List of countries according to the level of risk

Updated 25 February 2021

Protectiv measure – ban on entering countries with an extremely high COVID-19 transmission risk

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Telephone and email hotline of Ministry of the Interior

+420 974 801 801 (Mo – Th: 8.00 – 16.00 and Fr: 8.00 – 12.00)
Telephone hotline provides information in Czech and English language. Email hotline for inquiries related to the entry into the territory of the Czech Republic: cestovani.covid19@mvcr.cz.
Individual exemption requests will not be answered, Ministry of the Interior does not grant any individual exemptions for entry into the territory of the Czech Republic.

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Travellers from these countries (foreigners and Czech citizens) must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative PCR test result; the test must be performed no more than 72 hours before starting to travel.
They must subsequently present a second PCR test performed in the Czech Republic no sooner than 5 days after arrival. Until the second negative test is submitted, self-isolation is required.
Returning travellers are ideally obliged to wear a respirator without an exhalation valve in at least class FFP2, KN95, N95, P2, DS or at least a disposable surgical mask anywhere outside their home for a period of 10 days after arrival.

Red
Travellers from these countries (foreigners and Czech citizens) must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative antigen or PCR test result; the antigen test must be performed no more than 24 hours before starting to travel and the PCR test no more than 72 hours before starting to travel.
They must subsequently present a second PCR test performed in the Czech Republic, which should be performed no later than 5 days after arrival. Until the second negative test is submitted, self-isolation is required.
Returning travellers are ideally obliged to wear a respirator without an exhalation valve in at least class FFP2, KN95, N95, P2, DS or at least a disposable surgical mask anywhere outside their home for a period of 10 days after arrival.

Orange
Travellers from these countries (foreigners and Czech citizens) must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative antigen or PCR test result; the antigen test must be performed no more than 24 hours before starting to travel and the PCR test no more than 72 hours before starting to travel.
Returning travellers are ideally obliged to wear a respirator without an exhalation valve in at least class FFP2, KN95, N95, P2, DS or at least a disposable surgical mask anywhere outside their home for a period of 10 days after arrival.

Green
Travellers may travel to the Czech Republic from these countries without any restrictions.