During the period of self-isolation, this isolation must be extended to all persons living in a common household with the isolated person. As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. • Hotels and guest houses are permitted to remain open but may close or have reduced or cancelled services in order to comply with nationwide travel restrictions, social distancing and hygiene requirements. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority (by phone or electronically) and to undergo the laboratory test for COVID-19 not earlier than on the fifth day of self-isolation. n order to contact the regional Public Health Authority the person may also fill in a form providing the contact information [https://korona.gov.sk/en/ehranica/#] (e.g. **Third Country Nationals: Travellers coming from the following countries can enter Slovakia without any restriction: Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Corea. On 6 May, larger shops, hotels, hairdressers, and outdoor service at restaurants resumed. In accordance with the Measure of the Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic, all persons who enter the territory of the Slovak Republic and who visited, during the previous 14 days, a country not classified as “low risk”, must remain in self-isolation until they receive a negative PCR test result for COVID-19. Slovakia is open for some countries, and domestic restrictions are mostly lifted. Internal Restrictions: Most shops, restaurants, services, nightclubs, schools and tourism and leisure facilities have reopened, but with social distancing and hygiene measures in place. International Restrictons: New measures were updated on 21 December. Current exemptions to the curfew (but see below) include: • Going to a food shop or chemist; • Accessing essential services such as banking, petrol stations and post offices. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority and to undergo the laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19 not earlier than on the fifth day of home isolation. *Travelling from Slovakia or returning to Slovakia- See rules at on travelling to Slovakia *Mandatory Travel Documentation- People who, during the previous 14 days, visited a country not present on the list of safe countries, have to register through the Online form upon entry, presenting a confirmation of the above mentioned registration to the members of the Police Force. personal data, telephone number, address of the self-isolation). The website of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs contains a flowchart showing the options, depending on where you are travelling from. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) also has information in English. Update of 05/06: Free movement to Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria Update of 03/06: Free movement to Hungary and Czech Republic for people having a temporary residence (necessary to provide at least 2 documents to prove it) Update of 19/05: Travelling allowed for trips not exceeding 24hours to all neighbouring EU countries and Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. The testing is not obligatory for children under 3 years of age, unless the regional Public Health Authority of the General Practitioner – Paediatrician does not decide otherwise. As of 16.11.2020, all people who enter the territory of the Slovak Republic and who visited, during the previous 14 days, a country classified as “high-risk”, must remain in self-isolation for 10 days if they are asymptomatic. Update of 6 April: All Slovak citizens returing from abroad will stay in state controlled isolation until they can be tested for COVID and then home isolation for a total of 14 days. Flights to Slovakia are suspended. Travellers coming from the following countries can enter Slovakia without any restriction: Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Malta, Germany, Norway, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Poland, Principality of Monaco, Faroe Islands, The Netherlands, United Kingdom. Following a phased lifting of restrictions, most shops, restaurants, services, nightclubs, schools and tourism and leisure facilities have reopened, but with social distancing and hygiene measures in place. Alternatively, they must remain in self-isolation until they receive a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 performed not earlier than on the fifth day of self-isolation, or present upon arrival a negative test result for COVID-19 not older than 72 hours. See rules at https://korona.gov.sk/en/travelling-to-slovakia-and-covid19/, People who, during the previous 14 days, visited a country not present on the list of safe countries, have to register through the Online form upon entry, presenting a confirmation of the above mentioned registration to the members of the Police Force. Shoppers are required to cover their mouth and nose upon entering a supermarket. From: India. Travelers may be able to take a PCR test on day five, in which case quarantine would end upon receipt of a negative result. You must maintain a two metre distance when queuing; • Supermarkets and chemists have reserved shopping hours between 9am and 11am for those over 65; For more information check the Slovak government website in English and the Slovak Public Health Authority (in Slovak only). Taking the test is voluntary, but those choosing not to take part should self-isolate. