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Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.74%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Movement Restrictions:

20.09.2022

All passengers arriving at Irish airports and ports from Great Britain or South Africa will be requested to have evidence of a negative result from a pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test (COVID-19 not detected) taken up to 72 hours prior to arrival in Ireland; 16/01/2021: All passengers arriving into Ireland (except if journey originates in Northern Ireland) must have a negative result from a pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Exemptions apply; 04/05/2021: Almost all passengers arriving into Ireland; even vaccinated; must have a negative or ‘not detected’ COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before your arrival. Antigen or other test types do not meet the requirements; 30/07/2021: Passengers arriving into Ireland from inside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland; with a valid proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID in the past 180 days ; no travel-related testing is necessary. If they do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery; these passengers need to present evidence of a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Passengers arriving into Ireland from outside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland (including those arriving from Great Britain): specific rules apply depending on the country of origin; 11/08/202travellers into Ireland with an EU Digital COVID Certificate must be fully vaccinated with an EMA-approved vaccine to be considered exempt fromthe obligation to have a negative RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival or a positive RT-PCR test result taken not less than 11 days and not more than 180 days before arrival in the State; 05/12/2021: all arrivals aged 12 and over who are fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 must provide either a negative or not detected antigen test (taken within 48 hours before arrival) or a negative or not detected RT-PCR test (taken within 72 hours before arrival); 09/01/2022: Vaccinated or recovered travellers into Ireland are required to present evidence of a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) or other acceptable proof of vaccination/previous COVID-19 infection prior to travel. Travellers that are not vaccinated or recovered are required to present evidence of a negative ('not detected') RT-PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours before their arrival into Ireland; unless exempt; 11/02/2022: Requirement of a vaccination or recovery certificate for international travel remains in place till 28/02/2022; 06/03/2022: Travellers are not required to show proof of vaccination; proof of recovery or a negative PCR test result upon arrival.

20.09.2022

Visa-free travel from South Africa and South America banned and no visas being issued; 04/05/2021: restriction still in force; 17/06/2021: lifting of restriction.

20.09.2022

48 hour ban on flights to Ireland from Great Britain and South Africa; 22/12/2021: extension of ban on flights and passenger ferry journeys from Great Britain until at least 31 December 2021; 08/01/2022: lifting of travel ban.

20.09.2022

Government is advising all individuals returning from overseas should restrict movements for 14 days. Specific groups exempt from this request include pilots; hauliers and maritime staff either Irish-based or foreign-based; 20/05/2020: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against all non-essential international travel. This advice does not affect travel from Northern Ireland to Ireland or intra-UK travel; 29/06/2020: All non-essential travel overseas remains not advised and should be avoided; 06/07/2020: travel advice against all non-essential travel remains in place; 22/07/2020: A 'green list' of 15 countries; excluding Great Britain and the US; that travellers can go to and not self-isolate on their return; has been released. The advice to avoid non-essential travel applies to all other countries; 13/07/2021: Government advice is to avoid non-essential travel until 18 July 2021; 01/12/2021: The current advice for people travelling from Ireland to so-called scheduled states is to avoid all non-essential travel. Scheduled states include Botswana; Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa or Zimbabwe; 06/03/2022: all COVID-19 travel restrictions are removed.

06.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods for 30 days.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.

15.03.2022

All passengers arriving into Ireland (except if journey originates in Northern Ireland) must have a negative/‘not detected’ result from a pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Some exemptions apply; 19 July 2021: Ireland will operate the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel originating within the EU/EEA. To protect its citizens against importation of variants; an ‘emergency brake’ mechanism will be coordinated at EU level to react swiftly to the emergence of a variant of concern. Government advice will be to avoid travel to a country where the emergency brake has been applied. - Scenario One (journey originates in a country to which the EU has not applied an ‘Emergency Brake’): If passenger has valid proof of vaccination; no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. If passenger does not have valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) present evidence of a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country b) self-quarantine. Scenario Two (journey originates in a country to which the EU has applied an ‘Emergency Brake’): If passenger has valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) produce a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival b) undergo self-quarantine. If passenger does not have valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) produce evidence of a negative result from a PCR test undertaken no more than 72 hours before arrival b) undergo mandatory hotel quarantine; 30/07/2021: The emergency brake mechanism concerns passengers arriving into Ireland from outside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland; as well as Great Britain. For passengers arriving into Ireland from inside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland; with valid proof of vaccination; no travel-related testing or quarantine is necessary; 02/12/2021: Anyone travelling into Ireland will need a negative or 'not detected' COVID-19 test. If you have proof of vaccination/recovery from COVID-19; you have to show a negative ('not detected') antigen test which was carried out no more than 48 hours before you arrive in Ireland. Alternatively; you can show a negative ('not detected') RT-PCR test which was carried out no more than 72 hours before you arrive. If you do not have a Digital COVID Certificate based on vaccination/recovery; you have to show a negative ('not detected') RT-PCR test which was carried out no more than 72 hours before you arrive in Ireland. All travellers from a scheduled State are required to have a negative ('not detected') RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours prior to arrival to Ireland. This is irrespective of vaccination/recovery status; 06/01/2022: Vaccinated or recovered travellers into Ireland are required to present evidence of a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) or other acceptable proof of vaccination/previous COVID-19 infection prior to travel. Travellers that are not vaccinated or recovered are required to present evidence of a negative ('not detected') RT-PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours before their arrival into Ireland; unless exempt. Only RT-PCR test results are accepted for passengers to Ireland; 06/03/2022: travellers are not required to show proof of vaccination; proof of recovery or a negative PCR test result upon arrival.

