic may enter: Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Passengers arriving from these places must have a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure from the first point of embarkation.