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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Poland
Data Last Updated: October 25, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

At present Poland is starting to allow travellers from the EEA
 (European Economic Area) and certain low risk countries as recommended by the EU council.

All air passengers must complete a public health locator form before travel. Services present at the border will carry out random checks. No mandatory quarantine is imposed on all visitors entering Poland.

As of Sept 1st, Poland has updated its list of "safe countries". Travelers coming from these countries are the only ones permitted to enter the country for tourism purposes. There is no mandatory quarantine and no need to present any COVID-19 tests upon arrival.

Poland has revised its list of banned countries. China and Russia have been removed from the list but Spain, Belgium, and Luxembourg have been added. - Visit Krakow

Coronavirus: information and recommendations

Entering and leaving Poland - Poland Travel Information

Reopen Europa - Poland

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities have eased COVID-19 restrictions in stages through early July. Most nonessential businesses have reopened, and general outdoor gatherings have no capacity limits provided that participants follow social distancing and wear protective face coverings. 

Fairs, exhibitions, and congresses have resumed operations. Officials have also lifted restrictions on religious service attendance. Face coverings remain mandatory for public transport and most indoor public spaces.


Airlines & Transport

Official list of countries banned from landing/operating flights to/from Poland

Starting Aug. 12, certain flights will be not be permitted to or from 44 countries' including Brazil, China, Israel, Mexico, Russia, the US, and South Africa due to COVID-19 activity at those locations. Flights are allowed to/from all countries of the European Union and Schengen Area, except Andorra and Luxembourg. This measure will be in place until Aug. 25.

International rail traffic within the internal borders of the European Union has been restored; however, the restrictions still apply to international rail travel outside the external borders of the EU. Rail traffic within the EU has restored.



Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

31 Countries

Albania

Australia

Austria

Bulgaria

Canada

China

Cyprus

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Russia

Slovakia

Slovenia

South Korea

Switzerland

United Kingdom

Not Allowing Tourists From:

208 Countries

Afghanistan

Algeria

American Samoa

Andorra

Angola

Anguilla

Antarctica

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bonaire

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

Christmas Island

Cocos Islands

Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Cuba

Curaçao

Democratic Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Faroe Islands

Fiji

France

French Guiana

French Polynesia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greenland

Grenada

Guadeloupe

Guam

Guatemala

Guernsey

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Isle of Man

Israel

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Jersey

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Marshall Islands

Martinique

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mayotte

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Montserrat

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Nauru

Nepal

New Caledonia

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Niue

Norfolk Island

North Korea

Northern Mariana Islands

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

Palestine

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Pitcairn

Portugal

Puerto Rico

Qatar

Republic of Congo

Réunion

Rwanda

Saint Barthélemy

Saint Helena

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Martin

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Sint Maarten

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Georgia

South Sudan

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Sweden

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tokelau

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United States

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Vatican City

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Strict Quarantine For Tourists From:

4 Countries

Croatia

Czech Republic

Luxembourg

Romania

More Details

Poland reopened its borders to welcome select tourists from EU and EFTA nations as of June 13, 2020. Poland also expanded to allow a list of third-country nations to enjoy what it has to offer.

Who Can Enter Poland?

Poland first allowed EU countries to visit. However, it expanded to a list of third-party countries and 4 EFTA nations as well.

Here's the list of countries that can visit Poland without restrictions:


September 8 update: Poland revised its list of banned countries. China and Russia have been removed from the list. While Spain, Belgium, and Luxembourg have been added.

Are There Any Mandatory Tests/Quarantine To Enter Poland?

None. Countries listed above will not have to quarantine or isolate or attend testing when they arrive in Poland.

Other Entry Rules For Tourists Visiting Poland

The government of Poland is asking all visitors to adhere to local health laws, abide by social distancing and the wearing of masks in designated places.

All air passengers must complete a public health locator form before travel.

In addition as of May 30, face masks are no longer required outside as long as social distancing is being observed. Although face masks are still required inside public buildings. And places such as churches, cinemas, hair salons, restaurants, shops, and public transport.

What's Open in Poland?

Face covering is no longer mandatory in public spaces if the social distancing is observed. Face covering is still mandatory in stores, public transportation, houses of worship, etc.

  • Occupancy restrictions for stores, restaurants, coffee shops, markets, houses of worship, and post office. Practicing social distancing still in effect.
  • Gatherings and outdoor concerts but up to 150 persons.
  • Hotels, movies, theaters, opera houses, fitness clubs, swimming pools, tanning salons, massage parlors, event halls are open with some restrictions.

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Sources: Poland Travel | U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Poland | Government of Poland


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Information for Non-Tourists

There are no border checks and no requirements for self-isolation for travelers entering Poland from another EU/EFTA Schengen country.

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