The Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries according to the degree of epidemiological risk, which is effective from 19 July. Several countries were removed from the list of green countries, and Cyprus was moved from the red to the dark red category. Photo credit: Mzcr.cz.

Czech Republic, July 19 (BD) – Based on data from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Czech Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries according to the degree of epidemiological risk, with effect from today, July 19th. Access restrictions remain the same for green and orange countries and for red and dark red countries.

Image: Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic for citizens of the Czech Republic and EU + countries, as well as for foreign nationals with residence permits issued by the Czech Republic or any other EU + country. Credit: Mvcr.cz.

To enter and stay in the Czech Republic, travelers from all countries, including green countries, must present a test and complete the Passenger Detection Form.

Third-country nationals who do not have a residence permit issued by the Czech Republic, or long-term residence permits issued by another EU country, may not enter Czech. Exemptions are listed on the Ministry of Health website.

Image: Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic for third country nationals. Credit: Mvcr.cz.

Exemptions apply to citizens and residents of the Czech Republic. If they use private transportation, they are exempt from the requirement to undergo a test before arriving and may choose to take an antigen test instead of PCR when traveling from countries with a very high or extreme risk.

Certain groups are exempt from the obligation to undergo a test or quarantine upon arrival, regardless of the country from which they travel. These include those who have had Covid-19 in the last 180 days, those who have been fully vaccinated in EU + countries, and Czech citizens or EU + citizens who have been vaccinated in a third country with vaccines approved by the EMA is. Travelers in these groups must have a written or digital medical certificate with the necessary information in English.

Green

Low-risk countries currently include Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Latvia, Lithuania, Macao, Montenegro. , New Zealand, Northern Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and the Vatican City. Travelers from these countries must complete a form for locating public health passengers before entering and undergo an antigen or PCR test before or no later than five days after entry.

Orange

Medium-risk countries include Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Greece and Madeira. The orange group of countries is subject to the same access restrictions as the green group.

Red

Countries considered ‘high risk’ for coronavirus transmission include Andorra, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and Canary Islands), Portugal and the Azores.

Those traveling from red countries must complete the electronic form for detecting passengers for public health and present an antigen test not taken more than 48 hours before the start of the journey, or a negative PCR test taken not less than 72 hours before entry into the Czech Republic. They are also required to undergo a test after their arrival in the Czech Republic, not earlier than the 5th day and no later than the 14th day after arrival, and to isolate themselves while awaiting the result.

If you are traveling by private transport, passengers should not take a test before the start of the journey, but must submit a test no earlier than the 5th day and no later than the 14th day after arrival, and must isolate themselves while on the result of the test.

Dark red

All other EU member states and non-EU countries not mentioned above are considered high risk areas and are subject to the same access restrictions as red countries.

Extreme risk

“Extreme risk” countries include Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, South Africa, Colombia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Peru, Tanzania (including Zanzibar and Pemba), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Paraguay , Russia and Tunisia.

Travel from these countries to the Czech Republic is only allowed for Czech citizens and residents, foreigners with a long-term residence permit and accredited members of diplomatic missions. They must undergo a PCR test before arriving, and twice more once in the Czech Republic, the first within 24 hours and the second on the earliest 10th day. While waiting for the test results, self-isolation is mandatory.


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