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PLAN YOUR JOURNEY: The Czech Republic is ready for travelers!

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The Czech Republic is ready for travelers! Non-essential travel is now allowed for European Union citizens and residents as the Czech Government has approved the release of anti-epidemic measures, which ...

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The Czech Republic is ready for travelers! Non-essential travel is now allowed for European Union citizens and residents as the Czech Government has approved the release of anti-epidemic measures, which will significantly simplify planning trips to the Czech Republic. Non-European travelers can still visit the Czech Republic for medical treatment!

What do you need to know?

Green Countries – Low risk:

Travelers can come to the Czech Republic from these countries without any restrictions!

Orange countries – Medium risk:

Before travelling to the Czech Republic, foreigners travelling from these countries must take an antigen or PCR test, no more than 48 hours (antigen) or 72 hours (PCR) before the beginning of the trip and have a hard copy of the result confirmation.

Groups of persons, who don´t have the obligation to undergo testing:

- Persons who had Covid - 19 in the last 180 days - must have a written medical certificate

- Persons vaccinated in the EU - 22 days after application of a first dose or after 14 days in case of one-dose vaccination, must have a national certificate

Red countries – High risk:

Before travelling to the Czech Republic, foreigners from these countries must fill in an arrival form and undergo an antigen or PCR test, taken no more than 48 hours (antigen) or 72 hours (PCR) before the beginning of the trip. Thereafter, they must undergo a second PCR test (antigen is not sufficient) taken in the Czech Republic. Self-isolation is required until confirmation of a negative test result. The negative result of the PCR test must be emailed to the authority: covid-hc@hygpraha.cz. All travelers who are in self-quarantine are allowed to visit the clinic and do the grocery shopping. It is also mandatory to wear an FFP2 (KN95, N95, P2, DS) respirator everywhere outside the home for 14 days after arrival.

Groups of persons, who don´t have the obligation to undergo testing:

- Persons who had Covid - 19 in the last 180 days - must have a written medical certificate

- Persons vaccinated in the EU - 22 days after application of a first dose or after 14 days in case of one-dose vaccination, must have a national certificate

Dark Red countries – Very high risk:

Before travelling to the Czech Republic, foreigners from these countries must fill in an arrival form and undergo a PCR test (antigen is not sufficient), take no more than 72 hours before the beginning of the trip. Thereafter, they must submit a second PCR test (antigen is not sufficient) taken in the Czech Republic, which can be done no earlier than the 5th day. Self-isolation is required until confirmation of a negative test result. The negative result of the PCR test must be emailed to the authority: covid-hc@hygpraha.cz. All travelers who are in self-quarantine are allowed to visit the clinic and do the grocery shopping. It is also mandatory to wear an FFP2 (KN95, N95, P2, DS) respirator everywhere outside the home for 14 days after arrival.

12 hours visit without PCR or antigen test or Passenger locator form:

Travelers who enter the Czech Republic (except travelling by airplane) for 12 hours visit only are not required to present a negative PCR/antigen test or Passenger Locator Form, however, an invitation letter from a medical treatment provider must be presented.

Travelers are allowed to visit the clinic while self-isolating

All travelers are allowed to visit the clinic for scheduled appointments or do the grocery shopping during the self-isolation period.

Outdoor areas of cafes, pubs, and restaurants are reopened

Guests must be tested, vaccinated, or prove that they underwent the COVID-19 infection in the last 180 days. The PCR test cannot be older than one week, the antigen test cannot be older than three days. A maximum of four people will be able to sit at one table (except for people from one household). Most of the restaurants provide very attractive deals.

All airlines provide all details and updates online

Ryanair Airlines have renewed the flight connection between London and Prague. KLM, Lufthansa, or United Airlines operate regular flights between the USA and Europe.

You also can find well-arranged travel information on this matter on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Do you have any questions?

Contact us at info@pragamedica.com or talk to your consultant directly.