Data Last Updated: March 24, 2021
Slovakia is open to certain nationals of the EEA (European Economic Area) and some third-party countries as recommended by the EU council. However, all travelers are required to undergo quarantine upon arrival.
Since February 2021, all travelers arriving in Slovakia coming from any country will be asked to undergo quarantine upon arrival, including those who have taken both doses of the vaccine. They will be permitted to undergo a PCR test after remaining self-isolated for eight days. If they receive a negative result of the COVID-19 test, they are free to leave quarantine.
The list above specifies the safe countries that don't require a test. Travelers who came from outside countries in the last 14 days are required to provide a test.
Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.
As of July 17, almost all businesses, services, and facilities are permitted to resume operations, provided they implement strict social distancing and hygiene requirements. Face masks must be worn in enclosed or crowded public spaces, and social distancing of 2 meters (6.5 feet) must be observed where possible.
All restrictions are subject to amendment at short notice in response to government reviews and may receive updates or extensions in the coming days.
Airlines & Transport
Land and air travel with these countries has resumed; controls at land border crossings are now only carried out at the external border with Ukraine.
Status of Opening to Tourists
Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
Isle of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
Wallis and Futuna
Slovakia is now officially open to welcome tourists back to enjoy its panoramic mountain ranges and lush natural attractions. However, Slovakia is only open for certain nationals of the European Economic Area.
Who Can Travel To Slovakia?
Are There Tests and/or Quarantine to enter Slovakia?
Firstly, the list above specifies the safe countries that don't require a test. However, travelers who came from outside countries in the last 14 days are required to provide a test.
That is to say, all travelers who have visited a country that’s not on the list of “low risk countries” will be asked to undergo a COVID-19 test and must remain in home isolation (a hotel or an accommodation facility) until they receive the negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19.
In addition, these countries are:
October 5 update: Starting October 3, travelers coming from Slovakia and San Marino will have to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Denmark due to the high rate of coronavirus infection from these countries.
Safety Measures and Health Protocols
- Face masks must be worn in enclosed or crowded public spaces
- The social distancing of 2 meters (6.5 feet) and must be observed where possible.
- In addition, border checks will continue to remain in place only at the border with Poland and at the external border with Ukraine.
What's Open in Slovakia?
- Hotels and other forms of accommodations
- Restaurants and cafes
- Outdoor tourist attractions
- Shops and service providers
- Museum and galleries
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Information for Non-Tourists
All travelers who have visited a country that’s not on the list of “low risk countries” will be asked to undergo a Covid test and must remain in home isolation (a hotel or an accommodation facility) until you receive the negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19.
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