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Arriving from the countries with a high risk of COVID-19 transmission

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All regions of Czechia

All regions of Czechia

When arriving from risky places, fill in the arrival form and undergo the RT-PCR test for COVID-19 at your own expense.

It has been decreed that all persons who were staying for more than 12 hours during the last 14 days in the territories of those countries, which are not on the list of countries with a low risk of transmission of COVID-19 under point III.1 hereof, shall report this fact immediately before entering the territory of the Czech Republic by filling in electronic form as mentioned under point III.4, to a regional Public Health Office with jurisdiction over the person’s normal place of residence or registered place of residence, shall present the certificate (passenger card received on filling in the electronic form) on request during the border control or residence check and within five days of their entry into the territory of the Czech Republic shall submit themselves, at their own expense, to an RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS CoV-2, unless the Public Health Protection Authority decides on a case-by-case basis on other quarantine measures in accordance with Act No. 258/2000 Coll. and on the duration of such measures; this does not apply to:

  1. international transport workers, if the reason for entry is supported by an adequate document,

  2. EU citizens, including citizens of the Czech Republic and foreign nationals with permitted long-term or permanent residence in the European Union who transit across the Czech Republic for up to 12 hours or who travel to or from the Czech Republic for the period of time not exceeding 24 hours for reasons listed under clause II.,

  3. accredited members of diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic including private servants, holders of diplomatic passports who are travelling to the Czech Republic for the purpose of diplomatic service and officials of international organisations registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, provided that their stay in the country does not exceed 14 days,

  4. persons below the age of 5,

  5. citizens of the Czech Republic, citizens of the European Union and their family members with their place of residence in the territory of the Czech Republic and foreigners with a residence permits for a stay over 90 days issued by the Czech Republic who travel with a tour operator or via travel agency but only in regions as mentioned in the list under clause III.1,

  6. cross-border workers, pupils and students who for the purpose of work performance or education on a regular basis at least once a week justifiably cross the state border with the Czech Republic from or to the neighbouring state;

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