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Travelling from Slovakia or returning to Slovakia See rules at https://korona.gov.sk/en/travelling-to-slovakia-and-covid19/ Mandatory Travel Documentation: People who, during the previous 14 days, visited a country not present on the list of safe countries, have to register through the Online form upon entry, presenting a confirmation of the above mentioned registration to the members of the Police Force. *Transit: Citizens of EU Member States and their family members, returning to the EU Member State of which they are a citizen, can transit Slovakia providing travel documents at the border controls. personal data, telephone number, address of the self-isolation). All schools and universities are closed until further notice. During the period of self-isolation, this isolation is also ordered to persons living in a common household with the isolated person. TheInternational Organisation for Migration (IOM) also has information in English. • Hotels and guest houses are permitted to remain open, but may close or have reduced or cancelled services in order to comply with nationwide travel restrictions, social distancing and hygiene requirements. In addition to the above, previous restrictions on activities and social distancing rules remain in force: • Facemasks must be worn outdoors in all built-up areas, such as towns and villages. personal data, telephone number, address of the self-isolation). Slovakia has 47 countries open to travel. • People may only gather in groups of up to six if they are not from the same household.• Facemasks must now be worn outdoors in all built-up areas, such as towns and villages. As of 16.11.2020, all people who enter the territory of the Slovak Republic and who visited, during the previous 14 days, a country classified as “high-risk”, must remain in self-isolation for 10 days if they are asymptomatic. Attending the funeral, marriage or christening of a close relative. More information including a video showing the testing procedure is on the “I am responsible” website (in Slovak only). For more information check the Slovak government website in English and the Slovak Public Health Authority (in Slovak only). In particular, people who enter the territory of the Slovak Republic as of 6/7/2020 and who visited a country not considered to be a safe country from the epidemiological point of view during the previous 14 days, are ordered to remain in home isolation (self-isolation) until they receive the negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) also has information in English. The wearing of facemasks remains compulsory indoors, including on public transport and in shops. Residents of the European Union in transit, provided returning to the country of which they are a national, passengers must transit through Slovakia without stopping, no later than 8 hours after entry. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority (by phone or electronically) and to undergo the laboratory test for COVID-19 not earlier than on the fifth day of self-isolation. More information including a video showing the testing procedure is on the “I am responsible” website (in Slovak only). Travellers in transit must pass through the territory without stopping (only refueling is allowed) for no more than 8 hours. The testing is not obligatory for children under 3 years of age, unless the regional Public Health Authority of the General Practitioner – Pediatrician does not decide otherwise. Anyone entering Slovakia is required to isolate in state designated facilities for the time it takes to conduct a COVID-19 test. On the basis of this information the Public Health Authority will arrange a COVID-19 test. Overview COVID-19 Status. *From Third Countries: Travellers coming from the following countries can enter Slovakia without any restriction: Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan. You should enter self-isolation immediately after arrival. **Rules and Exceptions Travel is allowed without restrictions from countries or territories classified as “low risk” from an epidemiological point of view in relation to COVID-19. Once registered, the authorities will contact you to arrange a free RT-PCR test for COVID-19. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority by phone or electronically by registration on eHranica form (providing information such as personal data, telephone number, address of the self-isolation). In order to contact the regional Public Health Authority the person must also fill in a form providing the contact information (e.g. Transit: Citizens of EU Member States and their family members, returning to the EU Member State of which they are a citizen, can transit Slovakia providing travel documents at the border controls. For more information check the Slovak Public Health Authority (in Slovak only): [http://www.uvzsr.sk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4328:uvz-sr-pristupujeme-knaliemu-vyraznemu-uvoovaniu-opatreni&catid=250:koronavirus-2019-ncov&Itemid=153]. For medical appointments including C19 testing, care of relatives and of pets. From 2 November, only those with a negative test certificate from the nationwide testing programme are allowed to move freely, including going to work and shopping for non-essentials. International Restrictons: From the EU: Entry Restrictions- Entry from EU+ countries is allowed without restrictions from countries classified as“low risk” from the epidemiological point of view. All international bus and rail traffic has been suspended. *****International Restrictons: **From EU: Travelling from EU countries is allowed without restrictions, except for Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. If the person does not have a place of residence in the Slovak Republic, the isolation in a hotel or an accommodation facility is acceptable. From: Australia. Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. Internal Restrictions: *Public spaces and services: The Slovak Government has imposed restrictions on public life to counter the spread of COVID-19. A repeat round of testing during the weekend of 7-8 November is yet to be confirmed. The website of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs contains a flowchart showing the options, depending on where you are travelling from. Like this page? • Fitness centres, wellness centres, swimming pools, water parks, saunas, cinemas and theatres are closed. Large events may now take place if they maintain social distancing and hygiene. • You may only gather in groups of up to 6 people, unless all are from the same household. All international bus and rail traffic has been suspended. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority by phone or electronically by registration on eHranica form (providing information such as personal data, telephone number, address of the self-isolation). Travellers in transit must pass through the territory without stopping (only refueling is allowed) for no more than 8 hours. (The Slovak Spectator, 26.08.2020). Arrival to the Slovak Republic through the external border between the Slovak Republic and Ukraine is possible only for some exempted categories. ***Transit: Citizens of EU Member States and their family members, returning to the EU Member State of which they are a citizen, can transit Slovakia providing travel documents at the border controls. Local public transport is running, but face masks are compulsory. *From Third Countries: Travellers coming from the following countries can enter Slovakia without any restriction: Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea. During the period of self-isolation, this isolation must be extended to all persons living in a common household with the isolated person. Travellers in transit must pass through the territory without stopping (only refueling is allowed) for no more than 8 hours. Other important previous measures also remain in force: • Facemasks must be worn outdoors in all built-up areas, such as towns and villages. Details can be found at: Covid-19 Information. The first flights are scheduled for 22 June. For more information check the Slovak government website in English and the Slovak Public Health Authority (in Slovak only). If the person does not have a place of residence in the Slovak Republic, the isolation in a hotel or an accommodation facility is possible. Travellers in transit must pass through the territory without stopping (only refueling is allowed) for no more than 8 hours. In accordance with the Measure of the Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic [https://www.mzv.sk/documents/10182/4144190/200619-opatrenie-doplnenie-statov-EN.docx/5d46bbca-c113-4b2d-8871-cf294568d7d5]. Travellers coming from the following countries can enter Slovakia without any restriction: Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Malta, Germany, Norway, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Swtzerland, Poland, Principality of Monaco, Faroe Islands. This person is obliged to contact the competent Regional Public Health Authority (by phone or electronically) and to undergo the laboratory test for COVID-19 not earlier than on the fifth day of self-isolation. **Rules and Exceptions: Travel is allowed without restrcitions from countries or territories that are defined as “low risk” from an epidemiological point of view in relation to COVID-19. • Hotels and guest houses are permitted to remain open but may close or have reduced or cancelled services in order to comply with nationwide travel restrictions, social distancing and hygiene requirements. • Fitness centres, wellness centres, swimming pools, water parks, saunas, cinemas and theatres are closed. For more information check the Slovak government website in English and the Slovak Public Health Authority (in Slovak only). Amid a huge surge in COVID-19 cases, Slovakia announced imposing new restrictions on Sunday, October 11. The testing is not obligatory for children under 3 years of age, unless the regional Public Health Authority of the General Practitioner – Paediatrician does not decide otherwise. Details can be found here. From 18 December, a negative COVID-19 antigen test completed in Austria or the Czech Republic and no older than 72 hours is also accepted. Travelling from Slovakia or returning to Slovakia- See rules at here. from Be the first to know if and when it’s safe to visit Slovakia, with up-to-date information on travel restrictions, quarantine regulations and entry requirements. In particular, people who enter the territory of the Slovak Republic as of 10/6/2020 and who visited a country not considered to be a safe country from the epidemiological point of view during the previous 14 days, must provide a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 not older than 96 hours to the member of the Police Force of the Slovak Republic when crossing the border of the Slovak Republic. 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