Czech Republic: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel Restrictions

Updated on 11:13, Oct 22, 2021 UTC+8
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Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Entry into Czech RepublicPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
Travelers from certain locations must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
All travelers may have to undergo testing-on-arrival for COVID-19 and/or quarantine.
Detailed Regulations
From July 9, 2021, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering the Czech Republic for non-essential reasons. This policy does not apply to residents of countries and regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, or countries and regions designated "green" by Czech authorities based on current epidemiological conditions. Persons arriving from a location considered "low" or "medium" risk for the transmission of COVID-19 must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, or no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a rapid antigen test, or must undergo testing upon arrival in the Czech Republic. Persons traveling from locations considered a "high" or "very high" risk must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test, or no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a rapid antigen test. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo additional testing for COVID-19 and must self-isolate. Foreign nationals are prohibited from traveling from locations considered an "extreme" risk. This policy does not apply to lawful residents. Such persons must undergo additional testing and self-isolation upon arrival. All persons, regardless of origin, must submit a "Passenger Locator Form" online. More information, including links to locator forms and a list of current location designations is available at the following URL:
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL:

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions.
This page will be updated as new travel policies and restrictions are released. To view the most current travel policies, advisories, and bans, please check official notices posted by the related country or region.
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