25.02.2022

In response to the identification of a new strain of COVID-19; there is a moratorium on travel from Great Britain and South Africa that is effective until midnight on 8 January 2021. People in Great Britain or South Africa; regardless of nationality; should not travel to Ireland; by air or by sea; during this travel ban. All passengers who have arrived from Great Britain or South Africa since 8 December are advised to self isolate (stay in your room) for a period of 14 days following their arrival into Ireland.

16.02.2022

Ireland discourages travel to the following scheduled States: Botswana; Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa and Zimbabwe. Restrictions on travel to the State are imposed on passengers that have been in a scheduled State.; 06/01/2022: no scheduled States.

16.02.2022

Ireland discourages travel from the following scheduled States: Botswana; Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa and Zimbabwe. Restrictions on travel to the State are imposed on passengers that have been in a scheduled State.; 06/01/2022: no scheduled States.

21.10.2021

12/03/2020: Individuals should reduce discretionary social contacts as much as possible. ; 24/03/2020: People urged to stay home when possible and only leave to go to: work; shops for essential supplies; care for others; or exercise.

07.10.2021

07/08/2020 Lockdown in Laois; Offaly and Kildare. ; 21/08/2020: Lockdown lifted in Laois and Offaly but remain in Kildare.

07.10.2021

07/08/2020 Lockdown in Laois; Offaly and Kildare. ; 21/08/2020: Lockdown lifted in Laois and Offaly but remain in Kildare. 31/08/2020: Lockdown is lifted in Kildare.

19.05.2021

No inter-county travel permitted. From 12 April: You can travel within your county or within 20km of your home if crossing county boundaries From 10 May 2021: You can travel between counties in Ireland

03.05.2021

No unnecessary travel should take place in the country or overseas; now or during the Easter break.

20.04.2021

Stay at home. People are required to stay at home except for travel for work; education or other essential purposes. Exercise within 5 kilometres of home. Update: from 12 April you can travel within your own county or within 20km of your home if crossing county boundaries.

20.04.2021

People are required to stay at home and are only permitted to take exercise within 5 km of home.

11.02.2021

From 9 January 2021; all passengers arriving at Irish airports and ports whose journey originates in Great Britain or South Africa will be requested to have evidence of a negative result from a pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test (COVID-19 not detected) taken up to 72 hours prior to arrival in Ireland.

14.01.2021

Restrict movement as much as possible; but no requirements to stay home.

03.12.2020

Stay at home. Exercise within 5 kilometres of home. There will be a penalty for movement outside 5 kilometres of home; with the following exceptions: travel to and from work; where work involves providing an essential service; to attend medical appointments and collect medicines and other health products; travel to attend disability day services; for food shopping; to take school aged children to permitted training as provided for in the Exercise and Sporting section above; for vital family reasons; such as providing care to children; elderly or vulnerable people; and in particular for those who live alone but excluding social family visits; for farming purposes; that is food production or care of animals; to attend a wedding or funeral; to visit a grave.

03.12.2020

There will be a penalty for movement outside 5 kilometres of home; with certain exceptions.

03.12.2020

Stay in your county apart from work; education; medical and other essential purposes; if appropriate.

21.10.2020

National movement restrictions: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 21 October 2020 to 03 December 2020

From 21 October (start of Level 5 restrictions): Social / family gatherings (changed from original Level 5): Limited. Meet with 1 other household in an outdoor setting which is not a home or garden, such as a park. Work (Level 5): Work from home, unless an essential health, social care or other essential service and cannot be done from home. Domestic travel restrictions (Level 5): Stay at home (exercise within 5 km of home). Public transport (Levels 4 and 5): Walk or cycle where possible. Capacity limited to 25%. Avoid public transport - essential workers and essential purposes only.

International movement restrictions: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 15 October 2020 to TBD

From 15 October: The official advice is to avoid non-essential travel overseas (including to Great Britain but not to Northern Ireland), other than to any countries on the “Green List”. Since 15 October 2020, there are no countries on the Green List. Note: The Green List includes any EU / EEA countries with a 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 of 25 or less, based on the latest data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

03.04.2020

Nationwide retriction on travel outside of 2 kilometres from your home.Travel to Ireland's offshore islands is limited only to residents of those islands.

03.04.2020

Compulsory to stay at home unless: travelling to or from work if providing an essential service; to shop for food; to collect emdical prescriptions and medical supplies and attend medical appointments; to carry out vital services like caring (including family carers); for beif exercise within 2 kilometers of your house - you can bring children but must keep 2 metres away from others for social distancing or for farming.

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