• MasksRequired
  • COVID TestIn some cases
  • RestaurantsOpen for outdoor seating
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: April 21, 2021
Reviewed: May 3, 2021
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Slovakia is open for some countries, however many domestic restrictions have been introduced again.

Can I travel to Slovakia?

  • Travelers arriving from the EU/EEA may enter Slovakia, as well as citizens and residents of these countries, arriving from any origin.
  • All arrivals must register with the Slovak government in advance.
  • Transiting trough Slovakia is possible for EU citizens on their way to their country.
  • The border with Ukraine is closed.
  • Flights from the UK are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Slovakia?

  • All arrivals to Slovakia are required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • This may be shortened if testing negative on the 8th day.
  • Arrivals from EU or Schengen countries who are vaccinated are exempt.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Slovakia?

  • Anyone arriving to Slovakia may choose to get tested on the 8th day of their quarantine, to shorten the quarantine period.
  • Arrivals from EU or Schengen countries who are vaccinated are exempt.

Is public transportation open in Slovakia?

  • Public transportation in Slovakia is operating in limited capacity.
  • Only essential travel is permitted.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Slovakia?

Restaurants and cafes in Slovakia are open for outdoor dining.

Are businesses and attractions open in Slovakia?

  • Non-essential businesses in Slovakia are allowed to reopen.
  • Some leisure facilities such as zoos, libraries and pools may open as well. Visitors must present a negative PCR test result to enter.
  • A curfew is in place between 20:00 and 5:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Slovakia?

Wearing face masks is required on public transportation and in enclosed public places.


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