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Coronavirus - Information of MoI

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  1. Important notice
  2. Entry into the territory of the Czech Republic
  3. General informatrion
  4. Information for foreign nationals
  5. Information of the Psychological Section (various languages)
  6. Movement between districts ("okresy")

  

1. Important notices

  • As of 15th May, 2021 updated Ministry of Health Protective measure regarding the conditions of entry to the Czech Republic comes into the force. The exception for the people vaccinated against Covid-19 will be extended to the wider group of people. In addition to persons vaccinated in the territory of the Czech Republic, the exception extends to people vaccinated in Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia. Persons who possess the vaccination certificate regarding their vaccination may - after the expiration of the period of 22 days from a first dose of vaccine - travel from the EU+ countries with a medium or a high risk without the need of testing or the restriction on the free movement after their arrival in the territory of the Czech Republic.

  • On May 3rd, 2021, the Ministry of Health protective measure (pdf, 434 kB) regarding the conditions of entry to the Czech Republic was updated. Persons who got vaccinated in the territory of the Czech Republic and who possess the certificate of the Czech Ministry of Health regarding their full vaccination may - after the expiration of the period of 14 days - travel from the countries with a medium or a high risk without the need of testing or the restriction on the free movement after their arrival in the territory of the Czech Republic. Please note, that this exception does not concern the travels from the countries with a very high risk (dark red) of the EU.

  • As of April 27th, 2021, India was added on the List of countries with an extreme risk of transmission of COVID-19 disease (pdf, 283 kB). Travelling to the countries with an extreme risk of transmission is forbidden (with some exceptions). The current Government has approved a change of Ministry of Health protective measure regarding the conditions of entry to the Czech Republic. Also, with effect from April 27th, 2021, the entry of persons travelling from countries with an extreme risk of transmission of COVID-19 disease into the territory of the Czech Republic is prohibited. At the moment, the countries with an extreme risk of transmission of COVID-19 disease are Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Republic of South Africa, Kenya, Columbia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, Tanzania (including Zanzibar and Pemba islands), Zambia and Zimbabwe. An exception applies to citizens of the Czech Republic, citizens of EU with a certificate of temporary residence, family members, persons with a permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic and other categories of persons that are stipulated in the Protective measure. These persons have to make a reservation for testing in the Czech Republic before the travel and immediately after arrival undergo a RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (no later than 24 hours after arrival) and stay in self-isolation. Self-isolation is completed by a negative test result of an RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 that must be performed no sooner than ten days after arrival.

  • Archive of notices (COVID-19)

  

2. Entry into the territory of the Czech Republic

The rules for entering the territory of the Czech Republic and quarantine measures are defined by the Ministry of Health (pdf, 431 kB). List of countries with a low, medium and high risk of COVID-19 transmission is here (pdf, 114 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.

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.

  

CZECH CITIZENS, THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS
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FOREIGNERS (NO RESIDENTS)
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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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3. General information

  

4. Information for foreign nationals

  

5. Recommendations of the Psychology Section of the Ministry of the Interior

  

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