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Slovakia

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestIn some cases
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 12, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 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

Slovakia is open for some countries, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

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.
  • Arrivals from the following third-countries are permitted as well:

    • Australia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί
    • China πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³
    • Hong Kong πŸ‡­πŸ‡°
    • Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
    • Macau πŸ‡²πŸ‡΄
    • South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
    • New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ
    • Singapore πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬
    • Taiwan πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡Ό
    • Albania πŸ‡¦πŸ‡±
    • Hong Kong πŸ‡­πŸ‡°
    • North Macedonia πŸ‡²πŸ‡°
    • Serbia πŸ‡·πŸ‡Έ
    • Taiwan πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡Ό
    • Armenia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡²
    • Jordan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΄
    • Moldova πŸ‡²πŸ‡©
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina πŸ‡§πŸ‡¦
    • Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
    • Kosovo πŸ‡½πŸ‡°
  • Vaccinated arrivals may enter from any country.
  • 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.

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 day 5.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt from quarantine

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Slovakia?

  • All arrivals to Slovakia must present a negative RT-PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Arrivals from green countries are exempt.
  • Those that are required to quarantine may get tested on the 5th day of their quarantine, to shorten the quarantine period.

Is public transportation open in Slovakia?

Public transportation in Slovakia is operating in limited capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Slovakia?

Restaurants and cafes in Slovakia are open, with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Slovakia?

  • Non-essential businesses in Slovakia are allowed to reopen.
  • Leisure facilities may open as well, however in some cases visitors must present a negative PCR test result to enter.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Slovakia?

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

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/slovakia/
  2. https://korona.gov.sk/en/
  3. https://www.mic.iom.sk/en/news/637-covid-19-measures.html
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