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Czech Republic

  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestFor some origins
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 7, 2021
Reviewed: October 26, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

The Czech Republic has opened for leisure travel from some countries, under certain conditions. Domestic restrictions vary with changes in infection rates.

Can I travel to the Czech Republic?

  • Travel to the Czech Republic is permitted for those arriving from within the EU, and for those arriving from countries defined as green.
  • Vaccinated arrivals from Armenia, North Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Armenia, Bhutan, Brazil, Chile, India, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Kurdistan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Lithuania, Sri Lanka and the US may enter as well.
  • Only citizens, residents, and essential travelers may enter from other countries.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries must fill in a Passenger Locator Form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the Czech Republic?

  • Anyone arriving to the Czech Republic from high-risk countries will be required to self-quarantine for 5 days, until a second negative test is made.
  • Vaccinated arrivals, who have been vaccinated in the EU or other approved countries, are exempt, as well as those who have recovered from COVID-19.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the Czech Republic?

  • All arrivals to the Czech Republic must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Residents of the Czech Republic may present a negative antigen test, no older than 48 hours instead.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries will be required to get tested again, on the 5th day.
  • Vaccinated arrivals, who have been vaccinated in the EU or other approved countries, are exempt, as well as those who have recovered from COVID-19.

Is public transportation open in the Czech Republic?

Public transportation in the Czech Republic is operating under social distancing rules.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Czech Republic?

Restaurants and bars in the Czech Republic are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in the Czech Republic?

Most non-essential businesses and leisure facilities in the Czech Republic are open under social distancing limitation.

Some facilities are open only for vaccinated individuals.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the Czech Republic?

Wearing a face mask is required in all indoor places and recommended in all outdoor places

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/czech-republic/coronavirus
  2. https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx
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