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All passengers who have spent at least 12 hours in a country that is not on the list of countries with a low risk of COVID-19 in the last 14 days must complete the Public Health Passenger Locator Form to be accepted on the flight. Within 5 days of their arrival, they must undergo a COVID-19 PCR test at their own expense.

This does not apply to:

  • international transport workers, if the reason for entry is documented by corresponding document (GD for the crews)
  • citizens of the European Union and foreigners with a long-term or permanent residence permit in the European Union who transit through the Czech Republic within 12 hours
  • accredited members of diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic, including private officials, holders of diplomatic passports travelling to the Czech Republic for business purposes and officials of international organisations registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs if their stay in the territory does not exceed 14 days
  • children below 5 years old
  • citizens of the Czech Republic, citizens of the European Union and their family members residing in the Czech Republic and foreigners with a residence permit for more than 90 days issued by the Czech Republic, and who stayed only in the countries with a low risk of COVID-19 during a trip with a travel agency or through a travel agency

If passengers do not submit a COVID-19 PCR test result to the respective health station within 7 days of their arrival, a necessary quarantine measure will be ordered.


All third-country nationals who are not on the list of countries with a low risk of COVID-19 and third-country nationals who have temporary or permanent residence in these third countries are not allowed to enter the Czech Republic.

This does not apply to:

  • foreigners with a long-term or permanent residence permit in countries with a low risk of COVID-19
  • holders of a valid long-term visa, long-term / temporary or permanent residence permit issued in and by the Czech Republic
  • foreigners who were issued a short-stay visa by the Czech Republic after 11 May 2020
  • foreigners with a long-term or permanent residence permit in the European Union
  • family members in the sense of 15a paragraph 1 of Act No. 326/1999 Coll., on the stay of foreigners in the territory of the Czech Republic and on the amendment of certain acts, as amended, citizens of the Czech Republic or citizens of the European Union residing in the Czech Republic
  • foreigners, if their entry is in the interest of the Czech Republic and the the reason for entry is documented by an appropriate document
  • international transport workers, if the reason for entry is documented by corresponding documents
  • accredited members of diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic, including private officials, holders of diplomatic passports travelling to the Czech Republic within 14 days for business purposes and officials of international organisations registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • urgent emergency situations (need to provide planned health services, fulfilment of an obligation imposed by a court, travel on the basis of a summons of a state authority, enforcement of a court decision, official proceedings, necessary care for loved ones / family members who are unable to take care of themselves, the exercise of the right of care or contact with a minor, other humanitarian situations), if the reason for entry is substantiated by an appropriate document
  • foreigners who have a demonstrable permanent partnership with a citizen of the Czech Republic or a citizen of the European Union with a temporary stay of more than 90 days or a permanent residence in the Czech Republic, who has accepted the obligations set out in the affidavit, provably in a common household and was issued a certificate by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to allow entry into the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with this point

For more information and exemptions you can refer to the Ministry of the Interior and Ministry of Health.

You can also contact the nearest embassy of the Czech Republic. You can find an overview on the diplomatic missions page.